Toccoa Harvest Festival Wraps Up

Another Toccoa Harvest Festival is in the books. Crowds braved wet, cloudy weather all weekend and colder temperatures on Sunday to attend the 39th annual Harvest Festival in downtown Toccoa. Numerous food and craft vendors turned out in spite of the conditions to sell their homemade, home-baked, and homegrown items. There was also a host of entertainment, along with various […]

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Toccoa Harvest Festival This Weekend

An annual autumn tradition returns this weekend to downtown Toccoa. The 39th annual Toccoa Harvest Festival is Saturday and Sunday in downtown. Toccoa Main Street Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said that Harvest Festival once again will have a lot to offer. “It has continually grown every year,” said Crosby. “It seems like we are getting new vendors and just a […]

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Victims ID’d In Habersham Plane Crash

Reports indicate that the Habersham County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of the three men killed in a single-engine plane crash in Baldwin early Thursday. According to accessnorthga.com, authorities identified the pilot as 58-year-old James Thomas Lycett of Port St. Lucie, Florida, who also reportedly owned a home in Clarkesville. Accessnorthga.com said that also in the plane was Lycett’s […]

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SCHS JROTC Takes Second in State

One of Stephens County High School’s JROTC teams puts itself among the best in the whole state in its competition. The Stephens County High School JROTC Raider mixed team went to State Finals last weekend in Griffin and placed 2nd overall in the state. According to the Stephens County High School JROTC website, a Raider team typically consists of ten […]

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Totals In For Leadership Class Banquet Fundraiser

This year’s Leadership Toccoa-Stephens County class said September’s Leaders and Legacies banquet raised more than $2,000 for each of the schools in the Stephens County school system. The first Leaders and Legacies banquet took place on September 24 at the Georgia Baptist Conference Center. According to the Leadership class, money raised through sponsorships, ticket sales, and a silent auction at […]

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Toccoa Working on Ward Creek Sewer Spills

The city of Toccoa is working to try and lessen problems with sanitary sewer spills at the Ward Creek Liftstation. Continuing a problem that has existed for years, heavy rain events in Stephens County in recent weeks have caused two more sanitary sewer spills at the Liftstation, which is located in the Fernside Drive area. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse […]

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