Boys and Girls Club To Start Community Garden in Toccoa

July 9, 2013
Boys and Girls Club To Start Community Garden in Toccoa

The Toccoa-Stephens County Boys’ and Girls’ Club will use grant money to help start a community garden in Toccoa. WellCare Health Plans has provided the Boys’ and Girls’ Club of Toccoa-Stephens County with a grant to provide seed money to start the garden. Toccoa-Stephens County Boys’ and Girls’ Club Director Cindy Arnold said that...

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Monday Little League All-Star Recap

July 9, 2013

Toccoa’s 11 and 12-year-old softball Little League All-Stars punched their ticket to the district championship game Monday night with a 13-3 win in five innings over Franklin County in Clayton. Toccoa scored nine runs in the first inning for the second game in a row, using eight hits and two walks to build the...

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Some Franklin Co. Municipal Leaders Voicing Concerns Over Voting Precinct Consolidation

July 9, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Some municipal leaders in Franklin County are voicing objections to the Franklin County Board of Elections’ decision to consolidate voting precincts. Last week, Royston Mayor David Jordan said he had asked the city attorney to research whether the Franklin County Board of Elections can legally consolidate precincts without...

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Toccoa Man Wins Lottery

July 9, 2013
Toccoa Man Wins Lottery

Officials with the Georgia Lottery say a Toccoa man is a millionaire after winning an instant game recently. According to a press release, 24-year-old Brandon Leverette won a $1 million top prize playing the instant game, “Georgia Lottery Premium.” Lottery officials said Leverette purchased the winning ticket at a Circle M Food Shop in...

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Toccoa City Commission To Re-visit Yard Sale Ordinance Today

July 8, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners are expected to re-visit a proposed yard sale ordinance at their meeting today. City commissioners will meet at 5 p.m. today at Toccoa City Hall. Commissioners first brought forth the proposed yard sale ordinance last month. The proposed ordinance would limit a city resident to four yard sales in a calendar...

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New Voter Precinct Cards Going Out in Stephens Co.

July 8, 2013

The Stephens County Registrar’s Office is continuing to take steps to prepare for the switch to a single voting precinct on Election Day this year in Stephens County. Starting with this November’s planned SPLOST election, all Stephens County voters casting ballots in countywide elections on Election Day will vote at the Stephens County Senior...

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