Wilkinson appointed study commission chair

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.

FFA winners in Perry


Three Stephens County FFA students began their 2019-2020 livestock show season this past weekend at the Georgia Junior Beef Futurity show in Perry.  Representing Stephens County were seniors Mary A

Elks donates to Food 2 Kids


Toccoa Elks Lodge 1820 exalted ruler Brian Russell presents a $4,500 check to Food 2 Kids program director Lucy Davis (center).  Elks Lodge 1820 competed for and won an Elks National Foundations Co