Another rabies clinic scheduled for tomorrow in Toccoa-Stephens County

Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter Executive Director Jeff Roberts is reminding Stephens County pet owners of an upcoming rabies clinic here in Toccoa-Stephens County. He says, Toccoa Veterinary Hospital will be doing their clinic at the Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter, located at 1747 Scenic Drive, in Toccoa, on Friday, May 14 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Toccoa Veterinary Hospital will offer […]

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Stephens County Environmental Health announces stray cat tested positive for rabies near LeTourneau Drive

Stephens County Environmental Health has announced a stray cat in the LeTourneau Drive area of Toccoa that bit a person and attempted an attack on another individual has tested positive for rabies. Problems of this nature often occur when people attempt to feed or rescue stray domesticated dogs or cats. If you have stray animals on your property call animal […]

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TCC agrees to resume in-person meetings in June

The Toccoa City Commission will resume in-person meetings beginning in June. The decision was made on Monday, during the regular scheduled Toccoa City Commission meeting. Commissioner Gail Fry recommended the Commission consider returning to the in-person format, after hearing that other organizations have also started to return to face-to-face meetings. “I’ve had some citizens ask me when we are going […]

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TCC approves first reading of proposed FY22 Budget

The Toccoa City Commission met on Monday for its regular scheduled meeting; during which, the Commission held the first reading and public hearing for the proposed Fiscal Year 2022 Budget. City Manager Billy Morse explained that the budget for Fiscal Year 2022 is an increase of $6,117,596 or 18.8 percent over last year’s budget. He says the budget totals $38,650,006. […]

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SCBC continues budget discussions this morning, rest of week

The Stephens County Board of Commissioners will continue its budget discussions this morning and throughout the remainder of the week. The Commission will meet at 8:30 a.m. inside the Toccoa-Stephens County Airport Conference Room to discuss the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget. As a reminder, the Stephens County Board of Commissioners’ meeting scheduled for today is canceled because of the budget […]

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Summer Movie Series returning to the Ritz

The Historic Ritz Theatre will again have a Summer Movie Series throughout the months of June and July. Every Thursday this summer, the Ritz Theatre will screen a different movie with two screenings, one at 10 a.m. and the second at 7 p.m. According to Historic Ritz Theatre General Manager Tami Mayhugh, this year’s series kicks off with Trolls World […]

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I-85 now open after tanker overturns on Sunday

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR I-85 NB in Carnesville is now back open. Crews, local firefighters, and hazmat teams worked overnight to clear a tanker that overturned Sunday on I-85 NB at the 160 Exit in Carnesville. According to Franklin County Sheriff Steve Thomas, it happened about 5p Sunday. At first, it was thought the tanker was leaking fuel after employees […]

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TCC to hold first reading and public hearing for FY22 Budget

The Toccoa City Commission will hold the first reading and public hearing for the Fiscal Year 2022 Operating Budget during its regular scheduled meeting this evening. According to City Manager Billy Morse the proposed 2022 Budget totals $38,650,006. The general fund in the 2022 Fiscal Year totals $10,509,606, the Water/Wastewater Fund totals $12,463,481, the Natural Gas Fund totals $11,683,796, the […]

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