Busy Start to Week for SCHS Tennis

It is a busy week for Stephens County High School tennis. On Monday afternoon, the high school tennis teams lost to Rabun County on the road in a non-region match. The Indians lost 5-0 to Rabun and the Lady Indians lost 4-0. Moving to Tuesday, the Stephens County High School tennis teams hosted Chestatee in a Region 8-AAAA match. The […]

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Hospital Renews Employee Health Benefits With Same Cost, Coverage

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There is good news for employees at Stephens County Hospital. On Monday, the Hospital Authority voted unanimously to renew employee health benefits for the upcoming year. As part of that renewal, Stephens County Hospital Administrator Lynne Anderson said there will be no change in coverage or costs for hospital employees. “No increase to the employees for their coverage,” said Anderson. […]

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Indian Baseball Beats Knights

The Stephens County Indians snapped a three-game losing streak with a 10-4 win Monday night over the Johnson Knights at the Reservation. Zack Boyd picked up the win with five innings of work, giving up four runs on four hits and striking out three. Dawson Sorrells finished out the night, going two innings, giving up no runs, three hits, and […]

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Stephens Co. Commission To Meet Today

Stephens County Commissioners will gather for a regularly scheduled meeting later today. The county commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. today for a regular meeting in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Commissioners will start with a public hearing and first reading for consideration of amending part of the county’s nuisance ordinance. Following the […]

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Local Business Receives Downtown Award

A state organization recognizes Toccoa and a local business. During the recently held annual Awards Ceremony of the Georgia Downtown Conference, the Georgia Downtown Association awarded All Things Currahee and the Toccoa Downtown Development Authority with the Downtown Excellence-Small Business of the Year award. The ceremony took place on March 9 in Athens. As the premier event on downtown development […]

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Indian Wrestling Team Holds Banquet

Stephens County High School wrestling wraps up its season with its year-end banquet. The Indian wrestling program held its annual banquet on Sunday at the High School. In all, 40 student-athletes were honored for participating in wrestling this school year. Five wrestlers were recognized for making the State Sectional Tournament. They were Javon Jones, Corey Kindel, Jake Murray, Jay Stowe, […]

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Toccoa to Pursue LMIG Funds for Safety Projects

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The city of Toccoa is pursuing additional funding from the state of Georgia for road projects related to traffic safety. Last Monday, Toccoa City Commissioners unanimously voted to give staff the go-ahead to apply for additional LMIG funding from the state of Georgia. LMIG stands for Local Maintenance Improvement Grant. It is money that the state of Georgia awards to […]

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