Little League Update

June 30, 2015

Two Toccoa teams fall in elimination bracket games in District 7 Little League play in northeast Georgia. First, the Toccoa 10-11 baseball All-Stars were knocked out of the District tournament after an 8-1 loss to Franklin in Lavonia on Monday. Miles Dodd pitched a complete game on just 69 pitches and allowed only a...

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Old Jail Deemed Surplus

June 30, 2015

The Stephens County Commission declares the old Stephens County Jail as surplus property. County commissioners unanimously passed a motion officially doing that at their meeting last Tuesday. Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers said the motion also authorizes staff to sell scrap from the demolition of the old jail on Scenic Drive and place the...

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NGTC Welcoming New Board of Directors Member

June 30, 2015

North Georgia Technical College sees a change on its board of directors. At the June Board of Directors meeting, Mark Rasmussen completed his three-year service and was recognized for his contributions. Ron Barden will be stepping up to represent Rabun County on the Board beginning in July. He began board certification training in May...

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Sheriff Says Homeowners Should Be Cautious of Checking Homes Late At Night

June 29, 2015

Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley is warning area residents of a new possible ploy being used by criminals around people’s homes. Shirley said he received the first report of it recently in this area from a resident. He said it tends to happen during the late night or early morning hours. According to the...

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Main Street Toccoa Hosting Summer Drama Camp

June 29, 2015

Main Street Toccoa is once again offering a Summer Drama Camp for area children next month. This year’s Summer Drama Camp is coming up during the week of July 27 through July 31 at the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa. It is for children in the first grade through fifth grade. Times are from...

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Barden: Football Prep Going Well

June 29, 2015

As football teams across Georgia enter the state-mandated dead week with no activity this week, Stephens County High School Head Football Coach Frank Barden said preparations for next season are going well. The Indians have worked since June 1 on weightlifting and conditioning. Barden said the month of June has gone very well. “The...

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