Job Fair in Habersham County Thursday

The Georgia Department of Labor and several other local organizations are teaming up to sponsor a career expo in Habersham County Thursday. It will run from 2 to 6 p.m. on Thursday in the Student Commons Building at Piedmont College on Georgia Street in Demorest. Teaming up with the Labor Department for Thursday’s expo are the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of […]

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City Reports Sanitary Sewer Spill

Heavy rain received over the last couple of days is to blame for a sanitary sewer spill in Toccoa’s city system. City officials say that the spill occurred Monday just outside of the fenced area of the Ward Creek Liftstation. According to the city’s report, personnel located an overflow condition just before noon Monday. The city says staff immediately began […]

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Cleveland An Army All-American

Stephens County High School is sending someone to a top national high school football all-star game. Monday, representatives were on hand to officially announce that Indians’ senior offensive tackle Ben Cleveland has been named to the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. The Army All-American Bowl puts together two teams made of the top high school seniors in America each year. Cleveland […]

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Hart EMC Gets Major USDA Loan for Upgrades

Hart EMC is one of six rural EMC’s in Georgia who will be receiving a major loan from the USDA to upgrade their electric and power service. The rural electric cooperative will be receiving over $25 million in loan money and another $526,000 for improvements to install smart grid technology. The USDA announced last month it is awarding loans to […]

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SCSO Announces Child Molestation Arrest

A Stephens County School System employee is facing charges in light of allegations of sexual abuse on a minor. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that 51-year-old Keith Foster of Toccoa was arrested last week and charged with Aggravated Child Molestation and Incest. Shirley said his office was contacted about the allegations on Thursday. “We were called into the case […]

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