Indian Football Meet and Greet Saturday

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 be available for photos and autographs. […]

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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 store and she also has a […]

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Photo Exhibit Coming To Toccoa

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 the photos were taken by George […]

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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 pleased with how the sign turned […]

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

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 health insurance option. In 2011, a […]

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Highway Named for Late Trooper

Georgia honors a fallen trooper from Stephens County by naming a portion of a state highway after him. Tuesday, officials gathered to officially dedicate a stretch of State Route 184 from the Jeanette Jamieson Intersection to 184’s intersection with Dick’s Hill Parkway as the Georgia State Patrol Trooper Edward “Eddie” Clifton Taylor, Badge #696, Memorial Highway. Taylor was a Georgia […]

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Franklin Co. Jail Escapees Back in Custody

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Two escapees from the Franklin County Detention Center are now back behind bars. The men escaped about 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday. According to Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas, law enforcement from several jurisdictions joined in the search, including the Lavonia Police Department, as well as canine units from Lee Arrendale State Prison, and officers […]

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