Clearer Day Expected After Monday Storms

It looks like a clearer day is in the forecast for the area today after storms moved through the region Monday. Those storms dumped a total of .24 inches of rain on downtown Toccoa. However, some areas may have received more than that. There were also reports of hail in areas of Stephens County, especially the Eastanollee area, as well […]

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Ga. Supreme Court Hears Case With Toccoa Ties

A case involving a Stephens County business makes its way before the Supreme Court of Georgia. The state’s highest court heard oral arguments Monday in the case of Mississippi-based law firm McHugh Fuller against PruittHealth of Toccoa. On April 17, 2014, McHugh Fuller posted an advertisement in the Toccoa Record that was allegedly based on a 2012 survey report about […]

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Wilbros Withdraws EPD Appeal

Wilbros is ending its quest to have its Environmental Protection Division permits re-instated. The Rose Lane company filed a notice of dismissal in Fulton County Superior Court today. In that notice, Wilbros says it is withdrawing its request for Fulton County Superior Court to review the EPD’s administrative order revoking Wilbros’ waste water and solid waste permits and the prior […]

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Toccoa Marking Georgia Cities Week

The city of Toccoa is marking Georgia Cities Week this week with a host of activities. Georgia Cities Week is sponsored and organized each year by the Georgia Municipal Association. According to Toccoa Main Street Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby, the GMA hosts Georgia Cities Week each year in an effort to highlight what is going on in the state’s cities […]

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Pond St. Bridge Re-Open

The Pond Street Bridge in downtown Toccoa is open once again. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse announced that the bridge was back open to traffic as of Friday morning. Morse said the bridge is also in the process of getting signage for its new five-ton rating. The bridge over the railroad tracks through downtown Toccoa had been closed since April […]

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SCMS Boys’ Tennis Wins Tourney Title

The Stephens County Middle School boys’ tennis team wins a region tournament title The Rebels won the title on Saturday, April 18. First, Stephens County defeated Hart County 3-0 in the semi finals, then they beat Elbert County 3-0 in the finals. The Stephens County Middle School boys’ tennis team finished its season with an unblemished 11-0 record. Nine of […]

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Water Work Planned in Martin Today

More water line work is planned in the Martin area of Stephens County today in conjunction with the Georgia Highway 17 construction project. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, crews will be installing and getting a new water line up and running today at the intersection of Sisk Road and State Route 17. The DOT said installing that new […]

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