WUGA-TV Stopping Locally Produced Programming July 1

April 1, 2014

The University of Georgia said WUGA-TV will cease local program production effective on July 1. UGA officials said the decision comes after a recently completed review of the university’s public television station and will also result in a reduction of staff at the facility. Starting on July 1, the university said WUGA-TV will carry...

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Chamber Holds Ribbon Cutting for Quincy’s of Toccoa

April 1, 2014
Chamber Holds Ribbon Cutting for Quincy’s of Toccoa

The community gathers to celebrate the return of a couple to the restaurant business in Stephens County. Last Thursday, the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the return of Reg and Julie Gowan as owners of Quincy’s of Toccoa. Reg Gowan said that Quincy’s remains a steak and buffet...

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Stephens Co. Jailer Arrested

March 31, 2014
Stephens Co. Jailer Arrested

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Friday a Stephens County jailer is in custody facing Aggravated Child Molestation and other charges. A GBI press release identified the person arrested as 57-year-old Bobby Byargeon of Toccoa. The GBI stated that the Toccoa Police Department requested the agency’s assistance on Thursday with an investigation of Byargeon...

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Authorities Release Picture of Vehicle Wanted In Connection To Flentall Homicide

March 31, 2014

Law enforcement officials in Toccoa say they have more information on a vehicle they are seeking in connection to the death of Montavious Flentall earlier this month. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said they now have a picture of the vehicle they are seeking. “The vehicle is believed to be a grey in color...

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DOT To Set Beams on SR 17 Bridge Today

March 31, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation says a major project milestone will take place today weather permitting on the Highway 17 construction project. DOT Spokesperson Teri Pope said that crews are scheduled to set the first six pre-stressed concrete bridge beams for the new Highway 17 bridge over Eastanollee Creek today. “The bridge beams are...

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Carnesville Woman Attacked By Pit Bulls

March 31, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A Carnesville man says he wants a dog euthanized after it attacked his wife causing severe injuries. It happened two weeks ago at a home at 10991 SR59 outside of Carnesville. Ed Stanley said he, his wife Mary and their son went to the home to buy firewood,...

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