Busy Summer Starts This Week in Downtown Toccoa

June 4, 2014

Downtown Toccoa is gearing up to start two summer event series this week. First on Thursday, Main Street Toccoa will host “Summer Movies at the Schaefer Center.” Main Street Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said the movies will take place every Thursday night starting this week and lasting through July 31. “Each Thursday night during...

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Martin Hydrant Flushing To Start Today

June 4, 2014

Hydrant flushing is starting today in part of the town of Martin. Martin town officials said that as a requirement of a program mandated by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division, the town is flushing fire hydrants in the Gumlog Road area starting today. The town said the hydrant flushing will continue in the Gumlog...

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Work Underway on Schaefer Center Roof

June 4, 2014

Work is continuing on renovations to the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa. Crews began working on the roof of the building recently. That comes after Toccoa City Commissioners approved the bid of John’s Roofing of Toccoa to do the work at their meeting on May 20. John’s Roofing bid $23,850 for the project. That...

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Proposed Stephens Mill Increase Smaller After Budget Retreat

June 3, 2014
Proposed Stephens Mill Increase Smaller After Budget Retreat

After a three-hour meeting, Stephens County Commissioners make a small reduction to the proposed millage rate increase for the upcoming year. Following a budget retreat Monday, a majority of the commission agreed to have Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers build the proposed Fiscal Year 2015 budget off of a proposed millage rate increase of...

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Toccoa Police Arrest Four on Drug Charges

June 3, 2014
Toccoa Police Arrest Four on Drug Charges

Four people face charges after local law enforcement served search warrants at two Toccoa locations recently. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said a month-long investigation by police and the Mountain Judicial Circuit N.C.I.S. Drug Team into drug activity led to search warrants being served last week at a home on Elberton Street and at...

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Three Toccoa Residents Arrested for Armed Robbery in Rabun Co.

June 3, 2014

Three Toccoa residents face charges in connection to an alleged armed robbery in Rabun County. The Rabun County Sheriff’s Office said it occurred on May 29 at about 8 pm. in the parking lot of the Clayton Wal-Mart. Rabun County Sheriff Frank Andrews said his department arrested 26-year-old Cameron Gholston, 24-year-old Marcus Quillian, and...

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