SCHS Competition Cheer Heading Back to States

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The Stephens County High School competition cheerleaders are headed back to the state finals later this week. This past weekend, Stephens County finished fourth in Region 8-AAAA. The top four from each region advance to the state finals. North Oconee took the Region 8-AAAA competition cheer championship. St. Pius finished second and Jefferson finished third, in front of Stephens County. […]

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Stephens Co. Commission Meeting This Morning

Stephens County Commissioners will meet this morning for a regularly scheduled meeting. The county commission will meet at 8:30 a.m. in the second floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. County commissioners will begin with two public hearings. One is for an alcohol license. The other is the first reading of a proposed court fee ordinance. […]

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JV Football Team Wraps Up Season

As the varsity football team at Stephens County High School prepares for the playoffs, the Junior Varsity team looks back at its season. The JV Indians wrapped up their season on October 27 against Hart County. Head JV Football Coach Greg McCall and Assistant Coach J.R. Roberson appeared on “Crunchtime” last week to talk about the season. McCall said that […]

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Concert Tonight in Toccoa

Main Street Toccoa will host a special concert tonight at the Ritz Theatre at the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa. The concert will be a performance by tenor Rodrigo Garciarroyo. According to Main Street Toccoa Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby, helping to put on the concert is the Piatigorsky Foundation. “They provide classical musicians and send them around the country to […]

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Watch Out for Deer-Car Collisions

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Georgia wildlife officials are urging people to be on the lookout for deer when driving this Fall. According to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, this is a peak time for deer activity and movement, which makes it also a peak time for deer-car collisions. State Deer Biologist Charlie Killmaster said there are two main reasons drivers may see more […]

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Drought Affecting WMA’s, Says Ga. DNR

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Extreme drought conditions continue to effect northeast Georgia. Smoke from wildfires in North Carolina made its way to the region Sunday, noticeable to those in Stephens County. Meanwhile, there is a campfire restriction on multiple Georgia Wildlife Management Areas, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. That means that until further notice, hunters and visitors to […]

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Indians Clinch #2 In Region 8-AAAA

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  It is on to the playoffs with a first round game at home for the Stephens County High School football team. The Indians beat North Oconee on Senior Night at the Reservation Friday night, 35-14, to lock up the second seed out of Region 8-AAAA and a home playoff game this week in the first round. Stephens County Head […]

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No Voting Today for Tuesday Election

Just a reminder, there is no early voting today at the Stephens County Registrar’s Office. Early voting for Tuesday’s election ended at 5 p.m. on Friday. Those who have not voted or requested and received a paper, mail-in absentee ballot will have to wait to vote until Tuesday on Election Day at the Stephens County Senior Center on Rose Lane […]

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GBI Announces Child Exploitation Arrests

A Habersham County man is among those arrested during a multi-state operation targeting those who allegedly sexually exploit children by using the Internet. “Operation Southern Impact” involved law enforcement agencies from Georgia and Alabama, according to a press release from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. The GBI said 17 people were arrested in Georgia during this operation, including 34-year-old Daniel […]

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