Church To Continue Renting Schaefer Center

A local church will continue to use the Schaefer Center for the next year. On Friday, the Toccoa Downtown Development Authority unanimously approved a lease for Crosstown Church to use the Schaefer Center for 2017. DDA members had tabled the matter previously at their last meeting on August 12. Toccoa DDA Chair Clint Sanders said that some of the DDA […]

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Local Umpire Calls LLWS Title Game

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Local Little League umpire Brian Henry works the Little League World Series championship game. Henry, a volunteer umpire for the Toccoa Little League with 20 years of experience, is one of the members of the umpire crew that is working the tournament and on Sunday, he called the balls and strikes behind home plate for the championship game of the […]

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Schaefer Center Marquee Lights Up

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Downtown Toccoa officially lights up the new Ritz Theatre marquee at the Schaefer Center. City and state officials, local residents, and others gathered Thursday evening in front of the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa to turn on the new marquee that graces the front of the building. Toccoa Mayor Evan Hellenga said that the renovations of the Schaefer Center, including […]

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Drought Conditions Still Easing in NE Ga.

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Drought conditions continue to lessen in Stephens County. The latest drought monitor report released Thursday shows that much of Stephens County has moved out of severe drought and is now in moderate drought. Southern areas of Stephens County near the Franklin and Banks County lines remain in severe drought. Also, parts of Franklin County, Banks County, and southern Habersham County […]

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GSP Releases Details of Wednesday Accident

Authorities have released details of an accident Wednesday at the intersection of the Toccoa By-pass and Memorial Drive in Stephens County. The accident occurred at 2:46 p.m. on Wednesday. According to the Toccoa post of the Georgia State Patrol, a 2007 Ford Explorer Sport driven by 73-year-old Betty Parker Hart of Carnesville was traveling eastbound on Memorial Drive, while a […]

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Lady Indians Win At Home in Region Softball

Stephens County gets back in the win column in Region 8-AAAA softball. Thursday, the Lady Indians beat St. Pius at the Reservation, 6-0. Emma Whitfield pitched five shutout innings, scattering four hits and striking out seven. Ivey Andrews came on to pitch the final two innings to complete the shut out. At the plate, Natalie Morgan was 3 for 3 […]

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