Park St. Bridge To Be Torn Down

Toccoa City Commissioners will allow Norfolk Southern Railroad to tear down the Park Street Bridge. City commissioners voted 3 to 1 to abandon the bridge and have it torn down at their meeting Monday. Last year, the Georgia Department of Transportation ordered the city to close the Park Street Bridge following an inspection and it has stayed closed since. Norfolk […]

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Flentall Homicide Investigation Into Second Week

The investigation into the homicide of a Toccoa man is moving into its second week. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said that the Toccoa Police Department and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are still investigating the death of 28-year-old Montavious Xavier Flentall of Toccoa last Tuesday. “Right now, we do not have any additional information that is available to be […]

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Stephens Co. Commission To Meet Today

Stephens County Commissioners are expected to consider a lease agreement for the Stephens County Recreation Area with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at their meeting later today. The county commission is scheduled to meet starting at 5:30 p.m. today in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Last December, Stephens County Commissioners voted unanimously […]

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Lavonia Police Announce Drug Trafficking Arrests

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Lavonia Police have announced that they have broken up a major drug trafficking operation with the arrest of four people. Lavonia Police Chief Bruce Carlisle said the arrests came recently after residents made complaints of drug activity at a house on 2nd Street that resulted in a lengthy undercover investigation. “On Friday, March 14, Lavonia […]

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Hartwell Lake Campgrounds Opening April 1

The Savannah District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is announcing that three Lake Hartwell campgrounds will open on April 1. They are Watsadler Campground in Hart County, Twin Lakes Campground in Pickens County, South Carolina, and Springfield Campground in Anderson County, South Carolina. The Corps said both Watsadler Campground and Twin Lakes Campground will have all sites open through […]

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Ga. Supreme Court Upholds Stephens Co. Nuisance Ordinance

The Georgia Supreme Court unanimously votes to uphold Stephens County’s nuisance ordinance after it was challenged more than a year ago by the Wilbros facility. In a ruling issued last month, the state’s highest court unanimously voted to deny Wilbros’ challenge of the county’s nuisance ordinance. In November 2012, attorneys for Wilbros appealed one of the nuisance ordinance citations issued […]

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Health Dept. Adding New 7th Grade Vaccination Requirement

The Georgia Department of Public Health is announcing new immunization requirements for Georgia students that are entering the 7th grade. District Two Public Health Spokesman Dave Palmer said that the new requirements will apply to students entering 7th grade beginning next school year. “Beginning in the 2014-2015 school year, 7th graders will be required to have the Tdap, which is […]

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Toccoa Little League Opens Season

Another season of Toccoa Little League is underway Toccoa Little League held its annual Opening Day events Saturday at the Doyle Street Park. It all started with a parade from downtown Toccoa up Doyle   Street to the Doyle Street Park. Once everybody was at the park, all of the teams for all of the Little League divisions were introduced […]

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Park St. Bridge on Today’s Toccoa Commission Agenda

The Park Street Bridge tops the agenda for Toccoa City Commissioners at their meeting later today. City commissioners are scheduled to meet starting at 5 p.m. today at Toccoa City Hall. Today’s meeting agenda includes a scheduled public hearing on the Park Street Bridge. Last year, the Georgia Department of Transportation ordered the city to close the Park Street Bridge […]

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