City, County Announce Holiday Schedules

November 27, 2013

Local government offices are announcing their holiday schedules for the remainder of this week. Stephens County government offices are closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. Meanwhile, Toccoa City Hall will also close Thursday and Friday in observance of Thanksgiving. Routes for garbage and recycling scheduled to be picked up on Thursdaywill be...

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Ga. DOT Ready for Thanksgiving Holiday

November 27, 2013

The Georgia Department of Transportation is getting state highways ready for the Thanksgiving holiday. Georgia DOT Spokesperson Teri Pope said that the Department is suspending construction-related lane closures for the holiday travel weekend. “For Thanksgiving travel, Georgia DOT will suspend lane closures for construction projects beginning at noon (today) all the way through to...

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Ga. DOT Issues Sprinkler Warning

November 27, 2013

The Georgia Department of Transportation is reminding northeast Georgia residents to turn off sprinkler systems with automatic timers set to run overnight as colder weather settles in. DOT District Engineer Bayne Smith said that sprinkler systems left on overnight in freezing temperatures can create a hazardous condition for motorists the next morning. Smith said...

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Savannah Lane Abandonment on Hold

November 26, 2013

The Toccoa City Commission puts a hold on abandoning a local side street. Monday, Toccoa City Commissioners voted to table the second reading of the abandonment of Savannah Lane and part of an adjacent alley. Two weeks ago, commissioners voted 2 to 1 in favor of the abandonment, which has been requested by the...

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SCSO Arrests Two for Thefts

November 26, 2013

Two people face charges in two states after investigators discovered stolen vehicles last week in South Carolina. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that on Friday, investigators from the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office worked with the Oconee County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Office on an investigation into stolen vehicles. “Investigators, while looking into some vehicles...

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SCSO Investigating Shooting Incident

November 26, 2013

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office said it is investigating a shooting incident Monday in Stephens County. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said it occurred Monday in the Shorewood area of the county. Shirley said a woman suffered a single gunshot wound to the abdomen and was lifeflighted to Anderson Medical Center. We’ll have more...

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  • November 14, 2014Holiday Tours at Hardman Farm State Historic Site
  • November 22, 2014Pittard Clinic is partnered with Toccoa Junior Women’s Club for a coat and food drive
  • November 23, 2014 1:00 pmSenior Citizens Dinner and Gospel Concert; Annual Sandra Harbin Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner and The Wen
  • November 24, 2014Revival
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