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Mobile Food Pantry Today in Toccoa

November 13, 2012

A mobile food pantry is scheduled for later today in Toccoa. That food pantry will take place from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the back parking lot of First United Methodist Church in Toccoa. It is first come, first serve. For more information, call Neighbors4Neighbors at 706-491-5636.

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Stephens Co. Marks Veterans’ Day

November 12, 2012
Stephens Co. Marks Veterans’ Day

Stephens County marks Veterans Day. The annual Veterans Day observance took place Sunday on the lawn of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. It is hosted each year by the veterans’ organizations of Stephens County, including the American Legion Post 104, Marine Corp Detachment 1303, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post...

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Toccoa City Commission To Meet Today

November 12, 2012

A number of items are on the agenda for today’s Toccoa City Commission meeting. City Commissioners are set to meet at 5 p.m. today at Toccoa City Hall. During today’s meeting, the commission is expected to consider the city’s utilities delinquency policy. At an October 29 work session, the city commissioners discussed proposed changes...

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Ga. DNR Unveils Mobile App

November 12, 2012

A new mobile app is out for Georgia hunters, anglers, and wildlife enthusiasts. The official Georgia Fishing, Hunting & Wildlife Guide is the official app of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. Features include, species profiles, weather information, Georgia rules and regulations, licensing information, boat ramp locations, and maps of public...

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Franklin Co. To Look At Leash Law

November 12, 2012

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County Commissioners say they will take up the issue of whether to institute a leash law in Franklin County when they meet for a work session next month. At last week’s regular meeting, Franklin County Commissioners heard from Fred Tolley, who owns several properties in the county...

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Whiten Reviews New Accountability Standard

November 9, 2012

The Stephens County School System continues to learn more about new accountability standards taking effect this year in Georgia. As part of the state’s waiver from “No Child Left Behind,” Georgia has created a new accountability standard known as the College and Career Ready Performance Index, or CCRPI, to replace Adequate Yearly Progress, or...

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Scoliosis Screening Tuesday At SCMS

November 9, 2012

The Stephens County Health Department will conduct scoliosis screenings next week at Stephens County Middle School. The screenings will be conducted on 7th and 8th graders at the middle school on Tuesday. Scoliosis is curvature of the spine. District Two Public Health Spokesman Dave Palmer said that screening for scoliosis now is designed to...

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Stephens Co. To Mark Veterans Day on Sunday

November 9, 2012

Stephens County will mark Veterans Day with an event this weekend. The annual Veterans’ Day Observance in Stephens County will take place on Sunday at 2 p.m. on the lawn of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. It is hosted each year by the veterans’ organizations of Stephens County, including the American...

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No Serious Injuries In Two Wrecks Involving Buses

November 9, 2012

Reports from authorities indicate that there were no serious injuries in two accidents yesterday that both involved school buses. The first occurred during the 7 a.m. hour on Highway 145 in the area of Turner Road and involved multiple vehicles, including a Stephens County school bus. The second accident took place in Hall County...

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Stephens Co. Jury Duty Announcement

November 9, 2012

Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick reports that jury duty in Stephens County for Tuesday, November 13 has been cancelled for the entire week. That means jurors do not need to report.

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