Toccoa Rejects Golf Course Equipment Bids; Signs Inmate Crew Agreement

June 9, 2015

The city of Toccoa will head back to the drawing board when it comes to the purchase of some equipment for the golf course. Monday, city commissioners voted unanimously to reject all bids received for the purchase of some pieces of golf course equipment. Last month, the city received two bids for equipment like...

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Ty Cobb Hospital Now Officially St. Mary’s Sacred Heart

June 9, 2015

It is official. After months of negotiations and state review, St. Mary’s Health Care System of Athens has confirmed that it has acquired Ty Cobb Regional Medical Center in Lavonia retroactive to and effective on June 1. St. Mary’s confirmed that everything officially went through late Friday. With the sale now official, Ty Cobb...

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Royston Hosting USDA Seminar

June 9, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The City of Royston will be hosting the Northeast Georgia Economic Development Symposium next month. According to Royston Main Street Executive Director Candy Rhoades, this is the first such symposium of its kind in Northeast Georgia and will take place on Thursday, July 23 from 11 a.m. to...

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Rookie League All-Star Tourney Held

June 9, 2015

The first round of Little League baseball and softball tournaments is complete, with more district tournaments scheduled for later this month. Toccoa’s Rookie League baseball and softball All-Stars, along with the Toccoa Sandlot baseball 9 and under All-Stars participated in district tournament play in Hartwell last week. First in softball, the Toccoa All-Stars defeated...

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Public Comment Needed to Help Shape Revised Wildlife Plan

June 9, 2015

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is seeking public comments on a draft version of the revised State Wildlife Action Plan. Often called SWAP, this plan outlines the steps that the DNR and partner organizations follow to conserve native wildlife and habitats before they become rarer and more costly to protect. The SWAP is...

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D-Day Commemoration Held Saturday in Stephens Co.

June 8, 2015
D-Day Commemoration Held Saturday in Stephens Co.

Stephens County marks D-Day. On Saturday, the Camp Toccoa at Currahee Project held its fourth annual D-Day run at Currahee Mountain. Runners and walkers got up early in the morning to travel the “three miles up and three miles down” Currahee Mountain, following in the footsteps of the paratroopers who ran that mountain as...

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