Toccoa Little League Opens Season Saturday

It’s time this weekend to play ball at the Doyle Street Park as another season of Toccoa Little League baseball and softball gets underway. Toccoa Little League President Russell Brock said the community is invited to come out and attend Opening Day activities that start Saturday morning in downtown Toccoa. “We will start by having an Opening Day parade starting […]

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Man Sentenced in Fatal 2013 Accident on I-85

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A McDonough man will likely spend the rest of his life in prison – convicted in the traffic death of a woman who was in his car during a high-speed chase in Franklin County. Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Parks White said late Thursday, a Franklin County Superior Court jury quickly returned the guilty […]

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Hudgens Marks National Flood Safety Awareness Week

This week has been National Flood Safety Awareness Week and with that in mind, Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wanted to remind the state’s residents that a flood policy can be a valuable addition to standard homeowners’ coverage. According to Hudgens, flood coverage is federally backed by the National Flood Insurance Program. The Insurance Commissioner’s office said flood insurance is […]

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Police Make Arrest in Pawn Shop Theft

Two people face charges in Toccoa in connection with an alleged theft from an area pawn shop. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said that officers responded to a pawn shop on West Currahee Street at about 4:30 p.m. on March 10 in connection to the alleged theft. “Once officers arrived, they met with the pawn shop owner, who showed the […]

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Police Arrest Eight for Drugs at Toccoa Home

Eight people face drug charges after police show up at a Toccoa home early one morning last week. According to Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell, officers were called to a home on Sunset Lane in Toccoa at about 5 a.m. on Tuesday, March 10. Jarrell said that officers were called to the home to respond to what was classified initially […]

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BOE Gives Cannery CD; Will Require It to Operate In Self-Sufficient Manner Moving Forward

Stephens County School board members say a Certificate of Deposit designated for the cannery will be turned over to the cannery, but that will be the last funding that the school board says it will give the cannery. On Tuesday, the Stephens County Board of Education voted unanimously to place the funds available from a Certificate of Deposit designated for […]

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Stephens Co. Schools Set More Make-up Days

The Stephens County Board of Education sets more make-up days to recoup time lost due to winter weather earlier this year. School board members unanimously approved the make-up days at their meeting on Tuesday. May 18, 19 and 20 are student make-up days and are now school days in Stephens County, with post-planning on May 21 and 22 and graduation […]

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