Victims ID’d In Habersham Plane Crash

Reports indicate that the Habersham County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of the three men killed in a single-engine plane crash in Baldwin early Thursday. According to, authorities identified the pilot as 58-year-old James Thomas Lycett of Port St. Lucie, Florida, who also reportedly owned a home in Clarkesville. said that also in the plane was Lycett’s […]

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SCHS JROTC Takes Second in State

One of Stephens County High School’s JROTC teams puts itself among the best in the whole state in its competition. The Stephens County High School JROTC Raider mixed team went to State Finals last weekend in Griffin and placed 2nd overall in the state. According to the Stephens County High School JROTC website, a Raider team typically consists of ten […]

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Totals In For Leadership Class Banquet Fundraiser

This year’s Leadership Toccoa-Stephens County class said September’s Leaders and Legacies banquet raised more than $2,000 for each of the schools in the Stephens County school system. The first Leaders and Legacies banquet took place on September 24 at the Georgia Baptist Conference Center. According to the Leadership class, money raised through sponsorships, ticket sales, and a silent auction at […]

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Toccoa Working on Ward Creek Sewer Spills


The city of Toccoa is working to try and lessen problems with sanitary sewer spills at the Ward Creek Liftstation. Continuing a problem that has existed for years, heavy rain events in Stephens County in recent weeks have caused two more sanitary sewer spills at the Liftstation, which is located in the Fernside Drive area. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse […]

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One Provisional Ballot Counts In Martin So Far

Stephens County election officials said that one of the provisional ballots under consideration in the Martin municipal election will count as a vote. According to election officials, the county was able to determine that one of the individuals asked to vote with a provisional ballot did in fact live within the town limits of Martin and was eligible to vote. […]

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Plane Crash In Habersham Co.

Reports indicate that a plane crash has happened in Habersham County. reported that a small plane went down a short distance from the Habersham County Airport on West Airport Road, near Brookcrest Drive just outside Baldwin. According to the report, there appear to be no survivors of the crash, which is reported to have happened in a wooded […]

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