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People From Martin Area Injured in Weekend I-85 Accident

September 23, 2014

Multiple people from the Martin area are recovering from minor injuries after a weekend accident on Interstate 85. The Georgia State Patrol reported that the one-car accident occurred on Sunday at about 3:45 p.m. on I-85 northbound near Georgia Highway 164. That is in Banks County in the area of the Banks Crossing exit....

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SCHS JV Football Falls to Habersham

September 23, 2014

The Stephens County JV football team will have this week off. Last Thursday, Stephens County’s JV football team lost to Habersham 20-0 on the road. Stephens County JV football now has a 1-2 record for the season. The JV football Indians will return to action on October 2 at home against Clarke Central.

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Voter Registration Deadline Two Weeks Away

September 22, 2014

The November election is less than two months away and with that in mind, Stephens County Registrar Theresa Kelley is reminding area voters about some important dates. Kelley said that the deadline to register to vote in order to be able to vote in the November election is Monday, October 6. “If you are...

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Annual Scarecrow Contest Gearing Up in Stephens Co.

September 22, 2014

Downtown Toccoa will once again host a scarecrow contest for the county this Fall. The fifth annual Scarecrow Contest sponsored by Main Street Toccoa is about to get started. Main Street Toccoa Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said they had over 40 scarecrows last year. Crosby said she is hopeful that the county will surpass...

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City Thanks Global Partitions For Pool Donation

September 22, 2014
City Thanks Global Partitions For Pool Donation

Toccoa city officials thank a local business for their donation to the new Doyle Street Pool. Mayor Gail Fry and City Manager Billy Morse met with employees of Global Partitions Friday morning at the pool to thank them for the company’s donation to the pool building. Global Partitions donated all of the bathroom partitions...

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U.S. News and World Report Recognizes TFC

September 22, 2014

Toccoa Falls College receives recognition from a national publication. U.S. News and World Report recently recognized Toccoa Falls College as one of the top 35 Best Regional Colleges in the south. In addition, Toccoa Falls College is ranked 3rd in the state of Georgia. A regional college is defined by U.S. News and World...

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Indians Start Region Play Friday with “Blackout” At Reservation

September 22, 2014

Stephens County High School varsity football gets back to action this Friday night with the region opener. The Indians will open region play this Friday night at home against North Hall. Stephens County High School has announced that this Friday night’s game against North Hall is a “blackout” game. All fans are asked to...

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SCMS Football Holds Off Elbert Co. For Win

September 22, 2014

The Stephens County Middle School football team picks up another win. Saturday, the Rebels traveled to Elberton and defeated Elbert County 14-6. With a minute to go, Elbert County had the ball at the Rebel 3 yard line on first-and-goal with a chance to tie the game with a touchdown and two-point conversion. However,...

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TFC Soccer, Volleyball Wrap Up Busy Weekend

September 22, 2014
TFC Soccer, Volleyball Wrap Up Busy Weekend

The Toccoa Falls College women’s soccer team upsets a defending national champion. TFC knocked off Bob Jones University, the nation’s top-ranked team at its level, 1-0 Friday night. Lizz Rice scored the game’s only goal in the 74th minute. Meanwhile, Emily Truelove had 11 saves in goal for the Screaming Eagle women, who are...

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Group Marks One Year on Currahee St. Cleanup Effort

September 19, 2014
Group Marks One Year on Currahee St. Cleanup Effort

Local leaders and residents look back, one year after the start of a concerted group effort to clean up the U.S. Highway 123/Currahee Street corridor in Toccoa and Stephens County. The one-year anniversary meeting took place Thursday at the Stephens County Senior Center in Toccoa. At last year’s initial meeting, those in attendance decided...

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  • September 15, 2014The Currahee Thunder Equestrian Drill Team of Stephens County High School
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  • October 25, 2014 9:00 amFall Festival! 22nd Annual Martin Fall Festival
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