Toccoa City Commission Calls Meeting for This Morning

September 3, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners are meeting this morning for what the city has termed a “special called meeting.” The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. today at ToccoaCity   Hall. This meeting was first set following the conclusion of a Thursday special called meeting, during which commissioners met for about two hours in executive session...

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DOT Schedules Road Work for Week in NE Ga.

September 3, 2013

With the Labor Day travel weekend in the rear view mirror, the Georgia Department of Transportation will move forward with routine maintenance activities in Stephens and surrounding counties this week. According to the Georgia DOT, crews will trim vegetation and remove brush from the rights of way along State Routes 63 and 184 in...

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Corps Opening Hunting Areas

September 3, 2013

The Hartwell Lake Office of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will open 15 of its larger recreation areas to archery and small game hunters during the regular 2013-2014 state hunting season. That includes the Jenkins Ferry Park in Stephens County, along with the Martin Creek and Choestoea Parks in Oconee County, South Carolina...

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Franklin Co. Commissioner Questions Voting Precinct Consolidation

September 3, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A Franklin County Commissioner said recently he wants answers regarding the timing by the Franklin County Board of Elections  to consolidate precincts. At a work session recently, the Franklin County Commission received an update on the Election Board’s latest plan to pare the current 13 precincts down to...

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Fatal Wreck Over Weekend in Toccoa

September 2, 2013

Authorities in Toccoa are investigating a fatal accident over the weekend. Reports indicate the accident took place Saturday in the Wal-Mart shopping center near the Verizon retailer. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said that the accident did involve a motorcycle and a car. Jarrell added that his department has asked for assistance from the...

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Municipal Qualifying Ends in Stephens Co.

September 2, 2013

Qualifying is over for municipal elections in Stephens County. It ended Friday afternoon. In Toccoa, Former State Representative Jeanette Jamieson qualified to run for Post 3 on the city commission.  Meanwhile, Toccoa Planning Commission member Evan Hellenga qualified to run for Post 5 on the city commission. They are both unopposed. Post 3 and...

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