Ga. 365 Wreck Victim Identified

Authorities have released the name of the woman killed in a car accident Wednesday in Habersham County. According to the Toccoa post of the Georgia State Patrol, 27-year-old Kendra Brooke Dover of Clarkesville died when her car ran off the road sometime Wednesday. The call came into the Georgia State Patrol at about 2 p.m. Wednesday. However, the GSP said […]

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Man Arrested After High Speed Chase in Lavonia

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A high-speed chase overnight Tuesday through Lavonia leads to the arrest of a Royston man, and damage to a power pole and a house. According to Lavonia Police Chief Bruce Carlisle, it happened about 2 a.m. Tuesday after Franklin County Sheriff’s Office deputies received word of a motorist driving erratically down State Route 59. […]

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Toccoa Rookie League Baseball Finishes Second At Sectionals

The Toccoa Rookie League baseball All-Stars make it all the way to the championship round in the Northeast Sectional All-Star tournament. Toccoa qualified for the sectional tournament by finishing second in the District tournament earlier this month. The Toccoa all-stars started the tournament with a loss to Franklin County, who had beaten them for the District 7 title. However, Toccoa […]

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Tugaloo State Park Makes Family Friendly List

An area state park is one of four in Georgia recognized by a national campaign. Tugaloo State Park on Lake Hartwell is one of four Georgia State Parks named among the 2015 Top 100 Family Friendly Places to Boat and Fish in the United States, according to the “Take Me Fishing” campaign organized by the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation. […]

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SCSO Announces Drug Arrests

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is announcing recent drug arrests. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said the arrests came as a joint effort with the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office and the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office. Shirley said that recently, the Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop where one person was arrested on drug charges. “They could smell a strong […]

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Complaint Filed Against Toccoa-Stephens Co. Airport

An investigation is ongoing by the Georgia Department of Transportation into a complaint filed against the Toccoa-Stephens County Airport and the Airport Authority. Foothills Aviation has filed what is called an informal Part 13 complaint against the Airport and the Airport Authority with the Federal Aviation Administration that the DOT is investigating on the FAA’s behalf. The lease Foothills Aviation […]

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One Arrested in Oak Valley Rd. Burglary

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office said one person faces charges in connection to an April burglary. According to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley, it occurred on Oak Valley Road back on April 29. Shirley said that someone entered a residence on Oak Valley Road and stole six rifles, ammunition, and a laptop computer, all totaling more than $7,000 in value. […]

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Fire Wednesday at Clarkesville Huddle House

Nobody was hurt after a fire Wednesday at a Clarkesville restaurant. Clarkesville Fire Chief Jerry Palmer said that Clarkesville fire crews responded to the Huddle House on Washington Street in Clarkesville at about 5 a.m. Wednesday. Palmer said that when crews arrived, they found flames coming from a roof vent as well as the area around the grill. He said […]

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