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Collins to Make Stop in Toccoa Friday, Receives Subcommittee Assignments

January 23, 2013

9th District U.S. Congressman Doug Collins will hold community meetings in Stephens and Jackson counties this week. Collins will be in Toccoa Friday to meet with local constituents and community leaders. From 1:30 to 2:45 p.m., Collins will be at the Java Station Coffee Shop on Big A Road in Toccoa on Friday. The...

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Rogers Part of House Majority Whip Team

January 23, 2013

Habersham County State Representative Terry Rogers is one of the members of the 2013-2014 House Majority Whip team. House Majority Whip Edward Lindsey made that announcement recently. According to the press release, members of the majority whip team will monitor legislation as it moves through both chambers of the General Assembly and help members...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Receives FY 2012 Audit

January 22, 2013

Stephens County Hospital receives good news for its Fiscal Year 2012 audit. The hospital reported on the audit for the previous fiscal year at its Monday’s monthly meeting of the Stephens County Hospital Authority. According to Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell, the hospital received a clean opinion on the audit, which he says is what...

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Toccoa Marks MLK Day

January 22, 2013
Toccoa Marks MLK Day

Stephens County marks Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. An interfaith service at Trinity CME Church, followed by a march from the church to the steps of Toccoa City Hall Monday commemorated the holiday. Once at Toccoa City Hall, the high school division winner of this year’s MLK essay contest read her essay to...

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Jake McNiece Passes Away at 93

January 22, 2013

Numerous published reports indicate that Jake McNiece, who trained at Camp Toccoa and later was a member of the “Filthy Thirteen,” the group off of which the “Dirty Dozen” movie was based, passed away this week. Those reports indicate that McNiece died at the age of 93 at the home of his son. Funeral...

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Toccoa City Commission, Stephens County Commission Meeting Today

January 22, 2013

Two local boards will meet today for regularly scheduled meetings. First, the Stephens County Commission will meet today at 8:30 a.m. in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Commissioners will begin with a work session on agenda items. The business meeting, where commissioners vote on the agenda items,...

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Liberty Elementary Highlighted At Last Week’s BOE Meeting

January 22, 2013

The Stephens County School System is putting the spotlight on its schools during Board of Education meetings. At last week’s Board of Education meeting, the Board received a presentation from Liberty Elementary School on a number of things going on at the school. Stephens County School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten said this is something the...

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Hart Co. Sheriff’s Office Offering Reward in Robbery

January 22, 2013

The Hart County Sheriff’s Department is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of two men responsible for an armed robbery at a convenience store last month. It happened the night of December 17th at the Max Saver convenience store on U.S. 29/Anderson Highway. Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland says that...

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SCHS Implementing New Security Measures

January 21, 2013

Stephens County High School is implementing new security measures. High School officials said that beginning Tuesday, the entrance gate to Stephens County High School off of White Pine Road will be open for parent drop-off and pick-up until 8 a.m. and after 2 p.m. However, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.,...

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MLK Events Set for Today in Toccoa

January 21, 2013

Two events in Toccoa will wrap up the 23rd annual celebration of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. today. First, the Interfaith Service will take place at Trinity CME Church on Franklin Street in downtown Toccoa. It will start at noon. Black Christian Men Association Vice-President and Commemoration Coordinator Willie Woodruff said...

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