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Stephens BOE Moves Tuesday Meeting to SCHS With EES Closing Vote Planned

April 17, 2015

With a vote planned on whether or not to close Eastanollee Elementary School, the Stephens County Board of Education will hold its meeting Tuesday in a larger location. At a work session Thursday evening, the Board of Education voted unanimously to move the site of Tuesday’s regularly scheduled board meeting to the Tugaloo Center...

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Water Work Planned in Martin Today

April 17, 2015

More water line work is planned in the Martin area of Stephens County today in conjunction with the Georgia Highway 17 construction project. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, crews will be installing and getting a new water line up and running today at the intersection of Sisk Road and State Route 17....

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Adams Building Supplies Holds Ribbon Cutting

April 17, 2015
Adams Building Supplies Holds Ribbon Cutting

A new building supply store opens its doors to the community. Adams Building Supplies had its Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting Thursday to celebrate its grand opening. This is the fourth location for Adams Building Supplies, as there are also stores in Hartwell, Abbeville, South Carolina, and Clinton, South Carolina. Toccoa Store...

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NGTC Holds NTHS Induction Ceremony

April 17, 2015

The National Technical Honor Society at North Georgia Technical College holds its induction ceremony to welcome a new class of members. At a special ceremony on the Clarkesville campus of North Georgia Technical College, 45 students were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society last month. NTHS is America’s highest award for excellence in...

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Gasaway, Wilkinson Review Legislative Session

April 16, 2015
Gasaway, Wilkinson Review Legislative Session

Local leaders receive an update on the recently completed state legislative session in Atlanta. 50th District State Senator John Wilkinson and 28th District State Representative Dan Gasaway appeared before local leaders at a Post-Legislative Coffee event Wednesday at the Mitchell Allen Meeting Room at the historic train depot in Toccoa. Gasaway said the session...

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Main Street Toccoa Receives National Accreditation

April 16, 2015

Main Street Toccoa receives its national accreditation once again. Recently, the National Main Street Center announced that it has bestowed that accreditation upon Toccoa’s downtown program. Toccoa Community Planning and Downtown Development Director Connie Tabor says that Main Street Toccoa is evaluated annually for accreditation by the Georgia Downtown Association, which works in partnership...

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Officials Hope Equipment Purchase Will Help Pothole Problem

April 16, 2015

The purchase of a piece of equipment should hopefully help Stephens County deal with its pothole problem on the roads, county officials said Tuesday. Tuesday, Stephens County Commissioners approved the purchase of a hot tack trailer for $12,500 out of SPLOST VI funds. Stephens County Public Works Director Tim Mitchem said that this purchase...

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Grant Award Could Bring Jobs

April 16, 2015

Stephens County and a local business are pursuing a grant that, if granted, would bring in more than 30 new jobs. Tuesday, the Stephens County Commission held a public hearing for the grant application being sought by Southeast Metals and Recycling. Southeast Metals and Recycling, which is looking to start up in the old...

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Stephens Co. To Work Towards Re-instating Recycling

April 15, 2015

Weeks after Stephens County had recyclable collection bins removed from its convenience sites, county commissioners decide to work towards making recycling available once again for county residents. At its last meeting, the county commission voted unanimously that county convenience sites would no longer separate out recyclable items from household garbage at the county’s convenience...

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County Calls for Litter Clampdown

April 15, 2015

Stephens County Commission Chair Dennis Bell says that the county needs to clamp down on litter. Bell spoke on the topic during Tuesday’s county commission meeting. He says he has talked with the sheriff and others about the matter and asked to put a letter out on behalf of the county addressing the matter....

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