Toccoa Commission Meeting Today

October 27, 2014

Toccoa City Commissioners have a busy day in store later today. First, city commissioners will meet for a work session at 4 p.m. at Toccoa City Hall. During the work session, the city commission is scheduled to continue discussions of the city’s LMIG roadway project. LMIG stands for Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant and...

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Sept. Unemployment Figures Out for Stephens Co.

October 27, 2014

Unemployment drops in Stephens County in September. The Georgia Department of Labor released preliminary September unemployment figures last week. Those figures show a 6.7 percent preliminary unemployment rate for Stephens County last month. That is down from both August’s revised unemployment rate of 7.7 percent and September 2013′s revised unemployment rate of 7.5 percent....

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Toys for Tots Getting Started Again in NE Ga.

October 27, 2014

With the holiday season inching closer, the Toys for Tots program is again gearing up in northeast Georgia. “Toys for Tots” is a program of the Marine Corps and Marine Corps Reserve that collects and distributes toys to children and families in need each holiday season. Don Alexander is the Toys for Tots Coordinator...

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SR 17 Bridge Concrete Pour Expected to Continue Today

October 27, 2014

If weather permits, concrete pouring is expected to continue today for the new northbound State Route 17 bridge at the Stephens-Franklin County line. Last week, the Georgia DOT said it would pour concrete for the bridge starting last Friday and continuing today. DOT Spokesperson Teri Pope said pouring the concrete starts to tie all...

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Historic Plaque Unveiled at Simmons-Bond Inn

October 27, 2014
Historic Plaque Unveiled at Simmons-Bond Inn

The city of Toccoa dedicates the latest in its historic plaque series throughout downtown. City officials were at the Simmons-Bond Inn at a ceremony last Tuesday at the Inn, which is located at the corner of Alexander and Tugalo streets in downtown Toccoa. The house was built in 1903. This was the second of...

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31-10 Win Puts Indians in State Football Playoffs

October 25, 2014

Stephens County will be one of the four teams in the state AAAA football playoffs representing Region 8. The Indians scored 21 unanswered points in the second half to break open a 10-10 tie and beat Madison County 31-10 Friday night in Danielsville. Indians Head Coach Frank Barden said the team did a great...

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