Animal Shelter Followed Policy in Adopting Out Dogs Turned in by Man’s Friends, Says Board Chair

A man whose friends took his dogs to the Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter while he was out of town will not get them back after they have been adopted to new homes. The shelter board announced that decision had been made on Monday. Last month, Thomas Powell spoke before Stephens County Commissioners and the Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter. He said […]

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Main Street Toccoa Receives National Accreditation

Main Street Toccoa again receives national accreditation. Last month, Main Street Toccoa was designated as an accredited National Main Street Program for the 15th year. Main Street Toccoa Director Connie Tabor said it is an honor to receive the recognition again this year. “We are excited to receive the accreditation for the 15th year in a row and it is […]

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Stephens Co. Commissioners Meeting This Morning

Stephens County Commissioners are scheduled to meet this morning for a regularly scheduled meeting. Today’s meeting is set to start at 8:30 a.m. in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. During the meeting, Stephens County Commissioners are expected to discuss possible building permit fees. Also, county commissioners are scheduled to consider motions to approve […]

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NGTC Currahee Campus Librarian Retires

North Georgia Technical College has said ‘farewell’ to long time Currahee Campus librarian Dawn Adams. Adams retired on June 30 after serving the community for nearly 40 years. She worked at Toccoa Falls College for 12 years before joining North Georgia Technical College in 1986. Adams started with the library at the Clarkesville campus, then moved to the Currahee Campus […]

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GSP, DNR Reporting Weekend Activity

The Georgia State Patrol reports to this point that 11 people have died on Georgia highways over the July Fourth holiday period. The holiday period started at 6 p.m. Thursday and ended at midnight Sunday. None of the traffic fatalities are reported to have occurred in northeast Georgia. Meanwhile, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is reporting that there were […]

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Toccoa Re-Evaluates Code Enforcement Procedures

The city of Toccoa is making changes in its code enforcement procedures. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse said the changes are in line with the city commission’s goals of community beautification and property maintenance. “We have been working with the commission to address that,” said Morse. “We are getting very aggressive in our property maintenance enforcement. To that end, we […]

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Stephens Co. Grand Jury Reminder

Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick reminds those that have been summoned for the grand jury in Stephens County this coming week that they need to report as scheduled on Tuesday at 8:45 a.m. to the Stephens County Government Building in downtown Toccoa. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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