Weather Announcements for Friday 2/27/2015

February 27, 2015

STEPHENS COUNTY SCHOOLS ARE OPEN FRIDAY.  Stephens County  School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey says that after consulting with the Sheriff’s Department and riding roads in the county, the decision has been made that there will be school on Friday.  Dorsey says that people should evaluate their personal situation and if they cannot make it safely...

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Roads In Fairly Good Shape After Snow Ends in Stephens Co.

February 26, 2015

A winter storm warning is over, but a winter weather advisory remains in effect for Stephens County through 10 a.m. today. Precipitation has moved out of the area, but the National Weather Service office in Greenville-Spartanburg said there are concerns over black ice and refreezing of roadways until temperatures begin rising later this morning....

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Toccoa Approves Henderson Falls Park Project Resolution

February 26, 2015

The city of Toccoa is getting ready to get improvements started at Henderson Falls Park. On Monday, city commissioners unanimously approved a project resolution for the planned improvements. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse said the city would like to get started on a couple of different areas as soon as possible. One of those...

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Stephens Co. Considering Ordinance for Telecommunications Towers

February 26, 2015

Stephens County Commissioners are considering an ordinance to deal with certain types of telecommunications towers. The ordinance is called a Personal Wireless Service Facility ordinance and county commissioners held a first reading on the proposed ordinance at their meeting on Tuesday. Stephens County Attorney Brian Ranck said the proposed ordinance would apply to various...

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Winter Storm Headed This Way, Say Forecasters

February 25, 2015

Stephens County faces a winter storm warning later today as the potential is there for a major snow storm. The winter storm warning is set to take effect for the region at 4 p.m. today and last through 7 a.m. Thursday. National Weather Service Meteorologist Danny Gant said that precipitation is expected to start...

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GDOT Ready For Winter Weather

February 25, 2015

Meanwhile, road crews with the Georgia Department of Transportation are getting ready for the winter weather. Georgia DOT Spokesperson Teri Pope said that crews are out scouting the roads and getting ready. She said more crews will be called in as soon as precipitation starts. “Our priorities are to work on interstates and multi-lane...

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