National Forests Ready for Fall Color

The U.S. Forest Service says it is ready for Fall color season. According to the Forest Service, a drier summer could mean that much of the Appalachian Mountains may have potentially spectacular Fall color. Forest Service officials said drier soils will likely result in more intense red Fall color and cool morning temperatures this month, along with clear, dry, and […]

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Banquet Honors Local Residents

Stephens County honors local leaders and legacies. Thursday night, this year’s Leadership Toccoa-Stephens County class honored five individuals at the 1st “Leaders and Legacies” banquet at the Georgia Baptist Convention Center in Toccoa. The goal of the banquet was to honor five people who grew up in Stephens County and have returned to stayed in Stephens County and made positive […]

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Toccoa Commission To Meet Today

Toccoa City Commissioners will meet today for a regularly scheduled meeting. That meeting is set to start at 5 p.m. at Toccoa City Hall. There are two items on the agenda for today’s city commission meeting. First, city commissioners will consider a series of Fiscal Year 2015 budget amendments. Second, the city commission will receive a report from the Chairman […]

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Wilkinson Hosting Habersham County Round Tables

50th District State Senator John Wilkinson will host a series of round table meetings with elected officials in Habersham County next month. Meetings will take place on Tuesday, October 6th with officials from Habersham County, as well as with officials from the cities of Cornelia and Demorest. The public is welcome to attend and listen to the round table meetings. […]

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Indians Hang on to Beat North Hall

Stephens County hangs on to open Region 8-AAAA football play with a win. Friday night, the Indians jumped out early, but had to hold off North Hall in the second half to pull out a 14-13 win on the road in Hall County. With about one minute left, North Hall’s Chris Dennis missed a 60-yard field goal short that would […]

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SCHS Softball Wraps Up Regular Season

The Stephens County High School softball team is getting ready for the region tournament this week. Last week, the Lady Indians finished up their regular season with another Region 8-AAAA win, defeating Chestatee 8-0 at the Reservation. The Lady Indians were led at the plate by Peyton Terrell’s 2 for 4 effort, with a triple, double, and 2 RBI’s. Karly […]

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Corps Recognizing National Public Lands Day Saturday

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District will waive all day use fees for visitors during Fee-Free Day this Saturday, September 26, which held in conjunction with National Public Lands Day. Also, the Corps says National Public Lands Day volunteers are additionally eligible to receive a fee-free coupon valid for one year from the issue date. Corps officials say Fee-Free Day covers […]

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