4th Annual Back-to-School Bash Set For July 29

The Fourth Annual Back -to-School Bash has been scheduled for Monday, July 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Historic Ritz Theatre, 66 W Doyle Street in Toccoa.  Main Street Toccoa and the Historic Ritz Theatre are teaming up to bring inflatable activities, tattoos, school supplies, treats, and hot dogs – all free of charge. There will be a […]

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Follow-up Report on Proposed Amendments to Land Use Ordinance

As reported yesterday by WNEG News, the Stephens County Board of Commissioners held a first reading and the required Public Hearing on proposed changes to the county’s Land Use Ordinances at the Board’s regularly-scheduled meeting on Tuesday, July 9. The bulk of the proposed amendments relate to poultry operations, with specific amendments increasing setback requirements put in place for the […]

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Staff from the Lieutenant Governor’s Office will hold its mobile office hours in Stephens County Monday, July 15

Luke Hetland, North Georgia Field Director for Governor Burt Jones, will hold mobile office hours in Stephens County on Tuesday, July 16, from noon until 2 p.m. at the Stephens County Courthouse Annex Conference Room, 802 E. Doyle Street in Toccoa.  Advance RSVP by email to [email protected] is not required, but is encouraged. Jones initiated the Statewide Field Representative Program in […]

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First Reading of Amendments to County’s Land Use Ordinance Draws Resistance

At Tuesday’s regularly-scheduled meeting of the Stephens County Board of Commissioners, a first reading and the required Public Hearing was held on proposed changes to the county’s Land Use Ordinances. The bulk of the proposed amendments relate to poultry operations, with specific amendments increasing setback requirements put in place for the protection of surrounding property owners, while moving poultry operations […]

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TPD Hosting School Supply Drive

When the Stephens County School System announced earlier this year that the school would be facing reduced state and federal funding through the loss of Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Releif Fund, or ESSER funding and Title V funding, Chief of Police Jimmy Mize and the law enforcement personnel a the Toccoa Police Department decided to help fill the gap […]

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