Just In: U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson Resigns

U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson of Georgia has announced he is resigning his post at the end of the year, citing health issues. Governor Brian Kemp will name a successor to fill Isakson’s seat. In a letter to Constituents Wednesday, Isakson said, “After much prayer and consultation with my family and my doctors, I have made the very tough decision to leave […]

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Toccoa Man Charged in Stabbing of Franklin County Man

A Toccoa man is facing multiple charges in connection with an assault at a home in Franklin County. “The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is conducting an investigation into an early morning assault that occurred on Williams Bridge Road in Toccoa, in Franklin County,” said Franklin County Sheriff Steve Thomas. “Around 1 O’ clock a.m., Franklin County 911 dispatched Officers to […]

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Three Charged With Trafficking Meth

Two people from Toccoa and one from Lavonia are charged with trafficking in methamphetamine after an investigation by agents with the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office and the Franklin County Sheriff’s office. ARDEO spokesman Trent Hillsman tells WNEG News on August 21 investigators concluded a narcotics investigation which resulted in the seizure of approximately one pound of Methamphetamine. All were […]

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Princeton Review Names TFC to Its List of “Best Colleges in Southeast”

Toccoa Falls College is one of the 142 best colleges in the Southeast, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company lists TFC in the Best in the Southeast section of its “2020 Best Colleges: Region by Region” website feature that posted on August 6 at https://www.princetonreview.com/bestSEcolleges. A total of 656 colleges are featured that The Princeton Review recommends […]

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State Unemployment Rate Dips Slightly in July

Georgia’s unemployment rate dipped in July by a percentage point to 3.6 percent. That’s down from 3.8 percent a year ago and down slightly from the national rate last month, which stood at 3.7 percent. Georgia’s labor force slipped again in July, dropping by less than 1,000 versus a total work force of more than 5.1 million. Even with the […]

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