Stephens Co. Falls to Habersham In Baseball

Jarred Jones singled to score Steven Loudermilk in the bottom of the sixth inning with the go ahead run and Habersham Central added two more runs in the same inning as the Raiders beat the Indians 6-3 Tuesday night in non-region baseball action. Houston Mullinax led the Indians offensively, reaching base all four times, scoring a run, and knocking in […]

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TCC Purchases Mowers for Golf Course

Toccoa City Commissioners approve the purchase of equipment for the Pines golf course. Monday, the city commission unanimously approved the bid of Swinehart’s Power Equipment of Baldwin for two scag industrial mowers for the golf course. The total bid from Swinehart’s Power Equipment was $19,842. It was the lowest of three bids received for the mowers. Tait Lawn Products of […]

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City of Toccoa Recognizes Local Animal Advocate

The city of Toccoa honors a local resident for her work over the years with animals. Monday, the city commission read and presented a proclamation to Joan Allen. Allen has been involved with the Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter, as well as previously being involved with the Humane Society and Hearts for Homeless Pets. Toccoa Vice-Mayor Evan Hellenga serves on the […]

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Stephens Co. Commission To Meet This Morning

Stephens County Commissioners are expected to consider a request for additional funding for the county’s 4-H program at their meeting this morning. County commissioners are scheduled to meet at 8:30 a.m. today in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. During today’s meeting, Stephens County Extension Agent Forrest Connelly is expected to request that county […]

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SCSO Using New K-9, “Kilo,” In Drug Enforcement

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is introducing a new deputy into its ranks of the four-legged variety. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that the Sheriff’s Office has added a new K-9 deputy, “Kilo,” to the ranks at the Sheriff’s Office. Shirley said the K-9 program was newly implemented last year. “We are getting him certified with our K-9 handler […]

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Police Blotter

A Tallulah Street resident reports a burglary to authorities. According to a report on file with the Toccoa Police Department, an officer responded to Tallulah Street on Friday. There, a resident told the officer that someone had taken her 32-inch flat screen TV, valued at $250, and her dog, described as a Pit bull. Elsewhere, the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office […]

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TFC Baseball Update

The Toccoa Falls College baseball team drops three of four over the weekend. On Friday, TFC lost a pair of games. Toccoa Falls lost to Lindsey Wilson, 14-2, then lost to Madonna University, 11-5. Then on Saturday, TFC split a doubleheader with Roosevelt University. The Screaming Eagles won the first game over Roosevelt, 13-5. Ronnie Stewart had three hits and […]

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Franklin Co. Schools Recognize Honor Students

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The honor students of the Franklin County High School Class of 2015 are honored by the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce. This year’s STAR Student, STAR Teacher, Valedictorian and Salutatorian along with 41 honors students and their parents were recognized by the Chamber and treated to a breakfast Friday morning at the Swails Center […]

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