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Voter Registration Deadline Approaching

September 24, 2013

Stephens County voters will head to the polls in November. However, in order to vote this November, you must make sure you are registered to vote. Stephens County Registrar Theresa Kelley said the voter registration deadline for the November 5th election is October 7th at 5 p.m. “After that date, if you are not...

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Stephens Co. Commision Meets Today

September 24, 2013

Stephens County Commissioners will meet later today for a regularly scheduled meeting. The county commission is scheduled to meet at 5:30 p.m. today in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. County commissioners will begin with a work session on the agenda items. Following the work session, the county...

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Wilkinson Pleased with Hartwell Summit

September 24, 2013

50th District State Senator John Wilkinson said he is glad to see cooperation between the states of Georgia and South Carolina when it comes to the Savannah River Basin. Wilkinson joined Georgia Governor Nathan Deal and South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, along with other legislators from both states at LakeHartwell last week at the Joint...

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Chamber Holds Ribbon Cutting for Express Employment Professionals

September 24, 2013
Chamber Holds Ribbon Cutting for Express Employment Professionals

Toccoa welcomes an employment-oriented business to town. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Thursday at the Chamber office for Express Employment Professionals. Express Employment Professionals’ local office serving the Toccoa area is in Gainesville. Hollie Bell is the office manager and is helping to serve the Toccoa-Stephens County area....

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Franklin Co. Tabling Consolidation of Voting Precincts Until After Municipal Elections

September 24, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The Franklin County Board of Elections is discussing whether to hold a straw poll on the issue of precinct consolidation. At its meeting earlier this month, the Franklin County Board of Elections heard from Franklin County Democratic Party Head Sheila Spencer. She asked if the plan to consolidate...

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Burt Reynolds to Shoot Movie in Oconee Co., SC

September 24, 2013

By Chad Dorsett, WSNW Radio, Seneca Hollywood icon Burt Reynolds is headed back to the region to shoot another movie. Seneca Mayor Dan Alexander announced last week that Reynolds is headed to Oconee County, South Carolina later this month to star in a movie filming across Oconee County. Alexander announced the legendary actor is...

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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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  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
  • August 2, 2014 8:00 amYard Sale Proceeds from the sale will benefit new play ground equipment
  • August 3, 2014 11:00 amThe Annual Kesler Reunion & Prospect United Methodist Church Homecoming
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