Early Voting begins next week in Stephens County

Early voting begins next week in Stephens County. That’s according to Stephens County Registrar Eureka Gober. She says all advance voting will be done at the Stephens County Registrar’s Office inside the County Government Annex Building. Beginning on Monday, October 14, early voting will continue Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. daily through November 1. Gober says in Stephens […]

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People First of Stephens County’s annual Fire Safety Festival will give 24 families free carbon monoxide detectors

People First of Stephens County’s annual Fire Safety Festival is coming up this weekend. The festival will run from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 12 at Emory Johnson Park in Toccoa. According to Jeraldine Hayes, with People First of Stephens County, this year’s festival will be a little different. “People First of Stephens County, which is an advocacy […]

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NEGAS Fall Rabies Clinic is Saturday

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR With yet another rabies scare in Franklin County this week, you might want to make sure your pet is protected against this deadly disease by bringing them to the Northeast Georgia Animal Shelter’s Fall Rabies clinic this weekend. The Shelter will be holding their fall rabies clinic on Saturday from 10a to 2p at the shelter […]

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SCBC approve plans to change website and hosting service for County webpage

The Stephens County Board of Commissioners approved a motion to change Stephens County’s existing website and hosting service to be built and hosted by Ken-Tech. According to Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers the existing website receives a lot of negative feedback from users who complain the website isn’t intuitive, among other issues. The new website will feature a new domain […]

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24 student nurses at TFC celebrated with Coating Ceremony

Toccoa Falls College’s Fetterman School of Nursing recently held its third annual Coating Ceremony for the group of 24 nursing students who are beginning the clinical component of their nursing education. According to TFC Director of Marketing and Communications Tracy Wiegman, the Coating Ceremony is a milestone in the life a junior nursing student. She says these students are transitioning […]

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SCBC approve the purchase of six new vehicles for SCSO

The Stephens County Board of Commissioners awarded bids for the purchase of six vehicles for the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office, during its meeting on Tuesday. Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers presented the bid item to the board. The first bid was awarded to Mike Jones Ford for the purchase of three special service trucks in the amount of $33,115.40 per […]

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Full-Scale Exercise for Stephens County Emergency Services will take place at SCMS

Stephens County 911 and EMA Director Danielle Rhodes has announced that this morning there will be a full-scale exercise beginning around 10 a.m. The training event is for all public safety and law enforcement agencies throughout the county with some state and federal agencies assisting. Rhodes says today’s exercise will be held at the Stephens County Middle School. “We have […]

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