Man With Toccoa Ties Killed in NW Ga. Skydiving Incident

Arrangments are still pending on a Marietta man with family ties to Toccoa who died in a skydiving incident over the weekend in northwest Georgia. 27-year-old Donald Bragg of Marietta died Saturday afternoon in Polk County, Georgia. According to a report on northwestgeorgianews.com, Polk County officials report that they received reports of two skydivers in trouble on Saturday afternoon after […]

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SCHS Cross Country Participates in Banks Co. Meet

The Stephens County High School cross country teams participated in a six-team meet last Thursday in Banks County. Besides host Banks and Stephens, Jackson County, Hart County, Madison County, and Towns County also participated. On the girls’ side, Deanna Lewis took third overall out of about 42 runners with a time of 23 minutes, 48 seconds. Kim Hill also participated […]

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GDOT Announces Weekly Area Maintenance

The Georgia Department of Transportation said a crew is scheduled to remove overgrown vegetation in the rights of way alongside State Route 63 in Stephens County this week. Work is scheduled through Friday as weather permits from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. According to the DOT, the shoulder will be closed as the work occurs alongside State Route 63. Elsewhere, […]

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NGTC Names New Currahee Campus Librarian

North Georgia Technical College is welcoming a new librarian to the Currahee Campus. The school recently announced that Melissa Hozey of Lavonia is the new librarian for the Currahee Campus. Hozey has previously worked for the Brenau University Library in Gainesville. She has her Bachelor of Arts degree in English for Pensacola Christian College and achieved her Master’s degree in […]

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TFC Now Known As “Screaming Eagles”

Toccoa Falls College makes a change to its mascot. The school announced last week that it is now the Screaming Eagles. TFC noted that the school now shares its mascot name with another group of legendary “Screaming Eagles.” That is “Easy Company,” the 2nd Batallion of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne that trained at Camp Toccoa […]

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