Indians Edge War Eagles

The Stephens County Indian baseball team snapped a three-game losing streak in region baseball, but had to hang on to do it, beating Chestatee 5-4 at the Reservation in Toccoa on Monday. After spotting the War Eagles a run in the top of the third inning, the Indians scored two unearned runs on a throwing error in the bottom of […]

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Vehicle Fire Monday on Toccoa By-pass

A vehicle fire sends crews out to the Toccoa By-pass. The call went out during the 1 p.m. hour for Carnes Creek Volunteer Fire Department to respond to a vehicle fire on the By-pass in the area of Rock Road. Reports indicate that a vehicle was fully involved. While the incident did affect traffic on the By-pass for a time […]

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State Update on Turkey Hunting Season

State wildlife officials say that more than 2,500 hunters fortunate enough to have gotten a gobbler during the 2016 turkey hunting season have become familiar with the requirement to log their bird on their harvest record and report that effort within 72 hours to Georgia Game Check. The Georgia Department of Natural Resrouces says that all turkey hunters, including those […]

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Schedule Changed For This Week’s SCHS Soccer “Pink Games”

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The Stephens County High School soccer programs are announcing a change in the schedule for this week’s annual “Pink Games.” Indian Boys’ Soccer Head Coach Derek Demmler said the “Pink Games” are being re-scheduled for different times this week because of a conflict with another school activity. “The change happened due to the Spring Band Trip,” said Demmler. “We have […]

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TFC Baseball Sweeps Trinity Baptist

The Screaming Eagles of Toccoa Falls College swept a doubleheader from Trinity Baptist College on Saturday afternoon at home. Toccoa Falls blew a seven-run lead in the bottom of the seventh inning in Game One, but managed to hang on for a 9-8 win. Trinity Baptist led 2-0 going into the bottom of the fourth inning. Then, the Screaming Eagles […]

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Man Arrested By SCSO For Identity Fraud

Stephens County authorities arrest a man for identity fraud charges. According to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley, the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a report of identity fraud that occurred to an elderly woman back in December. Shirley said that the woman told authorities that between February and December of 2015, a person suspected to be a relative used […]

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Franklin Co. Commissioner Expresses Concern over Zoning Ordinances

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County Commissioner David Strickland is concerned about the kinds of businesses that might be coming to Franklin County. At last week’s Board of Commission work session, Strickland asked that Franklin County staff take a look at the current zoning ordinances. Strickland said he is concerned about Franklin County’s lack of controls should a […]

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