Former Toccoa Mayor To Be Laid To Rest Today

June 26, 2013

Funeral services for a former Mayor of Toccoa will take place later today. Harold Watson passed away Saturday at the age of 82. Watson served as Mayor of Toccoa in 1968, while sitting on the city commission. He also co-founded Bowen and Watson, Inc. in Toccoa in 1956, which he owned and operated until...

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Toccoa 9-10 Baseball Into District All-Star Semis

June 26, 2013

The Toccoa 9 and 10-year-old Baseball All-Stars are into the district semifinals. Toccoa defeated Rabun County 8-3 in their final game of pool play Tuesday at the Doyle Street Park in Toccoa. With the win, Toccoa finished second in its pool with a 1-1 record, while Rabun finished 0-2. Next up for the Toccoa...

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Ga. Participating in “Operation Dry Water” This Weekend

June 26, 2013

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources will again put the spotlight on boating under the influence this weekend in advance of the July 4th holiday. Georgia is participating in this year’s “Operation Dry Water.” DNR Assistant Chief of Law Enforcement Lieutenant Colonel Jeff Weaver said that “Operation Dry Water” is a nationally coordinated effort...

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NGTC Receives Approval for Associate Science of Nursing Program

June 26, 2013

The Technical College System of Georgia board has given North Georgia Technical College the go-ahead for its Associate of Science in Nursing degree. Earlier this month, North Georgia Tech received approval of the degree program effective this coming Fall semester. In addition, school officials said that the program has also received initial approval from...

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Stephens Co. Commission Expected to Vote on FY 2014 Budget Today

June 25, 2013

Stephens County Commissioners are expected to vote on adopting the county’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget at their meeting later today. Two weeks ago, Stephens County Administrator/Finance Director Phyllis Ayers presented the proposed budget for the fiscal year that starts on July 1. The proposed Fiscal Year 2014 budget Ayers presented totaled about $16.5 million...

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Area Broadband Project Making Progress

June 25, 2013

Officials are moving forward now that crews have completed installation on part of a broadband expansion project in Stephens County and northeast Georgia. Stephens County Development Authority Executive Director Tim Martin said that crews have finished building out the first couple of phases of a regional high-speed broadband loop. “18 miles of fiber has...

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