Ga. Insurance Commissioner Reminds Georgians to Make Sure Healthcare.gov “Navigators” are Licensed

November 15, 2013
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Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is warning Georgians who will seek assistance in purchasing health insurance through the Healthcare.gov website to verify that they are dealing with an appropriately-licensed individual before sharing any personal information. The Affordable Care Act created “Navigators” and “Certified Application Counselors” who are authorized to help enroll Georgians in health...

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Southern Living Showcase Home Remains Open

November 15, 2013
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The Southern Living Showcase Home remains open at the Currahee Club in Stephens County. Builders broke ground back in February and the home was completed a few months ago. Dillard-Jones Builders of Greenville, South Carolina built home that overlooks the 17th hole on the Currahee Club golf course, a par-3 that requires golfers to...

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Eastanollee Elementary Named State “Reward School”

November 14, 2013
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A Stephens County school receives recognition from the state. This week, the Georgia Department of Education announced that Eastanollee Elementary School was a “Reward School” in the state. Eastanollee Elementary was recognized as a “highest-performing” school. The state said a “highest-performing” school is a Title I school among the five percent of Title I...

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Hwy. 123 Beautification Efforts Still Going Strong

November 14, 2013
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Progress is continuing on efforts to clean the Highway 123 corridor in Stephens County. Organizers are calling the effort the Currahee Beautification Project and officials with the city of Toccoa and Stephens County say the project has a lot of momentum. Toccoa Planning and Main Street Director Connie Tabor said that Acree Oil has...

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City Moves Forward with Water Line Re-location

November 14, 2013
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The city is moving forward with the relocation of a waterline along Falls Road. On Monday, Toccoa City Commissioners unanimously approved Dodd Construction’s bid for relocating a water line along Falls Road at Rock Quarry Road. Dodd’s bid came at $53,000, while the other bid from a Gainesville company called Summit Underground Companies came...

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Funeral Today for Franklin Co. Teen Killed in Saturday Wreck

November 14, 2013
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Funeral services are set for today for a teenager killed last weekend in an accident in Franklin County. 17-year-old Matthew Walters will be laid to rest today. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at TomsCreekBaptistChurch. Walters passed away after a one-vehicle accident Saturday on State Route 63. Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas said...

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