Fire Saturday on Currahee Mountain

Crews responded to a fire on Currahee Mountain over the weekend. The fire occurred Saturday night on the mountain. Four departments in all responded to the blaze. Those were Tates Creek, Carnes Creek, and New Hope Volunteer Fire Departments from Stephens County, along with the Georgia Forestry Commission.

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One Dead; Another In Custody After Lavonia Shooting

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County Sheriff’s Office investigators, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, and Lavonia Police are on the scene at the Pointe South Mobile Home Park on State Route 17 after a shooting there Sunday. It happened Sunday evening, according to Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas. Thomas said Lavonia Police responded to a report of shots […]

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Toccoa Costume Parade Set for This Morning

An annual Halloween tradition resumes today in downtown Toccoa. The 26th annual Toccoa Main Street Children’s Costume Parade will line up and head out this morning. Toccoa Main Street Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said that the parade will begin at 10 a.m. and children will begin lining up at 9:45 a.m. “We will be lining up on the corner of […]

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Dragons Overpower Indians

Stephens County drops its first region game of the season and sees its six-game winning streak snapped on the road. Friday night, the Indians lost their first Region 8-AAAA game of the season in Jefferson, 35-7, to the Dragons. Two second quarter touchdowns for Jefferson gave the Dragons a comfortable lead that they would not relinquish. In the first quarter, […]

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Indians Play Jefferson Tonight

Stephens County has a chance to clinch a region football title tonight. The Indians visit Jefferson this evening in a Region 8-AAAA football contest. With a win tonight, Stephens County would clinch the region championship and a top seed in the AAAA playoffs. Stephens County is 7-1 overall on the season and 3-0 in the region after coming from behind […]

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SCHS Softball Drops Tourney Opener

Stephens County lost the first game of the AAAA state softball tournament on Thursday to Central (Carroll) by a 2-0 score in Columbus. Emily Williams threw a no-hitter for Central, striking out 20 Lady Indians. Only Ashton Ayers put the ball in play for Stephens County, grounding back to the pitcher, and Natalie Morgan was the only Lady Indian to […]

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Early Voting Set For Saturday

Stephens County voters who cannot make it to early voting during the week have a chance to cast their ballots this weekend to avoid lines on Election Day. According to Stephens County Registrar Bill Cochran, polls will be open on Saturday (Oct. 29) for early voting. “Our early voting location will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.,” said […]

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Toccoa Harvest Festival This Weekend

An annual Fall tradition returns to downtown Toccoa this weekend. The 40th annual Toccoa Harvest Festival takes place Saturday and Sunday in downtown Toccoa. Toccoa Main Street Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said over 130 craft and food booths will be set up on Doyle Street from Alexander Street to Hill Street. “We have different vendors here every year,” said Crosby.  […]

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NGTC Foundation Receives Award

The North Georgia Technical College Foundation is the recipient of one of the highest honors bestowed on a technical college foundation. At the Technical College System of Georgia’s annual Fall Leadership Conference held earlier this month in Savannah, the North Georgia Tech Foundation was awarded the prestigious Technical College Foundation Association Role Model Foundation Board Certification. This marks the second […]

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Recreation Dept. To Apply for New Youth Football League

The Stephens County Recreation Department will look to move its youth football and cheerleading programs to the North Georgia Youth Football Association next year. Recreation Director Richard Adams made a presentation at the end of Tuesday’s Stephens County Commission meeting regarding what he has found out about the league. At the last Stephens County Commission meeting on October 11, Efrem […]

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