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SCHS Basketball, Soccer Players Sign

May 14, 2013
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SCHS Basketball, Soccer Players Sign

A number of Stephens County High School winter and spring sport athletes sign on the dotted line to play at the next level. Those student-athletes, along with a number of fall sport athletes who also signed, were recognized in a ceremony Monday at the Currahee Arena at Stephens County High School. Lady Indian basketball...

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Indian Baseball Begins State Quarterfinals Today

May 14, 2013
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The Stephens County Indian baseball team heads on the road for the state AAAA quarterfinals later today. Stephens County will travel to Cordele to play Crisp County in a best-of-three quarterfinal series. Game One today begins at 4 p.m. with the second game following after Game One. If the two teams split today’s doubleheader,...

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Ga. DOT Announces Area Road Work

May 14, 2013
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The Georgia Department of Transportation is announcing road work for this week in Stephens and surrounding counties. In Stephens County, the DOT said that a crew will be sealing cracks that developed in the asphalt on State Route 365. Work is also scheduled in neighboring counties as well. The DOT said a crew will...

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Royston Receives Economic Opportunity Zone Status

May 14, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Over two years of hard work to be designated an economic opportunity zone has finally paid off for the City of Royston. This week, Royston learned that the Georgia Department of Community Affairs has approved the city for Economic Opportunity Zone tax credits. Royston city officials have spent...

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Stephens, Franklin Counties March for Babies Kicks Off

May 13, 2013
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Organizers kick off the 2013 March for Babies to benefit the March of Dimes. A kick-off breakfast for the October 19 Stephens and Franklin County March for Babies at Tugaloo State Park took place last Wednesday at the Toccoa First United Methodist Church. The March for Babies raises money yearly for the March of...

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SPLOST VI Meeting Today

May 13, 2013
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Representatives from Stephens County and its municipalities will get back together this morning to continue discussions on SPLOST VI. Stephens County representatives, along with representatives from Toccoa, Martin, and Avalon are scheduled to meet at 9 a.m. at Toccoa City Hall for their second meeting. Those officials are discussing proposals for splitting and spending...

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Calico Country Store Holds Ribbon Cutting

May 13, 2013
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A Stephens County store celebrates new ownership. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday to celebrate new ownership at the Calico Country Store near Lake Hartwell in the Martin area. Rebecca Lambert is the new owner of the Calico Country Store. She said she is excited to continue providing food,...

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Top Five Banquet Tuesday in Toccoa

May 13, 2013
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Final preparations are underway for this year’s Toccoa Rotary Club Top Five Banquet. The Top Five Banquet will take place Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Stephens County High School in the Arrowhead Café dining facilities. The annual banquet recognizes graduating seniors from Stephens County High School who have performed academically in the top five...

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FCSO Says Toccoa Couple Burglarized Two Churches

May 13, 2013
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More information is available on a Toccoa couple charged in burglaries in both Stephens and Franklin counties. Stephens County authorities arrested 22-year-old Megan Spearman and 23-year-old Joshua Spearman May 5 in connection to an alleged vehicle break-in at First Alliance Church of Toccoa. According to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley, the couple is suspected...

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DEA, FCSO Search Carnesville House

May 13, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Authorities looking for a possible connection to an illegal drug operation swarmed a Carnesville house last week. It happened last Tuesday evening at a home on Keller Road off State Route 320. Neighbors say several Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies and agents with the DEA descended on a home...

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