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Stephens Co. To Use Inmate Crew

February 28, 2013

Stephens County will begin using an inmate work crew later this year. On Tuesday, Stephens County Commissioners unanimously approved a motion to contract with Lee Arrendale State Prison in Alto for a female work crew. The agreement will take effect on May 1. Stephens County Commission Chairman Stanley London said that he feels the...

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Three Stores Have ABC Licenses Suspended

February 27, 2013

Stephens County Commissioners decide to suspend the beer and wine licenses of three stores accused of selling alcohol to a minor. Hearings for the three stores took place at Tuesday’s Stephens County Commission meeting. According to the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office, earlier this month an undercover deputy under the age of 21 entered Buck’s...

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Stephens Co. Commission Postpones First Reading of Proposed Ordinance

February 27, 2013

Commissioners postpone a first reading of a proposed ordinance. The commission voted Tuesday to postpone a first reading and public hearing on a proposed body art code and regulations ordinance.

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Bids Opened for Hwy. 17 Northern Phase

February 27, 2013

The same company that placed the low bid on the southern end of the Highway 17 widening project in Stephens County is also the apparent low bidder on the northern end. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, C.W. Matthews of Marietta, Georgia had the apparent low bid on the northern end of the...

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TCSG, GICA Sign Articulation Agreement

February 27, 2013

Officials said this week an agreement between the Technical College System of Georgia and the Georgia Independent College Association will make it easier for technical college graduates to enter many four-year private colleges in Georgia with transfer of credit hours. Representatives of the two organizations signed the Transfer Articulation Agreement in a State Capitol...

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City Resident Questions Cut-off Procedures

February 27, 2013

A local resident asks the Toccoa City Commission to contact its customers before cutting off their utilities. Philip Teasley spoke to city commissioners Monday. He said that he feels that the city could save a lot of time and help people by calling people who have not paid their bills to remind them before...

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City Approves Bay Door Replacement for Fire Department, Website Development Contract

February 27, 2013

The Toccoa City Commission approves a bid for the replacement of bay doors for the Engine Room at the Doyle Street Fire Department. Monday, city commissioners approved a bid for the project from Overhead Door Company of Clayton at a cost of $17,893. This was the lowest of two bids for the project. The...

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City of Toccoa Still Discussing GEFA Debt Re-financing

February 26, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners and staff will continue to study the options for re-financing $6 million in Georgia Environmental Finance Authority debt. Commissioners discussed the topic again during a work session Monday. Brian Ubell from Robert W. Baird and Associates of Atlanta again appeared before commissioners with additional information as requested by the commission when...

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IRS Tax Season Off to a Good Start

February 26, 2013

Tax season is into full swing and everything seems to be running smoothly, according to the Internal Revenue Service. According to IRS Spokesman Mark Green, all taxpayers should have received their 1099 forms and W-2 forms by this point in order to do their taxes. Green said that this year’s tax season appears to...

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Stephens County Commission To Meet Today

February 26, 2013

The Stephens County Commission will hold hearings at its meeting today to consider suspending or revoking beer and wine licenses for three locations accused of selling alcohol to minors. Stephens County Commissioners are set to meet at 5:30 p.m. today in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Earlier...

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