SCDA Provides Updates on NIFCO, Sark

July 24, 2015

Progress continues for two industries in the process of moving into Stephens County. First, the Stephens County Development Authority unanimously approved a temporary lease agreement with NIFCO KTW at a called meeting Thursday. Stephens County Development Authority Executive Director Tim Martin said that this agreement will help in the construction of the NIFCO KTW...

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Toccoa Planning Commission Meets

July 24, 2015

The Toccoa Planning Commission elects officers for the year ahead. At its meeting on Thursday, the Planning Commission unanimously elected member Kinloch Dunlap to serve as Chair of the Planning Commission. Dunlap had been serving as the Planning Commission’s Vice-Chair. Meanwhile, the Planning Commission’s previous Chair, Don Pruitt, was unanimously elected by the board...

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GSP Releases Information on Wednesday Accident

July 24, 2015

The Georgia State Patrol has released more information on a wreck Wednesday in Stephens County. It occurred at about 4:50 p.m. on Georgia Highway 106, around Race Track Road. According to the GSP, a 2002 Nissan Maxima was traveling north on Highway 106 negotiating a curve. Troopers said it was then when the Maxima...

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June Unemployment Numbers Released for Stephens Co.

July 24, 2015

The latest unemployment figures for Stephens County show a fairly steady unemployment rate, but a drop in the number of employed and the total labor force in June. According to state Labor Department numbers released this week, Stephens County had a preliminary unemployment rate of 6.6 percent in the month of June. That is...

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Gasaway Named to House Study Committee

July 24, 2015

28th District State Representative Dan Gasaway will serve on a special House Study Committee. Thursday, Georgia Speaker of the House David Ralston announced that he had appointed Gasaway to serve on the House Study Committee on School Counseling and Role of School Counselors. This study committee was established by House Resolution 765 and will...

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Lavonia Names Cawthon As Sole City Manager Finalist

July 24, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The city of Lavonia could have a new incoming city manager as early as next month. According to current Lavonia City Manager Gary Fesperman, the Lavonia City Council is expected to officially hire Charles Cawthon at its regular city council meeting on August 3. Fesperman said nearly 20...

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