SCSO Tracks Suspect In Snow to Make Arrest

A Stephens County man is under arrest, charged in a weekend burglary. The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office says that it arrested 25-year-old Devon Holder of Abbey Lane in Toccoa and charged him with one count of First Degree Burglary. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that it stems from a reported burglary early on Saturday on North Abbey Lane Court. […]

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SCHS Football Banquet Held

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Stephens County High School honors the 2015 Indian football team. The annual football banquet took place at the Tugaloo Center for the Performing Arts and Stephens County High School Cafeteria last Thursday night. During the banquet, each player on the varsity and junior varsity football teams was recognized. This past year, the Stephens County Indians went 8-3 during the football […]

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Toccoa, Stephens Co. Commissions To Meet Today

Two local boards will meet later today. Toccoa City Commissioners and Stephens County Commissioners will both meet for regular meetings later today. The Toccoa City Commission is first as it will hold a work session with the city’s Downtown Development Authority at 2 p.m. today at Toccoa City Hall. Then, the city commission will meet for its regularly scheduled meeting […]

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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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