DPH releases daily COVID report for Stephens County

The Georgia Department of Public Health is reporting 116 COVID-related deaths in Stephens County with 5,395 residents testing positive for the virus, since the beginning of the global pandemic. In Stephens County there has been a total of 368 hospitalizations due to the virus since the start of the pandemic. The latest report was released Monday afternoon. In the last […]

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TCC adopts Entertainment District Ordinance

The Toccoa City Commission met Monday for its regular scheduled meeting; during which, the Commission discussed the consideration of an Entertainment District Ordinance. The topic wasn’t new, as the Commission previously discussed a similar ordinance in March 2021. Community Development Director Connie Tabor explained that the Downtown Development Authority recently voted to recommend the approval of an Entertainment District Ordinance […]

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SCBC will meet tonight for Regular Scheduled Meeting

The Stephens County Board of Commissioners will meet this evening for its regular scheduled meeting. The meeting will begin promptly at 5:30 p.m. in the Stephens County Historic Courthouse. Up for consideration are three land use public hearings including a variance request from Jim Chapman Communities, Inc.; a rezoning request from Andrew Griner, for the property located at 3557 Rock […]

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Board of Elections and Registration for Stephens County will meet tonight in Zoom meeting

The monthly meeting of the Board of Elections and Registration for Stephens County will be held by teleconference. The meeting is scheduled for today at 5:30 p.m. According to Election Supervisor April Roberts, the meeting will be conducted through Zoom. Roberts says the meeting ID is 832 9172 6788 and the passcode is 035257. For questions regarding the meeting, contact […]

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Two men arrested after reports of a suspected overdose

The Toccoa Police Department recently arrested two men after being dispatched to a possible overdose. According to Toccoa Police Chief Jimmy Mize, on January 15, officers were dispatched to a possible overdose on Stewart Street. Upon arrival, two male subjects and one female subject were questioned. It was determined that no one was overdosing. Mize says 39-year-old Antonio Mayfield, of […]

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DPH’s Daily COVID report for Stephens County

The Georgia Department of Public Health is reporting 116 COVID-related deaths in Stephens County with 5,323 residents testing positive for the virus, since the beginning of the global pandemic. In Stephens County there has been a total of 368 hospitalizations due to the virus since the start of the pandemic. The latest report was released Friday afternoon. In the last […]

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TPD makes arrest following traffic stop

The Toccoa Police Department recently made an arrest following a traffic stop. According to Toccoa Police Chief Jimmy Mize, around 10 p.m. on January 17, Toccoa Police Officers conducted a traffic stop on Collins Road for driving too fast for conditions due to snow and icy road conditions. Carrie McIntosh, 30, of Toccoa was driving on a suspended license and […]

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DPH releases Daily COVID report for Stephens County

The Georgia Department of Public Health is reporting 116 COVID-related deaths in Stephens County with 5,283 residents testing positive for the virus, since the beginning of the global pandemic. In Stephens County there has been a total of 367 hospitalizations due to the virus since the start of the pandemic. The latest report was released Thursday afternoon. In the last […]

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