Search Warrant Leads to Two Arrests

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A search at a Stephens County residence leads to two arrests. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that deputies went to a house on BelAir drive on Friday after obtaining information on the location of a wanted fugitive. Shirley said upon arrival, the deputies made contact with 26-year-old Cory Stephen Holbrooks of Toccoa and 20-year-old Racheal Cassandra Strickland of Martin. […]

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Toccoa Again Pursues Trail Grant for Lake Toccoa

The city of Toccoa will again pursue grant funding to build a walking trail at Lake Toccoa. Monday, the Toccoa City Commission approved a resolution for a Georgia Department of Natural Resources Recreational Trails Program Grant. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse said the city is seeking up to $100,000 to help build a walking trail around the Lake Toccoa property. […]

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Indictments Issued In Harbin Murder

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A Franklin County Grand Jury has indicted the couple charged in the murder of Lavonia businessman Sam Harbin. Last week, that Grand Jury handed down a true bill of indictment on eight felony counts against 45-year old Rayfondia Rashan Craft of Hartwell and 30-year old Kristen Odister of Bowersville. Craft and Odister were each […]

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Georgia Marks National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month and Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is encouraging the state’s residents to take the necessary steps to ensure protection for their family and property in the event of a disaster. The 2016 theme for National Preparedness Month is “Don’t Wait, Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today.” Hudgens said Georgians who develop an emergency plan can […]

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Toccoa Updates Animal Codes

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Toccoa is updating its animal codes. On Monday, city commissioners unanimously adopted proposed changes to the city’s animal control ordinance following a second reading of the proposed changes. According to city officials, one of the changes states that a pet dealer could not be on any property in the city but their own without the written permission of the property […]

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Toccoa Making Plans for Street Re-Surfacing

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A street re-surfacing program in the city of Toccoa remains on track for next year and could start as early as the Spring. Monday, Toccoa City Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution for the project. According to Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse, the city will have about $1 million in SPLOST VI funds and $126,640 or so in state funds available […]

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Toccoa Creates Cemetery Advisory Board

Toccoa names five people to a new cemetery advisory board. City commissioners approved the appointments by a unanimous vote on Monday. Those who will serve on this board are Paige Flores, Willie Woodruff, Doug Scott, Sherri Rumsey, and Brenda Kelley. According to Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse, this board would help the city with looking at the rules and regulations […]

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Stephens Co. Commission Not Meeting Today

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The Stephens County Commission will not hold a regularly scheduled meeting today. Last week, Stephens County Commissioners sent a notice that says the regularly scheduled meeting of the Stephens County Commission set for 5:30 p.m. today has been cancelled. According to the county office, the next scheduled meeting of the Stephens County Commission is set for Tuesday, October 11 at […]

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