Oglesby tenders resignation from Stephens County Board of Elections

Stephens County Board of Elections Democratic Party representative Agnes Oglesby has tendered her resignation. During the Stephens County Board of Commissioners work session and regular scheduled meeting Tuesday, the commissioners accepted Oglesby’s resignation effective immediately. Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers presented the board with the announcement that Oglesby had submitted her letter of resignation. Ayers says Oglesby was a joy […]

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TCC and Mayor make appointments for 2020

During the recent Toccoa City Commission meeting there were several appointments made by both the Mayor and the Commission. Billy Morse was reappointed City Manager. Fredda Wheeler was reappointed City Clerk. Paul Garrison was reappointed City Chaplain. In one fell swoop, Commissioner Jeanette Jamison made a motion to appoint all three individuals. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Gail Fry, […]

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SCBC to consider abandoning Kay Drive

The Stephens County Board of Commissioners will meet this morning for its regular scheduled meeting and work session. Some items up for discussion include abandoning Kay Drive, an agreement of automatic aid and mutual aid between the City of Toccoa and Stephens County Fire Services, and some amendments to the Fiscal Year 2020 budget. The board will hold a public […]

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NGTC sets dates for Spring 2020 Open House

High school students and family members interested in learning about potentially enrolling at North Georgia Technical College are invited to the Spring 2020 Open House in March on all three campuses. The Blairsville open house is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, March 3. The Currahee open house is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, March 17. The […]

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Georgia law makers expected to discuss multitude of items during 2020 General Assembly

The Georgia General Assembly reconvened on Monday for the 2020 session and among the issues to be discussed this session include the budget, teacher pay raises, healthcare, and gambling, and tax cuts. Speaking last week to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, House Speaker David Ralston said voters should decide whether they want to expand gambling. Right now, the only gambling in […]

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National VFW Auxiliary President is coming to Toccoa

The National Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary President will be visiting Toccoa, later this month. That’s according to VFW Post 4346 Auxiliary President Lyn Hack. Hack says on January 29, National VFW Auxiliary President Peggy Haake will be the guest speaker during the veteran’s coffee in the Mitchell Allen Room at the Museum from 2-4 p.m. For additional information regarding […]

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TCC to hold planning meeting this morning

The Toccoa City Commission will be meeting throughout the day today for its annual planning meetings. First up, the Toccoa City Commission will meet with the Downtown Development Authority beginning at 8:30 a.m. to discuss their organization and outreach goals for 2020, along with economic restructure goals, design goals, and promotion goals for 2020. This meeting is being held in […]

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