Toccoa Approves Water Agreement with Demorest

July 12, 2013

Toccoa approves an agreement to sell water to the city of Demorest. City commissioners unanimously approved the agreement at their meeting Monday. Toccoa Mayor David Austin said the agreement with Demorest actually replaces an agreement the city had in place previously with Habersham County. “We have had an agreement with Habersham County,” said Austin....

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City Tables Bid Award

July 12, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners will look at an issue regarding bids for fire department living quarters and office renovations at a future meeting. The city opened the three bids last month. The low bid came from Andrews Construction Company at about $38,000. However, Andrews Construction then contacted the city on June 26 to withdraw its...

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City Will Not Further Help Fund Wilbros Litigation

July 11, 2013

The city of Toccoa is stopping its financial contributions to the legal costs associated with the Wilbros’ civil suit. In a letter dated Tuesday and delivered to county offices, the city stated that while it fully supports the Wilbros’ litigation, it is no longer able to financially participate. The letter is the result of...

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Toccoa Puts Pool in SPLOST VI Proposal

July 11, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners agree to put a million dollars into the city’s SPLOST VI plan for renovations at the Doyle Street Pool. Commissioners reviewed the city’s proposed SPLOST VI project list at a work session Monday. Under the planned SPLOST VI revenue projection, Toccoa had just under $6.4 million to divide up. While pool...

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Stephens Co. Board of Education To Meet With Open Seat Candidates Today

July 11, 2013

The Stephens County Board of Education is expected to meet with the four people seeking the board seat vacated last month by Jerry Steele during a meeting later today. The board is expected to meet with Jimmy Howard, Inger Neal, and Steve Tilley during a work session later today. As for an original fourth...

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Red Cross Issues Call for Blood, Platelets

July 11, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The American Red Cross in Northeast Georgia is putting out an emergency call for donations of blood and blood platelets. Nationwide, donations through the Red Cross were down approximately 10 percent in June, resulting in about 50,000 fewer donations than expected. American Red Cross spokesperson Kristen Stancil said...

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