Streetscape Project

Toccoa City Commissioners move forward with the next phase of the Streetscape Project.  Wednesday, the commission unanimously approved the design consultant for Phase Six of the Streetscape Project in downtown Toccoa.  The commission also approved appointments to the Toccoa Downtown Development Authority and the Toccoa Planning Commission, along with the first approval of a de-annexation request. For the complete story visit WNEG News at           

Dale Davis Inducted into Hall of Fame!

Former Stephens county High School basketball player Dale Davis was inducted into the South Carolina Hall of Fame this week.  Davis played at Clemson from 1987-1991 and went on to play in the National Basketball Association.  He was previously inducted into both the Clemson Hall of Fame and the Clemson Ring of Honor.

You're Invited!

Dear Business Leaders,

You're invited to participate in a “Spring Training for Life” workshop with Tommy Newberry on Friday May 18th, from 9am to 12pm at the 1st Franklin Training Center on Doyle Street. The workshop is hosted by 1st Franklin Financial Corporation in partnership with the T-SC Chamber of Commerce.
Everyone is invited to participate! Registrations for the event can be made by calling the Chamber at 706-886-2132, 1st Franklin Financial - Phyllis Morris at 706-886-7571 or The Learning Tree Academy - Logan Harris at 706-886-9900. 

The fee is $10 if you are a Chamber member and $12 for non-members.  The fee includes workshop materials and a sandwich lunch.  Registration is limited to 60 participants.  Call today for a workshop that could change your life!

Toccoa Celebrates National Train Day!

Toccoa will once again celebrate National Train Day this weekend.  National Train Day is Saturday and the city will once again hold festivities to mark the occasion.  Main Street Toccoa Events coordinator Sharon Crosby said that residents are encouraged to gather early Saturday morning at the historic train depot in downtown Toccoa.  AM 630 WNEG will broadcast live as the train arrives at 6:15 a.m.

Congratulations to Cam Parker

The SCDA would like to congratulate our Board Chairman, Cam Parker, for winning the Putting Contest at the 2012 North Georgia Credit Union Chamber Golf Challenge this past Wednesday, May 2, 2012! The tournament was a challenge between Franklin County Chamber & Toccoa Stephens County Chamber and was played at the Currahee Club. 

South Carolina-based company acquires Northland Communications operations in Franklin, Stephens counties

A change is in store for Stephens County Northland Cable customers.  TruVista has purchased Northland Communications and plans to improve local cable for Stephens and Franklin Counties.  For more information follow this link…..