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Noland Thankful for SCHS Opportunity

January 15, 2014

Travis Noland is speaking out on his decision to leave Stephens County High School for the head football job at Oconee County High School. The Oconee County Board of Education approved Noland’s hire Monday night. He said leaving Stephens County High School after nine seasons was a difficult decision to make. “In this business,...

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All-Region Football Teams Announced

January 15, 2014

Five Stephens County Indian football players are on this year’s Region 8-AAAA all-region first or second team. Offensive lineman Ben Cleveland was the only Indian named to the first team Meanwhile, four Indians made second team All-Region. They are running back Sapario Reese, offensive lineman Thomas Lowery, linebacker Desmond Wheeler, and punter Kenneth Brock....

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Students Back at S. Hart Elementary

January 15, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia South Hart Elementary School students are back in class after having most of last week off due to damage from last week’s freezing temperatures. When the sub-zero cold hit last Tuesday, pipes burst at South Hart Elementary, affecting seven classrooms, five hallways and the main atrium. Hart County...

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Fry Named Toccoa Mayor for 2014

January 14, 2014

Gail Fry will serve as Mayor for Toccoa in 2014. Monday, the city commission unanimously voted to have Fry take over as Mayor for the next 12 months. The commission selects a mayor and vice-mayor from among itself each year. Fry said she looked forward to serving as Mayor. “We have a great commission,”...

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Savannah Lane, Part of Adjacent Alley to be Abandoned

January 14, 2014

Toccoa City Commissioners make the final decision to abandon Savannah Lane and part of an adjacent alley. Commissioners once again heard the final reading of that proposed abandonment Monday. The First United Methodist Church requested the abandonment, stating that they own all of the property around what is proposed to be abandoned and would...

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Noland Leaving SCHS for Oconee Co. Football Job

January 14, 2014

It appears that Stephens County High School is in the market for a new head football coach. The Athens Banner-Herald is reporting today that Monday night, the Oconee County, Georgia Board of Education approved the hire of Travis Noland as the new head football coach at Oconee County High School. Noland has been at...

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Ga. Trust Receives Grant for Work at Travelers’ Rest

January 14, 2014

A local historic site will receive funding to help with rehabilitation and maintenance efforts. The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation announced recently that the Terrell Family Foundation, a Georgia based non-profit organization, has awarded a $4,000 grant to the Georgia Trust to go towards work at Travelers Rest State Historic Site. Travelers Rest was...

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DOT Announces Road Work Schedule

January 14, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation is announcing its road work schedule for the upcoming week in Stephens and surrounding counties. In Stephens County, a crew will inspect drainage pipes under State Routes 328 and 17. Moving to Franklin County, a crew will trim the vegetation in the rights of way and mow the slopes...

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SCMS Basketball Recap

January 14, 2014

Stephens County Middle School’s basketball teams get back in action today after the holiday break. In the last game before the holiday break, Stephens County Middle School faced Madison County. In 7th grade boys’ action back on December 20, Stephens County lost to Madison County 40-25. Meanwhile, the 8th grade Rebel boys beat Madison...

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Stephens Co. Commission Meeting Today

January 14, 2014

The Stephens County Commission will get its year started with a meeting this morning. County commissioners are meeting at 8:30 a.m. today for their first regularly scheduled meeting of 2014. The meeting will take place in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Stephens County Commissioners will start with...

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