Indians Return Home Tonight for Homecoming

After more than a month on the road, the Stephens County Indian football team is finally playing in Toccoa again tonight. It is Homecoming at the Reservation as the Indians host the Purple Hurricanes of Monroe Area High School. Stephens County enters the game with a a 3-1 overall record and 1-0 record in Region 8-AAAA after last week’s close, […]

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Franklin Co. Sheriff’s Office Seeks Help in Body Dump Case

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County Sheriff’s Office investigators are asking for the public’s help in connection with a body found last month off I-85 and GA Highway 106. On Wednesday, Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas released more details of their investigation. According to the Sheriff, the victim is identified as 49-year old David Baldwin of Doraville, Georgia. Baldwin’s […]

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Habersham Investigating Reported Incident Between Toccoa, Piedmont College Police Chiefs

A report from an Atlanta TV station indicates that the Habersham County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an alleged incident that occurred last week involving Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell and Piedmont College Police Chief Chanon Pritchard. According to Fox 5 Atlanta, a report from the Habersham County Sheriff’s Office states that Chief Jarrell called law enforcement on September 21 to […]

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SCSO Arrests Two Franklin Co. Men on Drug Charges

Two Franklin County men face drug charges in Stephens County. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley says that deputies with his office’s Crime Suppression Unit performed a traffic stop on a vehicle recently due to minor traffic violations on Big A Road. Shirley says deputies requested the driver produce his license, but the driver told deputies that he did not have […]

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Collins Writes to USDA About Avian Flu

9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins is writing the U.S. Department of Agriculture about the threat of avian influenza. This week, Collins sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack asking that the USDA ensure all viable options are available to state, local, and industry stakeholders to prevent the spread of bird flu if highly pathogenic avian […]

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TFC Sports Update

Another successful week for TFC athletics is in the books as the Screaming Eagles continued its fall seasons in cross country, men’s and women’s soccer, and volleyball. Cross Country raced at Southern Wesleyan University on September 26 and moved closer to qualifying for Nationals with an impressive showing.   Jamie Smith led the women’s squad and finished 11th in region and 15th […]

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