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Toccoa P.D. Releases 2014 Stats

February 6, 2015

The Toccoa Police Department releases its year end statistics for 2014. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said the report has some things for the department to be very proud of and some things that he wants the department to work on in the year ahead. “I am happy that our motor vehicle accidents have...

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Community Gathers for Prayer Service for School System

February 6, 2015

The community comes together to support the Stephens County school system in the midst of its financial crisis. Thursday night, a large crowd filled the Toccoa First United Methodist Church for a community prayer service. First United Methodist Church Senior Pastor the Rev. Dr. John Brown said he was very pleased with the turnout....

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City of Lavonia To Get Hospital Roads

February 6, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia he City of Lavonia plans to take over maintenance of two roads around Ty Cobb Regional Medical Center. Last week, the Franklin County Board of Commission voted to sell Clear Creek Parkway and Ralph Owens Parkway to the Franklin County Industrial Building Authority for $311,000. At the time,...

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TFC Hoops Sweeps Clearwater Christian College

February 6, 2015

The Toccoa Falls College basketball teams pick up a road sweep. TFC’s men’s and women’s teams traveled to Clearwater Christian College for region games Thursday. In the girls’ game, Katie Calloway put up 19 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Screaming Eagle women over Clearwater Christian, 71-52. TFC’s women shot 56 percent and...

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Corps Day Use Passes Now Available

February 6, 2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says new 2015 annual passes for day use recreation areas are now available for purchase at the Corps’ Savannah District three dam and lake projects, including Hartwell. The annual pass costs $30 and remains valid for 12 months from the date of purchase. Passes may be purchased at...

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Stephens Co. Names STAR Student, Teacher

February 5, 2015
Stephens Co. Names STAR Student, Teacher

Stephens County names its STAR Student and Teacher for 2015. Wednesday, this year’s winners were recognized in a ceremony at Stephens County High School. This year’s STAR Student is Kris Clark of Toccoa. Clark said he is honored to receive this honor and represent Stephens County High School. “I hope to represent my school,...

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Removal of Park St. Bridge Underway in Toccoa

February 5, 2015

Work is underway to tear down the Park Street Bridge in Toccoa. Crews began removing the bridge that spans the railroad tracks along Currahee Street this week. The Toccoa City Commission had signed a formal agreement with Norfolk Southern Railway to allow them to remove the bridge back in August. City Manager Billy Morse...

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Chase Leads To Charges in Toccoa

February 5, 2015

A Hartwell resident faces multiple charges after a high-speed chase in Toccoa. The Toccoa Police Department says it arrested 23-year-old Kenxaveria Smith of Hartwell early Saturday morning. According to the report from the Toccoa Police Department, a police officer observed a white SUV failing to maintain its lane as it headed south on Highway...

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GDOT Preps Lavonia Intersection For Updated Traffic Signals

February 5, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia If you have driven through Lavonia over the past few days, you may have noticed some work going on at the intersection of SR17 and 59 – the only intersection with a traffic light in the heart of town. Crews with the Georgia Department of Transportation have been...

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Local Business Makes Donation to School System

February 5, 2015
Local Business Makes Donation to School System

LeCroy Educational Technology, along with Plaid Enterprises, makes a $10,000 dollar donation to the Stephens County School System, providing all schools with art supplies, paints, stencils and brushes. Passionate about education, LeCroy Educational Technology proudly steps forward to show support of our local educators and students in Stephens County.

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