One Intersection of Moore Circle Along Hwy. 17 Closing Today

July 7, 2014

A Stephens County intersection along the Highway 17 construction zone will close starting today as part of that Highway 17 widening project. Georgia Department of Transportation Spokesperson Teri Pope said the Oggs Branch end of Moore Circle will close at its intersection with Highway 17 today. “State Route 17, the new road, is going...

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GSP, DNR Reporting Weekend Activity

July 7, 2014

The Georgia State Patrol reports to this point that 11 people have died on Georgia highways over the July Fourth holiday period. The holiday period started at 6 p.m. Thursday and ended at midnight Sunday. None of the traffic fatalities are reported to have occurred in northeast Georgia. Meanwhile, the Georgia Department of Natural...

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G-DOT Announces Weekly Maintenance Schedule in Stephens, Surrounding Counties

July 7, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation will do more routine maintenance along some state routes in Stephens and surrounding counties this week. In Stephens County, a crew is scheduled to spray overgrown vegetation in the rights of way alongside State Route 365. The shoulder will be closed as that work occurs. Moving to Franklin County,...

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Three Toccoa Teams Come Up Short in LL Tripleheader

July 7, 2014

Toccoa comes up short in all three games of a tripleheader in All-Star baseball Saturday at the Doyle Street Park. The Toccoa 11 and 12 year old, Junior League, and Senior League baseball teams were all in action. In the 11-12 game, Hart scored nine runs in the first inning on the way to...

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Toccoa Re-Evaluates Code Enforcement Procedures

July 7, 2014

The city of Toccoa is making changes in its code enforcement procedures. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse said the changes are in line with the city commission’s goals of community beautification and property maintenance. “We have been working with the commission to address that,” said Morse. “We are getting very aggressive in our property...

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Stephens Co. Grand Jury Reminder

July 7, 2014

Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick reminds those that have been summoned for the grand jury in Stephens County this coming week that they need to report as scheduled on Tuesday at 8:45 a.m. to the Stephens County Government Building in downtown Toccoa.

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