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Pedestrian Struck By Vehicle In Front Of Toccoa City Hall

May 1, 2015

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle this morning in front of Toccoa City Hall. Toccoa Police Officer John Hubbard provides the details; “Basically the vehicle was backing out in front of the municipal building. Another person was crossing the road outside of the crosswalk at the municipal building. The driver backed in to...

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Taste Of Toccoa Is Saturday

May 1, 2015

One of Toccoa’s premier events celebrates its 25th year this year as the annual Taste of Toccoa returns Saturday to Downtown Toccoa. Toccoa Main Street Program Coordinator Sharon Crosby says this one will be special. “It is.” Says Crosby; “imagine a popular event going over that period of time. This year is going to...

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Stephens County Rabies Clinic Is Saturday  

May 1, 2015

The annual Stephens County Rabies Clinic will be held tomorrow at various locations.  Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter Director Jeff Roberts says “with the recent occurrence of a rabies positive dog in the county, it kind of brings it to the forefront and people can realize that it’s one of the least expensive things you...

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Go Tell Crusade Comes To Stephens County

May 1, 2015

Over 40 churches in the Stephens County and surrounding area have united to bring the Go Tell Crusade to the Stephens County High School Football Stadium Sunday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. nightly.  The event will feature music, testimonies, and a clear gospel message. Billy Shaw is one of the local leaders helping to...

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Traffic Stop Nets Cache of Synthetic Marijuana, Three Arrested

May 1, 2015

By M.J. Kneiser-WLHR Three people are charged in Franklin County with possession of a carload of synthetic marijuana. According to Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas, the arrests came after deputies stopped a vehicle on I-85 for erratic driving. “Deputies observed a vehicle traveling southbound on I-85 crossing the center line,” Thomas said. “Deputies conducted...

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Interact Club Wins Bee Smart

May 1, 2015
Interact Club Wins Bee Smart

The Pendulum swung the way of the Rotary Interact Club at last night’s Bee Smart Spelling and Trivia Bee Hosted by the Toccoa Rotary Club at the Schaefer Center Thursday night. The word pendulum was the final word in what became a lengthy battle the team from Stephens County High School and the runner-up team...

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Stephens County Sheriff’s Office Make Arrests

April 30, 2015

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office makes arrests last week with charges of theft by taking and aggravated assault. Wednesday April 22nd, Deputies with Stephens County Sheriff’s office responded to a residence on Tower Road in Martin in reference to a theft of a Zero Turn mower, valued at $3000.00.  During the investigation Deputies located...

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Franklin Planning Commission Criticized for Approving Poultry Farm Plan

April 30, 2015

Some property owners living near a planned two-story poultry house operation are speaking out about a decision by the Franklin County Planning Commission to approve the plan. At their regular meeting April 6, a number of residents living near the planned chicken houses on SR59 voiced their opposition to the Board of Commissioners. Most...

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Currahee Artists Guild Spring Art Show This Saturday 

April 30, 2015

The Currahee Artists Guild Annual Spring Arts and Crafts Festival is this Saturday from 10 A.M.-5 P.M. on Doyle Street in Downtown Toccoa. The Currahee Artists Guild’s Deborah Hartley tells us about the festival. “The Currahee Artists Guild is sponsoring an art show for adults and children. Everyone is invited including local artists. You...

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Bee Smart Spelling And Trivia Bee Returns Tonight 

April 30, 2015

 When the Stephens Education Literacy Foundation was discontinued in 2013, an area event also ended. Tonight that event returns as the BEE SMART SPELLING and TRIVIA BEE will be held in Downtown Toccoa at the Schaefer Center. The event is now hosted by the Toccoa Rotary Club. A minimum of eight teams will compete...

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