Animal Shelter Followed Policy in Adopting Out Dogs Turned in by Man’s Friends, Says Board Chair

July 8, 2014

A man whose friends took his dogs to the Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter while he was out of town will not get them back after they have been adopted to new homes. The shelter board announced that decision had been made on Monday. Last month, Thomas Powell spoke before Stephens County Commissioners and the...

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Main Street Toccoa Receives National Accreditation

July 8, 2014

Main Street Toccoa again receives national accreditation. Last month, Main Street Toccoa was designated as an accredited National Main Street Program for the 15th year. Main Street Toccoa Director Connie Tabor said it is an honor to receive the recognition again this year. “We are excited to receive the accreditation for the 15th year...

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Stephens Co. Commissioners Meeting This Morning

July 8, 2014

Stephens County Commissioners are scheduled to meet this morning for a regularly scheduled meeting. Today’s meeting is set to start at 8:30 a.m. in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. During the meeting, Stephens County Commissioners are expected to discuss possible building permit fees. Also, county commissioners are...

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Little League Update

July 8, 2014

Toccoa’s Eli Wenger hit an opposite field walk-off home run in the bottom of the sixth inning to send Toccoa on in the District 11 and 12 year old All-Star Little League baseball tournament at the Doyle Street Park in Toccoa. Wenger’s home run on a 2-2 pitch gave Toccoa an 8-7 win over...

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NGTC Currahee Campus Librarian Retires

July 8, 2014
NGTC Currahee Campus Librarian Retires

North Georgia Technical College has said ‘farewell’ to long time Currahee Campus librarian Dawn Adams. Adams retired on June 30 after serving the community for nearly 40 years. She worked at Toccoa Falls College for 12 years before joining North Georgia Technical College in 1986. Adams started with the library at the Clarkesville campus,...

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Ga. DNR Reports Final July 4th Weekend Numbers

July 8, 2014

The final numbers for the July 4th holiday weekend from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources show a drop in BUI reports from the last time the 4th was adjacent to a weekend. From Friday to Sunday, the DNR said it had 36 reports of Boating Under the Influence. That is less than 44...

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  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
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  • July 28, 2014 2:00 pmThe Salvation Army’s Vacation Bible School
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