Waterfalls in North Georgia you can swim in!An Adventure with Nick & RachelNewsBreak Contributor
An Elderly South Carolina woman fell through floorboards into a 50-foot well shaftCheryl E PrestonNewsBreak Contributor
Sudden Tragedy: Elderly Woman's Fatal Fall in Shocking CircumstanceGreenville Daily BugleNewsBreak Contributor
Alpine Helen's Christmas FestivitiesNow HabershamNewsBreak Contributor
Funeral held for Mt. Airy man killed in wreck on Toccoa HighwayNow HabershamNewsBreak Contributor
Family says deputy shot in head now breathing on his own
GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina/Gray News) - The family of Cpl. Lucas Watts, a South Carolina deputy who was shot in the head during a pursuit in November, said his recovery continues to be a “roller coaster ride.”. The Oconee County deputy, whose survival the sheriff called nothing short of...
Toccoa Stephens County sprints past Tallulah Falls
Toccoa Stephens County pushed past Tallulah Falls for a 52-41 win on Dec. 1 in Georgia boys high school basketball action.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.92 and $2.95 in Clayton as of 2023-12-02. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.247, a week ago the price is $3.259 , according to AAA.
Pedestrian hit, killed in crash in Oconee Co.
OCONEE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – A pedestrian died Thursday night in a crash in Seneca. The South Carolina Highway Patrol said the crash occurred before 10 p.m. on US 76 near Richland Road. Troopers said a Kia Forte was traveling west when it collided with the pedestrian attempting to cross the highway. The pedestrian died […]
Weekly Safety Report: Tragic Accidents Claim Lives in Oconee County, South Carolina
This week in Oconee County, South Carolina, two tragic incidents occurred resulting in the loss of life. In the first incident, an 83-year-old woman fell through the rotting floorboards of a century-old home and tragically died after falling nearly 50 feet down a hidden well shaft. The second incident involved a pedestrian who was fatally struck by a vehicle while crossing the highway in Seneca. The driver of the vehicle was unharmed. These incidents highlight the importance of maintaining the safety of older structures and practicing caution while navigating roadways.
Clayton Christmas Parade Friday, Dec. 8
******This article has been updated since press time******. The holiday season is upon us with Saturday’s downtown Clayton parade and candle lighting highlighting the next round of festive activities. Foxfire will be holding a “Thank You Celebration” with contacts, alumni, volunteers and a guest on Thursday, Nov. 30, at...
Thomas County Central, Douglas County undefeated heading into semifinals
Undefeated teams Thomas County Central and Douglas County will be joined by fellow region champions Woodward Academy and...
These clarkesville, GA based Cats are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around clarkesville..
GSP investigates deadly crashes in Madison, White counties
A teenager was killed in a dirt bike accident and a 30 year-old man died in a three-vehicle collision.
Oconee Councilman pushing bulletproof glass in police vehicles
A tragic shooting that critically injured an Upstate deputy is the inspiration behind possible safety upgrades. As we previously reported, Corporal Lucas Watts of the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office shot in the line of duty on November 16th.
Inclement weather won’t kill Toccoa’s Christmas spirit – or ChristmasFest
Christmas Fest will prevail, in spite of inclement weather. That’s the word from Toccoa officials, who say they are watching the radar every hour, but have already taken precautions to have most of this Friday’s activities moved indoors to keep people out of the cold and rainy weather if necessary.
Winter Weather Preparedness Week in Georgia begins Dec. 4
It’s getting a lot colder in Northeast Georgia as we move further into the winter months. Winter Weather Preparedness in Georgia is Dec. 4-8 and it’s important for citizens to stay informed on weather conditions in the area. The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency, in partnership...
Second Suspect From Toccoa Arrested in String of Burglaries in Oconee County, SC
A Toccoa man is behind bars in Oconee County, SC on a combined $287,500.00 surety bond, after his arrest Sunday morning on outstanding warrants related to an investigation of break-ins of storage units. Oconee County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Jimmy Watt tells WLHR News that 34-year-old Roger Laquerrius Neal, of Whisenant...
Toccoa-born Coan Wins More Medals on way to 4th Summer Games
Two years ago, Toccoa’s Christmas Parade, sponsored by the Professional Women of Toccoa-Stephens County, boasted an international sports star. Paralympic swimming champion and multi-medalist McKenzie Coan, who was born in Toccoa and grew up in Clarkesville, was the parade’s Grand Marshal. She is the daughter of Dr. Marc and Teresa Coan.
Oconee Co educator will take part in teacher policy program
Heather Bui is a kindergarten teacher at Dove Creek Elementary school,
More NE Ga counties added to drought disaster list
“Many of our livestock operations have faced the damaging impacts of recent drought conditions."
Georgia homeowner hospitalized after home burns down, officials say
Fire officials have not determined the cause of the fire.
TFS students spread holiday cheer with residents at Traces of Tiger
Members of the Tallulah Falls School National Honors Society helped deck the halls with residents at Traces of Tiger on Tuesday, Nov. 14. The facility hung posters announcing that students were…
Woman dies after falling through kitchen floor into 48-foot well shaft below SC home
A South Carolina woman died Sunday after falling through the floor of a century-old Oconee County house into a well that had been hidden from sight beneath the home.
Update on Condition of Deputy Who Was Shot
We're learning new details about Corporal Lucas Watts' condition; the Oconee County Deputy was shot in the head in the line of duty earlier this month.