Over 4,000 Vote in Stephens County

Overall, things went well at the polls on Tuesday. That is according to Stephens County Registrar Bill Cochran. “The poll workers were outstanding,” said Cochran. “I can’t say enough about their dedication to the community. They do a great job. We had a great team and I can’t brag on them enough.” Overall, 4,193 votes were cast for this election […]

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Franklin Co. Election Totals

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The votes are now in and Franklin County voters were decisive in who they wanted in office. Voters were deciding on five local races in Franklin County, Sheriff, County Commission Chair, County Commission District 1, and Board of Education Posts 1 and 2. In the race for Franklin County Sheriff, incumbent Sheriff Steve Thomas […]

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Election Day is Today in Stephens Co.

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Stephens County voters will head to the polls today to decide a host of races in the primary and non-partisan election. Registrar Bill Cochran said all voting today will take place at the Stephens County Senior Center on Rose Lane in Toccoa. “Polls will open at 7 a.m.,” said Cochran. “They will go through the day and close at 7 […]

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Franklin Co. Voters Also Headed to Polls

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Voters in Franklin County are also headed to the polls. In Franklin County, voters will have five local races to decide, including Franklin County Commission Chair, County Sheriff, County Commission District 1 and two Franklin County Board of Education seats. First, incumbent Sheriff Stevie Thomas has qualified and is being challenged by Tim Hill. […]

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Toccoa Commissioners Approve FY 17 Budget

Toccoa City Commissioners sign off on the city’s budget for the next fiscal year. Monday, the city commission unanimously approved the Fiscal Year 2017 budget. According to Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse, the proposed budget totals $35,496,758, which is $671,228 less than the Fiscal Year 2016 budget. Morse said the budget proposes to keep the property tax millage rate the […]

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Stephens Co. Commission Meets Today

Stephens County Commissioners will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting later today. The county commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. today for that meeting in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. County commissioners will start with a work session to discuss items that are on the agenda. The business meeting, to vote on agenda […]

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NGTC President Thaxton Retiring

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Change is coming this Summer to the leadership at North Georgia Technical College. Friday, Dr. Gail Thaxton announced that she will retire from her post as President of North Georgia Technical College effective August 1. Thaxton has served at North Georgia Technical College since 2012 when she moved to Habersham County from Waycross, where she served as president of Okefenokee […]

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Class of 2016 Graduates From SCHS

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Referencing Robert Frost, student speakers at Friday’s Stephens County High School graduation urged the 226 members of the Class of 2016 to take the road less traveled. Stephens County High School’s Class of 2016 graduated in a ceremony Friday night at the Currahee Arena. The ceremony was indoors due to inclement weather. Valedictorian Ellen Brock is headed to Truett-McConnell University next […]

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