Stephens Co. Wins 2-1 in 10 Innings

The Stephens County Indians open Region 8-AAAA baseball play with a win. In a game with twists and turns befitting Friday the 13th, Stephens County threw out the tying run at the plate twice, including to end the game, to beat White County, 2-1, Friday night in Cleveland. Scoreless through nine innings, the Indians broke through in the top of […]

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Two Teens Killed in White Co. Wreck

Two teens are dead after a weekend automobile accident in White County, according to media reports. Accessnorthga.com reported that the two teens, both of Cleveland, were killed in an accident on Gene Nix Road. That is west of Cleveland. The Georgia State Patrol post in Gainesville told accessnorthga.com that troopers are not sure when the wreck happened, but said it […]

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TFC, Toccoa Elementary Expanding Partnership

Toccoa Elementary School and Toccoa Falls College are entering into an agreement looking to expand their partnership. Thursday, the Stephens County Board of Education unanimously approved a Professional Development School Pilot Agreement between the elementary school and the college. TFC Professor Carrie Ryan said under the agreement, one of her classes would be housed in the building and she would […]

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Unemployment Up in January in Stephens Co.

Stephens County sees a jump in unemployment to start the New Year. According to figures for January released this week by the Georgia Department of Labor, Stephens County had a preliminary unemployment rate for the month of January of 7.2 percent. That represents a three-tenth of a percentage point jump from December’s revised rate of 6.9 percent. This January’s unemployment […]

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Coroner Appointed to Committee

Stephens County Coroner Chris Stephens will represent the state’s coroners on a committee being formed by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. County Administrator Phyllis Ayers informed county commissioners of the news at their meeting on Tuesday. “He is been asked to serve by the GBI on a committee and represent the Georgia Coroner’s Association for at-risk adult abuse, neglect, and […]

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NGTC Forms Partnership To Help Foundation Lending Library

The North Georgia Technical College Foundation is working with an organization in an effort to re-use old books. Recently, the North Georgia Technical College Foundation began a partnership with Better World Books, providing another opportunity for anyone in the area looking for a way to repurpose old books and other forms of literature. School officials said the program is simple. […]

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