TCC considering ordinance to designate downtown as Entertainment District

The Toccoa City Commission is considering an Ordinance that would allow the consumption of alcoholic beverages on city sidewalks in the downtown area. During its meeting on Monday, City Attorney John Dickerson opened the public hearing for the first reading of the proposed ordinance. The Downtown Development Authority is recommending the City Commission approve an Entertainment District Ordinance. The entertainment […]

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Spring Movies at the Ritz ends on Friday

The Historic Ritz Theatre’s Spring Movie Series ends on Friday in downtown Toccoa. This year’s theme is Take Me Out to the Ballgame, with all movies played being based on the game of baseball. According to Ritz Theatre General Manager Tami Mayhugh, the Spring Movie Series will end on Friday with Major League. The theatre will have two screenings—one at […]

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DPH still reporting 70 COVID-related deaths in Stephens County

The Georgia Department of Public Health is now reporting 70 COVID-related deaths in Stephens County with 2,833 residents testing positive for the virus, since the beginning of the global pandemic. The latest report was released Sunday afternoon. The latest report has Habersham County with 135 deaths and now 4,513 positive cases of the virus. In other neighboring counties, Franklin County […]

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Walmart donates Exercise Bike to SCHS’s Athletic Training Department

Walmart in Toccoa has made a donation to Stephens County High School. On Thursday, Stephens County High School’s Athletic Trainer Brian Thomason accepted a ProForm 500 SPX Upright Exercise Bike donated by Walmart. Thomason tells WNEG News that the donation will help student athletes get back on the field faster after an injury. “We’re very proud of Walmart for donating […]

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TCC will consider Entertainment District Ordinance during meeting this evening

The Toccoa City Commission will meet this afternoon for its regular scheduled meeting. The meeting will be conducted by teleconference. Anyone wishing to attend the meeting can dial-in at 706-898-5160. After dialing in, you’ll be prompted to input the code 790453. Up for discussion is a public hearing for the consideration of an Entertainment District Ordinance, a Mobile Food Venders […]

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TSC Chamber celebrates Miracles Happen Recovery Residence with ribbon tying ceremony

The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce met on Thursday to celebrate one of its newest members, Miracles Happen Recovery Residence, with a Ribbon Tying Ceremony. Miracles Happen Recovery Residence is located at 209 Mitchell Street, in Toccoa. Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce President Julie Paysen explained the significance of a ribbon tying ceremony. Barbara Kesler is the Chief Administrative Officer […]

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