Suspicious package closes City Hall

The City Hall in Toccoa, Georgia closed for much of the day yesterday as law enforcement secured a suspicious package.  WNEG Radio quoted Police Chief Tim Jarrell as saying, “A city employee went to the night drop box to retrieve payments that had been made to the city for utilities. While they were running it through the envelope opening machine, […]

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Search warrant leads to arrests in Fair Play area

Two men have been arrested in the Port Bass Community near Fair Play.  According to the Sheriff’s Office, the search warrant executed at 131 Buddy’s Drive produced drugs and firearms. Arrested were 22-year-old Terry Dwayne Smith of Buddy’s Drive and 31-year-old Jerry Mager Turner of Short Street, Fair Play. Agents from the Narcotics Division along with Investigators from the Criminal […]

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Five Walhalla boys off to Boys State

Five Walhalla boys are headed to this week’s Palmetto Boys State in Anderson.  This morning American Legion Post 124 announced the following selections:  Josh Leonard, Raymond Keyes III, Albert Duke III, Matthew Smith, and Elijah Taylor.  Legionnaire George Dunagan said 10 rising seniors at Walhalla High were interviewed, in an effort to select five eventual delegates.  The delegates were scheduled […]

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