TCC Re-convenes for Executive Session After Adjourning; No Action Taken

August 13, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners ended their meeting last night, but then chose almost immediately to re-convene and enter executive session. After Mayor David Austin adjourned the meeting, city commissioners soon asked Toccoa City Attorney John Dickerson about re-convening a meeting that had already been adjourned. Dickerson advised them that the press had to be notified...

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Plaintiffs in Federal Suit Ask for Injunction to Shut Wilbros Down

August 13, 2013

About 100 local residents suing Wilbros in federal court want the judge to issue a preliminary injunction shutting down the facility on Rose   Lane pending a trial on the suit they filed earlier this month in federal court. Toccoa Attorney Alton Adams said he filed the motion for a preliminary injunction in U.S....

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Stephens Co. Commission Meeting Today

August 13, 2013

Stephens County Commissioners are scheduled to talk public works and roads during their regularly scheduled meeting and work session this morning. County commissioners are set to meet at 8:30 a.m. in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. During the meeting, county commissioners are scheduled to consider the awarding...

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Woman Found Guilty in Franklin Co. Murder Trial

August 13, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A woman convicted in the stabbing and beating death of an elderly Lavonia man now awaits sentencing. On Friday, a Franklin County jury found 39-year old Marian Owens guilty of felony murder, malice murder, and two counts of aggravated assault in the death of 71-year old Tommy Cleveland...

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Toccoa City Commission To Meet Today

August 12, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners are expected to set the city’s millage rate at a meeting later today. City commissioners will hold their first regularly scheduled meeting for August at 5 p.m. today at Toccoa City Hall. The city commission has proposed keeping the millage rate at an even 6 mills in 2013, the same rate...

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Rep. Collins To Be In Toccoa Thursday

August 12, 2013

9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins will appear in Stephens County later this week. Collins is hosting a “Coffee with the Congressman” event in Toccoa on Thursday. The Hall County Republican will be at the Java Station on Big A Road in Toccoa from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The announcement stated Collins will use...

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