Shirley Asks Drivers to Be Careful on Hwy. 17

August 2, 2013

Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley is urging caution for drivers traveling on Highway 17 in StephensCounty as construction on the highway picks up. The project to build a four-lane Highway 17 from Memorial   Drive all the way to the Stephens-FranklinCounty line is underway and crews are working along the road in some areas....

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Toccoa Still Testing Natural Gas Vehicles

August 2, 2013

Toccoa city officials are looking at ways to continue expanding the city’s gas system and customer base. At Tuesday’s joint meeting with Stephens County Commissioners, Toccoa officials discussed the topic. Toccoa City Manager Mike Jackson said one thing he is still looking at is the viability of converting vehicles to compressed natural gas. Jackson...

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Toccoa Drama Camp Ends With Performance Tonight

August 2, 2013

A week-long drama camp organized by Main Street Toccoa is wrapping up tonight at the SchaeferCenter. Children in grades 4 through 9 have gathered all week at the downtown theater for Main Street’s first Summer Drama Camp. Toccoa Main Street Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said the camp has gone very well in its first...

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Franklin Co. Commission Debates County Attorney Fees

August 2, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County Commissioners are at odds over whether to reduce the fee paid to the county attorney. At the commission’s work session Tuesday night, Franklin County Commission Chair Thomas Bridges said he believes the county is paying attorney Bubba Samuels too much for his services. “In talking to...

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Meet and Greet Today for New Stephens Co. E-911/EMA Director

August 2, 2013

Stephens County will welcome its new E-911 and Emergency Management Agency Director at an event later today. A meet and greet for new Stephens County E-911 and EMA Director Denny Folsom will take place today from 3 to 5 p.m. in the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Folsom was hired last month to...

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Former State Rep. Jamieson Running for Toccoa City Commission

August 1, 2013

A familiar face is looking to re-enter the political scene in Stephens County. Former Stephens County Commissioner and Georgia State Representative Jeanette Jamieson has announced that she will run for a seat on the Toccoa City Commission this Fall. Jamieson said she will seek Post 3 on the Toccoa City Commission, currently held by...

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