Flu Vaccines Now Available

It’s that time of year when it’s time to think about getting your annual flu vaccine. District 2 Public Health Departments, which includes the Stephens County Health Department, now have flu shots available and urge residents to get immunized now against seasonal influenza. District 2 spokesman Dave Palmer said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending that all […]

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Tourism Development Team Presenting in Toccoa Tomorrow

Mainstreet Toccoa and the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce are hosting a presentation for the tourism product development resource team tomorrow. Community Development Director Connie Tabor said the resource team visited Toccoa earlier this year to evaluate the community’s tourism. “The resource team came earlier this year with 10 participants,” said Tabor. “They evaluated our community’s tourism product and will […]

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Qualifying for Toccoa & Martin Ends Last Week

Qualifying took place last month for two municipalities that will have seats up for grabs in the November General Election, which is November 7th. Both the City of Toccoa and the City of Martin had open seats, according to Stephens County Registrar Bill Cochran. The City of Toccoa had two city commission seats open and both incumbent commissioners qualified for […]

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Local Law Enforcement Honored at Governor’s Challenge Awards

The Demorest and Cornelia Police Departments were honored at the 17th Annual Governor’s Challenge Awards program hosted by the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah last week. The annual recognition program for statewide law enforcement agencies of all sizes features awards in seven different categories based on department size as well as several other specialty […]

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City Commission Meeting Tonight

The Toccoa City Commission is having a regularly scheduled meeting this evening. On the agenda includes consideration of 2018 LMIG project and consideration of agreement with Historic Preservation Division for Historic Resources Survey Phase II. The meeting begins at 5 p.m. and is open to the public.

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Ida Cox Summer Music Series Ends Tomorrow

Main Street Toccoa will host the last concert in the Ida Cox Music series tomorrow night. Milkshake Mayfield, a smooth jazz and gospel group, is the featured entertainment for tomorrow. Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby says that due to its popularity, the Ida Cox music series was extended into August for the first time this year. “This year we extended it […]

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Indians Football Begins Tonight

The Stephens County Indians football team kicks off their season tonight as they play the Franklin County Lions at the Reservation. Indian Defensive Coordinator Roger Gentry was our guest on the “Crunch Time” radio show last night, and he said even though Franklin County lost their season opener at White County last week, he expects them to come in ready […]

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