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First EES Public Hearing Taking Place Monday

March 28, 2015

The first public hearing regarding the proposed closing of Eastanollee Elementary School is set for Monday night (Mar. 30). Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey said that Monday’s public hearing will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. at the Tugaloo Center for the Performing Arts at Stephens County High School. “We will start with calling...

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North Hall Stops Indian Winning Streak at 3

March 28, 2015

A big fourth inning pushes North Hall past Stephens County in Region 8-AAAA baseball. The Trojans batted around in the fourth inning and scored six runs on their way to a 12-2 win over the Indians Friday night at the Reservation. Stephens County started the game off in good shape as Evan Rumsey gave...

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Toccoa Looks At Local Preferred Vendor Ordinance Proposal

March 27, 2015

The city of Toccoa is considering an ordinance to help local bidders in the bidding process. Monday at their work session, Toccoa City Commissioners discussed an ordinance that would give preference in certain cases to local vendors who submit bids on projects or equipment. The proposed rule would give the city commission permission to...

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Stephens Co. Unemployment Figures Out for February

March 27, 2015

Unemployment figures for the month of February show very little change in Stephens County from January. According to figures released this week by the Georgia Department of Labor, Stephens County had a preliminary unemployment rate in February of 7.1 percent. That is slightly up from January’s revised rate of 7.0 percent, but down from...

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Charges Dropped Against SCHS Teacher Charged in Cat Controversy

March 27, 2015

All charges are being dropped against the teacher at the center of last Fall’s controversy around procedures performed on two cats in a Stephens County High School class. That is according to Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter Director Jeff Roberts, who says that other agencies, including the state, said they would not investigate the matter....

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Trout Season Starting in Ga.

March 27, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Make sure you put a trout fishing trip on your list of things to do this spring, especially with the opening of seasonal trout streams beginning Sat., March 28, 2015. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plan to...

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Stephens Co. Easter Egg Hunt Set for Saturday

March 27, 2015

An annual Easter time tradition returns to Stephens County this weekend. Saturday is the 32nd annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Stephens County Recreation Department. The hunt will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday at the Rose Lane ball fields at the Recreation Department. Organizers at the Recreation Department say that people should be...

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Toccoa Tangle This Weekend

March 27, 2015

Toccoa Speedway will host two nights of racing starting tonight in the fourth annual USCS Toccoa Tangle. Racing takes place tonight and Saturday night. Tonight, racing starts at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, racing opens at 6 p.m. A number of different racing divisions will take to the track over the next two nights. Those...

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SCMS Boys Tennis Continues Winning Ways

March 27, 2015

The Stephens County Middle School tennis team defeated Franklin County on Tuesday by a match score of 5-0. It is their fifth shutout of the season. Their overall record is 7-0 and and the boys team is in first place in the NEGIAA region. Their next match is at home Monday, March 30 vs....

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Stephens Co. Jury Duty Announcement

March 27, 2015

Jury duty for Monday, March 30 in Stephens County is cancelled for the entire week next week. That is according to Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick.

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