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Franklin Co. BOC Turns Down BRWA Resolution

October 1, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County’s Board of Commissioners is saying no to approving a resolution that would support the Broad River Watershed Association and its plan to put in a water trail. The Broad River Water Trail currently runs from the Hudson River and Middle Fork Broad River in the Northern...

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Stephens Co. School System Holding Charter System Meetings Today

September 30, 2013

Public meetings today will give people a chance to learn more about the Stephens County School System’s proposed charter school system application. Those public meetings will be at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. today. Both of the meetings will be at the Stephens County School System Administrative Offices on Mize Road. According to Stephens...

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Friday Job Fair Goes Welll in Stephens Co.

September 30, 2013

A job fair draws a large crowd in Stephens County. The annual Northeast Georgia Job Fair and Career Expo took place last Friday at the Currahee Campus of North Georgia Technical College. Each year, the Georgia Department of Labor’s ToccoaCareerCenter puts on the event. Toccoa Career Center Manager Greg Pitts said that they feel...

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Chestatee Shuts Out Indians

September 30, 2013

Stephens County drops its final game before its off week. The Indians lost Friday night to the Chestatee War Eagles 17-0 in Hall County in Region 8-AAAA play. Head Coach Travis Noland said the Indians fought hard, but just did not have enough to overcome Chestatee. “I am proud of how our kids played,”...

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Emmanuel College Plans Move to NCAA D-II

September 30, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Emmanuel College’s Athletic Department is entering a new chapter in its history. At a press conference last week, Emmanuel College President Michael Stewart announced the college’s athletic department is now approved as a provisional member of Division II of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Emmanuel will become...

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NGTC, Piedmont Sign Articulation Agreement

September 30, 2013

North Georgia Technical College students who earn an associate’s degree in Photography can now use their academic credits toward a four-year bachelor’s degree at Piedmont College. The two schools recently signed an articulation agreement that makes it possible for North Georgia Technical College graduates to transfer some course credits to Piedmont. According to North...

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Stephens Co. School System Finance Director Resigns

September 27, 2013

The Stephens County School System is on the hunt for a new finance director. At a called meeting Thursday, the Stephens County Board of Education accepted the resignation of Finance Director Justin Beecher effective October 9. Stephens County School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten said the system wishes Beecher well in the future. “We hate to...

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Stephens Co. Hosting Job Fair Today

September 27, 2013

The Georgia Department of Labor is putting on a job fair today in Stephens County. The job fair, sponsored by the Department of Labor’s ToccoaCareerCenter, will take place at the Currahee Campus of North Georgia Technical College on Highway 17 South between Toccoa and Martin. Toccoa Career Center Supervisor Cathy Smith said they are...

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Indians Traveling to Chestatee Tonight

September 27, 2013

The Stephens County Indian football team will look to make it two in a row in Region 8-AAAA when it heads on the road to Hall County tonight to face Chestatee. Stephens County is 3-1 overall on the season and 1-0 in the region after defeating Walnut Grove last Friday 41-20. Meanwhile, Chestatee enters...

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Adams Writes Letter on Wilbros To Gov. Deal

September 27, 2013

Toccoa attorney Alton Adams is appealing to Georgia Governor Nathan Deal regarding the odor at the Wilbros facility. Adams, who is representing about 100 area residents in a federal civil suit against Wilbros, has written a letter and addressed it to Governor Deal. He delivered that letter Thursday to AM 630 WNEG News. In...

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