Restoring the Schaefer Center to its former Ritz(y) appearance received a boost last week with a grant for the construction of a marquee on the building. Toccoa city commissioner Terry Carter announced on Thursday, Jan. 28, that the city had... more
Bobby Byrd and The Famous Flames started with James Brown in the 1950s.
The fifth historic plaque in the 2015-2016 series of 10 plaques dedicated to downtown buildings will be mounted on Thursday, Feb. 11, at 5:30 p.m., at the Famous Flames display inside the local history museum on Alexander Street. Bobby Byrd met... more
 Volunteer firemen pour water on a house fire last week on Peninsula Court.
Volunteer firefighters from three Stephens County stations responded to a house fire on Thursday, Jan. 28. The Big Smith, Eastanollee and Martin fire departments responded to the fire on Peninsula Court in the Martin area. Stephens County Sheriff... more
STAR Student Casey Ramsey (left) selected math teacher Tamera Cash (right) as his STAR teacher. Ramsey is a senior at SCHS who has been accepted by Yale University.
For the second time in three years, Stephens County High School’s STAR Student is worthy of the Ivy League. Casey Dale Ramsey, a senior at SCHS, is the 2016 Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE) STAR STudent for the Stephens County... more
This was how a large portion of Stephens County appeared early Saturday morning when James Johnson of Toccoa hiked to the top of Currahee Mountain. Some one to two inches of sleet and snow Friday evening had bathed the county in winter white.
A hard-charging winter storm brushed Stephens County last Friday leaving the community in a distinct shade of white. The storm, which dumped more than two feet of snow on cities such as Washington, D.C. and New York as it moved up the Eastern... more
Stephens County’s Marie M. Lawson’s employers at United Health Care had told her they had nominated her for the March of Dimes’ Nurse of the Year award in Oncology. She said that as 2015 passed, she had pretty much forgotten about the nomination.... more
Bobby Byrd and The Famous Flames started with James Brown in the 1950s.
 Volunteer firemen pour water on a house fire last week on Peninsula Court.
STAR Student Casey Ramsey (left) selected math teacher Tamera Cash (right) as his STAR teacher. Ramsey is a senior at SCHS who has been accepted by Yale University.
This was how a large portion of Stephens County appeared early Saturday morning when James Johnson of Toccoa hiked to the top of Currahee Mountain. Some one to two inches of sleet and snow Friday evening had bathed the county in winter white.

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Restoring the Schaefer Center to its former Ritz(y) appearance received a boost last week with a grant for the construction of a marquee on the building.

Bobby Byrd and The Famous Flames started with James Brown in the 1950s.

The fifth historic plaque in the 2015-2016 series of 10 plaques dedicated to downtown buildings will be mounted on Thursday, Feb.

 Volunteer firemen pour water on a house fire last week on Peninsula Court.

Volunteer firefighters from three Stephens County stations responded to a house fire on Thursday, Jan. 28.

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