Toccoa Police Investigating Armed Robbery

The Toccoa Police Department is seeking the public’s help in trying to solve an armed robbery over the weekend. It happened at about 11 p.m. Saturday at the Quik Mart convenience store at the corner of State Route 106 and State Route 145. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said the suspect approached the store on foot along Highway 106 walking […]

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School Shooting in Anderson County, S.C.

(Information also provided by WSNW Radio, Seneca) A 14-year-old boy is in custody in connection with the shooting of two students and a teacher at an Anderson County, South Carolina elementary school on Wednesday. The shooting at the school occurred at 1:44 p.m. Wednesday at Townville Elementary School on State Road in Townville. Two students and one teacher were shot […]

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Beyrle Documentary Shown Tonight in Toccoa

Main Street Toccoa is helping to kick off festivities for Currahee Military Weekend tonight with a special movie presentation at the Ritz Theatre at the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa. It is showing “The Joe Beyrle Story” at 7 p.m. tonight. Main Street Toccoa Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said the city is excited to be working with the Stephens County […]

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Boys and Girls Club Fundraiser Tonight

The Toccoa-Stephens County Boys’ and Girls’ Club will host a fundraiser tonight at the Currahee Club. Tonight at 6 p.m., the Toccoa-Stephens County Boys’ and Girls’ Club will have a “Celebrity Game Night” fundraiser at the Currahee Club. Boys’ and Girls’ Club Board President Emeritus Gary Donahue said that teams of four people each will compete against each other in […]

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Search Warrant Leads to Two Arrests

A search at a Stephens County residence leads to two arrests. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that deputies went to a house on BelAir drive on Friday after obtaining information on the location of a wanted fugitive. Shirley said upon arrival, the deputies made contact with 26-year-old Cory Stephen Holbrooks of Toccoa and 20-year-old Racheal Cassandra Strickland of Martin. […]

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