Toccoa Passes Sunday Sales by The Drink

The city of Toccoa passes Sunday sales of alcohol by the drink for on-site consumption. In a close vote Tuesday, city voters approved the referendum by a count of 216 to 198, according to unofficial results from votes cast. City officials said that it would not take effect immediately, as procedures and rules have to first be put in place. […]

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Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest

A traffic stop leads to drug charges against one individual. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said that an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle early Saturday morning on Collins Road. “After making contact with the driver, Virginia Lee McCollum of Toccoa, he found her to be in possession of methamphetamine and marijuana, less than one ounce,” said Jarrell. […]

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Job Fair in Habersham County Thursday

The Georgia Department of Labor and several other local organizations are teaming up to sponsor a career expo in Habersham County Thursday. It will run from 2 to 6 p.m. on Thursday in the Student Commons Building at Piedmont College on Georgia Street in Demorest. Teaming up with the Labor Department for Thursday’s expo are the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of […]

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City Reports Sanitary Sewer Spill

Heavy rain received over the last couple of days is to blame for a sanitary sewer spill in Toccoa’s city system. City officials say that the spill occurred Monday just outside of the fenced area of the Ward Creek Liftstation. According to the city’s report, personnel located an overflow condition just before noon Monday. The city says staff immediately began […]

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Cleveland An Army All-American

Stephens County High School is sending someone to a top national high school football all-star game. Monday, representatives were on hand to officially announce that Indians’ senior offensive tackle Ben Cleveland has been named to the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. The Army All-American Bowl puts together two teams made of the top high school seniors in America each year. Cleveland […]

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