Three SCHS Indian Football players sign to play football at college

Three Stephens County Indian football players will be taking their athletic talents to the college level.  All three seniors held signing ceremonies at the high school Wednesday afternoon. Cory Richie, son of Christa Richie and Victor Oglesby, signed with the new football program at Anderson University in Anderson, South Carolina.  Cory was a defensive back and receiver this past season for the […]

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TPD, GBI investigating death of a child

The Toccoa Police Department and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are working together to investigate the death of a toddler. According to a release issued by the GBI, on Monday, at 7:15 p.m., Stephens County 911 received a call regarding an unresponsive child at a home in the area of Riley Street in Toccoa. The child ultimately was pronounced deceased […]

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TCC, SCBC approves agreement for Airport Lighting Project

The Toccoa City Commission and the Stephens County Board of Commissioners recently approved motions for an agreement for airport engineering design and planning assistance funding. Last week, the Toccoa City Commission met for its regular scheduled meeting; during which City Manager Billy Morse explained that the Toccoa-Stephens County Airport’s airfield needed to have its entire airfield lighting system replaced. He […]

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Reward being offered for information on Gumlog Fire

A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered by the State Insurance Commissioner’s office for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a fire last week in the Gumlog Community. It happened on Pinehurst Road in the Fishermen’s Cove subdivision Tuesday night, January 24. Commissioner King says, “Under the direction of the Franklin County Magistrate […]

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HCSO asking for public’s help locating missing man

The Habersham County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Joel Rosenbaum. Joel was last seen on the evening of January 26, 2023, traveling on foot. He was last seen wearing a gray and red shirt, black pants, and black and white tennis shoes. Joel may be attempting to travel to Lawrenceville, Georgia. If you have information that […]

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