SCDA Signs Inducement Resolution

The Stephens County Development Authority signs a resolution that it hopes will help a company make a decision about moving to the area. At its monthly meeting last Thursday, the Stephens County Development Authority unanimously approved an inducement resolution for an unnamed potential business project code named “Project Hummingbird.” Stephens County Development Authority Executive Director Tim Martin said an inducement […]

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Indians Sweep Johnson in Region Baseball

The Stephens County Indian baseball team explodes offensively to sweep the Johnson Knights in Region 8-AAAA baseball action. Stephens County sent 11 men to the plate in the top of the second inning and scored six runs on the way to a 13-1, five-inning win over Johnson Wednesday in Oakwood. The Indians jumped out with two runs in the first […]

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Stephens Co. Commission Approves Extra 4-H Funding

Stephens County Commissioners approve additional funding to help support the county’s 4-H program. Tuesday, the county commission heard from Stephens County Extension Agent Forrest Connelly, who was requesting the county contribute an extra $2,700 annually to the funding it already contributes towards 4-H. This request came after the Stephens County Board of Education voted last month to cut its 4-H […]

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City of Toccoa Continues Golf Course Improvements

The city of Toccoa continues to make progress on improvements out at the Pines golf course. On Monday, city commissioners unanimously approved spending $25,000 to move the large metal maintenance building at the golf course from its current location by the Pro Shop to a new location adjacent to a small maintenance building elsewhere on the property. Toccoa City Manager […]

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Public Hearings Set On Eastanollee Elementary

The Stephens County Board of Education has set public hearings surrounding the proposed closing of Eastanollee Elementary School. Those public hearings will be on March 30 and on April 13. Both hearings will start at 6:30 p.m. and will be held in the Tugaloo Center for the Performing Arts at Stephens County High School. Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey […]

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Stephens Co. Commission to Meet Today

Stephens County Commissioners are expected to consider a request from County Extension Agent Forrest Connelly for additional funding from the county government for the 4-H program at their meeting later today. The county commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. today in the second floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Commissioners are expected to consider a […]

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