Doyle St. Pool Project Earns Award for City of Toccoa

July 16, 2015

A national organization’s state chapter is praising a city of Toccoa project. Recently, the Georgia Chapter of the American Public Works Association presented the city of Toccoa with an award for the Doyle Street pool project. Toccoa Mayor Terry Carter said that City Manager Billy Morse, Commissioner Gail Fry, and Community Development Director Connie...

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Stephens Co. Public Works Has Numerous Projects Underway

July 16, 2015

Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers says that the Public Works Department continues to make progress on a number of different projects. “The road department has done three major pipe replacements, Yonah Dam Road, Eastanollee Road, Camp Mikell Road,” said Ayers on Tuesday to commissioners. “The fire station grading on North Holcomb should be completed...

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Toccoa Sees Preliminary Fiscal Year End Numbers

July 16, 2015

Toccoa Finance Director Cathy Loudermilk said that the city had a relatively good year financially. She presented preliminary year-end financial numbers for the year ending June 30 at Monday’s Toccoa City Commission meeting. At this point, Loudermilk reported that the city had a net income for Fiscal Year 2015 of $252,175. According to the...

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Skeletal Remains Found In Banks Crossing Identified

July 16, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Skeletal remains found behind a motel in Banks Crossing last year have now been positively identified as those of a South Carolina man. On Tuesday, the Banks County Sheriff’s Office announced forensic tests have concluded the bones belong to Terry Lee Holbrooks of Fairplay-Westminster, South Carolina. In February...

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Lavonia Holds Line on Millage Rate

July 16, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The City of Lavonia will keep its millage at the same rate it has been for the past two decades. At their regular meeting last week, the Lavonia City Council voted to keep the rate the same. Even though the City’s fiscal year begins and ends with the...

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Stephens Co. Commission Grants Variance, Re-zoning For Planned Subdivision

July 15, 2015

A planned residential subdivision in the Lake Hartwell area can continue moving forward after getting the go-ahead from Stephens County Commissioners. On Tuesday, commissioners considered rezoning and variance requests from developer Bradley Church for property on Ridgemore Drive in Stephens County. Ridgemore Drive is located off of Holly Springs Road. According to Church, he...

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