Burglary On City Property Investigated

July 31, 2015

Police in Toccoa are investigating a burglary last week on city property. According to Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell, it happened at the city gas shop on Locust Street sometime between 5:30 p.m. on July 22 and 8 a.m. on July 23. “Someone entered the grounds, broke into one of the buildings,” said Jarrell....

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Man Charged After Leaving Child in Car

July 31, 2015

A Stephens County man is charged after authorities say he left his child in a vehicle while he went inside an area business earlier this month. According to Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell, it happened earlier this month when police were called to the Big A Road branch of Oconee Federal during the afternoon...

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Franklin Co. BOC Approves Property Tax Hike

July 31, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County gets the community support it was looking for in its plan to raise property taxes. “The people I’ve talked with appreciate the work y’all have done” said local citizen Woody Woodward. “I’m real excited about the tax increase.” Well, you don’t hear that very often when...

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Back to School Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend

July 31, 2015

With the start of school around the corner around the area and the state, Georgia is once again holding its Tax Free Back to School Weekend today and Saturday. Under the tax-free weekend, certain clothing, computers, and school supplies will have not state sales tax applied. On clothing, items with a sales price below...

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Local Restaurant Recognized By State

July 31, 2015

A local restaurant sees one of its menu items receive state recognition. The Cornerstone Restaurant in downtown Toccoa saw its fish tacos named one of the “100 Plates that Locals Love” by the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Tourism division. The list is featured in the state’s new culinary guide, Georgia Eats. Georgia Department...

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Stephens Co. Tables Intergovernmental Agreement Approved by City of Toccoa

July 30, 2015

Stephens County Commissioners call for more talks with the city of Toccoa on a proposed intergovernmental agreement covering a number of issues. The county commission discussed the agreement Tuesday after city commissioners unanimously approved it on Monday. Under the proposed agreement, Stephens County would provide right-of-way maintenance on Memorial Drive from Big A Road...

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