Toccoa Gas Fund Off to Good Start in FY 2014, Says Finance Director

August 28, 2013
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Toccoa Finance Director Cathy Loudermilk said the city’s natural gas fund is off to a good start in Fiscal Year 2014. Loudermilk delivered the July financial report at Monday’s meeting. July is the first month of the fiscal year for the city. According to Loudermilk, the city ended July with more than $435,000 in...

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Stephens Co. Unemployment Rises In July

August 28, 2013
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Unemployment figures from the Department of Labor show an increase in the unemployment rate last month in Stephens County. According to figures released last week, Stephens County had a preliminary unemployment rate of 9 percent in July. That marks a two-tenth of a percentage point increase from the revised June rate of 8.8 percent....

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SCHS Softball Beats Chestatee

August 28, 2013
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The Stephens County High School softball team is now 2-0 in the region after beating Chestatee High School Tuesday 12-2. The Lady Indians had nine hits as a team. They were led by Carlan Howard, Brynn Roberts, and Lexie Cash, who combined for seven of the nine hits. Stephens County softball is now 5-1...

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New Date Set for Wilbros Hearing in Stephens Co.

August 27, 2013
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A hearing postponed earlier this month in Stephens County’s civil suit case against Wilbros will now take place next month. According to Stephens County Attorney Brian Ranck, the hearing before Judge Robert Adamson will begin September 12 at 9:30 a.m. at the Stephens County Government Building. Ranck said if a second day is needed,...

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Qualifying Continues Today for Races in Toccoa, Martin, Avalon

August 27, 2013
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Qualifying continues for municipal elections today. In Toccoa, City Planning Commission Member Evan Hellenga had qualified for Post 5 on the city commission as of 4 p.m. Monday. Post 5 is one of two seats up for election this November The other is Post 3. Andy Pavliscsak currently holds the Post 3 seat, while...

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Toccoa Voids Contract With Proposed Development

August 27, 2013
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The Toccoa City Commission declares a sewer allocation agreement with a proposed development null and void after city officials say the developers did not live up to their part of the bargain. Monday, city commissioners unanimously voted to declare a contract with Toccoa Falls Estates null and void. The city and the developers entered...

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