Toccoa Moving Forward on Water/Wastewater System Improvements

June 12, 2014

Toccoa will move forward with a project designed to stop wastewater overflows at one of the city’s lift stations. Monday, Toccoa City Commissioners unanimously approved a project resolution for improvements to the Ward Creek Lift Station. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse said that the city is working to eliminate overflows that happen at the...

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Toccoa Approves Pool Related Bids

June 12, 2014

Toccoa continues moving forward with construction of a new city pool. On Monday, city commissioners unanimously approved bids for both the construction of the pool parking lot and concrete work at the pool. The commission accepted a base bid of $37,840 from Thomason Construction of Toccoa for the parking lot and a bid of...

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Stephens Co. Residents Speak on Proposed Tax Hike

June 11, 2014

Stephens County residents speak on a proposed tax increase. Tuesday, county commissioners held the first public hearing on the proposed Fiscal Year 2015 budget. The county is proposing a Fiscal Year 2015 budget that includes a 2.85 mill tax increase on property owners. Resident James Thomas said he wants to know why the county...

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SCDA Appointments Tabled

June 11, 2014

Stephens County Commissioners will re-visit the issue of who to appoint to five-year terms on the county’s Development Authority. Commissioners voted to table the matter on Tuesday. The commission must appoint two board members to the Development Authority to fill seats currently held by Tim Ash and Barry Roberts. Three names were put forth...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Names Nurse Heroes

June 11, 2014
Stephens Co. Hospital Names Nurse Heroes

Stephens County Hospital names its Nurse Heroes for 2014. Last month, the hospital announced the two winners of this year’s annual award as part of Nurses’ Week. Typically, only one person receives the Nurse Hero award for any given year. However, Stephens County Hospital Director of Nursing Faye Taylor said this year, the hospital...

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Toccoa Rookie League Teams Advance

June 11, 2014

Both Toccoa Rookie League All-Star teams will advance in tournament play after finishing second in their respective district tournaments. The district Rookie League Baseball and Softball tournaments wrapped up over the weekend in Rabun County. In Rookie League Softball, Toccoa finished second place to champion Hart County. Toccoa’s Rookie League Softball All-Stars started the...

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