State Labor Commissioner Speaks in Stephens Co.

October 30, 2013

State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler makes a stop in Stephens County. Butler was the guest speaker at Tuesday’s meeting of the Toccoa Rotary Club at the Gate Cottage on the campus of Toccoa Falls College. The commissioner covered a number of topics in his talk to the club. He said that the state’s economy...

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Park St. Bridge in Toccoa Could Come Down for Good

October 30, 2013

The city of Toccoa plans to move forward with Norfolk Southern Railroad in removing the Park Street Bridge. At a work session Monday, Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse outlined the city’s options on the matter to city commissioners. The Georgia DOT required the city to close the Park Street bridge recently after inspecting it. Norfolk...

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Toccoa Commission Suspends ABC Licenses

October 30, 2013

Two Toccoa stores will not be able to sell alcohol for a period of time after having their Alcohol Beverage Control licenses suspended for selling to a minor. Monday, Toccoa City Commissioners unanimously voted to accept the recommendations of the ABC Board to suspend the ABC licenses of both Raceway and Walgreen’s, both located...

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SRO Uses Pepper Spray During Incident At SCHS

October 30, 2013

Stephens County School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten confirms that the School Resource Officer at StephensCountyHigh School had to use pepper spray on students during an incident recently. Whiten said the incident took place last week. “It was used as a last resort,” said Whiten.  “Our school resource officer and our administrators go out of their...

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Corps Waiving Fees For Veterans Over Veterans Day Weekend

October 30, 2013

In honor of Veterans Day, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Savannah District says it will again waive day use fees for all veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at Corps-managed recreation areas throughout the Veterans Day holiday weekend. That weekend falls from November 9 through November 11. Corps...

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Royal Foods Holds Ribbon Cutting

October 30, 2013
Royal Foods Holds Ribbon Cutting

A local convenience store celebrates new ownership. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday for the new owner of the Royal Foods store on Currahee   Street, at the intersection of Currahee and Rock   Quarry Circle. That new owner is Talat Solaimon. He took over in July...

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