Georgia DPH Latest Area Covid-19 Numbers

The Georgia Department of Public Health is now reporting a total of 561 cases of COVID-19 in Stephens County, with 10 total deaths due to the virus. The latest report was released Monday afternoon. The Department of Public Health is reporting that Habersham County has 48 fatalities due to the virus and 1,048 positive cases of the virus. In other […]

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SCBC approve SCBOE recommended millage rate for 2020

The Stephens County Board of Commissioners approved the Stephens County Board of Education recommended millage rate during its Special Called Meeting on Friday. According to County Administrator Phyllis Ayers, the Board of Education recommended the County set the millage rate at 16.67 mills for the maintenance and operation of the public schools of Stephens County. In July the board of […]

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Falls Road closed for repairs

The City of Toccoa has announced that a section of Falls Road is closed for repairs. The work began on Monday, August 3 and is expected to continue through Friday, August 7. According to release issued by the City, all traffic in this area will be redirected by crews on site by way of Old Clarkesville Road and Forest Drive. […]

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TLL returns to Doyle Street this Fall, registration begins today

Toccoa Little League has announced that tee ball, baseball and softball is returning to Doyle Street this Fall. In a release issued on Monday, the organization will operate under additional health and safety guidelines, specifically regarding distancing measures for both players and spectators. The first two scheduled registrations will be today, August 4, and on Thursday, August 6, both from […]

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Split Shot to headline Ida Cox Music Series this weekend in Toccoa

Main Street Toccoa will host another installment of the Ida Cox Summer Music Series this weekend in Toccoa-Stephens County. Main Street Toccoa Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby says this week’s concert will feature headlining act Split Shot. Split Shot is a Classic Rock band based out of Cleveland, Georgia. Crosby says Main Street Toccoa is expecting another successful concert. She adds […]

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SCBC set 2020 millage rate at 14.91

The Stephens County Board of Commissioners met Friday morning for its third and final public hearing regarding the proposed property tax increase; afterwards, in a Special Called meeting the board approved the property tax increase. The commission set the tentative 2020 Millage rate at 14.91 mills, the same as last year. According to Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers the property […]

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