Stephens Co. Government Building Back Open Wednesday

August 13, 2013
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Officials report that the Stephens County Government Building will re-open Wednesday morning at its normal time.

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Toccoa Commissioners Leave City Millage Rate Unchanged

August 13, 2013
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The city of Toccoa will keep its millage rate the same this year. Monday, Toccoa City Commissioners voted unanimously to again set the millage rate at 6 mills for 2013. This is the second straight year the millage rate has been an even 6 mills. Toccoa Mayor David Austin said he is pleased the...

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TCC Re-convenes for Executive Session After Adjourning; No Action Taken

August 13, 2013
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Toccoa City Commissioners ended their meeting last night, but then chose almost immediately to re-convene and enter executive session. After Mayor David Austin adjourned the meeting, city commissioners soon asked Toccoa City Attorney John Dickerson about re-convening a meeting that had already been adjourned. Dickerson advised them that the press had to be notified...

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Plaintiffs in Federal Suit Ask for Injunction to Shut Wilbros Down

August 13, 2013
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About 100 local residents suing Wilbros in federal court want the judge to issue a preliminary injunction shutting down the facility on Rose   Lane pending a trial on the suit they filed earlier this month in federal court. Toccoa Attorney Alton Adams said he filed the motion for a preliminary injunction in U.S....

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Stephens Co. Commission Meeting Today

August 13, 2013
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Stephens County Commissioners are scheduled to talk public works and roads during their regularly scheduled meeting and work session this morning. County commissioners are set to meet at 8:30 a.m. in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. During the meeting, county commissioners are scheduled to consider the awarding...

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Woman Found Guilty in Franklin Co. Murder Trial

August 13, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A woman convicted in the stabbing and beating death of an elderly Lavonia man now awaits sentencing. On Friday, a Franklin County jury found 39-year old Marian Owens guilty of felony murder, malice murder, and two counts of aggravated assault in the death of 71-year old Tommy Cleveland...

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