Indians Fall In Sweet 16

The Stephens County Indians stood toe to toe with undefeated and top ranked Upson-Lee on the Knight home floor, but came up just short falling 76-71 in Thomaston Thursday night in the round of 16 of the AAAA state playoffs. The Indians started the game strong in front of a standing room only crowd and led the Knights 23-20 after […]

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ASI Is Project Orange, Announces Stephens Co. Expansion

Officials release more details on an economic development project in Stephens County. The Georgia Department of Economic Development today is identifying “Project Orange” as an expansion by ASI Southeast in Stephens County. ASI Southeast, which makes washroom accessories, toilet partitions, and lockers, is building a new $16 million manufacturing facility in Toccoa that will create 50 jobs. The building, located […]

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NGTC Part of Agreement With Irish School

North Georgia Technical College is opening the international door for Engineering Technology students. Leaders of the Waterford Institute of Technology in Ireland and the Technical College System of Georgia recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding that establishes a partnership giving Georgia and Irish students expanded educational opportunities. North Georgia Technical College was selected as one of two Georgia technical colleges […]

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Big A Elementary Principal Retiring

Big A Elementary School will have a new principal next year. Dr. Phyllis Carson has announced her retirement effective on May 31 and it was accepted by the Stephens County Board of Education at their meeting on Tuesday. Also at Tuesday’s meeting, the Board of Education accepted the resignation of Stephens County High School Assistant Prinicipal and CTAE Director Natalie […]

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Indian Basketball In Sweet 16 Tonight

The Stephens County High School basketball team will head on the road later today for the second round of the AAAA state boys’ basketball playoffs. Stephens County will head to the Thomaston area to take on Upson-Lee High School in a second-round match-up. Upson-Lee is undefeated on the season, coming in a with a record of 28-0. They defeated North […]

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SCHS Tennis Splits With Lumpkin Co.

Stephens County High School tennis gets a split in non-region play. On Wednesday, the Indian boys’ tennis team defeated Lumpkin County, 3-2. The Indians swept all three singles contests as sophomores Ben Smith, Brayden Shiflet, and Carson Keener won their singles matches to give the Indians the win. Stephens County’s boys are 4-1 on the season and have won four […]

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New Sound System At Schaefer Center

The new sound system at the Ritz Theatre at the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa is complete. City officials say that the new system was installed two weeks ahead of schedule. Christian Hamilton with Main Street Toccoa said the new system not only has surround sound for movies and a state-of-the art speaker and microphone system for concerts, but it […]

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