Hydrant Flushing Continues in Toccoa

October 17, 2014

Hydrant flushing continues on the Toccoa water system for the remainder of this month. City water department crews started opening and flushing fire hydrants throughout the Toccoa water system on the evening of Sunday, October 5. The hydrant flushing is expected to continue through Thursday, October 30. According to city officials, this “free-flow” operation...

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Deer Firearms Season Starting in Ga.

October 17, 2014

Firearms season for deer is here in Georgia. It arrives on Saturday. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Law Enforcement Division is reminding hunters as deer firearms season gets underway to always put safety first, use courtesy, respect the property where you hunt, and make sure to obey all state laws. Regarding safety, the...

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Currahee Campus Student Organization Helping in Community

October 17, 2014
Currahee Campus Student Organization Helping in Community

A student organization at the Currahee Campus of North Georgia Technical College takes time to help others. The members of the Currahee Campus HEROES, or Having Equity Resources and Opportunities Equals Success, organization on the Currahee Campus, are focused on providing support and a sense of community for non-traditional students. This year, one of...

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Judge Orders Competency Evaluation on Teen Charged in Shooting Death

October 16, 2014

A judge orders a competency evaluation on the 15-year-old charged with the shooting death of his mother in Stephens County last month. The teen appeared before Mountain Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Russell Smith Wednesday morning in Stephens County Superior Court in Toccoa. No bond was set, as the judge instead ordering the competency evaluation that...

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Whitlock Asks: Why Is City Not Paying County for Housing Inmates?

October 16, 2014

A discussion over the agreement between Toccoa and Stephens County regarding the county’s probation department leads to a discussion about the jail. Tuesday, Stephens County Commissioners considered a motion to pay the city of Toccoa $23,859.66 under the intergovernmental agreement the two sides have over the county’s probation department. Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers...

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Stephens Co. Commission Approves Paving Work

October 16, 2014

Stephens County will have just over 7 miles of roadway paved after approving a million dollar contract. Tuesday, Stephens County Commissioners unanimously approved a bid of nearly $1.02 million from Colditz Trucking Co. for paving work. Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers said the county will be able to pave 7.33 miles of county roads...

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  • September 15, 2014The Currahee Thunder Equestrian Drill Team of Stephens County High School
  • November 1, 2014Adopt an angel from one of their Angel Trees
  • November 1, 2014 8:00 amFamily Connection of Stephens County is excited to announce their Fall Fundraiser
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