Stephens Co. Recreation Area Lease Agreement Finalized

March 26, 2014

Stephens County signs off on a lease agreement for the Stephens County Recreation Area. County commissioners unanimously approved a lease agreement for the day use area at the Georgia-South Carolina state line on U.S. Highway 123 at their meeting on Tuesday. Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers said what the two sides have agreed to...

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Toccoa Plans Street Re-surfacing

March 26, 2014

The city of Toccoa is moving forward with plans to re-surface a number of city streets later this year. Monday, Toccoa City Commissioners unanimously approved a list of roads for re-surfacing. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse said that the list centers around one city street in particular. “Fern Valley Drive, which extends from East...

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Interview Process Underway in Stephens School Superintendent Search

March 26, 2014

The search continues for the next Stephens County School Superintendent. This past weekend, the Stephens County Board of Education interviewed candidates for the position. The board met again Tuesday in executive session. Stephens County Board of Education Chairperson Dr. Elizabeth Pinkerton said that the board is making progress in finding a replacement for retiring...

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Roberts Named Regional STAR Student

March 26, 2014

Stephens County STAR Student Connor Roberts is the regional STAR Student. Last week, Connor was named a 2014 Region 2 Winner for the STAR Student competition at a banquet held in Jasper, Georgia. The Stephens County High School senior is the son of Barry and Lynn Roberts of Toccoa. Connor has selected Mrs. Tamara...

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Nobody Hurt in Tuesday Afternoon Fire

March 26, 2014

Nobody was hurt in a house fire Tuesday in Toccoa. Crews from the Toccoa and Carnes Creek Fire Departments responded to a home on Cedar Lane Tuesday afternoon in response to a house fire. The fire caused significant damage to the home. Toccoa Fire Chief Tommy Ayers said the wind caused challenges for firefighters...

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Lavonia Resurfacing Work to Start Thursday

March 26, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A major road resurfacing project in Lavonia is due to resume on Thursday and motorists should expect delays right through the weekend. According to Georgia Department of Transportation spokesperson Teri Pope, contractors will resume work on SR77 Extension Thursday morning. “The contractor is trying to get finished with...

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