Indians Defeat Lions

The Stephens County Indians won their football season opener Friday night in Carnesville, 61 to 20, over the Franklin County Lions.  The Indians led 54 to 0, before the Lions scored their first points late in the 3rd quarter.  Stephens County quarterback Jackson Bell ran 72 yards and a touchdown and passed for 197 yards and 4 more scores as […]

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Schaefer Center Marquee Lights Up

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Downtown Toccoa officially lights up the new Ritz Theatre marquee at the Schaefer Center. City and state officials, local residents, and others gathered Thursday evening in front of the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa to turn on the new marquee that graces the front of the building. Toccoa Mayor Evan Hellenga said that the renovations of the Schaefer Center, including […]

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Drought Conditions Still Easing in NE Ga.

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Drought conditions continue to lessen in Stephens County. The latest drought monitor report released Thursday shows that much of Stephens County has moved out of severe drought and is now in moderate drought. Southern areas of Stephens County near the Franklin and Banks County lines remain in severe drought. Also, parts of Franklin County, Banks County, and southern Habersham County […]

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GSP Releases Details of Wednesday Accident

Authorities have released details of an accident Wednesday at the intersection of the Toccoa By-pass and Memorial Drive in Stephens County. The accident occurred at 2:46 p.m. on Wednesday. According to the Toccoa post of the Georgia State Patrol, a 2007 Ford Explorer Sport driven by 73-year-old Betty Parker Hart of Carnesville was traveling eastbound on Memorial Drive, while a […]

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Lady Indians Win At Home in Region Softball

Stephens County gets back in the win column in Region 8-AAAA softball. Thursday, the Lady Indians beat St. Pius at the Reservation, 6-0. Emma Whitfield pitched five shutout innings, scattering four hits and striking out seven. Ivey Andrews came on to pitch the final two innings to complete the shut out. At the plate, Natalie Morgan was 3 for 3 […]

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Main Street Toccoa Sponsoring Health Walk Sunday

Downtown Toccoa will play host to a health walk this weekend. Family Connections of Stephens County and Main Street Toccoa are partnering to sponsor the health walk around downtown Toccoa. Main Street Toccoa Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said the walk will start Sunday at 3 p.m. “Sunday afternoon, we are gathering together with some families and friends and meeting in […]

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Toccoa Salutes Local Paralympian

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Toccoa comes together to wish local Paralympic athlete McKenzie Coan well. On Tuesday, local residents gathered at Paul Anderson Park to sign a “memory book” to wish Coan well and celebrate her accomplishments as she prepares to swim at the Paralympic games in Rio next month. McKenzie is the daughter of Dr. Marc Coan, who practices at the Toccoa Clinic. […]

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