Sewer Grant Being Pursued

December 9, 2014

Local officials continue to seek funding opportunities for water and sewer improvements along the Toccoa By-pass. Monday, Toccoa City Commissioners unanimously approved a grant application to the OneGeorgia Authority to try to obtain $200,000 in funding to go towards expanding the city’s sewer system from the intersection of the By-pass and Big A Road...

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Toccoa Christmas Parade Winners Announced

December 9, 2014

The winners are in for this year’s Toccoa Christmas Parade. The Toccoa Woman’s Club announced the winners Monday from the parade, which took place Saturday afternoon in downtown Toccoa. The best overall entry went to Caterpillar. Meanwhile, the best school entry was the JROTC; the best church or civic group was Providence Methodist Church;...

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SCHS, SCMS Wrestling Update

December 9, 2014

Wrestling season is underway at Stephens County High School. The Indians took home third place out of about 20 teams in the King of the Mountain tournament in Hiawassee this past Friday and Saturday. Devin Burns won the 182-pound weight class and Gary Walker won the 285-pound weight class, all by pins, to lead...

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SCMS Basketball Splits With Elbert Co.

December 9, 2014

The Stephens County Middle School basketball teams split a series of games with Elbert County on Saturday. The 7th grade girls won 23-19. Brooklyn Deshazer had 12 points and Trinity Howard had four points for the Lady Rebels. Meanwhile, the 8th grade girls lost 39-18. Kaylee Sellers had eight points for Stephens County. Moving...

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New Franklin Co. Manager Starting Jan. 1

December 9, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Come the first of the year, Franklin County will have a new county manager. At its regular meeting last week, the Franklin County Board of Commissioners voted to hire Elizabeth Thomas as the new manager, effective January 1st. In a called meeting last month, the Board voted unanimously to...

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Stephens Co. Commission To Meet Today

December 9, 2014

Stephens County Commissioners will hold their only regularly scheduled meeting for December later today. The county commission will meet at 8:30 a.m. in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. County commissioners will start with a public hearing to deal with a number of planning and zoning requests forwarded...

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