After Being Re-hired, Beasley Quits as Franklin Co. E-911 Director

November 6, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia After only a few short weeks back on the job as the Director of Franklin County’s E-911 Department, Jones Beasley has resigned, this time for good. According to Interim Franklin County Manager John Phillips, Beasley resigned last month as the result of an issue with another county employee,...

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Collins, Black at Farm City Week Banquet

November 5, 2013
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Leaders from the state and federal level talk agriculture and more at a banquet in Stephens County. Monday, the Currahee Campus of North Georgia Technical College hosted the annual Toccoa-Stephens County Farm City Week Banquet. The Stephens County Farm Bureau puts on the banquet each year to bring together local and state officials with...

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SPLOST, Martin Elections Today in Stephens Co.

November 5, 2013
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Stephens County voters are heading to the polls today. It is Election Day and two elections highlight the ballot in Stephens County. One is the SPLOST VI election. If it is passed by county voters, SPLOST VI would continue the one-cent Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax for another six years starting next July...

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Sunday Alcohol Sales at Restaurants Up for Vote Today in Lavonia

November 5, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Voters in Lavonia will decide today whether to allow local restaurants to sell alcohol on Sundays. The Lavonia City Council voted back in August to put the question on the ballot. Lavonia City Manager Gary Fesperman said that decision came after several local establishments contacted the city. “This...

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Preparations Underway For Stephens Co. Veterans’ Day Program

November 5, 2013
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Organizers are preparing for the annual Veterans’ Day Observance in Stephens County. The event is next Monday at 11 a.m. on the historic Stephens County Courthouse lawn in downtown Toccoa. Stephens County’s American Legion Post 104, Marine Corps Detachment 1303, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4346 are sponsoring the event again this year....

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Toccoa Scarecrow Contest Winners Announced

November 5, 2013
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The winners are in for this year’s Toccoa Scarecrow Contest. Main Street Toccoa announced on Monday afternoon that first place in this year’s contest went to the Toccoa Clinic Pharmacy for its scarecrow called “Caution: Prescription may cause fall fever.” Second place went to Toccoa Elementary¬†School for its “Fall into a good book” scarecrow...

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