City Commission Approves Rules and Regulations for Cemetery

The Toccoa City Commission approved the adoption of rules and regulations for the Toccoa City Cemetery last night during their meeting. The commission appointed a Cemetery Committee to put together these rules and regulations and were presented with the committee’s suggestions at their last work session. Vice Mayor David Austin complimented the committee on the set of guidelines that they […]

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Lt. Governor Cagle Working to Prioritize Rural Broadband

Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle is working to prioritize broadband in rural communities. According to Cagle, access to high-speed broadband is critical and he says that no Georgian in any area of the state can afford to miss the opportunities that technology provides. Cagle believes that rural broadband is an economic, education and quality of life issue. Cagle says that he […]

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GDOL to host Recruitment for Flexicrew in Habersham

The Georgia Department of Labor’s Habersham Career Center will host a recruitment for Flexicrew on Friday, May 26th from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Flexicrew is a staffing and employment agency that’s looking to hire 35 full-time employees to work in Baldwin. The company is recruiting 25 assemblers and 10 glass room workers. All applicants must be 18-years- of age […]

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Royston Unveils Ty Cobb Statue

Hundreds came out Sunday to witness Royston’s unveiling of the Ty Cobb Statue. While the rains forced the ceremony to move inside of the Royston Library, Mayor David Jordan told the crowd that just like Cobb, they would play ball. “This is a wonderful day,” said Jordan. “And I think it’s serendipitous that we’re inside this building instead of outside. […]

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Stephens Co. Commission to Meet Tonight

The Stephens County Commission will hold a work session and regular meeting tonight at 5:30. On the agenda includes a presentation of the fiscal year 18 budget, consideration to approve a fiscal year 2017 budget amendment for the sheriff’s office, senior center and 911 communications and a consideration to sign Motorola contract in order to get both contracts on the […]

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Collins Introduces FILM Act

Last week, Congressman Doug Collins introduced the Facilitating Investments in Local Markets Act or FILM Act with co-sponsor Congressman Joe Crowley from New York. The FILM Act recognizes the economic impact of the production industry and extends the tax provision that allows production companies to write-off the first $15 million of a domestic production immediately. The bill also gives an […]

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City Commission Meets Tonight

The Toccoa City Commission is having a regularly scheduled meeting tonight at 5 p.m. On the agenda is the consideration to adopt cemetery rules and regulations, consideration of ratification of the Alcohol Beverage Control Board’s recommendation for Applebee’s, a consideration of appointment to the Alcohol Beverage Control Board and a second public hearing for the fiscal year 18 operating budget. […]

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