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SCHS Splits Basketball Games at Elbert

January 12, 2014

The Stephens County High School basketball teams get a split on a visit to the Inferno. Stephens County visited Elbert County Saturday in non-region basketball action. In the girls’ game, the Lady Indians used a strong second quarter to build a lead it would not relinquish in defeating the Lady Devils 48-29. Leading 13-8...

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SCHS Opens Region Hoops Play

January 11, 2014

Stephens County starts off region play with a split in Oakwood. The Lady Indian and Indian basketball teams traveled to take on Johnson High School Friday in the first Region 8-AAAA game for both teams. In the girls’ game, Stephens County trailed in the opening minutes but used strong rebounding and pressure defense to...

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Gasaway, Wilkinson Preview General Assembly Session

January 10, 2014
Gasaway, Wilkinson Preview General Assembly Session

Local legislators take time to preview the upcoming Georgia General Assembly session. 50th District State Senator John Wilkinson and 28th District State Representative Dan Gasaway were in Toccoa Thursday for a Legislative Preview breakfast organized by the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce. Both Wilkinson and Gasaway said they expect a short session for many...

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McCall Named SCHS Baseball Coach

January 10, 2014

Stephens County High School has a new baseball coach. Thursday, the Stephens County Board of Education voted to give the position to Greg McCall. All board members voted for McCall except Sandra Childs, who abstained from the vote. McCall has served as head JV baseball coach at Stephens County High School last year. He...

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Camp Toccoa Hosting Military Change of Command Ceremony Sunday

January 10, 2014

The Camp Toccoa property will host a special ceremony this weekend. A formal military change of command ceremony will take place at the Camp Toccoa site on CurraheeMountain Sunday at 11 a.m. Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Iacovelli is the outgoing commander. He said he will turn his unit over to his replacement at the ceremony...

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Mobile Workforce Training Unit in Toccoa Today

January 10, 2014

The Georgia Mountains Workforce Development Mobile Training Unit will stop in Toccoa today. It will be at the Toccoa-Stephens County Library on West Savannah Street in Toccoa from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. The mobile unit is an extension of the state’s one-stop workforce delivery system. The Georgia Mountains Regional Commission said the...

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Stephens Co. MLK Events Start Saturday

January 10, 2014

Activities in Stephens County to commemorate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. are scheduled to get underway this weekend. Activities are set to begin on Saturday with an art contest at 2 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Toccoa and the annual talent and fashion contest at 5 p.m. at the...

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Police Blotter

January 10, 2014

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office responded to a Locust Street location onĀ  Tuesday in reference to a reported theft. According to the report on file, someone reported that a vehicle worth $1,000 was stolen from his front yard between 9 p.m. on Sunday and 9 a.m. on Monday. Meanwhile, the Sheriff’s Office also responded...

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Michelle Grafton Running for Stephens Co. Commissioner

January 9, 2014

The first candidate has thrown their hat in the ring to run for Stephens County Commissioner. Local real estate agent Michelle Grafton has announced that she will run for the Stephens County Commission Post held formerly by the late Harold Andrews, who passed away last Fall. Grafton said she will run as a Republican...

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State Economic Development Leaders Visit Stephens Co.

January 9, 2014
State Economic Development Leaders Visit Stephens Co.

Top state economic development officials take time to visit Stephens County. Georgia Department of Economic Development Commissioner Chris Carr and his staff spent Wednesday traveling through the county, meeting with local officials. Carr said the goal of the trip, which included other stops throughout Georgia, is for his team to build and establish relationships...

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