Toccoa Rotary Auction Approaching

The Toccoa Rotary Club is getting ready for one of its big yearly events. The annual Rotary Auction is coming up on October 7 at the Currahee Club. Toccoa Rotary Club President the Very Reverend Mary Demmler said the club is planning something a little different for this year’s auction. “We have added in a putting contest, which we are […]

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Stephens Co. Commission Meeting Today

Stephens County Commissioners are expected to consider motions to enter to an official agreement with Motorola Solutions, Inc. regarding the purchase of more than $1.3 million in E-911 equipment and set up lease purchase financing of the equipment at their meeting today. The county commission is meeting at 8:30 a.m. today in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County […]

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Rabies Case Confirmed in Stephens Co.

Health department officials in Stephens County has confirmed a rabies case found in an area of the county between Toccoa and Eastanollee. According to the Stephens County Health Department, a stray cat that someone took in was found to have rabies. The Health Department said the rabid cat bit the person who took it in and it was at that […]

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Toccoa City Commission To Meet Today

Toccoa City Commissioners are scheduled to award one bid and open bids for two more projects at a meeting later today. The city commission will hold its first monthly meeting for September today at 5 p.m. at Toccoa City Hall. During the meeting, city commissioners are expected to award a bid for a heavy duty trencher for the Utilities Department. […]

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Investigation Continues Into Vandalism of Georgia Guidestones

By David Stephens, WSGC Radio, Elberton The Georgia Guidestones are a landmark that is known about across the nation and across the globe as well. A common issue with the Guidestones is vandalism, and another incident of vandalism was reported to the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday morning. Elbert County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Darren Scarborough said FBI agents were […]

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Ga. DOT Announces Routine Maintenance

A Georgia Department of Transportation crew is scheduled to mow rights of way alongside State Route 145 in Stephens County this week. According to the DOT, the shoulder of the road will be closed as that work occurs. DOT crews are planning work in other area counties this week as well. In Franklin County, a crew is scheduled to seal […]

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Toccoa Dedicates Historic Plaque

The city of Toccoa is once again honoring a number of buildings in the downtown area with historic plaques. City officials and others gathered Thursday to dedicate the first historic plaque of this year’s series of ten plaques at the Harper’s Row building on Doyle Street. Harper’s Row is comprised of four storefronts that were modified in the 1930’s for […]

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Ginger and Co. Holds Ribbon Cutting

A local salon holds a Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday for Ginger and Company Salon in downtown Toccoa. Ginger Sheriff owns Ginger and Company Salon. She said they offer a number of different services for people. “We are a full-service family salon,” said Sheriff. “We do organic facials, massages, […]

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