TFC Basketball Update

The Toccoa Falls College men’s basketball team picks up three big wins in recent days. The Eagles first beat Johnson University of Florida last Friday 75-60.  Derek Westfall had 18 points and Jon Sauls added 15 points for TFC. Then on Saturday, the Eagles beat Clearwater Christian College 87-78.  Cameron Williams led Toccoa Falls with 24 points and 12 rebounds.  […]

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Land Use Plan Headed to Public in Stephens Co.

Stephens  County is putting its proposed Land Use Plan out to the public. Tuesday, the Stephens County Land Use Regulation Committee met to review the 58-page proposal once more and set up times for the public to ask questions and make comments. The plan sets up zoning classifications such as agricultural residential, agricultural business, agricultural intensive, single-family residential, multi-family residential, […]

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Stephens Co. Holds STAR Student, Teacher Reception

Stephens County officially recognizes this year’s STAR student and star teacher. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce and the Stephens County School System held the annual STAR Student and STAR Teacher reception at Stephens County High School on Tuesday. This year’s STAR Student is Connor Roberts.  He is the son of Barry and Lynn Roberts of Toccoa. Roberts said he […]

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Middle Schoolers Attend Career Fair

8th graders at Stephens County Middle School are getting a chance to take in information about their futures. The Middle School 8th graders visited Stephens County High School on Tuesday for a tour and a career fair in the high school’s Currahee Arena. Stephens County Middle School Graduation Coach Renee Herron said that the event went well once again this […]

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TAVT Opt-in Deadline Approaching

Time is running out for eligible vehicle owners to “opt in” to the state’s Title Ad Valorem Tax, or TAVT. Stephens County Tax Commissioner Dene Hicks said those who bought vehicles in 2012 or between January 1 and February 28, 2013 are eligible to opt that vehicle in to the TAVT system and no longer pay the so-called “birthday tax” […]

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Two to Run in Special Election

Two candidates will run in the special election this March to serve out the remainder of the unexpired term of the late Harold Andrews on the Stephens County Commission. Qualifying wrapped up Monday at noon. Michelle Grafton and Ralph Stowe were the only two candidates to qualify for the seat. Grafton, 31, is a real estate agent.  Stowe, 59, is […]

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