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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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Toccoa Boil Water Advisory Lifted

January 13, 2014

  The city of Toccoa boil water advisory is over.   Toccoa city officials lifted the advisory Saturday afternoon.   The city said that at about 1 p.m. Saturday, the city notified the Georgia Environmental Protection Division that all water system samples tested negative for harmful bacteria.   That means none was found and...

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Toccoa Named Ga. Main Street “GEM”

January 13, 2014

The Toccoa Main Street program receives special recognition from the state of Georgia. Last week, the Georgia Department of Community Affairs announced that Toccoa is one of five Main Street programs to be named in the first class of the Georgia Exceptional Main Streets, or GEMS, program. Toccoa was selected along with Bainbridge, Greensboro,...

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Toccoa Commission Meets Today

January 13, 2014

Toccoa City Commissioners will start off their year with their first regularly scheduled meeting later today. City commissioners are set to meet at 5 p.m. today at Toccoa City Hall. First on the city commission’s agenda for 2014 is the election of a mayor and vice-mayor for the upcoming calendar year. City commissioners vote...

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Lavonia Industry Announces Expansion

January 13, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A Lavonia industry is expanding. Last Thursday, Kautex officials announced the company will add another 95,000 square feet of warehouse space to its existing plant on Highway 17 South in what amounts to a $3.3 million investment. Kautex is a subsidiary of Textron, Inc., based in Bonn, Germany,...

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Stephens Co. School Superintendent Search Process Making Progress

January 13, 2014

The Stephens County Board of Education continues to move ahead with selecting the next Superintendent for the School System. Last Thursday, the school board met with the search firm helping it through the process of finding a replacement for Sherrie Whiten, who is retiring at the end of March. Representatives from the search firm,...

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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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