ARC Head Visits Toccoa

The city of Toccoa receives a visit from a top official for a multi-state agency. Last Friday, the Executive Director of the Appalachian Regional Commission, Scott Hamilton, visited Toccoa to meet with local leaders from the city and county. The Applachian Regional Commission, or ARC, is a regional economic development agency that represents a partnership of federal, state, and local […]

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Local Agencies Conduct Emergency Management Drill

Local agencies take time out of their week to practice response to an emergency situation. Tuesday, a number of agencies participated in a Regional Emergency Management Drill. The drill was taking place in a number of northeast Georgia counties. In Toccoa, the site for the drill was on Falls Road. Stephens County Hospital Director of Nursing Faye Taylor said that […]

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NGTC Honoring Award Winners This Month

North Georgia Technical College is getting ready to hand out some awards to alumni who have excelled in their professions. The college does this each year and this year, four outstanding alumni have been selected to receive awards. Those include the Hall of Fame induction, Career Achievement Award, and the first-ever Bridge Builder Award. At this year’s Alumni Lunch and […]

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DNR Accepting Quota Hunt Applications

Sportsmen and women can now apply electronically for quota hunts in Georgia. The first day for applications was Monday, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. A quota hunt is a scheduled event at a Wildlife Management Area or other state-managed property where a limited number of hunters are allowed. Quota levels are based upon the […]

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Toccoa Completes Hotel Inspections

The city of Toccoa completes its inspections of area hotels and motels. Last month, Toccoa officials and officials from the Stephens County Health Department inspected the Country Hearth Inn and the Toccoa Inn. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse said that both of those facilities were found to be in much better condition than the previous four establishments inspected by the […]

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March for Babies Campaign Kicks Off in Toccoa

Stephens County kicks off its annual March for Babies campaign to benefit the March of Dimes. The kick-off event for this year’s campaign took place on Friday at the First United Methodist Church in downtown Toccoa. March of Dimes Community Manager Meg Loggins said the kick-off event allows people an opportunity to find out what the March of Dimes and […]

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Former SCMS Principal Remembered

Funeral services are set for today for a long-time educator in Stephens County. Recently retired Stephens County Middle School Principal Donna Collins will be laid to rest later today. Collins passed away last Saturday at the age of 54. Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey said that Collins will be missed within the community and the school system. “My first […]

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People First Fishing Tourney Called Success

People First of Stephens County holds its annual fishing tournament. The annual event took place on Saturday at a pond owned by Jim Rhoades on North Avenue in Eastanollee. This marked the 15th year for the event. People First Supporter Jeraldine Hayes said that they had an incredible day again this year. “Just about everybody caught a lot of fish,” […]

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