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Margaret Whitfield

July 3, 2015

Funeral services for Margaret Whitfield will be held Tuesday (Jul 7) at 1:00 pm from Crossroads Missionary Baptist Church with burial to follow in Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Carnesville. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday (Jul 6) from 6:00-7:00 pm. Moss-Stovall-Neal Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...

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Mr. James Woodrow Adams

July 3, 2015

Mr. James Woodrow Adams, age 73 of the Red Hill Community, passed away Friday (Jul 3) at Stephens County Hospital. Services will be held Sunday (Jul 5) at 2pm from the B.D. Ginn Memorial Chapel of Ginn Funeral Home with interment to follow in Franklin Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the...

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Gertrude Smith

July 3, 2015

Funeral services for Gertrude Smith will be held Sunday (Jul 5) at 2:00 pm from the Homer First Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church on Sunday (Jul 5) from 1:00 pm until the funeral hour. Moss-Stovall-Neal Funeral Home of Toccoa is in...

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Driver Charged In Head-On Collision With Church Bus

May 30, 2015

More details are in from the Georgia State Patrol on a head-on crash involving a church bus from Love and Hugs Christian Tabernacle in Conyers and a Lincoln Town Car that left 19 people injured. Troopers say around 8:30 p.m. Thursday night, a Lincoln Town Car was traveling south on West Currahee Street (U.S....

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Toccoa City Commissioners Discuss Sidewalk Project

May 4, 2015

At last Monday’s Toccoa City Commission meeting representatives of KCI Engineering gave Toccoa City Commissioners a progress update on a prospective sidewalk that would be added from the Rose Lane/Fernside Drive area to Wal-Mart. Toccoa City Commissioners has received a permit from the Georgia Department of Transportation or GDOT for the project. The project...

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Amnesty Day Deemed Huge Success

May 4, 2015

The Stephens County Commission praises Amnesty Day. At last Tuesday’s Stephens County Commission meeting, Chairman Dennis Bell and Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers sang the praises of the Stephens County Amnesty Day held in conjunction with Keep Toccoa-Stephens County Beautiful on April 25th. “A lot of people,” Says Ayers; “We started out with 8...

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7th Plaque Dedicated In Historic Downtown Toccoa

May 4, 2015
7th Plaque Dedicated In Historic Downtown Toccoa

Main Street Toccoa installed the 7th of 10 Historic Plaques this past Thursday. The plaque was placed on the building that is currently the office of Mike Van Minos State Farm Insurance on Sage Street. Main Street’s Weslie Clark explains the dedication. “This building has been home to a bowling alley, a furniture store,...

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Two Candidates Qualify in Lavonia City Council Race

May 4, 2015

Courtesy of Sister Station WLHR Qualifying for the Lavonia City Council Post 1 seat is over and only two people have come forward to run in that special election race. Qualifying ended at 4:30p Wednesday with Courtney Umbehant and Nora Chambers the only two candidates to throw their hats into the ring. Umbehant and...

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Franklin County to Upgrade Technology

May 4, 2015

Courtesy of Sister Station WLHR Franklin County Commissioners have received information from Franklin County Manager Beth Thomas on her plan to upgrade the computer technology at the Franklin County Commission offices. At their work session Tuesday, Thomas told the Board she has developed a long-term plan to upgrade the computers and server, but she...

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Pedestrian Struck By Vehicle In Front Of Toccoa City Hall

May 1, 2015

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle this morning in front of Toccoa City Hall. Toccoa Police Officer John Hubbard provides the details; “Basically the vehicle was backing out in front of the municipal building. Another person was crossing the road outside of the crosswalk at the municipal building. The driver backed in to...

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  • March 31, 20152015 Youth Summer Theatre Program
  • May 5, 2015 8:00 amCurrently accepting Adult students for the GED class
  • June 19, 2015Feeding Georgia’s Kids Summer Meals;
  • June 19, 2015Toccoa High School All Class Reunion
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