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Local Govt. Offices Announce Holiday Schedules

December 23, 2013

Local government offices are announcing their schedules for the Christmas holiday. Both Toccoa City Hall and Stephens County government offices are closed Tuesday, December 24 and Wednesday, December 25 for the Christmas holiday. In the city of Toccoa, routes for garbage and recycling scheduled to be picked up on Tuesday will be picked up...

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Toccoa Sees Another Wet Weekend; 3+ Inches of Rain

December 23, 2013

The wet weather is expected to continue for a time today before moving out in time for the Christmas holiday. Downtown Toccoa received about 3.50 inches of rain Saturday, Sunday, and this morning. That rainfall moves downtown Toccoa over the 80-inch plateau for rainfall in 2013. As of this morning, downtown Toccoa is nearing...

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Indian Football Banquet Held

December 23, 2013
Indian Football Banquet Held

The Stephens County High School football team officially puts a close on its season. The team held its annual year-end banquet and awards ceremony last Thursday night at StephensCountyHigh School. Stephens County Head Coach Travis Noland said that the banquet provides a good opportunity for the team to get together and look back at...

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SCHS Wraps Up Pre-Christmas Hoops Schedule

December 23, 2013

The Stephens County High School basketball teams wrap up the pre-Christmas portion of their schedule. Saturday, the Indians and Lady Indians were swept at home by Elbert County in non-region action. In the girls’ game, the Lady Indians went 12-28 at the free throw line, including missing eight free throws in the fourth quarter,...

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Franklin Resident Wins AVMA Award

December 23, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A Franklin County FFA member is the recipient of a $500 American Veterinary Medical Association veterinary science award.  Sara Rebecca Duncan of Franklin County  was named a finalist for the National FFA Organization’s proficiency award in Veterinary Science in the area of Entrepreneurship/Placement.  She was one of only...

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SCHS Varsity Hoops Swept at Franklin Co.

December 21, 2013

Stephens County drops a pair of basketball games in Franklin County. The Indians and Lady Indians both lost Friday night in non-region play in Carnesville. In the girls’ game, Stephens County was within three points in the fourth quarter until the Lady Lions ended the game on a 20-3 run to defeat the Lady...

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Toccoa Planning Commission Sticks by Abandonment Recommendation

December 20, 2013

The Toccoa Planning Commission stands by its initial recommendation to abandon a city side street and part of an adjacent alley. Thursday, the Planning Commission met and chose not to change its recommendation to the city commission that the city abandon Savannah Lane and part of an adjacent alley as requested by the Toccoa...

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SCHS Selling “Bracelets of Hope”

December 20, 2013

Students at Stephens County High School are coming together to help one of their own. Last month, a 9th grader, Caitlin, was diagnosed with a sizable tumor in her brain that required immediate surgery. The surgery has taken place and doctors were able to remove 95 percent of what was determined to be a...

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DOT Ready for Busy Christmas Travel Holiday

December 20, 2013

The Georgia Department of Transportation is preparing for a busy couple of weeks on the state’s highways. With Christmas falling on a Wednesday, the DOT says it is anticipating more travelers than usual during the holiday week. To try to help accommodate the expected extra traffic, Spokesperson Teri Pope said that the Department of...

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Square One Fitness Opens at Old Toccoa-Stephens Co. YMCA

December 20, 2013
Square One Fitness Opens at Old Toccoa-Stephens Co. YMCA

Local individuals re-open the old YMCA as a new, privately-owned fitness center. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday for Square One Fitness. Square One Fitness is located in the old YMCA facility after purchasing much of the organization’s equipment and opening as a new business. Co-Owner Steve Burtt...

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