Franklin Co. Missing Teen Found

A Franklin County teenager is safe after having gone missing over the weekend. Early Sunday morning, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office announced that it was looking for 16-year-old Caleb Moran of Carnesville. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office said that Moran had been missing since late Friday night. Later on Sunday, Franklin County authorities announced that Moran was located and is […]

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October Unemployment Numbers Out for Stephens Co.

Preliminary October unemployment figures from the Georgia Department of Labor show a small drop in Stephens County’s unemployment rate when compared to September. Stephens County had a preliminary October unemployment rate of 6 percent, one-tenth of a percentage point down from September’s revised rate of 6.1 percent and 1.2 percentage points down from October 2014’s revised rate of 7.2 percent. […]

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Today Marks Start of Holiday Shopping Season

Today is Black Friday, traditionally the biggest shopping day of the year and the start of the holiday shopping season. As people head out to the stores or online this weekend and over the coming weeks, the Better Business Bureau of Northeast Georgia has some advice for those hunting bargains and deals. Better Business Bureau Spokesperson Mike Boynton said people […]

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Local Shops Ready for Small Business Saturday

While many people are headed to the stores today for Black Friday, tomorrow is Small Business Saturday. It was started in 2010 by American Express as a way to encourage holiday shoppers to spend their dollars at small, local, independently owned businesses. Main Street Toccoa is joining many other communities in promoting Small Business Saturday. According to Main Street Director […]

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Christmas At Goff’s Starts This Weekend

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The show will go on at the Goff’s this year, despite the heavy rain in recent weeks. Every year, Robbie and Donna Goff, co-owners of World of Tires, have turned their farm on Starr’s Bridge Road into a Christmas wonderland that emphasizes the real reason for the season. And this year it opens once […]

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All Region Softball Team Announced

Two Stephens County Lady Indian softball players receive first-team All-Region honors. According to accessnorthga.com, pitcher Emma Whitfield and utility player Natalie Morgan made first team All-Region 8-AAAA. The accessnorthga.com report states that infielder Brynn Roberts made the all-region second team and Peyton Terrell and Karly Smith both made honorable mention all-region. This past year, the Stephens County Lady Indian softball […]

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