Crews on Scene of Trailer Fire Near Lake Hartwell in Stephens Co.

July 28, 2014

A trailer fire brings out crews from multiple Stephens County volunteer fire departments. Big Smith, Martin, Eastanollee, and Carnes Creek Volunteer Fire Departments were all reportedly called out to a fully involved trailer fire near the intersection of North Holcomb Drive and Bonneville Drive Monday morning. That is in far southeastern Stephens County, in...

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Toccoa Commission To Meet Today

July 28, 2014

The Toccoa City Commission could award a bid for a street re-surfacing project in the city at its meeting later today. Toccoa City Commissioners are scheduled to consider a bid awarding for the re-surfacing of about 25 city streets at their meeting today, which starts at 4 p.m. at Toccoa City Hall. The 4...

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Toccoa Jr. League Softball Wins Second Pool Play Game

July 28, 2014

The Toccoa Junior League Softball All-Stars will look to try to earn a berth later today in the semi-finals of the Southeast Regional Tournament in Fort Myers, Florida. Toccoa split its first two games of pool play over the weekend. On Saturday, Toccoa lost to Fort Myers 3-1 in its opening game. Gracie Jordan...

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Local Children Raise Money for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital at Trike-a-Thon

July 28, 2014
Local Children Raise Money for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital at Trike-a-Thon

Some local children spend their Friday raising money for a good cause while riding their trikes and bikes. Precious Minutes Learning Center held its annual Trike-a-Thon on Friday to benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. According to Precious Minutes Assistant Director Jamie Stewart, they have been in business 23 years and have been doing the...

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Ginn Named New Franklin Co. IBA Director

July 28, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County’s Industrial Building Authority has a new director. At a special called meeting Wednesday, that board voted to hire Frank Ginn to take over for Lyn Brumby Allen who is retiring. Ginn served as the first county manager for Franklin County and said he plans to continue...

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DOT Announces Weekly Routine Maintenance

July 28, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation said it will conduct some routine maintenance work this week in Stephens and surrounding counties. According to the DOT, a crew will seal cracks in the driving surface of State Route 184 this week if weather permits. The DOT said a lane and the shoulder will be closed as...

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