Local SCHS Senior sets sight on helping ER patients with Busy Bags

A Stephens County High School Senior has collaborated with many local businesses and organizations to put together an activity bag for patients in the Emergency Room at the Stephens County Hospital. Paige Phillips recently delivered a couple hundred ‘Busy Bags’ to the hospital’s Emergency Department to give patients something to keep them busy while waiting in the ER. Phillips told […]

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Stolen drug tests recovered from suspect’s house

A Toccoa man was arrested recently after it was discovered that he had allegedly burglarized the Stephens County Drug Court Office on West Tugalo Street. According to Toccoa Police Chief Jimmy Mize, the incident occurred on November 18, after officers were dispatched to the Courthouse Annex Building in reference to a burglary. Mize says upon arrival officers discovered the Stephens […]

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Anonymous call leads TPD to Skyview Lane residence where 4 people were arrested

An anonymous call led Toccoa Police to a Toccoa residence where several local residents were arrested. According to Toccoa Police Chief Jimmy Mize, his department received an anonymous call about some suspicious activity at a residence on Skyview Lane. Mize says during the investigation at the residence a strong odor of marijuana was discovered coming from a vehicle in the […]

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Commissioner Addison completes coursework for Commissioner Certification

During the recent Stephens County Board of Commissioners meeting, County Administrator Phyllis Ayers recognized Commissioner James Addison for completing the coursework required to be a certified County Commissioner. She says Addison completed the coursework through the University of Georgia. Addison began his term as a Stephens County Commissioner in January 2019. For questions regarding Addison’s recent accomplishment contact County Clerk […]

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Jury Duty Information

This note from Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick. Jurors scheduled to report on Monday, Dec. 2nd-Jury Duty has been postponed. Scheduled jurors will need to call 706-282-1111 after noon on Monday to see if there is a need to report on Tuesday, December 3rd.

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