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TFC Commencement This Weekend

May 17, 2013

A new group of students will be able to call themselves graduates of Toccoa Falls College this weekend. Commencement for Toccoa Falls College is scheduled for Saturday beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the Grace Chapel and Performing Arts Center. The school says this year’s commencement speaker is the Rev. David Pound. He is the...

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Seven Cases of E. Coli Reported in Stephens Co.

May 16, 2013

Area health officials are reporting that they have seen seven recently reported cases of E. coli in the Stephens County area. District Two Public Health Spokesman Dave Palmer said that the cases have all appeared in the past couple of weeks. “At this time, we know that it is the most common type of...

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Two Arrested on Theft Charges

May 16, 2013

Two people face charges in connection to multiple burglaries within the city of Toccoa. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said it started last week when police received a tip about stolen property located at a local motel. “When we arrived at the Toccoa Motel, there was a vehicle parked out in from of Room...

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Toccoa Commission Expresses Concern About Proposed Water Project

May 16, 2013

Some Toccoa City Commissioners are expressing concern about a proposed multi-million dollar project to interconnect water systems in northeast Georgia. Madison and Elbert County officials are seeking money from the Governor’s Water Supply Program for water improvements in five northeast Georgia counties, Stephens, Franklin, Madison, Elbert, and Oglethorpe. According to officials, they are seeking...

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I-85 Crash Victim Identified

May 16, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Authorities have identified the person killed when a high-speed chase through two counties on Interstate 85 ended in a wreck Tuesday afternoon. According to officials, the person killed is 19-year-old Marion Ahlexus Shore of McDonough. She was killed when 21-year old Thanquarius Calhoun of McDonough crashed while fleeing...

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TFC Baseball Wins National Title

May 16, 2013
TFC Baseball Wins National Title

The Toccoa Falls College baseball team can continue to call themselves national champions. Toccoa Falls defeated Dallas Christian College 4-3 in the championship game of the National Christian College Athletic Association Division II baseball World Series Saturday. TFC entered the World Series as the top seed and outscored its opponents 35-5 during the tournament....

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Police Blotter

May 16, 2013

A Toccoa man faces a felony charge in relation to the burglary of a local convenience store. Police said they arrested 34-year-old Gerry Patrick Thornton of Toccoa on a felony burglary charge. Authorities alleged that Thornton broke the front window of Zebo’s on the corner of South Pond Street and Collins Road late Monday...

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Wilbros Civil Trial Continued

May 15, 2013

The Wilbros civil trial will not start next Tuesday as was first scheduled. Stephens County Attorney Brian Ranck said Judge Robert Adamson has granted a continuance in the trial at the request of Wilbros in order to allow Wilbros to construct and implement an “in vessel” composting process. According to Ranck, “in vessel” composting...

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Stephens Co. Honors “Top Five”

May 15, 2013

Stephens County honors its “Top Five.” The annual Toccoa Rotary Club Top Five Banquet took place Tuesday night at Stephens County High School. The banquet honors Stephens County High School graduating seniors who have performed academically in the top five percent in their class. Toccoa Rotary Club President-Elect the Rev. Mary Demmler said it...

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Arrests Announced in Burglaries

May 15, 2013

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is announcing a number of arrests in connection to multiple burglaries. According to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley, the first burglary was on April 20 on Oak Valley Road and also included burglaries over the following week on Brookhaven Circle, Pine View Road, and Whispering Pines Road. Shirley said...

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