State Climatologist Says Weather Pattern Likely To Stay the Same

July 24, 2013

As the forecast continues to call for the chance of rain on a regular basis, Georgia’s state climatologist says the wet pattern shows signs of continuing over the weeks ahead. Downtown Toccoa has already received more than 53 inches of rain. That is more than all of last year and according to State Climatologist...

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Cornelia Woman Pleads Guilty to Making Pipe Bombs

July 24, 2013

A Habersham County woman pleads guilty to making and possessing pipe bombs. 24-year-old Celia Savage of Cornelia entered a guilty plea Tuesday in federal district court in Gainesville to counts of making and possessing pipe bombs. The bombs were found at her residence in May 2012 and they were not registered in the National...

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Little League Update

July 24, 2013

Toccoa’s 11 and 12-year-old Little League baseball All-Stars will resume their game with Newton County in the state tournament this morning in Richmond Hill, Georgia. Toccoa led 3-0 in the third inning when the game was called due to rain. Ben Hobbs had an RBI double and Dawson Sorrells followed with a two-run homerun....

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Monday Night Storm Does Cause Wind Damage

July 24, 2013

Reports indicate winds Monday night during a storm that moved through the area took down a number of trees and some power lines in the Black Mountain area of Stephens County. There were reports of funnel clouds in that area. According to the Weather Service office in Greenville-Spartanburg however has not reported a tornado...

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Police Blotter

July 24, 2013

Local authorities have announced two recent arrests for drug charges. First, the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office reported that a deputy saw a vehicle stopped behind a Highway 145 business after normal business hours early Saturday morning. According to authorities, an investigation resulted in the arrest of 24-year-old Corey James Parshall of Sweetgum Road, Toccoa...

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Windstream Claims Software Issue To Blame For Friday Internet Outage

July 24, 2013

Windstream officials said Tuesday that a software configuration error was to blame for a widespread Internet outage in the area late last week. A company spokesman said the software issue began at about 4 p.m. Thursday and was not completely resolved until about 5 p.m. Friday. According to the spokesman, about 18,000 customers throughout...

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