City of Toccoa Gets in New Natural Gas Trucks

The city of Toccoa’s natural gas vehicle fleet continues to grow. Toccoa Utilities Director Harry Scott said the city recently converted five new Ford F-150 pick-up trucks to bi-fuel. That allows them to run off either natural gas or regular gasoline. Scott said that city workers took the trucks to a company in Asheville, North Carolina to get them converted […]

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Scam Alert in Stephens Co.

The Toccoa Record is reporting an apparent scam. Toccoa Record Publisher Tom Law said that the paper has received reports from individuals that someone is calling people in the area, claiming to be from the Record and asking people to purchase subscriptions for the paper over the phone. Law said that the Record is not currently making any such calls, […]

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Renovations Continue on Lavonia Library

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Work on the exterior of the Lavonia Carnegie Library is nearing completion. Crews have been doing repairs and doing a general restoration for most of the summer on the 103-year old building. The Lavonia Carnegie Library is one of the last working Carnegie Libraries in the country. Lavonia City Manager Gary Fesperman said crews […]

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TFC Volleyball Sweeps Weekend Games

The Toccoa Falls College volleyball team travels to LaGrange Collegefor a game today after winning a pair of games over the weekend. Friday, the Screaming Eagles swept Johnson University of Florida in three sets. Then on Saturday, TFC swept Trinity College in three sets. TFC’s volleyball team has now won three of its last four matches to move to 6-9 […]

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Georgia Starting Up “Leaf Watch” Website

Georgia State Parks is again offering its online “Leaf Watch” website to help both residents and travelers keep track of the state’s Fall color. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources said that beginning in October, regular updates will keep travelers posted on how Fall color is progressing across the state. According to the DNR, the peak color in Georgia usually […]

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New Deer Rut Map Available

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division says it has recently updated the statewide deer rut map. DNR officials said this is a question that they receive each Fall from hunters. The deer rut refers to the breeding season for white-tailed deer, which can vary at the local scale, especially in areas that experience southern climates like Georgia. […]

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