County Road Prioritization List Approved

Stephens County Commissioners set their road priorities for SPLOST VI. The county commission on Tuesday approved a road prioritization list for SPLOST VI monies that are being collected to spend on roads. The list approved Tuesday represents the roads that will be worked on using the $9.3 million in SPLOST VI and state money set aside for roads that Stephens […]

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Indian Boys Fall in Region Quarters to Knights

The Stephens County Indian boys’ basketball season ends in the Region 8-AAAA quarterfinals. Top-seeded Johnson used a big third quarter to pull away and beat the Indians Tuesday night at Johnson, 71-50. Leading by seven at the half, Johnson outscored Stephens County 32-14 in the third quarter. Tay Jones led Stephens County with 14 points and Deandre Singleton had 11 points. […]

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SCHS Grad Harrison New HCHS Football Coach

A former Stephens County football standout will now lead the football program on the other side of Currahee Mountain. According to the Northeast Georgian, the Habersham County Board of Education voted Monday night to name Benji Harrison as the new head football coach at Habersham Central High School. Harrison is a former Stephens County High School quarterback. For the last […]

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Progress Being Made At the Pines

Progress continues on getting the city-owned, nine-hole Pines golf course re-open in Toccoa. City Manager Billy Morse updated Toccoa commissioners at their meeting on Monday. Morse said that the city has hired someone to serve as Course Superintendent to help oversee the work going on now at the course. “His name is Roger Shedd,” said Morse. “He used to work […]

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Toccoa Opens Electric Vehicle Charging Station

Toccoa officially opens its first electric vehicle charging station. The ribbon cutting for the station took place Monday at the historic train depot in downtown Toccoa. Toccoa had the charger installed last month and it is now open for public use. It is located in the parking lot of the historic train depot in downtown Toccoa. Mayor Terry Carter said […]

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Stephens County Commission Meeting Today

Stephens County Commissioners will hold a regularly scheduled work session and business meeting later this morning. County commissioners will meet at 8:30 a.m. today in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. At 8:30 a.m., the Stephens County Commission will have a work session to discuss items on the business meeting agenda. Immediately following the […]

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Four SCHS Wrestlers Headed to States

Two Stephens County Indian wrestlers are sectional champions. This past weekend, a number of Indian wrestlers took part in the Sectional AAAA Wrestling Championships. Winning titles in their weight classes representing Stephens County were Devin Burns and Gary Walker. Meanwhile, Jake Murray finished fourth in his weight class and Blake Peeples finished seventh place in his weight class. By finishing […]

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Two Killed in Sunday Wreck

The Toccoa post of the Georgia State Patrol is investigating a fatal accident Sunday on the Toccoa By-pass. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley says the accident happened at around noon on Sunday at the by-pass and Cawthon Road. Shirley says an older couple driving one of the vehicles was killed instantly as a result of the accident. The accident involved […]

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