MLK Activities Today in Toccoa

Activities for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day conclude today in Toccoa. At noon, Trinity C.M.E. Church will host the annual interfaith service honoring and remembering Dr. King. Following that service, at about 2 p.m., the annual march from the church to Toccoa City Hall will take place. Today’s activities wrap up a series of events over the last couple […]

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TFC Men Drop Conference Game Saturday

The Toccoa Falls College men’s basketball team drops a conference game at home. Pensacola Christian College defeated the TFC men Saturday night, 83-71. TFC shot just 32 percent from the field, including just 23 percent from beyond the three-point line. Meanwhile, Pensacola Christian shot 50 percent from three-point range for the game, hitting 9 of 18 from downtown. Josh Barrett […]

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Woman Killed When Struck By Train

Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said on Saturday that a woman was killed after being struck by a train in Stephens County. Shirley said that at 6 p.m. Friday, 911 dispatch contacted the Sheriff’s Office and reported that a Norfolk Southern cargo train had struck a pedestrian near the Stonewall Court bridge located in the area of the airport. Shirley […]

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SCDA Meets, Elects Officers

The Stephens County Development Authority starts off its calendar year. The Development Authority board held its first meeting of 2015 Thursday morning at the Authority’s offices in downtown Toccoa. During the meeting, the Authority welcomed two new members to the board, as Toccoa Mayor Terry Carter and Stephens County Commission Chair Dennis Bell took their seats on the Authority for […]

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MLK Events Scheduled For This Weekend

Toccoa and Stephens County will host a series of events this weekend to commemorate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On Saturday at 3 p.m. at Greater Hope Baptist Church in Martin, they will hold the annual “Senior Citizens Reflections” event. Then on Sunday at 5 p.m., the annual musical extravaganza will take place at Friendship Baptist Church […]

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Local Govts. Announce MLK Schedule

Local governments are announcing their schedules for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Both Stephens County government offices and Toccoa City Hall are closed on Monday in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. In the city of Toccoa, routes for garbage and recyclables scheduled to be picked up on Monday, January 19th will be picked up on Tuesday, […]

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Stephens BOE Meets for January Work Session

The Stephens County Board of Education pays off its 2014 tax anticipation note. Thursday, Stephens County school officials said the system paid off its tax anticipation note of $4.752 million on December 4th. According to the monthly financial report, that left the school system with just under $500,000 excess revenues over expenditures as of December 31, which is the halfway […]

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SCMS Basketball Update

The Stephens County Middle School basketball teams are off until next Friday, January 23rd, when they travel to Madison County. This past Tuesday, the 7th and 8th grade basketball teams faced Hart County. The 7th grade boys lost to Hart by a score of 42-31. Keondre Latner had 7 points to lead the 7th grade boys, while Daniel Mayfield added […]

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