Toccoa City Commission To Meet Today

Toccoa City Commissioners are scheduled to award one bid and open bids for two more projects at a meeting later today. The city commission will hold its first monthly meeting for September today at 5 p.m. at Toccoa City Hall. During the meeting, city commissioners are expected to award a bid for a heavy duty trencher for the Utilities Department. […]

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Investigation Continues Into Vandalism of Georgia Guidestones

By David Stephens, WSGC Radio, Elberton The Georgia Guidestones are a landmark that is known about across the nation and across the globe as well. A common issue with the Guidestones is vandalism, and another incident of vandalism was reported to the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday morning. Elbert County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Darren Scarborough said FBI agents were […]

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Ga. DOT Announces Routine Maintenance

A Georgia Department of Transportation crew is scheduled to mow rights of way alongside State Route 145 in Stephens County this week. According to the DOT, the shoulder of the road will be closed as that work occurs. DOT crews are planning work in other area counties this week as well. In Franklin County, a crew is scheduled to seal […]

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Toccoa Dedicates Historic Plaque

The city of Toccoa is once again honoring a number of buildings in the downtown area with historic plaques. City officials and others gathered Thursday to dedicate the first historic plaque of this year’s series of ten plaques at the Harper’s Row building on Doyle Street. Harper’s Row is comprised of four storefronts that were modified in the 1930’s for […]

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Indians Battle Hard In Close Loss To Elbert

The Stephens County Indian football team fights hard, but comes up just short in a thriller in Toccoa. Down 15 points entering the fourth quarter, Stephens County scored two touchdowns, but could not convert a two-point conversion and were later stopped on fourth down with under two minutes to go as Elbert County escaped the Reservation with a 35-33 win. […]

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Rebels Shut Out Jefferson

Stephens County Middle School’s football team picks up its first win of the year. The Rebels shut out Jefferson at the Reservation Thursday night 14-0. Jaquarian Scott had a six-yard touchdown run in the first quarter for Stephens County. Then in the third quarter, Donovan Curry had a 23-yard touchdown run to make it 12-0 in favor of the Rebels. […]

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Ginger and Co. Holds Ribbon Cutting

A local salon holds a Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday for Ginger and Company Salon in downtown Toccoa. Ginger Sheriff owns Ginger and Company Salon. She said they offer a number of different services for people. “We are a full-service family salon,” said Sheriff. “We do organic facials, massages, […]

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