Arrest Made in String of Burglaries

November 26, 2014

A Toccoa man faces a host of charges in connection to multiple alleged burglaries around Stephens County. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said his office arrested 28-year-old Joshua Cole Harrison of Sunset Road in Toccoa last week. Shirley said Harrison is responsible for at least 13 residential burglaries in Stephens County. “He would remove...

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DOT, Law Enforcement Ready for Holiday Weekend

November 26, 2014

Local and state officials are getting ready for a busy Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Lots of drivers are expected to hit the road and Georgia Department of Transportation Spokesperson Teri Pope said that the DOT is doing what it can to make travel as smooth as possible. “Beginning (this) morning and lasting all the way...

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City, County Government Schedule Announced

November 26, 2014

Toccoa City Hall and Stephens County government offices have announced their schedules for the Thanksgiving holiday. Both are closed Thursday and Friday for the holiday. In the city of Toccoa, routes for garbage and recycling scheduled to be picked up on Thursday will be picked up on Monday. Routes for garbage and recycling scheduled...

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Toccoa Police Receive Counterfeit $$ Reports

November 25, 2014

The Toccoa Police Department is asking area businesses to be on the lookout for counterfeit money this holiday season. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said that the police department has recently seen an uptick in the number of reports of the use or attempted use of counterfeit money. “The police department has been receiving...

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Toccoa Commission Hears Third Golf Course Proposal

November 25, 2014

Toccoa City Commissioners hear one final proposal regarding operations of the city-owned Pines golf course. Monday, the city commission met with David Shirley during a work session to talk about the nine-hole course off of Black Mountain Road, which has been closed since late August when the previous operator announced he could no longer...

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City Approves Firm For Henderson Falls Park Design Services

November 25, 2014

The city of Toccoa takes another step forward towards renovations at two city parks. Monday, city commissioners unanimously approved the Optim Group of Carnesville to conduct design services at Henderson Falls Park. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse said that the city has the money put aside to pay for this already. “The budget includes...

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