Chamber Holds Ribbon Cutting For Longstreet Cancer Center

June 13, 2013
Chamber Holds Ribbon Cutting For Longstreet Cancer Center

The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday for the Longstreet Cancer Center. The Longstreet Cancer Center is under the banner of the Longstreet Clinic in Gainesville. Dr. Anup Lahiry is the medical oncologist and hematologist for the Longstreet Cancer Center. He said they appreciate the support they have received...

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Rookie League All-Star Recap

June 13, 2013

The Toccoa Rookie League baseball All-Stars win the District title. Toccoa defeated Habersham 12-4 Wednesday in Clarkesville to take the district crown. Meanwhile, in Rookie League softball, Toccoa’s All-Stars lost two games to be eliminated from the double-elimination tournament. Toccoa lost to Habersham 22-13 last Saturday and 11-9 to Hart last Monday in Rookie...

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Attorneys Continue Negotiations in Wilbros Case, Per Judge’s Orders

June 13, 2013

Stephens County Attorney Brian Ranck said Tuesday that parties for both Wilbros and the plaintiffs suing Wilbros continue to negotiate per the instructions of the judge overseeing the civil suit. According to Ranck, the two sides are currently in the midst of a 15-day negotiating period to attempt to reach a new joint order...

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Stephens Co. Presents Proposed Budget for FY 2014

June 12, 2013

Stephens County presents its proposed Fiscal Year 2014 budget. County Administrator Phyllis Ayers presented the proposed budget during Tuesday’s commission meeting. The proposed Fiscal Year 2014 budget totals about $16.5 million for all funds and $12.9 million for the general fund. Both of those numbers are down from the Fiscal Year 2013 budget. The...

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Citing Misunderstanding, Carl Vinson Institute Says It Will Help County on Land Use

June 12, 2013

Despite reports to the contrary, the Carl Vinson Institute of Government said Tuesday it is more than willing to help Stephens County in its efforts to design a land use plan. Last week, County Administrator Phyllis Ayers said that the institute notified her recently that it would not enter into a contract with Stephens...

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Toccoa Considering Yard Sale Ordinance

June 12, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners are considering enacting an ordinance to put some rules on yard sales in the city limits. Commissioners discussed the proposed ordinance Monday. Toccoa City Commissioner Gail Fry says she feels the ordinance is needed. Fry said she does not have a problem with yard sales in general. “I know that a...

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