Red Cross Issues Urgent Call For Blood Donations

The American Red Cross says that recent winter weather has caused an emergency need for blood and platelet donors. Officials with the Red Cross say that severe winter weather since January 1 has forced the cancellation of more than 300 blood drives across 20 states, resulting in more than 9,500 donations uncollected. Those officials say that is further depleting an […]

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Stolen Cars From Tri-County Chevrolet Recovered

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Royston Police have recovered the two cars stolen from Tri-County Chevrolet earlier this month and the search is on for the suspects who took them. According to Royston Police Chief Donnie Boleman, the cars were found late Wednesday night near the Elbert County line in the Holly Springs area in Hart County. Boleman said […]

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SCHS Wrestling Senior Night Tonight

Tonight in Senior Night in wrestling for Stephens County High School. Matches begin at 5:30 p.m. as Stephens County High School wrestling honors its seniors. The Indians are hosting matches with Habersham Central, Hart County, and Riverside Military Academy. Three seniors are being honored. They are Javon Jones, Jake Murray, and Dalton Roberts. Stephens County High School wrestling will also […]

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SCMS Basketball Update

In a middle school basketball update … the Stephens County Middle School 7th grade boys lost to Hart County last Tuesday, 40-26. Kenny Colwell led the Rebels with 12 points. Meanwhile, the regular season is coming to a close for middle school basketball. Stephens County Middle School shares a conference with Elbert, Franklin, Hart, and Madison counties. Their conference basketball […]

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Calmer Weather Day Today

The weather is much calmer this morning after a busy end to the week thanks to the winter storm that moved through the region before heading up the East Coast. Thursday night into Friday morning, downtown Toccoa received 1.46 inches of rain. Then during the day on Friday, that rain mixed with sleet during the daytime hours. Late in the […]

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Habersham Man Convicted of Murder

A Habersham County jury convicts a Cornelia man of murder and other charges in connection with a 2012 crime. Last week, 54-year-old William Douglas Downer of Cornelia was convicted of Felony Murder, Armed Robbery, Burglary, and Aggravated Assault in a Habersham County courtroom. Downer was convicted of murdering Michael Larry Hill on August 28, 2012. The trial, presided over by […]

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TFC Basketball Update

Senior forward Cam Williams scored 18 of his 25 points in the second half to lead the Toccoa Falls Screaming Eagles to a 79-73 victory over Trinity Baptist on Saturday night. Toccoa Falls went 32-41 from the free throw line and overcame 22 turnovers to get the big conference win. Connor Iverson added 17, and 12 different players scored for […]

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