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City Thanks Global Partitions For Pool Donation

September 22, 2014
City Thanks Global Partitions For Pool Donation

Toccoa city officials thank a local business for their donation to the new Doyle Street Pool. Mayor Gail Fry and City Manager Billy Morse met with employees of Global Partitions Friday morning at the pool to thank them for the company’s donation to the pool building. Global Partitions donated all of the bathroom partitions...

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U.S. News and World Report Recognizes TFC

September 22, 2014

Toccoa Falls College receives recognition from a national publication. U.S. News and World Report recently recognized Toccoa Falls College as one of the top 35 Best Regional Colleges in the south. In addition, Toccoa Falls College is ranked 3rd in the state of Georgia. A regional college is defined by U.S. News and World...

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Group Marks One Year on Currahee St. Cleanup Effort

September 19, 2014
Group Marks One Year on Currahee St. Cleanup Effort

Local leaders and residents look back, one year after the start of a concerted group effort to clean up the U.S. Highway 123/Currahee Street corridor in Toccoa and Stephens County. The one-year anniversary meeting took place Thursday at the Stephens County Senior Center in Toccoa. At last year’s initial meeting, those in attendance decided...

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Indian Football Meet and Greet Saturday

September 19, 2014

The Stephens County Indian football team may have the week off on the field, but they will be out in the community Saturday helping out a local organization. The Indians will be Captain D’s of Toccoa in the Wal-Mart Shopping Center for a fundraiser for the Toccoa-Stephens County Boys and Girls Club. Players will...

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Feral Outfitters Holds Ribbon Cutting

September 19, 2014
Feral Outfitters Holds Ribbon Cutting

A downtown Toccoa business celebrates a new location. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting on Thursday for Feral Outfitters. Feral moved to a new location a few months ago, remaining on Doyle Street in downtown Toccoa. Owner Karly Herring said the new location is about three times larger than her old...

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Franklin Co. High Speed Chase Leads to Arrest

September 19, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A South Carolina woman faces charges after a high-speed chase in Franklin County Thursday. It started at about 1 p.m. Thursday. Franklin County Sheriff’ Stevie Thomas said deputies tried to pull over the driver of a black Volvo near Exit 160 on Interstate 85 but it sped off....

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Photo Exhibit Coming To Toccoa

September 18, 2014

A special exhibit will be arriving in Toccoa next week for the public to view. The Currahee Military Museum and Main Street Toccoa will host an exhibit called “Presidential Pathways” beginning next Thursday, September 25. Main Street Toccoa Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said the exhibit is an interesting collection of presidential photographs. Crosby said...

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Toccoa Unveils New Gateway Sign

September 18, 2014
Toccoa Unveils New Gateway Sign

Toccoa unveils a new sign welcoming those traveling those into town. Wednesday, city officials and others gathered at the corner of Broad and Currahee streets in downtown Toccoa to unveil a new gateway sign that has been placed on the new green space located at that intersection. Toccoa Mayor Gail Fry said she is...

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Police, EMS Rescue People from Creek After Weekend Car Accident

September 18, 2014

An accident over the weekend in Toccoa results in three injuries, but authorities say it could have been much worse if not for the actions of first responders on the scene. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said that his department and Stephens County EMS responded to a two-car accident just before 12:45 p.m. Sunday...

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Franklin Co. Commission Considering Re-instating Health Insurance for Commissioners

September 18, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County Commission Chair Thomas Bridges said he wants to hear from that county’s citizens regarding whether the Board of Commissioners should re-instate a policy that provides county health insurance for the board. Last week, the Franklin County Commission voted to advertise their intention to re-instate the county...

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