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Little League Update

July 9, 2015

An improbable comeback puts the Toccoa Junior League All-Star baseball team into the championship round. Wednesday in Demorest, Toccoa trailed Habersham 11-2 heading into the bottom of the seventh inning and was three outs from elimination. However, Toccoa scored nine runs in the bottom of the seventh inning, including three runs with two outs,...

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Accident Wednesday at By-pass and Cawthon Rd.

July 9, 2015

An accident in Stephens County Wednesday results inĀ at least one injury. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that the accident occurred at the intersection of the Toccoa By-pass and Cawthon Road. Shirley said that a woman was driving a vehicle that collided with a wrecker. The sheriff said the woman was trapped inside the...

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Toccoa Veterans Service Office Re-opening, Says State

July 8, 2015

The Toccoa office of the Georgia Department of Veterans Service is back to its normal operations. Officials with the state’s Veterans Service Office announced this week that service to all of its satellite locations is resuming. That took effect on Monday and includes the Toccoa satellite office. Georgia Department of Veterans Service Spokesman Jon...

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Grand Jury Hands Down Indictments

July 8, 2015

A Stephens County grand jury has indicted a man in connection with thefts from multiple area convenience stores. On Tuesday, the grand jury handed down a true bill of indictment against Felix Antonia Tirado. Tirado was indicted on three counts of Burglary in the Second Degree, one count of Theft By Receiving Stolen Property,...

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Lavonia Man Arrested for Trafficking Meth

July 8, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A 23-year old Lavonia man is on his way back to state prison after authorities discovered a methamphetamine trafficking operation. Lavonia Police Chief Bruce Carlisle said that on Monday June 28, his officers, along with agents from other local agencies descended on a house at 5155 Vickery St....

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Little League Update

July 8, 2015

Both Toccoa teams are still alive in All-Star District Little League and Junior League baseball. Tuesday night, Toccoa’s two remaining All-Star squads took to the field in elimination bracket games in Habersham County. In the Little League bracket, Toccoa defeated Franklin County in five innings, 13-3. Ian Rumsey, Chubba Roush, and Zack Feaster all...

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New Fireworks Date Announced

July 8, 2015

The Stephens County Recreation Department has announced a new date for the fireworks display that was postponed earlier this month. Recreation Department Director Richard Adams says that the fireworks will now take place on July 30 at the Rose Lane Recreation Complex. This is after the fireworks were postponed back last Thursday, July 2,...

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Change for Currahee St. Car Dealers

July 8, 2015

Change has come to two Currahee Street car dealers. Earlier this month, Hayes announced that it was transitioning to a pre-owned lot only at its downtown Toccoa location and would now be known as Hayes of Toccoa. Hayes GM Stan Roberts tells WNEG Radio that the GMC and Cadillac franchises were transferred to the...

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NGTC Represented at PBL National Convention

July 8, 2015

North Georgia Technical College representatives place at a national competition. The Phi Beta Lambda national competition was held in Chicago last month and six North Georgia Technical College PBL members from both the Clarkesville Chapter and the Blairsville Chapter traveled to the convention. The Parliamentary Procedures team consisting of Debra Herbert of Lavonia, Susie...

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Ga. DOT Announces Temporary Intersection Closures

July 7, 2015

The Georgia Department of Transportation is announcing two more temporary intersection closures along the State Route 17 construction project that will begin next week. Georgia DOT Spokesperson Teri Pope said that part of Fieldcrest Drive and Meadowbrook Drive closest to Highway 17 will be affected. “We know folks are getting used to it,” said...

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