Crump, Adams Trial Into Testimony Phase

Attorneys for the U.S. government say that two Toccoa men charged with plotting attacks against the U.S. government and its citizens were not just talking, but preparing to take action. Opening statements in the trial of Samuel J. Crump and Ray H. Adams took place Tuesday morning in U.S. District Court in Gainesville. Calling it a case of actions coupled […]

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Legislative Preview Breakfast Tomorrow

With the Georgia General Assembly gearing up to start next week, local legislators will take time tomorrow to preview the upcoming legislative session. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce is hosting the annual pre-legislative session “Politics & Pastries” event Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the Mitchell Allen Meeting Room in downtown Toccoa.  The event is sponsored by […]

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Ty Cobb Welcomes New Year’s Baby

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia  It’s a girl as Ty Cobb Regional Medical Center in Lavonia is welcoming its first baby born in the new year. Baby Ma-Riyah LaShahy Hester was born Friday, January 3 at 12:52 p.m. MaRiyah weighed in at 6 pounds and was 18 inches long.   She is the daughter of Alyssia and Tony Hester […]

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Wednesday Morning Weather Announcements

Things are starting to get back to normal as the cold weather slowly moves out. Stephens County Schools are back on a normal schedule this morning. We do have one cancellation to announce. Hart County Schools are closed today. Staff at South Hart Elementary School should not report to work, but all other staff members in Hart County Schools are […]

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Tuesday, Jan. 7 Weather Announcements

Stephens County Schools — CLOSED FOR STUDENTS.  School system staff should report at 9 a.m. today in Stephens County Habersham County Schools — CLOSED, Administrators and 12-month employees should report at 10 a.m., optional teacher workday at 10 a.m. Jefferson City Schools — CLOSED Civil Air Patrol Currahee Cadet Squadron Meeting Scheduled for Tonight — CANCELLED  

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Trial Underway for Crump, Adams

Opening statements are expected this morning in the trial of two men charged in an alleged plot to attack the U.S. government. The trial of Samuel J. Crump and Ray H. Adams, both of Toccoa, started Monday in U.S. District Court in Gainesville in front of Judge Richard W. Story. Jury selection took most of the day, with the panel […]

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Relief From Cold Coming Slowly, Say Forecasters

Bitter cold remains in place as the sun comes up over Stephens County, but forecasters say that some relief is on the way slowly. Temperatures in downtown Toccoa this morning are in the single digits and wind chills have been down near zero. National Weather Service Meteorologist Scott Krentz said that as the sun rises today, the winds that caused […]

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