Amtrak Crescent Derails Overnight in S. Carolina

November 25, 2013
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The Amtrak Crescent train derailed overnight in South Carolina. WSPA-TV in Spartanburg, South Carolina reported Monday that it occurred around midnight Monday in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Amtrak officials told WSPA that there were no serious injuries, but that a few  people were taken to the hospital. The train was heading northbound from New Orleans...

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Man Receives Probation in 2011 Fatal Wreck

November 25, 2013
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A Toccoa man receives probation after pleading no contest to a charge in connection to a fatal wreck in 2011. Reed Lawrence LeCroy of Toccoa pleaded no contest to one charge of misdemeanor vehicular homicide in the second degree last week in Stephens County State Court. He received 12 months probation. LeCroy, who was...

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Toccoa Commission Meeting Today

November 25, 2013
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Toccoa City Commissioners are scheduled to finalize a decision to abandon Savannah Lane and a portion of an adjacent alley at a meeting later today. City Commissioners will meet at 5 p.m. today at ToccoaCity Hall for a regularly scheduled meeting. The city commission voted at its last meeting to abandon the small road...

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Lavonia Police Dept. Wins SUV

November 25, 2013
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The Lavonia Police Department has a new vehicle on patrol.  Lavonia Police Chief Bruce Carlisle announced last week, his department won a 2013 Chevy Tahoe while attending the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety awards banquet in Macon. “The Lavonia Police Department has participated in the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety Governor’s Safety Challenge for the...

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Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner Held

November 25, 2013
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Some area residents take the opportunity to get a head start on the Thanksgiving holiday. The annual Sandra Wheeler Harbin Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner and Wendell Jackson Sherman Memorial Gospel Concert took place Sunday at the Toccoa-Stephens County Boys and Girls Club on Whitman Street in Toccoa. Randolph Sherman is an organizer of the event. He...

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Region 8-AAAA Eliminated From State Football Playoffs

November 25, 2013
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All of Region 8-AAAA’s remaining state playoff football teams see their seasons come to a close in the second round. Region champion Monroe Area, along with Chestatee and Lanier, all lost in the second round of the state AAAA football playoffs on Friday night to teams from Region 5-AAAA. Monroe Area lost to Carrollton...

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