City Commission Proclaims February 15 as Arbor Day

Toccoa City Commissioners have approved a proclamation designating Friday, February 15 as Arbor Day in Toccoa. Hosted by Toccoa Main Street, Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said a tree planting ceremony is scheduled downtown Friday morning. “Every year we try to do something special; especially with children so they can be part of the Urban Forest initiative,” Crosby said. “This year, […]

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Main Street Toccoa celebrates 6th Historic plaque unveiling

Main Street Toccoa recently held its sixth historic plaque unveiling of  the 2018-2019 series. According to Main Street Manager Christian Hamilton, the unveiling was dedicated to the downtown building that formerly housed Stephens Federal Savings & Loan, and is currently occupied by Oconee Federal Savings & Loan, located on the corner of Doyle and Pond streets. Hamilton said Thursday’s ceremony […]

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Judge Sets Date for Third Special Election, Orders Erwin to Vacate Seat

Senior Superior Court Judge David Sweat has set April 9th as the date for a third Special Election and has ordered Representative Chris Erwin to immediately vacate his seat. Judge Sweat issued his written ruling Friday afternoon. “The Special Election in which Respondent Chris Erwin was certified the winner is hereby declared invalid,” Judge Sweat wrote. “Having been sworn into […]

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Secretary of State Launches Investigation into Possible Voter Fraud in HD 28

Following a series of accusations related to the race for House District 28, the Secretary of State’s Investigations Division is continuing to pursue an ongoing investigation into potential instances of voter fraud. “Eliminating voter fraud is essential to strengthening the integrity of Georgia’s elections, which is why I am committed to fighting against crimes that undermine our most fundamental institutions […]

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