Today marks final week of early voting

Today marks the beginning of the final week of early voting here in Toccoa-Stephens County. According to Stephens County Registrar Eureka Gober, the advance voting period has been busy. During the first two weeks of early voting there were  5,826 residents to cast advance ballots; Early voting will continue Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. daily through […]

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Toccoa man arrested for hit-and-run, DUI

A Toccoa man was arrested Wednesday following a single vehicle accident. According to a report obtained from the Georgia State Patrol, 34-year-old Larry Bradford Moore was traveling south on US-123 when he failed to maintain his lane, lost control of his vehicle, ran off the roadway and struck a tree. Moore reportedly left the scene of the accident and was […]

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TCC will meet today for its regular scheduled meeting

The Toccoa City Commission will meet this evening for its regular scheduled meeting. Today’s meeting will be conducted by teleconference beginning at 5:00 p.m. Anyone wishing to attend the meeting can dial in at 706-898-5160. After dialing in, you’ll be prompted to input the code 790453. Up for discussion includes the consideration of a proclamation designating November 1 as Retired […]

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Latest Stephens County Schools and Area Covid-19 Numbers

The Stephens County School System has released the weekly Covid-19 report with promising results. For the week ending October 23rd: 0 staff member with a positive Covid-19 test. 0 staff members quarantined. 11 students quarantined at home. 1 positive student. 3,929 students currently enrolled in-person and virtually. 536 current employees. Again, these numbers represent current active cases as of 10/23/20. […]

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Two arrested by TPD in separate incidents

A car accident leads to the arrest of a Toccoa man. According to Toccoa Police Chief Jimmy Mize on October 13, officers from the Toccoa Police Department were dispatched to East Tugalo Street, in reference to a motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the driver of the vehicle involved, identified as 27-year-old Cory Whiten, and checked him […]

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