Friday November 27th, 2015 9:23PM

Toccoa Falls College changes mascot

By Staff
TOCCOA - Toccoa Falls College announced a change in its mascot name Thursday, but it's more of an addition than a change.<br /> <br /> Toccoa Falls', previously the Eagles, is now the Screaming Eagles.<br /> <br /> The addition allows the school to share its mascot name with Easy Company, the 2nd Battalion of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne, according to the college.<br /> <br /> Made widely known in the television series "Band of Brothers," the World War II era Screaming Eagles trained at Camp Toccoa.
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