Va. Homicide Apparently Part of Burglary String, Says Sheriff

May 7, 2015

Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that it appears burglary was a motive behind an apparent homicide in Franklin County, Virginia that led to the arrest of three people in Toccoa over the weekend. 66-year-old Brian Edward Foy of Moneta, Virginia was shot and killed in his home Saturday. On Sunday, authorities here arrested...

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Accident Leads To Drug Charges

May 7, 2015

A Toccoa man faces charges after a recent motor vehicle accident in Stephens County. According to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley, the accident occurred recently on Brookhaven Circle. Shirley said a 2001 BMW driven by 40-year-old Michael James McAllister of Holly Springs Road in Toccoa apparently traveled off of the road into a ditch....

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Five Sign at SCHS for Sports

May 7, 2015
Five Sign at SCHS for Sports

Five Stephens County High School student athletes announce choices on where they will continue their athletic and academic careers in college. The five signed at an event Wednesday at the high school media center. First, Jered Brown signed to play soccer at Emmanuel College. He said tradition and location were two reasons he chose...

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National Day of Prayer Today in Stephens Co.

May 7, 2015

Stephens County will mark National Day of Prayer with an event later today. The annual National Day of Prayer observance in Stephens County is set to start at 12 noon today on the lawn of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Again this year, the Stephens County High School Fellowship of Christian...

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Toccoa Water Quality Report Available

May 7, 2015

The city of Toccoa said its annual water quality report for calendar year 2014 is now available. City officials said the report contains information about the source and quality of the drinking water produced by the city of Toccoa. Paper copies of this year’s water quality report are available at Toccoa City Hall in...

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Lavonia Receives 2014 Audit

May 7, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The city of Lavonia has received another clean opinion from its auditors. At its regular meeting on Monday evening, the Lavonia City Council and Mayor Ralph Owens heard from Chris Hollifield of the CPA firm of Rushton and Company in Gainesville. He went over the city of Lavonia’s...

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