Vendors Wanted For Harvest Festival

The 37th annual Toccoa Harvest Festival will be held November 2nd and 3rd in downtown Toccoa. Though the event is more than two months away Toccoa Main Street Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby says it is time for vendors to sign up now. “Usually we send out applications to everyone, but this year we sent out postcards letting them know that […]

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Corps Announcing Clean-Up Campaign

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Hartwell Lake Office, in partnership with the Lake Hartwell Association, is announcing the Annual Hartwell Lake Clean-Up Campaign going on now through September 28, National Public Lands Day. The Corps is asking for volunteers from scout groups, civic clubs, and businesses needed to pick up litter and other non-natural debris on and around the […]

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Owens Given Life Without Parole

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Marian Owens, the woman convicted of stabbing and beating an elderly Lavonia man to death in his home two years ago, will spend the rest of her life in prison with no hope of parole. The 40-year old Owens was sentenced by Franklin County Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Malcom Friday morning. Owens was convicted […]

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NGTC Celebrates Pinning of Practical Nursing Students

North Georgia Technical College recently celebrated the pinning of practical nursing and pharmacy tech students earlier this month at the Clarksville Campus. The newly renovated Clegg auditorium provided a fitting tone for the recognition of the achievements of the students. Of the individuals who received pins at the ceremony, multiple residents of Stephens County were represented. Morgan Carter, Renee Ledford, […]

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NGTC Photography Instructor Recognized

North Georgia Technical College photography instructor Jeff Gulle is to have his work displayed in the General Collection and The Loan Collection of the Professional Photographers of America’s 2013 International Photographic competition in Phoenix Arizona. Gulle’s “The Rock” and “Watching and Waiting” will be on display alongside other top photographic works from the competition at the International Photographic Exhibition. The […]

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Happenings in Toccoa This Weekend

Happenings in Toccoa This Weekend Some big events in Toccoa are taking place this weekend. This year’s “Jailhouse Rock” fundraiser to benefit the Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter will be Saturday night at 6 P.M. at the Currahee Campus of North Georgia Technical College. Humane Shelter board Secretary/Treasurer Angie Garland says this is the organization’s major fundraiser of the year. “This […]

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