Stephens Co. Approves SPLOST VI Agreement; Avalon Included

July 25, 2013
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Stephens County Commissioners officially set the SPLOST VI vote for this November. County commissioners unanimously approved both the SPLOST VI resolution and the SPLOST VI intergovernmental agreement with the cities of Toccoa, Martin, and Avalon at their meeting on Tuesday. The final intergovernmental agreement does include Avalon, which means that the town located next...

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New Court Date for Crump, Adams

July 25, 2013
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A court document on file in federal court indicates that a judge has set another new trial date for the two Toccoa men charged in an alleged plot to attack the U.S. government. The document, filed on July 15, states that Samuel J. Crump and Ray H. Adams, both of Toccoa, are now set...

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MERGE Program Again A Success in Toccoa

July 25, 2013
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Volunteers from across the state of Georgia are back in their communities after spending time last week in Toccoa with local volunteers on a community improvement effort. The annual MERGE Program took place last week in Stephens County. The Georgia Baptist Convention organizes MERGE. Youth Ministries Specialist Doug Couch said MERGE is a program...

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Little League Update

July 25, 2013
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The Toccoa 11 and 12-year-old Little League baseball All-Stars wrap up play in the state tournament with two losses. In the completion of a game that was postponed for rain Tuesday, Toccoa lost to Newton County 4-3 Wednesday morning. Newton County tied the game with a two-run home run, then won it on a...

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Another Lottery Winner in Toccoa

July 25, 2013
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Toccoa sees its second large lottery winner in a matter of weeks. The Georgia Lottery said that 66-year-old Patricia Jackson has won a $400,000 top prize on the “$400,000 Bonanza” instant game. She claimed her prize recently at the Georgia Lottery District Office in Duluth. Jackson purchased the winning ticket at a South Big...

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Title I Meeting Today for Stephens Co. Schools

July 25, 2013
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The Stephens County School System will host a meeting today to discuss the school system’s Title I plans for the upcoming school year. According to an announcement from the school system, the meeting is open and for all parents of students at eligible Title I schools. Stephens County’s three Title I schools are Toccoa...

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