Stephens County Hospital Testing More for Virus

According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, Stephens County now has had 323 cases of COVID-19. To date, Stephens County has had six deaths due to complications from COVID-19. The latest report was released Monday. DPH is reporting that Habersham County has had 771 positive cases of the virus and now 41 fatalities due to complications from the virus. […]

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Last Day to Register to Vote in Run-Offs

Today is the last day to register to vote if you want to be able to vote in the August 11 run-off election. Voters in Stephens County will be voting in the State House District 50 run-off between Republicans Bo Hatchett and Stacy Hall, House District 9 run-off between Republicans Andrew Clyde and Matt Gurtler, and Democrats Devin Pandy and […]

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Ninth District Opportunity Seeking More Head Start Applications

Ninth District Opportunity wants to remind you that they are accepting pre-applications online for Stephens County Head Start and Pre-K. Head Start pre-school programs primarily serve 3 and 4 year old children, and the program offers services that include; Child Development, Family Development, and healthy meals. The Head Start program wants to remind listeners that the program prepares vulnerable young […]

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Toccoa Film Receives Theater Release

Early July brought the announcement that the ReelWorks studios film “When We Last Spoke” will hit the theaters as a special Fathom events in early September. Filmed in Toccoa in the Summer of 2018, “When We Last Spoke”, directed by Joanne Hock, and featuring Melissa Gilbert, Corbin Bernsen, and Academy Award winner Cloris Leachman, was adapted by the book written […]

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Major Drug Trafficking Organization Dismantled in “Operation Taking Care of Business”

After an extensive 11- month local, state, and federal joint investigation, 48 men and women have been arrested on the Violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act and will be charged on numerous drugs and weapons offenses, spanning the Northern District of Georgia into the metro Atlanta area. From August 2019 to the present, the Georgia Bureau […]

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SCHS will hold Graduation for Class of 2020 next week

Stephens County High School’s Graduating Class of 2020 will be honored next week with a Graduation Ceremony. The original graduation ceremony was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic; however, Stephens County High School Principal Michael Keown says on Friday, July 17, those graduating seniors will finally walk across the stage and receive their diplomas. Keown adds that students will need […]

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