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Stephens Splits Hoops Openers With Franklin

November 22, 2014

The Stephens County High School basketball teams start the season with a split over a non-region rival. Stephens County hosted Franklin County Saturday at the Currahee Arena and the result was two close games. First, the Lady Indians came from 14 points down early in the fourth quarter to edge Franklin County 60-59. Mya...

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Indians Knocked Out By W. Laurens 30-14

November 22, 2014

The season comes to a close in the second round of the state playoffs for the Stephens County Indian football team. Stephens County scored the first 14 points of the game, but West Laurens took over from there on their way to a 30-14 win in Dexter Friday night. Indians’ Head Coach Frank Barden...

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Fatal Fire Friday in Banks Co.

November 22, 2014

An elderly Carnesville man is dead after his home caught fire overnight. It happened at about 4:30 a.m. today on Fulbright Road in Banks County near the intersection of Highways 63 and 198. Banks County Sheriff’s Office Spokesperson Sergeant Carissa McFaddin says that 68-year-old William Macklin Waters was the victim of the single wide...

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Clerk of Court Issues Scam Alert

November 21, 2014

The Stephens County Clerk of Court’s Office is asking residents to watch out for a scam that is making the rounds and has now arrived in Stephens County. Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick says he received the first report of the scam in Stephens County earlier this week. Quick said the scam...

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Indians Face West Laurens in State Football Playoffs Tonight

November 21, 2014

The Stephens County Indian football team will look to keep its season going on the road in the second round of the state AAAA football playoffs tonight. Stephens County is on the road again, making the trip to Dexter, Georgia to take on the West Laurens Raiders. Last week, Stephens County beat Pickens 42-14...

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Toccoa Student Nominated to U.S. Military Academy

November 21, 2014

A Stephens County student is one of a handful from the region that is nominated for admission to the U.S. Service Academies. 9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins announced this week that 15 students from the District have been nominated by him for admission to one of the service academies. Included in that list...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Announces Christmas Card Winner

November 21, 2014
Stephens Co. Hospital Announces Christmas Card Winner

Stephens County Hospital announces the winner of its annual Christmas Card contest. Thursday, Hospital officials traveled to Eastanollee Elementary Contest to announce that Abby Burkhart won this year’s contest. Abby is a 5th grader at Eastanollee Elementary. “I just drew a night on Christmas Eve where Santa Claus is going through the night,” she...

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Carnesville Celebrating New Community Center With Open House

November 21, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia City of Carnesville officials will host an open house this weekend to show off their new community center. The new Carnesville Community Center was recently completed after a number of years in the planning stages. Carnesville Mayor Harris Little said the town has been without a community center...

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TFC Sports Update

November 21, 2014

The Toccoa Falls College men’s basketball will be back in action today after almost upsetting an NCAA Division One school. TFC traveled to the Citadel Wednesday and kept it close, but came up just short in a 71-58 loss. The Screaming Eagles cut a big early Citadel lead back to single digits in the...

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Cat Castration Case Headed to Magistrate Court

November 20, 2014

The Stephens County High School cat castration case will be heard in Magistrate Court. Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter Director Jeff Roberts said that animal control has completed its investigation into the incident and made a decision on how to proceed. “I cannot go into specifics of the case, other than to say that we...

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  • November 14, 2014Holiday Tours at Hardman Farm State Historic Site
  • November 22, 2014Pittard Clinic is partnered with Toccoa Junior Women’s Club for a coat and food drive
  • November 23, 2014 1:00 pmSenior Citizens Dinner and Gospel Concert; Annual Sandra Harbin Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner and The Wen
  • November 24, 2014Revival
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