SCDA Wins Award From Magazine

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A national magazine recognizes the Stephens County Development Authority with an award. Site Selection magazine has named the Stephens County Development Authority with the Mac Conway Award for Excellence in Economic Development as one of the Top 10 Micropolitan Economic Development Agencies of 2015. This award puts the SCDA in company with development authorities and similar organizations from around the […]

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Stephens Co. Marks National Day of Prayer

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Stephens County comes together to mark the National Day of Prayer. The annual commemoration took place on Thursday on the lawn of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Again this year, the Stephens County High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes organized the event. As part of the commemoration, Chandler Shockley delivered a message on prayer. He said prayer […]

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Siervocomp Holds Ribbon Cutting

A new computer oriented business makes itself available to the Toccoa and Stephens County community. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Thursday for Siervocomp at the Chamber office. Micah Irvin is the owner of Siervocomp. He said his business offers technology-related services for both individuals and businesses. “It is information technology, which is going to […]

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Rabies Clinics Set for Saturday

A series of rabies clinics will be taking place Saturday throughout Stephens County. Both Currahee Veterinary Clinic and Toccoa Veterinary Hospital will be running rabies clinics on Saturday in the county. All rabies vaccines will be $7. Currahee Veterinary Clinic will be at the following locations: Tony’s Store on Highway 123 at 9 a.m. Whitman Street Center at 11 a.m. […]

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Stephens Co. Third Graders Take Farm Tour

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Third graders from the Stephens County School System make their annual visit to the farm. On Wednesday, they visited Mountain View Farms in Avalon for the annual farm tour. George and Linda Dean own Mountain View Farms and have hosted the tour every year for the past eight years or so. George Dean said they have all different kinds of […]

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Stephens Co. Works With DOT on Signage, Striping of Roads

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A number of Stephens County roads will be seeing new signage and striping thanks to state money. The Georgia Department of Transportation has awarded Stephens County an off-system safety project. Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers said the state is completely in charge of the project. “That is 100 percent paid by the DOT, no matching funds and that covers 77.86 […]

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Spring Football Practice Underway

Spring practice is underway for the Stephens County High School and Middle School football teams. Varsity spring practice started last Thursday and continues this week and next week. Stephens County High School Head Football Coach Frank Barden said things are going well so far. “We started last week with our varsity players,” said Barden. “They were ready to get out […]

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Toccoa Marking National Day of Prayer Today

Stephens County will mark National Day of Prayer with an event later today. The annual National Day of Prayer observance in Stephens County is set to start at 12 noon today on the lawn of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Again this year, the Stephens County High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes is organizing the county’s Day […]

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