Toccoa Rotary Club Donates to Local Organizations

The Toccoa Rotary Club held the “Stuff The Bus” 5K run on November 23rd to help feed the hungry, and two local organizations were presented checks on Tuesday. Approximately $5000 was donated to each the Hope Center and Food to Kids program. Toccoa Rotary Club President Leon Womack says the money was mainly raised through advertisers for the event. The […]

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SCBOE approves transfer of funds to cover cost to operate Eastanollee Cannery

The Stephens County Board of Education approved a motion to transfer $50,000 to cover the cost to operate the Eastanollee Cannery during its regular scheduled meeting on Wednesday. The board met last week to discuss the proposed transfer, and during last night’s meeting, the board unanimously approved the transfer. According to Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey, the board needed […]

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SCBC appoint Tim McCollum to TSC Airport Authority

The Stephens County Board of Commissioners appointed Tim McCollum to the Toccoa-Stephens County Airport Authority during its meeting on Tuesday. McCollum will serve a three-year term. McCollum fills the expired term of board member Ed Carman. Stephens County Board of Commissioners Chairman Dean Scarborough thanked Carman for his time serving on the Airport Authority. In other business, the board re-appointed […]

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TCC approves project list for LMIG 2020

The City of Toccoa will begin work next year on resurfacing a number of roads. In their regular meeting Monday, City Commissioners approved a recommendation from City Manager Billy Morse to submit a list of nine city streets to the Georgia Department of Transportation to be resurfaced in 2020 using Local Maintenance Improvement Grant funds. Toccoa is slated to receive […]

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2019 Toccoa Christmas Parade winners announced

The winners are in for this year’s Toccoa Christmas Parade. This year’s parade was held on Saturday in Downtown Toccoa. The 2019 winners are as follows: Best Overall – Cub Scouts Troop Number 77 Best School – Stephens County High School Marching Band Best Church of Civic Group – Providence Methodist Church Best Other – City of Toccoa Commissioners The […]

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Carnes Creek Volunteer Fire Department’s Tree wins grand prize in Festival of Trees

The winner has been announced for this year’s Christmas Fest’s Festival of Trees. Carnes Creek Volunteer Fire Department has been named the winner. The Carnes Creek Volunteer Fire Department’s tree focused on the importance of knowing how to use a fire extinguisher. And volunteers passed out coloring books for the children which teach basic fire safety facts. Ten trees were […]

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