Toccoa Police Investigating Convenience Store Burglary

The Toccoa Police Department is investigating a break-in at a local convenience store. Chief Tim Jarrell said that it happened last week. “In the early morning hours of Friday, April 15, two individuals entered the Raceway convenience store on Big A Road and took an undisclosed amount of money and an undetermined amount of cigarettes,” said Jarrell. Jarrell said that […]

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Political Town Hall Tonight

Candidates in a number of local races will have the chance to speak to voters in a second political town hall forum that is scheduled for tonight. AM 630 WNEG and the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce will host the town hall at the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa. Appearing at the forum tonight will be the candidates for Post […]

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Indians End Baseball Season With Loss

The Stephens County Indian baseball team ends its season with a loss. Wednesday night, the Indians and Buford Wolves were tied at 0 headed to the bottom of the third. However, Buford scored four times in the third and then exploded for nine runs in the bottom of the fourth inning on the way to a 13-0 win over Stephens […]

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New Principal Named for SCHS

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Stephens County High School has its new principal in place for next year. Tuesday, the Stephens County Board of Education unanimously approved the hire of Scott Kersh. Kersh is currently an Assistant Principal at Habersham Central High School. School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey said he is very excited to have Kersh join the team in Stephens County. “I think he has […]

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Stephens Co. BOE Moving Forward With SCHS Roof Work

The Stephens County Board of Education is moving forward with roof work at Stephens County High School. On Tuesday, the Stephens County Board of Education unanimously approved a bid for the work and also approved all of the necessary paperwork for the Stephens County Schools Building Authority to pursue bonds to help forward fund the project. The total bid approved […]

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Jarrell Comments on Arrest in Colbert Murder Case

Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said Tuesday he is happy to announce an arrest in the death of Tomas Colbert. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said that 35-year-old Marqkeela Lawain Hill of Douglasville, Georgia, has been arrested and charged with one count of murder in the death of Tomas Colbert back in February in Toccoa. GBI agents made the arrest […]

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Update on Tuesday Shooting in Habersham Co.

Media reports have identified the man accused of a fatal shooting in Habersham County on Tuesday. WSB-TV and other outlets have identified the man taken into custody as 56-year-old Tommy Savage of Cornelia. The shooting occurred during the early morning hours in the Cornelia area in the area of Garrison Road between Garner Road and Pea Ridge Road. Following the […]

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SCMS Football Schedule Released

Stephens County Middle School has released its football schedule for the 2016 season. New on the schedule this year is Conference Playoffs and a Conference Championship Game. The top four teams in Stephens County Middle School’s conference will play each other in the semi-finals on either October 12 or 13, with the semi-final winners meeting in the championship game on […]

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