Wayfinding Signage Going Up in Downtown Toccoa

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New signage around the Toccoa area will seek to point people towards downtown. Main Street Toccoa is currently in the midst of constructing wayfinding signage for downtown in seven different locations around Toccoa. Funding for the signage came through a grant for Tourism Product Development from the Georgia Department of Economic Development. Toccoa Main Street Director Connie Tabor said the […]

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Nifco KTW Moving Along on Construction, Says SCDA

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Progress continues towards getting German-based automotive parts supplier NIFCO KTW up and operating in Stephens County. The Stephens County Development Authority said that the company received the Certificate of Occupancy for its building last Thursday. Development Authority Executive Director Tim Martin said that the new building in the Hayestone-Brady Business Park on Highway 17 that will house NIFCO KTW’s U.S. […]

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Toccoa Rookie League All-Stars Performing Well

One Toccoa Rookie League All-Star team wins a district title, while a second one plays for a title tonight. Friday night, the Toccoa Rookie League softball All-Stars beat Hart 18-11 in Rabun County to win the Rookie League softball district championship after going through the tournament undefeated. Moving to Rookie League baseball, there will be a winner-take-all title game tonight […]

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SCHS Teacher Chosen For State Committee

A Stephens County High School teacher will serve on a committee created by Governor Nathan Deal. Tamera Cash was chosen to serve on the Teacher Advisory Committee, which the governor says will review recommendations from the 2015 Education Reform Commission in order to provide feedback and guidance to Deal, legislators and policy-makers. The committee is chaired by Rep. Amy Carter, […]

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Ribbon Cutting Held for MedStar

A new medical practice is open to the public in Stephens County. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Wednesday for MedStar, the office of Dr. Clayton Pulliam. MedStar is under the umbrella of the Toccoa Clinic. Through MedStar, Dr. Pulliam offers a full-service primary care medical practice for both children and adults. Dr. Pulliam said […]

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SCHS Band, Auxiliary Banquet Held

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Stephens County High School announces its Band and Auxiliary award winners for 2016. The Stephens County High School Band and Auxiliary held their annual awards ceremony Tuesday night, May 17th, in the Tugaloo Center for the Performing Arts at the high school. Seniors were presented plaques. Also, the Drum Majors for the upcoming season were announced. They are Rachel Arnold […]

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Road Work Planned on Rock Creek Rd.

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Motorists who use Rock Creek Road should be aware of some road work planned for Monday (June 6). Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers says that Monday, county road crews will be doing some extensive work on Rock Creek Road, starting at East Silver Shoals Road and going for two miles heading back towards town. There is no word on if […]

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Ivester Officially Named Next NGTC President

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It’s official. Dr. Mark Ivester of Toccoa will take over as North Georgia Technical College President on August 1. Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Gretchen Corbin made that announcement after the state board of the Technical College System of Georgia voted unanimously during its monthly meeting Thursday to accept the recommendation of Ivester. Ivester will be the sixth president […]

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Relay for Life Tonight in Stephens County

Stephens County will come together tonight in the ongoing fight against cancer. The Relay for Life of Stephens County is taking place tonight from 6 p.m. to midnight at a new location, the Stephens County Recreation Department football field off of Rose Lane. Local American Cancer Society Community Manager Cameron Lopez said that they are looking forward to a fun […]

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