Indians and Hart To Scrimmage Tonight on Gridiron

The Stephens County High School football team will prepare for the regular season against another rival tonight. Stephens County hosts Hart County tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Reservation in Toccoa in the Indians’ second scrimmage game. Last week, the Indians scrimmaged Habersham Central and won 27-14 over the Raiders. Indians’ Head Coach Frank Barden said that they are excited […]

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Details Provided On Fox Incident

A woman is recovering after being bitten by a fox earlier this week. Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter Director Jeff Roberts says that it happened on West Currahee Street near the old Toccoa Casket Company property. Roberts says the woman was attacked by the fox and bit before people nearby killed the fox. He says the fox was sent off for […]

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Quota Hunt Application Deadline Nearing, Says DNR

People looking to participate in a deer quota hunt this fall need to take the time soon to fill out an online quota application. That’s according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. The DNR says those applications must be received before midnight September 1. Deer quota opportunities include hunts on wildlife management areas and state park […]

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USDA Visits Madison Co. Sprayer Operation

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia U.S. Department of Agriculture officials say they are impressed with a disinfecting sprayer system for vehicles entering and leaving poultry farms that was developed by a Lavonia businessman. Officials with the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Atlanta office were in Madison County recently to view the system first-hand and to see how […]

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Downtown Building Owner Posts Sign Over Weekend

A downtown building owner uses some weekend signage to voice frustration. On Saturday afternoon, a sign went up on the front of a building owned by Robert Crumley in downtown Toccoa, the former Green’s Department Store at 26 Doyle Street. The sign said “No Welcome Mat in Toccoa.” When reached this week about the sign, Crumley said only that the […]

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Barden Comments On GSHA Reclassification Policy Changes

Stephens County High School Head Football Coach and Athletic Director Frank Barden is among those waiting to see how new re-classification policies affect things later this year for high school athletics. This week, the Georgia High School Assocation Executive Committee voted to implement two new policies for the re-classification that is coming up later this school year. First among those […]

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