Police Blotter

The Toccoa Police Department responded to a Falls Road business in reference to a reported theft this week. On Monday, a woman told an officer that while she was working, someone took $600 or $700 out of her purse. Meanwhile, the Police Department also responded to a Nassau Street residence last weekend in reference to a report of a bicycle […]

Read more

Man Indicted In 2012 Vehicle Theft

A Toccoa man indicted earlier this year in connection to a 2012 fatal motorcycle accident now faces a separate true bill of indictment in connection to a 2012 vehicle theft in Stephens County. Grand jurors in Stephens County issued a true bill of indictment against Joshua Lamar Hanley on Wednesday on charges of Burglary in the First Degree, Theft By […]

Read more

Bell Named VP of Peace Officers’ Association of Ga.

Stephens County Commissioner and Comer Police Chief Dennis Bell is the new Vice President of the Peace Officers’ Assocation of Georgia. Bell was elected to that position at the association’s annual conference on August 27 in Savannah. He said he appreciates the support he received from the association’s members in being nominated and elected to serve as Vice President. “It […]

Read more

Services Set for Man With Stephens Co. Family Ties Killed in NW Ga. Parachuting Accident

Funeral arrangements have been announced for a man with family ties to Toccoa that died in a parachuting accident last weekend. A memorial service for 27-year-old Donald “Donnie” Bragg will be held Tuesday at 9 a.m. at Henderson Falls Park in Toccoa. Bragg passed away over the weekend in Polk County, Georgia. According to a report on northwestgeorgianews.com, Polk County […]

Read more

Job Fair Scheduled for Habersham County This Month

A career expo is set for later this month in Habersham County. The Georgia Department of Labor’s Habersham Career Center, Georgia Mountains Regional Commission’s Workforce Development office, Main Street programs in Clarkesville and Cornelia, and others will co-sponsor the Main Street Career Expo on Tuesday, September 16, in Cornelia. The expo will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at […]

Read more

Franklin Co. Government Receives Land Donation From TruVista

Franklin County government is the recipient of a donation of land from a local business. At last week’s Franklin County Board of Commission work session, executives with TruVista signed the paperwork that donates to Franklin County approximately four acres of land at the intersection of Starr’s Bridge and Blacksnake Road near Carnesville. Franklin County Engineer John Phillips said the acreage […]

Read more

Wilbros EPD Appeal Ruling Could Come in November

Attorneys on both sides of the Wilbros’ appeal of an EPD administrative order calling on the facility to close will soon work on preparing final closing statements for the judge hearing the appeal case. The hearing phase of Wilbros’ appeal of the EPD order concluded last Thursday in Atlanta after three full days of testimony before Administrative Law Judge Ronit […]

Read more
1 222 223 224 225 226 497