Voter Registration Deadline Approaching

September 24, 2013

Stephens County voters will head to the polls in November. However, in order to vote this November, you must make sure you are registered to vote. Stephens County Registrar Theresa Kelley said the voter registration deadline for the November 5th election is October 7th at 5 p.m. “After that date, if you are not...

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Stephens Co. Commision Meets Today

September 24, 2013

Stephens County Commissioners will meet later today for a regularly scheduled meeting. The county commission is scheduled to meet at 5:30 p.m. today in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. County commissioners will begin with a work session on the agenda items. Following the work session, the county...

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Wilkinson Pleased with Hartwell Summit

September 24, 2013

50th District State Senator John Wilkinson said he is glad to see cooperation between the states of Georgia and South Carolina when it comes to the Savannah River Basin. Wilkinson joined Georgia Governor Nathan Deal and South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, along with other legislators from both states at LakeHartwell last week at the Joint...

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Chamber Holds Ribbon Cutting for Express Employment Professionals

September 24, 2013
Chamber Holds Ribbon Cutting for Express Employment Professionals

Toccoa welcomes an employment-oriented business to town. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Thursday at the Chamber office for Express Employment Professionals. Express Employment Professionals’ local office serving the Toccoa area is in Gainesville. Hollie Bell is the office manager and is helping to serve the Toccoa-Stephens County area....

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Franklin Co. Tabling Consolidation of Voting Precincts Until After Municipal Elections

September 24, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The Franklin County Board of Elections is discussing whether to hold a straw poll on the issue of precinct consolidation. At its meeting earlier this month, the Franklin County Board of Elections heard from Franklin County Democratic Party Head Sheila Spencer. She asked if the plan to consolidate...

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Burt Reynolds to Shoot Movie in Oconee Co., SC

September 24, 2013

By Chad Dorsett, WSNW Radio, Seneca Hollywood icon Burt Reynolds is headed back to the region to shoot another movie. Seneca Mayor Dan Alexander announced last week that Reynolds is headed to Oconee County, South Carolina later this month to star in a movie filming across Oconee County. Alexander announced the legendary actor is...

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