City of Toccoa employees will now have Veterans Day off

City of Toccoa employees will now have Veterans Day off. The decision came during the recent Toccoa City Commission meeting when Vice Mayor Jeanette Jamieson asked for support from her fellow commissioners to add Veterans Day to the list of City observed holidays. Jamieson says it’s important to allow the city’s employees to observe Veterans Day. Commissioner Terry Carter asked […]

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Christmas Fest returns to Toccoa next week

Christmas Fest returns to Toccoa a week from today. According to Main Street Toccoa Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby, Christmas Fest will run from 6:00 p.m. until 9 p.m., on Friday, December 3, and kicks-off with the annual City of Toccoa Christmas Tree Lighting and Courthouse Wonderland at 6:00 p.m. “Christmas Fest this year is going to be on December 3 […]

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Toccoa City Hall closes for Thanksgiving holiday

The City of Toccoa has announced its holiday schedule for Thanksgiving. Toccoa City Hall will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving today, November 25, and Friday, November 26. Routes for garbage and recycling scheduled to be picked up today, November 25, will be picked up on Monday, November 29 and routes for garbage and recycling scheduled to be picked up […]

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Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner urges Georgians to use caution while cooking this holiday season

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King is urging Georgians to use caution while cooking this holiday season. Commissioner King tells WNEG News nine Georgians died in cooking-related fires last year. So far this year there have been 69 fire fatalities, and a 2019 report by State Farm Insurance said Georgia is the top state in the country for […]

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City of Toccoa receives re-designation as PlanFirst Community

The Toccoa City Commission met Monday for its regular scheduled meeting, during which, the Commission entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. The Memorandum of Agreement, according to City Manager Billy Morse, designates the City of Toccoa as a PlanFirst Community. Morse said, the City of Toccoa was first designated a PlanFirst Community in […]

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Today is the last day to sign up to participate in 2021 Toccoa Christmas Parade

As a reminder, today is the final day to submit an application to be an entry in the 2021 Toccoa Christmas Parade. The Professional Women of Toccoa-Stephens County is organizing this year’s parade after the Toccoa Women’s Club, who historically organized the event, decided to no longer participate. Professional Women of Toccoa-Stephens County Organizer Dawn Jameson says you can get […]

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