Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Kaylynn Crump of Martin, a sophomore at Franklin County High School and daughter of Chad and Kristy Crump, recently returned from representing the United States at the International Cup in France. The cup is a worldwide competition and Crump was part of the United States Twirling Association’s Twirl Forte baton twirling team. The competition was held Aug. 2-5, in Limoges, France. Crump is a member of the Franklin County High School majorettes. Along with her teammates, Crump qualified for
The Toccoa-Stephens County Schools Hall of Fame is seeking nominations for the Class of 2019. The hall was established to recognize outstanding graduates and former educators of the Toccoa and Stephens County school systems.
J. Todd Truelove
Thursday, August 8, 2019
Early voting for Stephens County's Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) will begin in mid-October, according to elections superintendent Eureka Gober. County and city municipalities recently agreed to splitting the proceeds from the 1 percent sales tax should voters choose to continue allowing the collections after the current one ends on June 30, 2020.
State Sen. John Wilkinson (R – Toccoa) was recently appointed by Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan to chair the Senate Study Committee on Agriculture, Forestry, and Landscape Workforce Access. “I am honored and excited to chair this study committee and look forward to reviewing the various barriers and regulations that have an effect on workforce development in this industry,” said Sen. Wilkinson.