Stephens County Board of Education Adopts 2020 Budget

The Stephens County Board of Education held the 2nd public reading of the Fiscal Year 2020 budget at Tuesday night’s meeting, and it was unanimously adopted. Stephens County Schools Superintendent Bryan Dorsey outlined the budget’s key components. “What we are looking at is a balanced budget between our revenues and expenditures which includes the $3000 certified staff increases on their […]

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Operation Southern Shield In Force on Georgia Roadways

You might have noticed more law enforcement vehicles on area roads this week and it’s not your imagination. The third annual Operation Southern Shield kicked off Monday on Georgia roads and runs through Sunday, July 21. Operation Southern Shield is a campaign involving state and local law enforcement in five Southern states to crack down on speeders. States participating include […]

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Saturday’s Ida Cox Concert to Feature Four Performers and Ken Burns Documentary Preview

The Ida Cox Music series returns this weekend with a different venue and a different twist. Saturday, in addition to musical performers, a preview of Ken Burn’s new Public Broadcasting documentary, “Country Music” will also be shown. The preview in Toccoa Saturday is part of a promotional tour for the 16-hour documentary, which chronicles the history of country music in […]

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Incredibles2 Featured at Ritz Theatre’s Summer Movie Series Today

The Ritz Theatre’s summer movie series continues today with another exciting family movie. Sponsored by Main Street Toccoa, today’s movie is the Disney Pixar film, “Incredibles 2.” In the sequel to the first film, the Incredibles hero family takes on a new mission, which involves a change in family roles.  Mr. Incredible must manage the house while his wife Elastigirl goes […]

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Legacy Link to Offer Health Class for Seniors Adults

Legacy Link, along with St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital, will be offering a fun and interactive 6-week program proven to help older adults to better manage their health conditions, improve their quality of life, and lower health care costs. The classes will be held on Wednesdays from Aug. 7 to Sept. 11 between 2-4 p.m. at St. Mary’s Sacred Heart […]

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Qualifying for Toccoa City Commission Seats Announced

Qualifying for three Toccoa City Commission seats will be held Monday, August 19th through Wednesday, August 21st. The election is November 5th.  Three City Commission seats are open this election. They include Seat 1, which is currently held by Gail Fry; Seat 2, which is currently held by Terry Carter; and Seat 4, which is currently held by David Austin. Toccoa […]

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