SCHS Softball Moves to 4-0 to Start Season

Stephens County High School softball keeps its winning streak alive to start the season. Monday, the Lady Indians defeated Habersham Central at the Reservation in Toccoa by a score of 10-2 in six innings. Emma Whitfield pitched a complete game for the win, scattering 7 hits while allowing 2 runs and striking out 6. Kayley Sellers led the Indians at […]

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Volleyball Season Starting At SCHS

The Stephens County High School volleyball team is starting up a new season. Last week, the Lady Indians lost in a close match to Eastside High School 25-18 and 25-15 and then lost to East Hall High School 25-15 and 25-14. Today, the Lady Indians open the season at White County against White County and Rabun County. This is the […]

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One Killed in Habersham Co. Wreck Monday

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Authorities said that a fatal motor vehicle accident Monday in Habersham County took the life of a Toccoa man. According to the Toccoa post of the Georgia State Patrol, 64-year-old Paul Jonathan Tubbs of Toccoa was killed in the accident on Georgia Highway 365 South Monday morning. It occurred at about 6:08 a.m. on Monday, about one-tenth of a mile north […]

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Collins Talks Internet in Royston

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia 9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins is touring the District this month visiting small business owners who are developing their own Internet provider services. Last week, Collins was in Royston talking to the owners of Paladin Wireless. For many customers in northeast Georgia, Windstream is the only Internet service available and Collins has said […]

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GSP Releases Name of Man In Chase Friday

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The Georgia State Patrol has released the name of a man who led authorities on a multi-county chase Friday that ended in Stephens County. According to the GSP, 29-year-old Darren Adam Dawson of Commerce was the driver of the motorcycle that led authorities from Habersham and Stephens counties, as well as state troopers, on a chase from Habersham County into […]

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Indians Top Warriors in Scrimmage Game

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The Stephens County High School Indians’ football team had a pre-season scrimmage game with White County on Friday night in Cleveland to help get ready for the regular season. Stephens County broke out to a 24-0 halftime lead on the way to a 36-21 win over the Warriors. In the first half, the Indians scored three touchdowns. Those came on […]

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SCHS Softball Sweeps Saturday Games

The Stephens County High School Lady Indians Varsity softball team won both of its games this past Saturday. Taking the first game 3-1 over Banks County, Emma Whitfield pitched a complete game for the win allowing 3 hits and 1 unearned run while striking out 7. The Lady Indians were led at the plate against Banks County by Natalie Morgan, […]

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Ga. Power Payment Center in Toccoa To Close in Oct.

Georgia Power said it will close its business office in Toccoa this Fall. According to a statement from the company, starting in mid-October, Georgia Power will operate 27 business offices across the state with 2 to 3 business offices in each region. These 27 offices are the busiest in the state with the majority handling more than 100,000 customer transactions […]

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Toccoa, Stephens Co. Commissions Set to Meet This Week

Two local boards are meeting at the start of this week. First, Toccoa City Commissioners are meeting today and then Stephens County Commissioners will meet tomorrow. Toccoa City Commissioners meet at 5 p.m. today at Toccoa City Hall. During today’s city commission meeting, Toccoa Commissioners are scheduled to establish the 2016 millage rate for city taxpayers. Also, the city commission […]

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