Toccoa Annexes Two Properties

Toccoa City Commissioners accept annexation requests for two properties to enter the city limits. Tuesday, city commissioners unanimously approved annexation requests for 102 Cherry Street and 21 Midget Drive. Both requests were recommended for approval by the Toccoa Planning Commission. At 21 Midget Drive, developers say they plan to open a micro distillery. As a result, city commissioners zoned the […]

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Royston Stolen Car Investigation Continues

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The Royston Police Department continues its search for the suspects who stole two cars from Tri-County Chevrolet. A 1956 classic Chevy Bel-Air and a 2015 Dodge Challenger were stolen from Tri-County over the New Year’s weekend. Royston investigators, with the help of the Hart County Sheriff’s Office, located the cars late last week hidden […]

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Indian Wrestling Holds Senior Night

Stephens County wrestling goes 1-2 on Senior Night for Wrestling at the Reservation. Tuesday night, the SCHS wrestling team celebrated its Seniors and Youth wrestlers in a quad match with Riverside Military, Hart County, and Habersham Central. The Stephens County youth wrestlers were recognized first, with 25 kids led by coaches Leon Walker and Josh Sweat. Then, Stephens County’s three […]

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SCHS Sweeps White Co. in Basketball

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Tay Jones scored 16 of his team-leading 22 points in the second half and Jackson Bell made 9 of 10 free throws in the fourth quarter to lead the Stephens County Indians to a come from behind 72-68 win at White County Tuesday night. Deundra Singleton added 16 points for Stephens County, who trailed by as many as 11 points […]

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Stephens Co. Adopts Changes to Nuisance Ordinance

Stephens County approves changes to the county’s nuisance ordinance to help enforce policies already in place at the county’s convenience sites. On Tuesday, the county commission approved the changes to the nuisance ordinance unanimously following a second public hearing and reading. According to Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers, the changes to the nuisance ordinance have to do with putting more […]

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TCC, DDA Meet for Joint Work Session

The city of Toccoa’s facade grant program is one of the main points of discussion at a work session between Toccoa City Commissioners and the city’s Downtown Development Authority. That work session took place Tuesday. Recently, the Toccoa DDA approved a series of changes to the city’s facade grant program policies. The facade grant program provides funding to assist Main […]

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SCSO Tracks Suspect In Snow to Make Arrest

A Stephens County man is under arrest, charged in a weekend burglary. The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office says that it arrested 25-year-old Devon Holder of Abbey Lane in Toccoa and charged him with one count of First Degree Burglary. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that it stems from a reported burglary early on Saturday on North Abbey Lane Court. […]

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