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July 3, 2015

The Swap Shop airs Monday-Saturday from 8:30 am until 9:00 am 630 AM WNEG. Here’s how to get on the show: Our phone lines are open from 8:30 am until 9:00 am. The number to call is 706-886-1551. You can also email to [email protected] Fax items to 706-282-0189 Mail to Swap Shop, P.O. Box...

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Mr. Roy Alexander Fitzgerald

July 3, 2015

Mr. Roy Alexander Fitzgerald, age 88 of Martin, passed away Thursday (Jul 2) at Kindred Hospital in Atlanta. Funeral services will be held Monday (Jul 6) at 2:00 pm from the Hillcrest Chapel of Acree-Davis Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Stephens Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by the United States Air Force....

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July 4th Government Schedules Announced

July 3, 2015

Local governments are announcing their schedules for the Fourth of July holiday. Both Stephens County government offices and Toccoa City Hall are closed today in honor of Independence Day, which is Saturday. In the city of Toccoa, routes for garbage and recycling scheduled to be picked up today will be picked up on Monday,...

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Ida Cox Music Series Continues Saturday

July 3, 2015

The Ida Cox Music Series in downtown Toccoa is moving into its second month. The annual concert series kicked off last month for another summer. Main Street Toccoa Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said that it has gone well over the first four weeks of the series. “We have been very pleased with the turnout...

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DOT Suspends Lane Closures for July 4th Holiday

July 3, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia This weekend is typically one of the busiest on Georgia roadways of the year. And as they always do over a holiday weekend, the Georgia Department of Transportation will be suspending all construction-related closures, according to G-DOT Spokesperson Teri Pope. “The July 4th Weekend is on the biggest holiday...

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GSP, Law Enforcement Ready for Busy Travel Weekend

July 3, 2015

Law enforcement is also ready for a busy Fourth of July holiday travel weekend. The 78-hour holiday period began at 6 p.m. on Thursday and ends at midnight on Sunday, July 5. During this period, the Georgia State Patrol will be conducting concentrated patrols and road checks throughout the state. Georgia Department of Public...

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DNR Urges Boating Safety This Weekend

July 3, 2015

Since Independence Day falls on a Saturday this year, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division says it is expecting waterways across the state to be busier than usual as boaters and swimmers take to the lakes and rivers for picnics, recreation and fireworks. The DNR says rangers across the state will...

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Little League Update

July 3, 2015

Two more Toccoa Little League All-Star teams will get underway this weekend with their district tournaments. Those are the Toccoa Little League and Toccoa Junior League All-Star baseball teams. Both of those teams will begin play on Sunday in Habersham County. Toccoa’s Little League baseball All-Stars will begin their double-elimination tournament with a game...

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FIREWORKS POSTPONED

July 2, 2015

Tonight’s Stephens County fireworks display has been postponed, according to the Recreation Department. It will be re-scheduled at a later date.

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SCSO Purchasing Body Cameras

July 2, 2015

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office will have body cameras soon for all of its deputies on the road. Last week, the Stephens County Commission approved moving money from contingency to purchase 30 body cameras for the Sheriff’s Office. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that the Sheriff’s Office had come in under budget this...

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  • March 31, 20152015 Youth Summer Theatre Program
  • May 5, 2015 8:00 amCurrently accepting Adult students for the GED class
  • June 19, 2015Feeding Georgia’s Kids Summer Meals;
  • June 19, 2015Toccoa High School All Class Reunion
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