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Stephens Co. Hosting Relay for Life Tonight

May 17, 2013

Stephens County will gather tonight to join in the fight against cancer. The 20th annual Stephens County Relay for Life takes place tonight in downtown Toccoa. Local Relay Co-Chair Jerry Snell said organizers are excited to bring the annual event into downtown Toccoa for the first time. “Other communities have done that and it...

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Toccoa Lions Club Celebrates 80 Years

May 17, 2013

A local service club celebrates a milestone. Earlier this month, the Toccoa Lions Club celebrated its 80th anniversary. A banquet was held to mark the occasion at the Gate Cottage on the campus of Toccoa Falls College. Toccoa Lions Club Vice President Bryan Gordon noted the representation at the banquet of various Lions clubs...

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Piece of Trade Center Steel Headed to Hartwell

May 17, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A piece of the steel from the World Trade Center attack on September 11, 2001 will be in Hartwell on Saturday. It’s part of a fundraiser to help build handicap-accessible smart homes for soldiers injured in Iraq and Afghanistan. The fundraiser is the idea of Corporal Todd Love...

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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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