SCMS Football Picks Up Win

Stephens County Middle School picks up its first win on the football field for the 2016 season. The Rebels beat Madison County on Thursday, 18-6, at the Reservation. Zack Feaster ran for 2 touchdowns, and Zatorian Lacy intercepted a Madison County pass and returned it for a touchdown. Stephens County Middle School’s record improves to 1-1 on the season. The […]

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Lady Indian Volleyball Drops Two

Stephens County loses a pair of matches on the volleyball court in non-region play. On Thursday, the Lady Indians lost in straight sets to West Hall, 26-24 and 25-21. Then, East Hall defeated the Lady Indians in straight sets, 25-20 and 25-17. For the season, the Lady Indian volleyball team is 8-12 overall. Their next match is Wednesday at home […]

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Stephens Co. Shows Off New Dog Park

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Part of the Stephens County Recreation Department has gone to the dogs. Stephens County and the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting Thursday to officially unveil the new “SCentral Bark” dog park at the Stephens County Recreation Department on Rose Lane in Toccoa. County Administrator Phyllis Ayers said this was something years in the making and she […]

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One Injured in Easy St. Accident

One person is injured after an accident Thursday in Stephens County. The accident occurred just before 12:30 p.m. on Easy Street, off of U.S. Highway 123 in Stephens County. According to the Toccoa post of the Georgia State Patrol, 82-year-old Jefferson Wilbur Minchew of Toccoa was driving a 2004 Chevy Tahoe south on Easy Street negotiating a curve when he […]

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Local Govt. Offices Announce Labor Day Schedule

Local government offices are announcing their schedules for the Labor Day holiday. Both Stephens County government offices and Toccoa City Hall will be closed on Monday in observance of Labor Day. In the city of Toccoa, routes for garbage and recycling scheduled to be picked up on Monday will be picked up on Tuesday instead. Commercial garbage will be picked […]

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Accident On U.S. 123 Between Westminster, Toccoa

By Dick Mangrum, WGOG Radio, Walhalla An overturned poultry truck accident has blocked a section of the main highway between Westminster, South Carolina and the Georgia line. South Carolina state troopers say the accident on U.S. Highway 123 at Hopewell Church Road in Oconee County shortly before 5 a.m. today resulted in injuries. The injured has been identified as the […]

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Sprint Cars Visiting Lavonia Tonight

Lavonia Speedway is hosting a busy night of racing tonight. Tonight, the United Sprint Car Series stops at Lavonia Speedway as part of its “Salute to American Labor.” USCS Founder and President Pete Walton said tonight’s race kicks off a three-race Labor Day weekend for the series. He said it should be an exciting night of sprint car racing. “If […]

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