City Hall Still Working on Phone Issues

Crews are still working to completely fix an issue with phone lines at Toccoa City Hall. City officials report that as of late Thursday, the situation had improved somewhat. As of now, the city says that sometimes the phones are working and sometimes they are not at Toccoa City Hall. People should be able to call the main number at […]

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Operation Christmas Child Marks National Collection Week

Toccoa is joining communities across the country this week in National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child. This week, Operation Christmas Child officials say Toccoa residents will pack more than 23,000 shoebox gifts and notes of encouragement into a shoebox to deliver through the Operation Christmas Child program, which is part of Samaritan’s Purse. Samaritan’s Purse then will deliver the […]

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Toccoa Police Make Drug Arrest

Toccoa Police say one man faces drug charges after a traffic stop earlier this month. Chief Tim Jarrell said that 20-year-old Aahlijah Shakur Drinkard was arrested on November 10 for Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Drug Related Items, and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime. Jarrell said that it all started when […]

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Hospital Approves Project Financing

Stephens County Hospital is borrowing money to help finance two ongoing projects. Monday, the Hospital Authority voted unanimously to borrow $1 million from South State Bank with a 10-year repayment term to finance the ongoing expansion project at the Wilkinson Center and also to borrow up to $400,000 from South State Bank to help with the purchase of the former […]

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Drier Day Expected Today in Toccoa

A drier day is expected today after a night of heavy rain. In the last 24 hours, downtown Toccoa received 2.93 inches of rain. About two inches of that fell in a two-hour period between 6 and 8 p.m. Wednesday. .28 inches fell in the 24 hours before yesterday morning, giving downtown Toccoa over 3 inches of rain in the […]

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TFC Sports Update

At Toccoa Falls College, cross country and volleyball wrapped up their seasons while the men’s and women’s basketball teams have gotten their season underway. The cross country teams participated at the NCCAA Division II national meet on November 14 in Houghton, New York.  The TFC women’s 5k was led by Jamie Smith, who placed 11th out of the 43 competitors.  Katie Zimmerman finished […]

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Fire Cause Still Undetermined; Not Suspicious

Authorities said that they are still investigating to try and figure out exactly what caused Sunday night’s fire at the New Day Worship Center in Toccoa. The State Fire Marshal’s Office says that the origin and the cause of the fire both remain undetermined. However, the fire marshal’s office does say that the fire is not considered suspicious in nature […]

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