Stephens Co. Adopts Changes to Nuisance Ordinance

Stephens County approves changes to the county’s nuisance ordinance to help enforce policies already in place at the county’s convenience sites. On Tuesday, the county commission approved the changes to the nuisance ordinance unanimously following a second public hearing and reading. According to Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers, the changes to the nuisance ordinance have to do with putting more […]

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TCC, DDA Meet for Joint Work Session

The city of Toccoa’s facade grant program is one of the main points of discussion at a work session between Toccoa City Commissioners and the city’s Downtown Development Authority. That work session took place Tuesday. Recently, the Toccoa DDA approved a series of changes to the city’s facade grant program policies. The facade grant program provides funding to assist Main […]

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SCSO Tracks Suspect In Snow to Make Arrest

A Stephens County man is under arrest, charged in a weekend burglary. The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office says that it arrested 25-year-old Devon Holder of Abbey Lane in Toccoa and charged him with one count of First Degree Burglary. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that it stems from a reported burglary early on Saturday on North Abbey Lane Court. […]

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SCHS Football Banquet Held

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Stephens County High School honors the 2015 Indian football team. The annual football banquet took place at the Tugaloo Center for the Performing Arts and Stephens County High School Cafeteria last Thursday night. During the banquet, each player on the varsity and junior varsity football teams was recognized. This past year, the Stephens County Indians went 8-3 during the football […]

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Toccoa, Stephens Co. Commissions To Meet Today

Two local boards will meet later today. Toccoa City Commissioners and Stephens County Commissioners will both meet for regular meetings later today. The Toccoa City Commission is first as it will hold a work session with the city’s Downtown Development Authority at 2 p.m. today at Toccoa City Hall. Then, the city commission will meet for its regularly scheduled meeting […]

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Red Cross Issues Urgent Call For Blood Donations

The American Red Cross says that recent winter weather has caused an emergency need for blood and platelet donors. Officials with the Red Cross say that severe winter weather since January 1 has forced the cancellation of more than 300 blood drives across 20 states, resulting in more than 9,500 donations uncollected. Those officials say that is further depleting an […]

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Stolen Cars From Tri-County Chevrolet Recovered

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Royston Police have recovered the two cars stolen from Tri-County Chevrolet earlier this month and the search is on for the suspects who took them. According to Royston Police Chief Donnie Boleman, the cars were found late Wednesday night near the Elbert County line in the Holly Springs area in Hart County. Boleman said […]

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