Local historian Kelly Vickers leans back and soaks in the beauty that is the Tugaloo River Sunset Paddle held the Saturday before Labor Day.

Headlines from the Sept. 12 edition of The Toccoa Record

These are some of the headlines from the Sept. 12, 2019, edition of The Toccoa Record. • Jones speaker at Mt. Zion brunch. • Friends of the Ritz to hold board meeting. • More than 50 paddle at Tuagloo River Sunset event. • Harvest Festival…

Speeding stop finds stolen firearm


    A stolen semi-automatic handgun was discovered by Stephens County deputies last week after they stopped a vehicle for speeding.

Sour Drug Deal nets three suspects


    Toccoa police officers charged three suspects last week in a case that was determined to be the result of a "drug deal gone bad" at a local gas station.

Harvest Festival coming in October


    The 43rd annual Toccoa Harvest Festival will be held Saturday, Oct. 26 and Sunday, Oct. 27.

Eight accidents in county over Labor Day weekend


    Georgia Department of Public Safety (DPS) reported there were nine traffic fatalities across the state during the recent Labor Day holiday weekend.

Agriculture commissioner speaks at roundtable event


    Opportunities for tourism of all varieties are ripe and ready to pick in Hart, Stephens and Franklin counties, according to a group of statewide experts and officials who gathered Monday in Har