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Toccoa City Commission To Meet Today

February 25, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting later today. City commissioners will start their meeting at 5 p.m. at Toccoa City Hall. Toccoa Mayor David Austin said the city commission has chosen to return to holding both monthly meetings in the evening, rather than having one in the morning as it...

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Area Legislators Forming Savannah River Caucus

February 25, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Area state legislators are forming a caucus that they hope will force some changes in how the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manages the Savannah River water basin. The group met February 12 for the first time in Augusta to discuss goals and share ideas. Franklin and Hart...

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X-Factor Holds Ribbon Cutting

February 25, 2013
X-Factor Holds Ribbon Cutting

A local restaurant celebrates its re-launch. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday for the X-Factor Grill at Cornerstone Restaurant. Owner Bryan Westmoreland said he wanted to create a different atmosphere for the Cornerstone. “I just wanted my restaurant to become a little more blue-collar, a little more laid...

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Currahee Club to Get Southern Living Home

February 25, 2013

Southern Living Magazine has announced that the Currahee Club will be the site of the 2013 Southern Living Showcase Home. Dillard-Jones Builders of Greenville, South Carolina will build the home. It will be the fifth time for the company. Ground is expected to be broken this week on the home.

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Rep. Collins Visits Stephens County

February 22, 2013
Rep. Collins Visits Stephens County

9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins visits Stephens County. Collins made two stops in the area Friday as part of a district work week. One of those stops was Eaton Corporation to take a tour with other local officials of the facility that makes plumbing equipment for the aerospace industry. Eaton Plant Manager Bill...

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Toccoa Pleased With New Female Inmate Crew

February 22, 2013

A new crew of workers from a local prison is working out well for the city of Toccoa. The city used to receive male prisoners from Whitworth Detention Center in Hart County, but the Georgia Department of Corrections recently switched Whitworth from a male facility to a female one. According to the DOC, Whitworth...

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Stephens Co. Schools Receive Award From Green Building Council

February 22, 2013

A state chapter of a national organization recognizes Stephens County Schools for their efforts in the area of environmental conservation. School system officials traveled to Atlanta earlier this week to receive an award for Innovation in Sustainability from the Georgia Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. Stephens County School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten said...

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SCHS Releases Registration Information for 2013-2014

February 22, 2013

Stephens County High School is starting to get ready for the 2013-2014 school year. The high school says that registration for the next school year for upcoming ninth graders will take place Tuesday, February 26 at the atrium of Stephens County High School. Information will be discussed concerning Freshman Academy, as well as registration...

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Meet the Artist Show in Toccoa This Weekend

February 22, 2013

The Currahee Artists’ Guild is hosting its annual “Meet the Artist Show and Sale” this weekend in downtown Toccoa. The show takes place tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on East Doyle Street in downtown Toccoa. 39 artists and artisans will be available to show their...

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Stephens Co. Approves School Calendar for 2013-2014

February 21, 2013

The Stephens County School System has its calendar in place for next school year. The Stephens County Board of Education approved the 2013-2014 school calendar at its meeting on Tuesday. The 2013-2014 student calendar again has 174 student days, the same as it has in this current school year. Under the calendar approved Tuesday,...

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