Toccoa Commission Meeting Today

Toccoa City Commissioners will consider an agreement to sell water to Banks County at their meeting later today. The city commission meets today at 5 p.m. at Toccoa City Hall. On the agenda for consideration by the commission is the consideration of a Banks County Water Sales Agreement. City commissioners first talked about a potential agreement with Banks County regarding […]

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Oconee Federal Gets Five Star Rating

For the 113th consecutive quarter, Oconee Federal Savings and Loan has earned a five-star Superior rating from a national bank rating firm. BauerFinancial recently announced it had given Oconee Federal the five-star rating. Also, BauerFinancial said that Oconee Federal Savings and Loan has earned a “Best of Bauer” designation because it has maintained that five-star rating for at least 25 […]

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Area Drought Conditions Worsening

Drought conditions are worsening in Stephens County. According to the latest report from the U.S. Drought Monitor, Stephens County has moved back into “severe drought” status. That is the third most severe level of drought on the Drought Monitor’s scale. Stephens County had left “severe drought” at the end of August and for the month of September had been listed […]

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Stephens Co. Hosts Animal Cruelty Class for Law Enforcement

A course on animal cruelty and fighting investigations brings about a dozen law enforcement agencies to Stephens County. The Stephens County Marshal’s Office, Toccoa-Stephens County Animal Control Department, and Humane Society of the United States put on the course Wednesday at the Stephens County Senior Center in Toccoa. Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter Director Jeff Roberts said the course covered a […]

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Fire Safety Festival Saturday

An annual fire safety festival is again scheduled for this weekend. People First of Stephens County will hold its annual Fire Safety Festival on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Emory Johnson Park in Toccoa. According to People First Supporter Jeraldine Hayes, this year’s event will be very similar to those of past years. “Providing an opportunity for […]

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Sports Car Racer Arrested in Banks County

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A well-known sports car racer is facing charges of public indecency in Banks County. 37-year old Lucas Luhr was charged early Tuesday after allegedly urinating in a public parking lot in Banks Crossing. Luhr is a German BMW factory racing driver, currently competing for BMW and Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing in the GTLM category […]

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Local Insurance Agent Holds Ribbon Cutting

A local insurance agent celebrates a growing business and a new location. On Thursday, the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for J.S. Thomas and Associates. While it has been around for some time now, J.S. Thomas and Associates now has an office location on Remsdale Road at its intersection with Falls Road in Toccoa. Owner Jim […]

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