First Responder Appreciation Event Tonight

September 11, 2013
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A local church will hold an event tonight to let the community show its appreciation for the emergency personnel and law enforcement of Toccoa and Stephens County. The PointeChurch is holding a meal and recognition event tonight in honor of the Sheriff’s Office, Toccoa Police Department, EMS, Stephens County Rescue Unit, Toccoa Fire Department,...

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Ground Broken on New Hampton Inn in Lavonia

September 11, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Construction is getting underway in Lavonia on a new Hampton Inn. Municipal, business, and civic leaders came together Monday morning to break ground on the new motel located behind J Peters Restaurant and across from the Holiday Inn Express on Highway 17. OM Ventures2, LLC Developers are constructing...

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NGTC Hosts GPPA School

September 11, 2013
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Each year professional and amateur photographers from around the country gather on the North Georgia Technical College Clarkesville Campus for a week of education and networking. This year marks the 46rd consecutive meeting of the Georgia Professional Photographers Association (GPPA) and over 60 students, vendors, and instructors spent the week learning about new technologies....

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Seib Speaks on Jackson Firing

September 10, 2013
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Toccoa City Commissioner Ron Seib responds to comments made in light of the city commission’s decision to fire Mike Jackson as city manager last week. Seib made the comments at the outset of Monday’s Toccoa City Commission meeting, saying he felt obligated to respond because of the level of innuendo and untruth in the...

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September is National Literacy Month

September 10, 2013
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September is National Literacy Month and the Toccoa-Stephens County Literacy Council is using this month to call more attention to the issue locally. Literacy Center Director Robyn Bush said that illiteracy is an issue that both StephensCounty and the whole country are dealing with. “On average, the National Literacy Council figures that on average,...

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Stephens Co. Commission Meeting Today

September 10, 2013
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Stephens County Commissioners are scheduled to gather for a regularly scheduled work session and business meeting this morning. County commissioners will meet at 8:30 a.m. today in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Commissioners will begin with a work session on agenda items. Immediately following the conclusion of...

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  • August 19, 2013English Classes
  • March 28, 2014Celebrity for a Day!
  • April 3, 2014Stephens County Extension 4-H fundraiser Vidalia Onion Sale
  • April 28, 2014Divorce Care, a special help seminar and support group
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