Roberts Agrees to Offer To Take Over As Shelter Director

July 18, 2013

The Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter gets its man. Shelter Board Chair Harold Andrews said Wednesday that Jeff Roberts of Norfolk, Virginia has verbally accepted the shelter board’s offer to take its shelter director position. Andrews said he is overjoyed to have Roberts officially come on board. “He is enthusiastic and I firmly believe and...

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Shelter Investigating Controversy Over Dog

July 18, 2013

The Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter board is investigating a situation regarding a woman who says the shelter will not give her her dog back. Briana Martin wrote a letter to the Toccoa Record last week and appeared before the shelter board Tuesday. According to Martin, she and her husband rescued the dog a couple...

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Junior League Softball Preparing for Regional Tourney

July 18, 2013

The Toccoa Junior League softball All-Star team is working to get ready to head to Florida later this month to represent Georgia in the Southeast Regional Tournament. Toccoa defeated Pioneer Little League of Columbus two games to none in a best-of-three series last weekend to take the state Junior League softball title. Toccoa won...

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Little League Update

July 18, 2013

The Toccoa 11 and 12-year-old softball Little League All-Star team will play today for a state title after defeating Northern Little League 10-0 in four innings Wednesday night in Columbus. Mackenzie Rogers and Natalie Morgan combined to throw a no-hitter, allowing just two walks. Rogers faced the minimum through the first two innings, while...

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Tilley Fills Steele’s School Board Seat

July 17, 2013

The Stephens County Board of Education fills its vacant seat. Tuesday, the school board voted to appoint Steve Tilley to fill the seat vacated at the end of last month by Jerry Steele representing District 1, Post 2 on the Stephens County Board of Education. The Board of Education’s vote to appoint Tilley was...

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Stephens Co. BOE Sets Millage Rate

July 17, 2013

The Stephens County Board of Education leaves its millage rate unchanged for another year. Tuesday, the Board of Education voted unanimously to keep the school system’s millage rate at 18.4 mills again this year. The school system’s millage rate has remained at 18.4 mills since 2007. Meanwhile, school system officials say that the tax...

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