Stephens County Back to School

Stephens County Schools are back in session today. Stephens County Schools Superintendent Bryan Dorsey says it is great to get the new school year started. “Certainly after the year we have had trying to deal with finance and feeling that we have made great progress on that, we certainly want to make sure our focus is where it needs to […]

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Toccoa-Stephens County Recognized by Magazine for Economic Development

Toccoa-Stephens County has been recognized by Southern Business and Development Magazine in the 2015 Georgia Best of Economic Development. Toccoa-Stephens County was recognized as one of Georgia’s Best Rural location for Manufacturers. Stephens County was listed with Gainesville, Meriwether County, and Toombs County. “This is a pretty big deal” says Stephens County Development Authority Executive Director Tim Martin; “The voters […]

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Hanson Assets of Georgia Moving in to Former Nampac Building

A Stephens County business is moving its operation. Hanson Assets of Georgia has purchased the former Nampac building on Industrial Boulevard. Stephens County Development Authority Executive Director Tim Martin says they are preparing the facility now. “They will be restoring power and utilities. They have hired a mowing company to clean up the outside and are moving forward. That is […]

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Busy Week for Toccoa F.D.

The Toccoa Fire Department reported no injuries after three fire calls in the past few days. Toccoa Fire Chief Tommy Ayers said that his department responded to two fires on Monday and then one Wednesday. On Monday, crews responded to calls on both Stovall Lane and on Morgan Street. In the Stovall Lane fire, Ayers said a dryer caught fire […]

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Facade Renovations Complete at Schaefer Center

Exterior facade renovations to the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa are complete. The city of Toccoa says that crews recently completed the third and final phase of those facade renovations. That included painting the facade, installing doors and a ticket window, and doing other upgrades to the outside of the building. Main Street Toccoa Director Connie Tabor says the facade […]

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