Collins Votes to Stop EPA From What He Calls a “Land Grab”

May 15, 2015

9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins, calling proposed Environmental Protection Agency regulations a “land grab,” voted recently for a House bill to prevent the agency from expanding its power under the Clean Water Act. Collins said that the Regulatory Integrity Protection Act of 2015 would require the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers...

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NGTC, Life Univ. Re-affirm Articulation Agreement

May 15, 2015

Representatives from North Georgia Technical College (NGTC) and Life University met on Thursday, April 30, 2015, to reaffirm the articulation agreement outlined by the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG). The system-wide articulation between TCSG and Life University is designed to create a smooth transition from one institution to another for students in undergraduate...

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Turkish Company Coming To Toccoa

May 14, 2015

A Turkish company is headed to Stephens County. Sark Wire Corporation, part of the Sarkuysan Group of Companies, has announced that its second copper wire manufacturing and distribution facility will come online in Toccoa. The company will be located in the old Eddy West building in the Meadowbrook Industrial Park. Stephens County Commission Chair...

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SCSO Announces Drug Arrests

May 14, 2015

Two people face drug charges after an investigation this week in downtown Toccoa. The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office responded to the “Horse Shoe” located off of Broad Street on Monday afternoon in reference to drug activity at this location. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said the complaint his office got was that several men...

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Stephens Co. Third Graders Take Farm Tour

May 14, 2015
Stephens Co. Third Graders Take Farm Tour

The third graders from the Stephens County School System make their annual visit to the farm. On Wednesday, those third graders visited Mountain View Farms in Avalon for the annual farm tour. George and Linda Dean own Mountain View Farms. Linda Dean said it is fun every year to have the third graders out...

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Services Friday For Man Killed in Tuesday Crash

May 14, 2015

Funeral services are set for the man killed in a three-vehicle accident this week in Stephens County. 21-year-old Reed Edward Haga of Carnesville will be laid to rest on Friday. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Liberty Baptist Church. Interment will follow at the Cross Roads Baptist Church Cemetery. Haga was...

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  • March 31, 20152015 Youth Summer Theatre Program
  • May 5, 2015 8:00 amCurrently accepting Adult students for the GED class
  • June 19, 2015Feeding Georgia’s Kids Summer Meals;
  • June 19, 2015Toccoa High School All Class Reunion
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