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Toccoa Commission To Meet Today

September 23, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners are expected to vote later today on whether to officially offer the city manager position to former Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse. City commissioners are scheduled to meet at 5 p.m. today at Toccoa City Hall for a regularly scheduled meeting. Back on September 3, city commissioners unanimously voted to terminate...

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“Grand” Evening of Music Coming to Toccoa Thursday

September 23, 2013

The Toccoa Main Street program is organizing an evening of music at the Schaefer Center this week in celebration of a new addition at the Schaefer Center. “A Grand Evening of Music” is set for Thursday at 7 p.m. at the SchaeferCenter, located at the corner of Broad and Doyle Streets in downtown Toccoa....

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Indians Win Region Opener Over Walnut Grove

September 23, 2013

Stephens County uses a strong second half to win its Region 8-AAAA football opener over Walnut Grove. Leading 7-6 at halftime, the Indians scored three third-quarter touchdowns to pull away and defeat Walnut Grove 41-20. Indians’ Head Coach Travis Noland said he is pleased with the way the team came out after halftime. “Mason...

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SCMS Football Beats Franklin Co.

September 23, 2013

The Stephens County Middle School Rebel football team defeated Franklin County Saturday night at the Reservation by a score of 24-0. All of the scoring took place in the first half. Rebel running back Hassan Brown rushed for three touchdowns, scoring from 19 yards in the first quarter; and from both 80 yards and...

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Wreck Kills Eastanollee Man

September 23, 2013

A one-car accident in Stephens County takes the life of an Eastanollee man. According to the Toccoa post of the Georgia State Patrol, 47-year-old Clay Lawrence Cheek died after the one-car accident Thursday afternoon on Georgia Highway 145 near Tom’s Creek Baptist Church. The Georgia State Patrol report indicated that just before 3 p.m.,...

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Ga. DOT Announces Road Work in Area This Week

September 23, 2013

The Georgia Department of Transportation is announcing a number of scheduled maintenance and road work activities in Stephens and surrounding counties this week. In Stephens County, crews are scheduled to repair a slope along State Highway 17.  That project will likely require shoulder closures along the roadway. Meanwhile, DOT crews are also scheduled to...

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Opportunity House Closes in Lavonia

September 23, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Four years after it opened, Opportunity House, a day program for mentally challenged adults in Lavonia, has closed its doors. According to Opportunity House Board Chair Andrea Robinson, Opportunity House has been struggling financially for the past couple of years. She said the decision to close came after...

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Hwy. 123 Corridor Cleanup Talk of Thursday Meeting in Toccoa

September 20, 2013

Local government and business leaders from Toccoa and Stephens County gather to talk about the U.S.¬†Highway 123/Currahee Street corridor. The meeting took place Thursday at the Stephens County Senior Center on Rose Lane. Citizens’ Advisory Panel on Litter and Blight Chair Tim Hale said the goal of the meeting was to start discussions about...

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Indian Football Opens Region Play Tonight

September 20, 2013

The Stephens County Indian football team opens Region 8-AAAA play with a road trip tonight. Stephens County heads to Walnut Grove to take on the Warriors in the first region game for both teams. The Indians are looking to bounce back from their first loss of the season last week, a 26-7 defeat at...

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SCHS Softball Into Region Tourney

September 20, 2013

The Stephens County Lady Indian softball team is into the region tournament. Stephens County came from behind and beat Monroe Area to clinch Thursday evening 9-8. Monroe Area jumped out to a 6-0 lead early. However, the Lady Indians scored six unanswered runs in the fifth inning with the help of a Lexie Cash...

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