Stephens Co. Commission To Meet Today

Stephens County Commissioners will meet later this morning for a regularly scheduled meeting. The County Commission will meet at 8:30 a.m. in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Commissioners will start with a planning and zoning public hearing with a request for a variance request on property setbacks for a property at 3070 Big […]

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Qualifying Underway for Local, State Elections

Qualifying for local and state races for the May primary in Georgia gets underway today. Stephens County Registrar Bill Cochran said that candidates wishing to qualify for local offices as either a Democratic or a Republican candidate will qualify with his office in the Stephens County Courthouse Annex on Tugalo Street in downtown Toccoa beginning this morning. “Qualifying begins March […]

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Shirley Announces Re-Election Bid

Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley says he will run for a third term. Shirley announced last week that he will qualify as a Republican to run for re-election to the sheriff’s post. He said it has been his greatest honor and blessing to serve as sheriff for the past seven years, adding that with the help of professional and talented […]

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Main Street Unveils Latest Historic Plaque

Main Street Toccoa dedicates the latest in this year’s series of historic plaques. Thursday, the sixth historic plaque in the 2015-2016 series was dedicated at Sew Fabulous at 47 Doyle Street in downtown Toccoa. According to Main Street Toccoa, the building that Sew Fabulous is located originally housed a Pool Room. Main Street said that over the years, the building […]

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SCHS Tennis Splits Region Matches On Road

The Stephens County High School tennis teams garner a region split on the road. On Friday, the SCHS tennis teams played at White County. The boys’ team swept all three singles matches to defeat the Warriors by a match score of 3-2. Freshmen Ben Smith, Brayden Shiflet, and Noah Heaton all won their singles matches to give the Indians their […]

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Lions Beat Indians in Baseball


The Stephens County Indian baseball team wraps up non-region play with a loss. Saturday, Franklin County jumped out to a 9-1 lead after two innings on the way to an 11-1 victory in five innings over the Indians in Carnesville. Franklin County scored four runs off Indian starter Dawson Dean in the bottom of the first and then added five […]

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