Police Announce Drug Arrest

A Toccoa woman faces drug charges after a traffic stop earlier this month. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell says that on May 12, the Mountain Judicial Circuit N.C.I.S. Drug Team, working with Toccoa Police and the Georgia State Patrol, acted on information received regarding someone traveling to the Atlanta area to purchase illegal narcotics for distribution in Toccoa. Jarrell says […]

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Indian Football Spring Scrimmage Saturday

The Stephens County High School football team will wrap up spring practice with a scrimmage this weekend. Head football coach Frank Barden says the Indians will scrimmage starting at 6 p.m. on Saturday at the Reservation. The Indians started spring practice back on May 12. Barden said they had around 100 players come out. Barden went on to say that […]

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DOT Ready for Memorial Day Travel

The Georgia Department of Transportation is preparing for a lot of motorists to hit the state’s highways this Memorial Day holiday weekend. Department of Transportation Spokesperson Teri Pope said that in order to help with traffic flow, the DOT is suspending construction-related lane closures on Georgia interstates and major state highways from noon today through 5 a.m. Tuesday. “Memorial Day […]

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Hudgins Named Active Senior of Year at Senior Expo

AM 630 WNEG Radio honors its Active Senior of the Year. The award was handed out during Thursday’s annual WNEG Senior Expo at the Stephens County Recreation Department Complex on Rose Lane. This year’s winner is J.B. Hudgins. He said he loves being a part of the Toccoa and Stephens County community. “The people from Stephens County have been good […]

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Former Boggs Mtn. Shelter Director Found Guilty

By Craig Salmon, WRBN Radio, Clayton A jury has convicted the woman accused of stealing money from the Boggs Mountain Animal Shelter in Rabun County. Former Boggs Mountain Animal Shelter Manager Lowanda “Peanut” Kilby was found guilty on 60 counts, including charges of theft and racketeering, on Thursday after less than four hours of deliberation. Kilby was charged with fraudulently […]

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Investigation in FCSO Deputy’s Death Continues

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia There isn’t much to go on, but the investigation into the tragic death of Franklin County Sheriff’s deputy Cruz Thomas will continue, according to the Georgia State Patrol. 26-year old Thomas was killed Wednesday night on I-85 while in pursuit of a traffic violator.   Thomas, the son of Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas, lost […]

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Memorial Day Government Schedules Announced

Toccoa City Hall and Stephens County Government offices will be closed on Monday in observance of Memorial Day. In the city of Toccoa, garbage and recycling routes that are scheduled to be picked up on Monday, May 26th will be picked up on Tuesday, May 27th. Commercial garbage will be picked up as usual, but yard waste and other items […]

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Stephens Co. School System Finds Accounting Errors

Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey says that staff has discovered accounting errors that are leaving the school system unsure about all of its financial numbers heading into a new budget year. Dorsey discussed the matter with Stephens County Board of Education members at their meeting on Tuesday. He says that the accounting errors were discovered while working on the […]

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Woodruff Appointed Stephens Co. Solicitor

Toccoa attorney Willie J. Woodruff, Jr. will serve as the Stephens County State Court Solicitor pending a special election to fill the post vacated by the passing of State Court Solicitor Dan. T. Pressley, Sr. back in December. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal officially appointed Woodruff to fill the position recently and it became effective upon his swearing in. He had […]

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Gasaway Speaks on Election Win

28th District State Representative Dan Gasaway says he appreciates the support from the community in winning a second term to the Georgia Legislature. With no Democratic opposition on the ballot in the fall, the Republican incumbent won re-election for all intents and purposes after defeating challenger Stacy Hall in Tuesday’s primary election. Gasaway says he was pleased to have won the […]

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