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Feral Outfitters Holds Ribbon Cutting

September 19, 2014
Feral Outfitters Holds Ribbon Cutting

A downtown Toccoa business celebrates a new location. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting on Thursday for Feral Outfitters. Feral moved to a new location a few months ago, remaining on Doyle Street in downtown Toccoa. Owner Karly Herring said the new location is about three times larger than her old...

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TFC Sports Update

September 19, 2014

The Toccoa Falls College women’s soccer team picks up a win at home. The Screaming Eagles defeated Gordon State College on Tuesday by a 2-1 score. Lizz Rice and Nicole Cooprider scored goals for Toccoa Falls, while Olivia Stands assisted on both goals. TFC outshot Gordon State for the match by a margin of...

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Franklin Co. High Speed Chase Leads to Arrest

September 19, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A South Carolina woman faces charges after a high-speed chase in Franklin County Thursday. It started at about 1 p.m. Thursday. Franklin County Sheriff’ Stevie Thomas said deputies tried to pull over the driver of a black Volvo near Exit 160 on Interstate 85 but it sped off....

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Photo Exhibit Coming To Toccoa

September 18, 2014

A special exhibit will be arriving in Toccoa next week for the public to view. The Currahee Military Museum and Main Street Toccoa will host an exhibit called “Presidential Pathways” beginning next Thursday, September 25. Main Street Toccoa Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said the exhibit is an interesting collection of presidential photographs. Crosby said...

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Toccoa Unveils New Gateway Sign

September 18, 2014
Toccoa Unveils New Gateway Sign

Toccoa unveils a new sign welcoming those traveling those into town. Wednesday, city officials and others gathered at the corner of Broad and Currahee streets in downtown Toccoa to unveil a new gateway sign that has been placed on the new green space located at that intersection. Toccoa Mayor Gail Fry said she is...

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Police, EMS Rescue People from Creek After Weekend Car Accident

September 18, 2014

An accident over the weekend in Toccoa results in three injuries, but authorities say it could have been much worse if not for the actions of first responders on the scene. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said that his department and Stephens County EMS responded to a two-car accident just before 12:45 p.m. Sunday...

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Franklin Co. Commission Considering Re-instating Health Insurance for Commissioners

September 18, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County Commission Chair Thomas Bridges said he wants to hear from that county’s citizens regarding whether the Board of Commissioners should re-instate a policy that provides county health insurance for the board. Last week, the Franklin County Commission voted to advertise their intention to re-instate the county...

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NGTC Opens Cross Country Season

September 18, 2014

North Georgia Technical College opens its cross country season. Runners from North Georgia Technical College took first place in both the women’s and men’s opening race on the Clarkesville Campus Ben Purcell Cross Country Trail on Friday, September 5. Colleges competing included Toccoa Falls College, University of Auburn at Montgomery, and host North Georgia...

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Highway Named for Late Trooper

September 17, 2014
Highway Named for Late Trooper

Georgia honors a fallen trooper from Stephens County by naming a portion of a state highway after him. Tuesday, officials gathered to officially dedicate a stretch of State Route 184 from the Jeanette Jamieson Intersection to 184′s intersection with Dick’s Hill Parkway as the Georgia State Patrol Trooper Edward “Eddie” Clifton Taylor, Badge #696,...

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Stephens Co. BOE Denies Solar Panel Lease Agreement

September 17, 2014

The Stephens County Board of Education turns down a proposed solar panel project on school system property. Tuesday, the Board of Education voted 4 to 3 to deny a final lease agreement with United Renewable Energy of Alpharetta for the company to put solar panels on a piece of land near Stephens County High...

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