Toccoa Approves Sign Ordinance Amendments

June 19, 2013
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The city of Toccoa amends its sign ordinance. Monday, city commissioners unanimously approved amendments to the sign ordinance following a second reading and public hearing. According to Toccoa Planning Director Connie Tabor, the major change in the sign ordinance is to allow electronic message board signage on Big A Road and parts of Currahee...

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Local Orthodontist Celebrates New Location

June 19, 2013
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Local Orthodontist Celebrates New Location

A local orthodontist celebrates his new location. Tuesday, the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Dr. Benny Erwin’s new office location. Dr. Erwin moved into the new building recently. He said they now have plenty of room and updated equipment to provide orthodontic and other services to area residents. “We...

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SCDA Seeks Enterprise Zone Status for Hayestone-Brady

June 19, 2013
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The Stephens County Development Authority is pursuing a special status for the Hayestone-Brady Business Park in order to try to make it more attractive to potential industries. Last week, Stephens County Commissioners approved the Development Authority’s application to the state to make the business park on Highway 17 and an adjacent property an enterprise...

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GBI Investigating Suspicious Package Found in Rabun Co.

June 19, 2013
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By Craig Salmon, WRBN Radio, Clayton The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is helping to investigate a suspicious package found last week in Rabun County. Rabun County Sheriff Frank Andrews said that between 2 and 2:30 p.m. Friday, Chief Deputy John Crane and Rabun County Sheriff’s Office explosive detection K-9 Pinda responded to a location...

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Toccoa Tables Yard Sale Ordinance for More Discussion

June 18, 2013
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The Toccoa City Commission will take more time to look over a proposed yard sale ordinance. City commissioners discussed the yard sale ordinance Monday at their meeting. The proposed ordinance would limit a city resident to four yard sales in a calendar year and would require a city resident to obtain a free permit...

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Rep. Collins Speaks on Syria, NSA, Other Topics

June 18, 2013
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Rep. Collins Speaks on Syria, NSA, Other Topics

9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins says the United States needs to lead when it comes to taking action in Syria. He spoke on that and a number of other issues in an interview Friday. Recently, the White House said it had information that the Syrian government had used chemical weapons against its own...

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