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SCMS Basketball Update

December 19, 2013
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The Stephens County Middle School basketball teams split four games with Banks County. In 8th grade boys’ action against Banks County earlier this week, the Rebels defeated Banks by a score of 39-33. Leading scorers were Chaz Bridges with 13 points and Montavius Thornton with 12 points. Meanwhile in 8th grade girls’ action, the...

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Shelter Deals with Funding, Other Concerns

December 18, 2013
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Facing a money crunch, the Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter board wants Shelter Director Jeff Roberts to put together a budget for the remainder of the fiscal year. Tuesday, the Shelter Board voted to have Roberts put together a six-month budget to present to the city and county governments at upcoming meetings. City and county...

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Humane Shelter Board Deals with Appointments, Officer Elections

December 18, 2013
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The Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter Board has some new members and officers in place for the year ahead. Tuesday, the shelter board elected its officers for 2014, while also taking care of appointing some new board members to replace board members whose terms are expiring. Under a plan approved by the shelter board earlier...

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Royston Law Firm Gutted By Fire

December 18, 2013
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Royston Law Firm Gutted By Fire

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms and the State Fire Marshal’s Office continue to comb through what’s left of the Mays and Roger Davison Law Offices in Royston hoping to determine the cause of the fire that gutted the building Tuesday. Royston Fire Chief Billy...

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Carson Completes TCSG Training

December 18, 2013
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A North Georgia Tech official is honored for completing state-level training. North Georgia Technical College Vice President for Administration Carol Carson was recently recognized for completing the Technical College System of Georgia Administrative Services Executive Academy.  Carson was presented with a certificate of completion for demonstrating professional education and commitment to their profession by...

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New City Commissioners Sworn In

December 17, 2013
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Toccoa swears in its two incoming city commissioners. Judge Bob Struble gave the oath of office to Commissioners-Elect Jeanette Jamieson and Evan Hellenga during Monday’s meeting. Jamieson and Hellenga are replacing outgoing commissioners Andy Pavliscsak and Ron Seib. Mayor David Austin said Toccoa appreciates Pavliscsak’s and Seib’s contributions to the city. “I have been...

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Savannah Lane Abandonment Tabled Again

December 17, 2013
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The proposed abandonment of Savannah Lane and part of an adjacent alley in Toccoa remains on the table. Monday, commissioners once again took up the second reading of the proposed abandonment that the Toccoa First United Methodist Church has requested. The church owns all of the property surrounding Savannah Lane and the part of...

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Fire Destroys Gumlog Home

December 17, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia An elderly woman is safe and staying with friends after her home burned to the ground Sunday night in the Gumlog community. It happened about 8 p.m. Sunday on the 800 block of Lakeshore Drive off  State Route 328. Homeowner Louise Fletcher said she was already in bed...

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County Landfill Officially Capped, Closed

December 17, 2013
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Stephens County officially gets its landfill closed. County Administrator Phyllis Ayers announced last week that Fort Lamar Services had completed the third and final phase of landfill closure. Ayers said that even though the landfill has been capped off and closed, the issue is not completely over. “It goes into the post-closure phase, which...

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EPD Solid Waste Rule Change Comment Deadline Today

December 17, 2013
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Today is the deadline to submit written comments to the Georgia EPD regarding proposed changes to rules affecting composting facilities in the state.  State officials said they must have the comments by 4:30 p.m. today, which is the close of business. Comments can be e-mailed to EPDComments@dnr.state.ga.us and should include “solid waste rule amendments”...

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