Toccoa Hosts Costume Parade Today

October 31, 2013

An annual Halloween tradition returns to downtown Toccoa today. The annual Children’s Costume Parade will take place along Doyle Street later this morning. The parade gets started at 10 a.m., but children begin lining up earlier than that. Toccoa Main Street Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said this year’s parade will follow the same route as...

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SCHS’s Lewis Wins Region Cross-Country Meet

October 31, 2013

A Stephens County runner brings home a region championship. Stephens County sophomore Deanna Lewis won the individual championship at the Region 8-AAAA cross-country meet at Williams Mill Park in Flowery Branch on Wednesday. With the win, Lewis qualifies for the state AAAA meet in Carrollton. Chestatee won the team titles on both the boys’...

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State Labor Commissioner Speaks in Stephens Co.

October 30, 2013

State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler makes a stop in Stephens County. Butler was the guest speaker at Tuesday’s meeting of the Toccoa Rotary Club at the Gate Cottage on the campus of Toccoa Falls College. The commissioner covered a number of topics in his talk to the club. He said that the state’s economy...

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Park St. Bridge in Toccoa Could Come Down for Good

October 30, 2013

The city of Toccoa plans to move forward with Norfolk Southern Railroad in removing the Park Street Bridge. At a work session Monday, Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse outlined the city’s options on the matter to city commissioners. The Georgia DOT required the city to close the Park Street bridge recently after inspecting it. Norfolk...

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Toccoa Commission Suspends ABC Licenses

October 30, 2013

Two Toccoa stores will not be able to sell alcohol for a period of time after having their Alcohol Beverage Control licenses suspended for selling to a minor. Monday, Toccoa City Commissioners unanimously voted to accept the recommendations of the ABC Board to suspend the ABC licenses of both Raceway and Walgreen’s, both located...

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SRO Uses Pepper Spray During Incident At SCHS

October 30, 2013

Stephens County School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten confirms that the School Resource Officer at StephensCountyHigh School had to use pepper spray on students during an incident recently. Whiten said the incident took place last week. “It was used as a last resort,” said Whiten.  “Our school resource officer and our administrators go out of their...

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