Stephens Co. Commission To Meet Today

Stephens County Commissioners will gather for a regularly scheduled meeting later today. The county commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. today for a regular meeting in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Commissioners will start with a public hearing and first reading for consideration of amending part of the county’s nuisance ordinance. Following the […]

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Local Business Receives Downtown Award

A state organization recognizes Toccoa and a local business. During the recently held annual Awards Ceremony of the Georgia Downtown Conference, the Georgia Downtown Association awarded All Things Currahee and the Toccoa Downtown Development Authority with the Downtown Excellence-Small Business of the Year award. The ceremony took place on March 9 in Athens. As the premier event on downtown development […]

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Indian Wrestling Team Holds Banquet

Stephens County High School wrestling wraps up its season with its year-end banquet. The Indian wrestling program held its annual banquet on Sunday at the High School. In all, 40 student-athletes were honored for participating in wrestling this school year. Five wrestlers were recognized for making the State Sectional Tournament. They were Javon Jones, Corey Kindel, Jake Murray, Jay Stowe, […]

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Toccoa to Pursue LMIG Funds for Safety Projects

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The city of Toccoa is pursuing additional funding from the state of Georgia for road projects related to traffic safety. Last Monday, Toccoa City Commissioners unanimously voted to give staff the go-ahead to apply for additional LMIG funding from the state of Georgia. LMIG stands for Local Maintenance Improvement Grant. It is money that the state of Georgia awards to […]

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E.O. Foundation, BOE Still Discussing Lease

There has not been any decisions yet on negotiations between the E.O. Foundation and the Stephens County Board of Education on moving forward with a new lease agreement between the two sides. That is according to Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey. “We are still looking at what the options would be for the board and making contact with Mr. […]

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Indian Baseball Swept By Madison County

Madison County scored in every inning Friday night and rolled to an 11-0 win over the Stephens County Indians in five innings. First baseman Tyler Griffeth knocked in five runs for the Red Raiders, getting two singles and a triple, while Zack Kerns added two RBIs. Meanwhile, the Indians could only muster three singles off of senior pitcher Wyatt Wood, […]

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