Stephens County Commission to Wait on Tower Ordinance

August 13, 2015

At Tuesday’s Stephens County Commission meeting commissioners were expecting to adopt a new tower ordinance, but after hearing from citizens Brian Dooley, and John Smith concerning the language used in the proposed ordinance, commissioners decided to revisit the language used in the ordinance and table a decision until their September meeting. Other actions taken...

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Sex Offender Nabbed in North Carolina

August 13, 2015

A convicted sex offender from Stephens County has been arrested in North Carolina. Anthony Mike Lewallen was arrested last week in Fayetteville, North Carolina for failure to register as a sex offender. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley tells WNEG news how the arrest was made. “July 30th my office received an anonymous tip through...

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Sheriff Urges Safety for Back to School

August 13, 2015

Stephens County students return to school tomorrow (Friday) and the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind motorists to slow down and remember basic safety tips when heading to and from school. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley reminds drivers to drive defensively and be focused and aware. “Be on alert and expect the unexpected.”...

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NGTC Currahee Campus to Celebrate 10th Anniversary

August 13, 2015

It’s hard to believe that only ten years ago North Georgia Technical College opened the doors to a brand new, state-of-the-art branch campus in Stephens County.  Known as the Currahee Campus, the facility is located on a 50-acre site in the Hayestone-Brady Industrial Park on Highway 17 between Toccoa and Lavonia. In honor of...

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Stephens County Recreation Department Extends Registration

August 12, 2015

The Stephens County Recreation Department has extended the deadline for fall sports registration. The New Deadline is this Friday, August 14th, for football, T-Ball, Soccer and Cheerleading. Recreation Department Director, Richard Adams, says the deadline was extended to coincide with the start of school. “The time for registration ran out on the 7th, so...

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City of Toccoa Keeps Millage Rate at 6 Mills

August 12, 2015

Toccoa’s City Commission keeps the millage rate the same for 2015. At Monday night’s Toccoa City Commission meeting commissioners approved the proposal to keep the millage rate the same as the last three years at a rate of 6 mills. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse explains; “Taylor Business Systems, the software provider for property...

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