Nobody Hurt in Tuesday Afternoon Fire

March 26, 2014
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Nobody was hurt in a house fire Tuesday in Toccoa. Crews from the Toccoa and Carnes Creek Fire Departments responded to a home on Cedar Lane Tuesday afternoon in response to a house fire. The fire caused significant damage to the home. Toccoa Fire Chief Tommy Ayers said the wind caused challenges for firefighters...

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Lavonia Resurfacing Work to Start Thursday

March 26, 2014
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A major road resurfacing project in Lavonia is due to resume on Thursday and motorists should expect delays right through the weekend. According to Georgia Department of Transportation spokesperson Teri Pope, contractors will resume work on SR77 Extension Thursday morning. “The contractor is trying to get finished with...

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Park St. Bridge To Be Torn Down

March 25, 2014
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Toccoa City Commissioners will allow Norfolk Southern Railroad to tear down the Park Street Bridge. City commissioners voted 3 to 1 to abandon the bridge and have it torn down at their meeting Monday. Last year, the Georgia Department of Transportation ordered the city to close the Park Street Bridge following an inspection and...

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Flentall Homicide Investigation Into Second Week

March 25, 2014
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The investigation into the homicide of a Toccoa man is moving into its second week. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said that the Toccoa Police Department and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are still investigating the death of 28-year-old Montavious Xavier Flentall of Toccoa last Tuesday. “Right now, we do not have any additional...

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Stephens Co. Commission To Meet Today

March 25, 2014
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Stephens County Commissioners are expected to consider a lease agreement for the Stephens County Recreation Area with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at their meeting later today. The county commission is scheduled to meet starting at 5:30 p.m. today in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Last...

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Indians Sweep Lumpkin, Still Undefeated in Region Baseball

March 25, 2014
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Senior left hander Josh Slate won his fifth game of the year as the Stephens County Indians beat the Lumpkin County Indians 8-2 Monday night at the Reservation. Slate gave up two runs in 5 1/3 innings, striking out four and walking four. Mason Long had three hits in the game, including a triple,...

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