Busy Week for Toccoa F.D.

The Toccoa Fire Department reported no injuries after three fire calls in the past few days. Toccoa Fire Chief Tommy Ayers said that his department responded to two fires on Monday and then one Wednesday. On Monday, crews responded to calls on both Stovall Lane and on Morgan Street. In the Stovall Lane fire, Ayers said a dryer caught fire […]

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Facade Renovations Complete at Schaefer Center

Exterior facade renovations to the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa are complete. The city of Toccoa says that crews recently completed the third and final phase of those facade renovations. That included painting the facade, installing doors and a ticket window, and doing other upgrades to the outside of the building. Main Street Toccoa Director Connie Tabor says the facade […]

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Mr. Morris Jackson Dodd

Mr. Morris Jackson Dodd, age 73, of Mount Holly, North Carolina, passed away Thursday (July 10). Survivors include a daughter Crystal Dodd Nunnaly of Martin. A memorial service to celebrate the life of Mr. Dodd will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday (July 12) at Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly. Graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday […]

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Mrs. Mildred Akin “Midge” Russell Vassar

Mrs. Mildred Akin “Midge” Russell Vassar, age 85 of Hartwell, passed away Thursday (June 5) at the Hart Care Center, in Hartwell. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 pm Saturday (June 7) from the B.D. Ginn Memorial Chapel with interment to follow in Stephens Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 2:00 […]

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Dr. Louie Anderson Brown

Dr. Louie Anderson Brown, of Athens, passed away Monday (May 12). Local survivors include sisters-in-law Willie Wilkinson and Jimmie Carroll both of Toccoa. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Thursday (May 15) from the Chapel at Bernstein Funeral Home. Entombment will be at Stephens Memorial Gardens in Toccoa at 3:30 pm. The family will receive friends at the […]

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