Stephens Co. Forms Planning Commission

March 12, 2014

With a land use ordinance taking effect, Stephens County will also now have a Planning Commission to help deal with that ordinance. Tuesday, Stephens County Commissioners unanimously voted to appoint five people to the Planning Commission. Those people are Mark Wilkinson, Mark Smith, James Addison, Myron McClain, and Joe Moore. Stephens County Administrator Phyllis...

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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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