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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Toccoa City Commission To Meet Today

June 8, 2015

Toccoa City Commissioners are scheduled to meet today for a regular meeting. That meeting starts at 5 p.m. in the commission meeting room at Toccoa City Hall. During the meeting, the city commission is expected to consider a bid for golf course equipment. At its May 11 meeting, the city commission received bids for...

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Franklin Co. To Consider Millage Rate Hike

June 8, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County’s cash reserves are almost depleted and to get those reserves built back up, it must raise its millage rate in Fiscal Year 2016. That was the conclusion of Franklin County Manager Beth Thomas’ Fiscal Year 2016 budget presentation last Monday night to the Franklin County Board...

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Judge Clarifies Wilbros Order Applies to Toccoa Site

June 8, 2015

The judge in the Wilbros’ case makes a clarification in his last court order. Last week, Judge Robert Adamson issued what is called an “amended and restated emergency order.” Stephens County Attorney Brian Ranck said that the judge amended the original order from late March in order to clarify that it only applies to the...

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Currahee Military Museum Honoring Local WWII Veterans This Month

June 8, 2015
Currahee Military Museum Honoring Local WWII Veterans This Month

The Currahee Military Museum is also marking D-Day with a special exhibit this month. This month’s Local Veterans Showcase at the Currahee Military Museum, Loden Exhibit Hall, is focusing on the World War II with the 71st anniversary of D-Day. The exhibit features information about 45 men of Toccoa who gave the ultimate sacrifice for...

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Toccoa Dedicates Two More Historic Plaques

June 8, 2015
Toccoa Dedicates Two More Historic Plaques

The city of Toccoa dedicates two more historic plaques in downtown. Last Thursday, Main Street Toccoa dedicates two historic plaques at the buildings housing Raybon OB-GYN at the corner of Pond and Doyle streets. One of the plaques was on the Doyle Street building, which has housed Deluxe Tire and Scarborough’s Men Store before...

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