Students in Stephens County start school today

Students in Stephens County return to school today for the start of Academic Year 2020-2021. Originally, the School System was scheduled to begin August 5; however, the Stephens County Board of Education decided to push the start date back one-week to allow faculty and staff to better prepare for the return of students. Stephens County School Superintendent Dr. Daniel Oldham […]

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SCBC approve engagement letter for 2020 audit

The Stephens County Board of Commissioners met on Tuesday for its regular scheduled meeting and work session. During the meeting the board approved a motion authorizing Chairman Dennis Bell to sign the Fiscal Year 2020 Mauldin and Jenkins Engagement Letter for the 2020 audit. County Administrator Phyllis Ayers explained that following the 2020 audit, the three-year agreement with Mauldin and […]

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Unofficial Results for General Primary Runoff, excluding Stephens County

State Senate District 50 results: excluding Stephens County. Stacy Hall: 10,380 votes, or 49.24% Bo Hatchett: 10,701 votes, or 50.76% District 50 is made up of: Banks, Franklin, Habersham, Hall, Jackson, Rabun, Stephens, Towns. U.S. House District 9 results: excluding Gilmer and Stephens County. Democratic Results: Devin Pandy: 5,166 votes, or 66.44% Brooke Siskin: 2,609 votes, or 33.56% Republican Results: […]

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Today is election day in Toccoa-Stephens County

Today is election day in Toccoa-Stephens County. Polls, at the Stephens County Senior Center, open this morning at 7 a.m. and will remain open until 7 p.m. According to Stephens County Registrar Eureka Gober, all voting will take place at the Senior Center located on Rose Lane. She says despite there being no local run offs in Stephens County, residents […]

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SCBC will meet today for regular scheduled meeting

The Stephens County Board of Commissioners will meet this morning for its regular scheduled meeting and work session. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. and is being conducted through teleconference. To attend today’s meeting call-in at 425-436-6345. After calling-in you’ll be prompted to input the code 585174. Up for consideration is a motion to authorize Chairman Dennis Bell to […]

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TCC approve 4 applications for Alcohol Licenses

The Toccoa City Commission met on Monday for its regular scheduled meeting; during which, the commission approved several alcohol beverage license applications. According to City Manager Billy Morse the Alcohol Beverage Control Board has recommended the City Commission approve all applications. Those businesses include R K Foods located at 1194 West Currahee Street; Pings Grill located at 201 Black Mountain […]

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DPH is reporting 621 cases of COVID-19

The Georgia Department of Public Health is reporting 621 positive cases of COVID-19 in Stephens County. To date, there have been 12 individuals who died from complications of the virus. The Department of Public Health is also reporting that Habersham County now has 49 fatalities due to the virus and 1,141 positive cases of the virus. Locally, Stephens County Hospital […]

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