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September 2, 2014

A Toccoa resident recently reported a vehicle theft to authorities. The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office responded to a Pruitt Drive residence, where a man told a deputy on August 25 that when he went outside to go to work, his car was gone. According to the report, the incident happened between 8 p.m. on...

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Traffic Shift Planned In Wal-Mart Area in Toccoa Later This Week

September 1, 2014

Crews are planning work on gas lines related to the Highway 17 road widening project this coming week. Toccoa Utilities Director Harry Scott said crews will be working in the area of Memorial Drive, Wal-Mart, and the intersection of Big A Road and the Toccoa By-pass. “We will be tying in the new gas...

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One NE Ga. Labor Day Traffic Fatality So Far

September 1, 2014

The Georgia State Patrol is reporting five traffic fatalities so far over the Labor Day holiday travel weekend. An accessnorthga.com report indicates that one of those fatalities was the result of a wreck in Rabun County that is currently under investigation by the Toccoa post of the Georgia State Patrol. The 78-hour Labor Day...

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Indians Tame Lions in Season Opener

September 1, 2014

The Stephens County Indians start the Frank Barden era with a win. Franklin County scored first, but Stephens County took over from there and beat the Lions, 34-7. Stephens County Head Coach Frank Barden said the win showed a total team effort. “I am just so proud of our kids,” said Barden. “They worked...

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SCHS Softball Drops Region Opener; JV Wins Again

September 1, 2014

The Stephens County Lady Indian softball team opens region play with a loss. Madison County defeated Stephens County in the Lady Indians’ Region 8-AAAA opener Thursday at the Reservation 5-0. Lexie Cash had a double and a single for the Lady Indians, while Natalie Morgan also had a double and a single. McKenzie Rogers...

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Lady Indian Volleyball Continues Inaugural Season

September 1, 2014

The Stephens County Lady Indian volleyball team continues its inaugural season. Last Monday, the team played three matches at East Hall High School. Stephens County lost two sets to none against East Hall and White County. The Lady Indians then beat Fannin County two sets to one. Then last Tuesday, the Lady Indians played...

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SCHS Interact Club, Local Business Team Up for Donation

September 1, 2014
SCHS Interact Club, Local Business Team Up for Donation

A Stephens County High School club works with a local business to raise money for a world charity. Last month, the Stephens County High School Interact Club received a $3,550 donation from Maypole Chevrolet in conjunction with the Chevy Drive for Perfection Program. The money was raised through the Drive for Perfection Test Drive...

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No Indictment for Former Hart Co. Probate Judge

September 1, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A Hart County Grand Jury did not return any indictment last month against former Hart County Probate Judge Bob Smith. Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Parks White said he did not present his case against Smith to the grand jury, but only made them aware that the case...

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SCSO Announces Multiple Drug Arrests

August 29, 2014

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is reporting several arrests related to illegal drugs in the past few weeks. Sheriff Randy Shirley said that his traffic and crime suppression unit has made 24 arrests since the beginning of an operation targeting drug activity in selected areas in Stephens County. Shirley said the areas were chosen...

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Indians Open Varsity Football Season Tonight

August 29, 2014

A new era of Stephens County High School football officially starts tonight. The Indians open the 2014 regular season on the road tonight in Carnesville against the rival Franklin County Lions. Tonight marks the first regular season game for the Indians under new head coach Frank Barden. Stephens County will look to tame the...

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  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
  • September 10, 2014Earn a high school diploma at night!
  • September 15, 2014The Currahee Thunder Equestrian Drill Team of Stephens County High School
  • September 15, 2014LeTourneau WABCO Employee Reunion
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