New Lavonia Fire Chief Provides Update

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia New Lavonia Fire Chief Scott O’Barr said things are running smoothly at the Lavonia Fire Department. At the regular Lavonia City Council meeting recently, O’Barr gave the council and Mayor Ralph Owens an end of year report on the department’s status. The Lavonia Fire Department’s fiscal year runs from November 1st to October 31st. […]

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BBB Issues Warning on Fake Package Notices

With the holidays approaching, the Better Business Bureau is urging people to be on the lookout for fake package notices. The BBB said it is a common tactic for phishing scammers to send emails claiming to be an alert about an undelivered package. Also, in a slightly different variation of this scam, an e-mail may allege to provide order details […]

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Stephens Co. Holds Farm City Week Banquet

Local leaders hear from Georgia’s Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner at an annual banquet. Ralph Hudgens was the guest speaker at Thursday’s annual Toccoa-Stephens County Farm City Week Banquet at the Currahee Campus of North Georgia Technical College. Stephens County Farm Bureau organizes the banquet each year. Hudgens talked about his long love of and involvement in the agriculture industry […]

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Two Arrested in Toccoa Fight

Two people face charges after an incident at a Toccoa residence last week. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said that authorities arrested both 19-year-old Tefrem Demond Thornton of Toccoa and 17-year-old Jarrad Scot McCraw of Toccoa last week. Jarrell said everything stems from an incident at a home on Julia Lane at about 6:30 p.m. last Thursday evening. “Mr. Thornton […]

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Mobile Job Training Unit to Stop in Toccoa

A mobile job training unit will return to Toccoa next week to help area residents. The Georgia Mountains Regional Commission Workforce Development Mobile Training Unit will set up at the Toccoa-Stephens County Library on Monday. Mobile Training Unit Instructor Micah Thomas said the mobile unit can provide people with help on their resumes. “We offer resume assistance, so if you […]

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Power House Fundraiser Saturday

The Power House for Kids will host a “Retro Prom” fundraising party on Saturday from 7 to 10:30 p.m. at the X-Factor/Cornerstone Restaurant in Toccoa. Tickets for the event are $25. Proceeds from the event support “Darkness to Light,” which is a program intended to train local educators to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to childhood sexual abuse. This program […]

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