Early Voting Set for Saturday

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Voters in Stephens County have a special opportunity this weekend to vote early in this month’s primary and non-partisan election. Stephens County Registrar Bill Cochran said early voting will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Stephens County Registrar’s Office, located in the Stephens County Courthouse Annex on Tugalo Street in downtown Toccoa. “Anyone that has […]

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Toccoa Holding Train Day on Saturday

The city of Toccoa will again mark National Train Day this weekend with a day of festivities. Saturday is Toccoa’s 6th National Train Day celebration. Toccoa Main Street Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said that everything will get started just before 6:15 a.m. on Saturday when the public is invited to gather at the historic train depot in downtown Toccoa and […]

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Charges Pending in Wednesday Accident

Charges are still pending on a Wednesday three-vehicle accident in Stephens County. It occurred at 5:44 p.m. on Georgia Highway 17 at its intersection with Eastanollee By-pass. That is in front of the Eastanollee Volunteer Fire Department. According to the Toccoa post of the Georgia State Patrol, a 2007 Ford Edge driven by 57-year-old Jackie Leigh Smith of Carnesville was […]

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TFC Graduation This Weekend

This weekend is graduation weekend at Toccoa Falls College. The annual Baccalaureate will be tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Grace Chapel and Performing Arts Center. Meanwhile, graduation for TFC will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m., also at Grace Chapel and Performing Arts Center. This year’s Baccalaureate speaker is Dr. Henry Blackaby. Dr. Blackaby is the founder and president emeritus of […]

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Help Stamp Out Hunger Saturday

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Local letter carriers are asking for the public’s help this weekend in the fight to “stamp out hunger.” On Saturday, letter carriers are holding the 24th annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive. The National Association of Letter Carriers organizes the food drive each year across America and locally, letter carriers in Toccoa, Martin, and Eastanollee will participate once again this […]

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Wednesday Afternoon Accident Results In Injuries

An accident on Wednesday afternoon sends multiple people to the hospital. It occurred on Georgia Highway 17 in front of the Eastanollee Volunteer Fire Department. Reports indicate that the accident was a head-on collision where at least one person had to be extricated from a vehicle. According to first responders on the scene, some of those involved in the accident […]

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DA Now Has Report on Inmate Death

A Georgia Bureau of Investigation report on the death of an inmate at the Stephens County Jail is now in the hands of the District Attorney. Mountain Judicial Circuit District Attorney George Christian said that his office received a copy of the report from the GBI into the death of 24-year-old Barry J. Mullinax on Tuesday. The 24-year-old Mullinax, who […]

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