Convicted NE Ga. Sex Offender Arrested in Va. After AMBER Alert

July 9, 2015

A man convicted of child molestation charges in northeast Georgia is back in custody in Virginia after being on the run with a teenage girl over the past week. WCYB-TV in Bristol, VA reports that 41-year-old Benjamin Shook was found with 14-year-old Hayleigh Wilson in Smyth County, Virginia on Tuesday. An amber alert had...

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Little League Update

July 9, 2015

An improbable comeback puts the Toccoa Junior League All-Star baseball team into the championship round. Wednesday in Demorest, Toccoa trailed Habersham 11-2 heading into the bottom of the seventh inning and was three outs from elimination. However, Toccoa scored nine runs in the bottom of the seventh inning, including three runs with two outs,...

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Accident Wednesday at By-pass and Cawthon Rd.

July 9, 2015

An accident in Stephens County Wednesday results inĀ at least one injury. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that the accident occurred at the intersection of the Toccoa By-pass and Cawthon Road. Shirley said that a woman was driving a vehicle that collided with a wrecker. The sheriff said the woman was trapped inside the...

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Toccoa Veterans Service Office Re-opening, Says State

July 8, 2015

The Toccoa office of the Georgia Department of Veterans Service is back to its normal operations. Officials with the state’s Veterans Service Office announced this week that service to all of its satellite locations is resuming. That took effect on Monday and includes the Toccoa satellite office. Georgia Department of Veterans Service Spokesman Jon...

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Grand Jury Hands Down Indictments

July 8, 2015

A Stephens County grand jury has indicted a man in connection with thefts from multiple area convenience stores. On Tuesday, the grand jury handed down a true bill of indictment against Felix Antonia Tirado. Tirado was indicted on three counts of Burglary in the Second Degree, one count of Theft By Receiving Stolen Property,...

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Lavonia Man Arrested for Trafficking Meth

July 8, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A 23-year old Lavonia man is on his way back to state prison after authorities discovered a methamphetamine trafficking operation. Lavonia Police Chief Bruce Carlisle said that on Monday June 28, his officers, along with agents from other local agencies descended on a house at 5155 Vickery St....

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