Development Authority on Broadband Efforts

The Stephens County Development Authority continues its efforts to acquire increased broadband capabilities for the county. Executive Director Tim Martin appeared before both the Stephens County and Toccoa City Commissions this week at their respective meetings on the topic. Both boards offered him letters of support for grant funding being pursued for the project.

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February 9, 2012 Toccoa-Stephens County day at the Capital!

Mayor David Austin, City Manager Mike Jackson, Sheriff Randy Shirley, Chamber Chairman Barry Roberts, Chamber President Wendi Bailey, SCDA Chairman Cam Parker, and SCDA Executive Director Tim Martin met with Governor Deal, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, and many of our state Senators and Representatives at Toccoa-Stephens County Day at the Capitol

Toccoa-Stephens county Cleanup Challenge!

The Toccoa-Stephens County Cleanup Challenge is getting ready to gear up again. Keep Toccoa-Stephens County Beautiful organizes the event each year. The event calls on organizations and groups to form teams to clean up the community in a competition. Sign-ups are underway now for the event through Keep Toccoa-Stephens County Beautiful.

City Commissioners Set and Move to Accomplish Goals

Toccoa City Commissioners and staff have completed a retreat to look at goals for the upcoming year. The retreat took place Tuesday and Wednesday at the Mitchell Allen Meeting Room in Toccoa. According to the Toccoa City manager Mike Jackson, the retreat went well and the city was able to establish numerous goals for each department. He said he will meet with department heads in the coming days and weeks to move forward on how to accomplish those goals.

Sandra Deal and Dr. John Barge to Visit Stephens County High School

Stephens county High School is receiving a visit from Georgia’s first lady and Superintendent of Schools next week. Sandra Deal and Dr. John Barge will visit the high school next Monday, February 13. Stephens County School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten said they will take a tour of the new Stephens county High School. Mrs. Deal and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Barge will visit several schools in northeast Georgia next Monday.

Stephens County High School

Stephens County High School Officials announces moving date! On Friday, March 2, 2012 the school will begin moving into the new building. Teachers and students alike will work together to move school supplies to the new section of the building, giving the students a chance to learn where classrooms are located and get the feel of the new school. That following Monday, March 5 students will attend class in their new rooms.