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DOT Announces Road Work

September 10, 2013

The Georgia Department of Transportation said it will trim and remove vegetation this week from a number of state routes in StephensCounty and northeast Georgia. According to the DOT, crews will work on State Routes 63 and 184 in StephensCounty, as well as State Route 320 in FranklinCounty and State Route 15/U.S. Highway 441...

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TFC Reports Enrollment Gain

September 10, 2013

Classes are underway at Toccoa Falls College and this year’s class is the largest in a few years. School officials said that Toccoa Falls College welcomed the largest first-year class since 2007 when new students arrived to campus for orientation on Tuesday, August 20. Toccoa Falls College President Robert M. Myers joined a group...

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City of Toccoa Gives Website a Facelift

September 9, 2013

The city of Toccoa is unveiling a new look online. Recently, the city re-did and updated its official website at www.cityoftoccoa.com. Kembra Landry with Main Street Toccoa helped work on the new website and said that while the address remains the same, the new site provides better accessibility to some of the site’s more...

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Toccoa City Commission Meeting Today

September 9, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners are scheduled to hold a work session and a regularly scheduled meeting today. First, city commissioners are scheduled to hold a work session at 3 p.m. Following that 3 p.m. work session, city commissioners will meet for their first regularly scheduled monthly meeting for September at 5 p.m. today. This will...

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Indians Beat Raiders in Battle of Currahee Mtn.

September 9, 2013

A big first-half propels the Stephens County Indian football team to a 2-0 start on the season. The Indians scored 35 first-half points on their way to a 49-14 win over Habersham Central Friday night at Raider Stadium in Mount Airy. Stephens County Head Coach Travis Noland said he felt the team took a...

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SCMS Football Now 2-0

September 9, 2013

The Stephens County Middle School Rebel football team is also 2-0 on the season. Saturday, the Rebels defeated Elbert County at The Reservation, 40-0. The Rebels would take a 14-0 lead at the end of the first quarter on touchdown runs by Hassan Brown and Brandon Wheeler. Stephens County would add three more touchdown...

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Hunter Education Courses Available

September 9, 2013

With deer season approaching, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is offering opportunities for those who need the hunter education course. Officials with the Georgia DNR said the department offers two ways to make that happen.  Those are an 8-hour online course followed by a 2-hour review or the 10-hour traditional classroom course.  The...

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Franklin Co. Commission Debating Expense Reporting

September 9, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County Commissioners cannot seem to come to a decision on whether to include an extra line item detailing their expenses on the county manager’s monthly financial report. Last fall, the Franklin County Commission put a moratorium on travel expenses charged to the county after it was noted...

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Police Blotter

September 9, 2013

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office responded to a local industry Friday morning in reference to an individual threatening to harm themselves. According to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley, authorities responded after the individual had contacted a friend. After authorities arrived, Shirley said the individual voluntarily sought treatment and was transported to StephensCountyHospital. Shirley said...

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Flu Shots Available at Stephens Co. Health Department

September 6, 2013

Flu season is right around the corner and state health officials are urging people to prepare early. The Stephens County Health Department announced this week it has flu shots available now for the public. District Two Public Health Spokesman Dave Palmer said that people can get flu shots at the Stephens County Health Department...

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