One Charged At This Point After Shots Fired Last Week in Toccoa

August 6, 2013
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One Charged At This Point After Shots Fired Last Week in Toccoa

The investigation continues after an incident last week in which shots were fired in downtown Toccoa. The incident occurred last Thursday at about 5 p.m. in the alley and parking lot area behind WNEG Radio. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said it appears to have stemmed from a personal dispute between 36-year-old Heath Garland...

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Stephens Co. Attorney Comments on End on Winding Bluff Case

August 6, 2013
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The case over Winding Bluff Road is officially closed. In a court document last month, the road’s developers agreed to not ask the Georgia Supreme Court to reconsider its unanimous decision made last month that StephensCounty was in fact allowed to abandon the road and not maintain it, overturning a lower court ruling. In...

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One Injured in Friday Wreck

August 6, 2013
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A Toccoa man is injured after an accident involving a motorcycle and another vehicle in HabershamCounty late last week. According to the Toccoa post of the Georgia State Patrol, the accident occurred at the intersection of Georgia Highway 17 and Antioch   Church Road last Friday around 12:30 p.m. Authorities said that a 1999...

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Lavonia Downtown Up for State Award

August 6, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The City of Lavonia is in line for yet another prestigious state award. Recently, the Lavonia Downtown Development Authority was notified the city has been named a finalist for a Georgia Downtown Conference Award of Excellence for the interior renovation of the Lavonia Train Depot. The purpose of the...

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Ga. DNR Gives Boaters Birthday Gift

August 6, 2013
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The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is offering a birthday opportunity for Georgia residents that have a boat registered with the state. Now, the DNR said that Georgia residents who have a boat registered with the state can fish on their birthday and for two days after as part of their boat registration fee....

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Police Blotter

August 6, 2013
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The Toccoa Police Department is investigating a reported theft from a vehicle last week. According to the report on file, police responded to Cane   Brake Circle on July 31, where a woman told the officer that she had a laptop computer and $500 in cash stolen from her vehicle between 12:30 a.m. and...

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