Bailey Retiring as T-SC Chamber President

Stephens County is starting the search for a new Chamber of Commerce President. Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber President Wendi Bailey announced this week that she is retiring from the position. Bailey said it has been a great career at the Chamber. But she said it is time for a new chapter. “We have done a lot at the Chamber, a lot […]

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Ga. First Lady Visits Toccoa

Georgia’s First Lady stops in Toccoa. Sandra Deal paid a visit Wednesday to the Toccoa-Stephens County Boys’ and Girls’ Club. Deal’s visit was part of promoting the Summer Food Service Program in Georgia. The program is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and administered by the state. It makes sure children in Georgia have access to nutritious meals during […]

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Collins Speaks on Obama Lawsuit Vote

Ninth District U.S. Representative Doug Collins comments on his vote to authorize the House of Representatives to sue President Barack Obama. Collins voted in favor of the resolution, which passed the House Wednesday. It gives the House the authority to initiate a lawsuit based on what it calls President Obama’s repeated changes to and selective enforcement of his own healthcare […]

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Toccoa Pool To Open August 7

The new city pool in Toccoa will open next week. Toccoa officials have announced that the city’s new pool and bathhouse on Doyle Street will open on Thursday, August 7. Mayor Gail Fry said she is excited to see the new pool open to the community. “It is an absolutely beautiful facility of which our entire community can be very […]

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Toccoa Jr. League Softball Falls in Regional Semis

The season is over for the Toccoa Junior League Softball All-Stars. Toccoa lost to East Huntington, West Virginia 11-2 Tuesday in the semi-finals of the Southeast Regional Junior League Softball Tournament in Fort Myers, Florida. Alanna Dunson and Bella Fernandez led Toccoa offensively with two hits a piece. While Toccoa’s run ends, East Huntington, West Virginia will now move on […]

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SCDA Presents Annual Report To City, County

Stephens County Development Authority Executive Director Tim Martin has presented his annual report to Toccoa City and Stephens County Commissioners. Martin appeared before the county commission last week and on Monday, spoke to city commissioners. In his report, Martin said activity from new and existing businesses over the last year resulted in 87 jobs and more than $10.2 million in […]

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