Toccoa Police Arrest Three on Drug Charges

Three people face charges after a call to police leads to a search warrant at a Toccoa residence. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell says officers were called to an Argo Street residence just before 3:30 a.m. Monday about a fight in progress. According to Jarrell, that led to a search warrant at the residence. “A search of the residence resulted […]

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Stephens Co. Commission Calls Meeting

Stephens County Commissioners are calling a meeting this afternoon to consider a motion for a burn ban resolution. The called meeting is set to start at 4 p.m. in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Consideration of a motion to authorize the chairman to sign a burn ban resolution is the only item on […]

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District 2 Public Health Names New Director

District Two Public Health has a new director. Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald announced Tuesday that she has appointed Dr. Pamela Logan as the new District Health Director for District 2. She will replace the retiring director, Dr. David Westfall. According to state officials, Dr. Logan will begin her new role as District Health Director today […]

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Agriculture Focus of Farm City Week Banquet

A Northeast Georgia agriculture teacher says there is no better time to be in agriculture. That was the message of Kalie Hall, the featured speaker at Monday night’s Toccoa-Stephens County Farm City Week Banquet at First Baptist Church in Toccoa. Hall is a former FFA National Officer and now teaches agriculture at Madison County High School. She said that there […]

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Farm City Week Banquet Awards Given

A local cattleman and farmer is the latest entry in to the Stephens County Farm Bureau Hall of Fame. At Monday night’s Farm City Week Banquet, the Farm Bureau inducted David Herron into the Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame award is just one of several awards that are handed out at the Farm City Week Banquet. Other award […]

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Toccoa Commission Approves Ordinance Amendment

Toccoa City Commissioners approve changes to the city’s ordinance on erosion and sedimentation control to match state law. On Monday, city commissioners unanimously approved an ordinance amendment to the Georgia Erosion and Sedimentation Act following a second reading and public hearing on the proposal. Nobody from the public spoke on the proposed changes during the public hearing. Toccoa City Manager […]

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“Stuff the Bus” Run Saturday

Two local organizations are teaming up for a run and food drive to help those in need locally. The Toccoa Rotary Club and Campfire Georgia are partnering to host the 4th annual Stuff the Bus 5k and 10k run/walk this Saturday. Toccoa Rotary Club President Tammy Riddle said the goal of “Stuff the Bus” is to collect food to distribute […]

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