Hart Edges Stephens In Extra Innings

March 12, 2014

The Stephens County Indian baseball team failed to complete a three-game sweep of rival HartCounty as the Bulldogs picked up a 5-4 win in extra innings on Tuesday night in Hartwell. Kain Hewitt and Chris Wilson engaged in a pitchers’ duel through six innings. Then, Ben Cleveland blasted a three-run home run to dead...

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Franklin Jail Funding Remains at Standstill

March 12, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A lengthy discussion recently on how to pay for an addition to the Franklin County Detention Center seems to have left the board of commissioners back where it started. At issue is how to come up with the $2.7 million architects say it will now cost to add...

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Study Discusses NGTC Economic Impact on Area

March 12, 2014

A recent study states that the economic impact of North Georgia Technical College on the area it serves adds up to $35.2 million. The study was recently conducted by a University of Georgia economist and commissioned by the Technical College System of Georgia. It looked at how much the area served by North Georgia...

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Nobody Bids on Toccoa Pool Construction

March 11, 2014

The city of Toccoa will evaluate what to do next after no companies submitted a bid to construct the new city swimming pool. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse announced at Monday’s meeting that the city had received no bids for the construction of the pool at this time. Morse said that the lack of...

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“Band of Brothers” Guarnere Remembered

March 11, 2014

Another member of the “Band of Brothers” passes away. William “Wild Bill” Guarnere passed away over the weekend in Pennsylvania. Guarnere trained at CampToccoa and was a member of Easy Company of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment depicted in the HBO miniseries, “Band of Brothers.” Stephens County Historical Society Executive Director Brenda Carlan said...

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Stephens Co. Commission Expected to Vote on Land Use Today

March 11, 2014

Stephens County Commissioners are expected to vote this morning on whether to adopt a land use ordinance for the county. County Commissioners will meet starting at 8:30 a.m. in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. First, the commission will hold a second public hearing to solicit comments on...

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  • November 14, 2014Holiday Tours at Hardman Farm State Historic Site
  • November 14, 2014“12 Angry Men”
  • November 21, 2014Faith over Fear; Women’s Summit
  • November 22, 2014Pittard Clinic is partnered with Toccoa Junior Women’s Club for a coat and food drive
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