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Veterans Day Program Today in Toccoa

November 11, 2013

Stephens County will mark Veterans’ Day with a program today. The county’s American Legion Post 104, Marine Corps Detachment 1303, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4346 are sponsoring the event again this year. American Legion post 104 Adjutant William Tucker said the emphasis of the program is to honor living veterans and active...

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Toccoa Commission Meeting Today

November 11, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners will meet later today for a regularly scheduled meeting. The city commission’s first regularly scheduled monthly meeting for November will get underway at 5 p.m. at Toccoa City Hall. During the meeting, Toccoa City Commissioners are expected to hold public hearings on two planning-and-zoning-related requests. The first is a request from...

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Festival of Trees Signups Underway

November 11, 2013

Preparations are underway for an annual holiday event in downtown Toccoa. Toccoa will once again host the Festival of Trees during the first full weekend of December. Main Street Toccoa Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said the Festival of Trees is a great way for businesses, organizations, and others to support the area’s non-profits during...

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Stephens Co. Falls to Lumpkin, Still in State Playoffs

November 11, 2013

The Stephens County Indians come up just short on Senior Night, but still earn a spot in the state playoffs. Lumpkin County scored on a three-yard touchdown pass from Daniel McCrary to Johnathan Gilreath with less than 30 seconds to go to give Lumpkin County a 31-28 win over the Indians Friday night at...

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SCHS’s Lewis Takes 31st in State

November 11, 2013

A Stephens County High School runner finishes up her season at the state cross-country meet. Stephens County High School sophomore Deanna Lewis finished 31st place out of 219 runners in the state AAAA girls’ cross-country meet Saturday in Carrollton. Lewis had qualified for the state meet after winning the Region 8-AAAA meet last month...

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Franklin Co. Teen Killed in Wreck

November 11, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County High School students are mourning the loss of one of their own this morning after a wreck over the weekend. It happened Saturday on State Route 63. Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas said that 16-year old Matt Walters was driving down State Route 63 near his...

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Stephens Co. Day Use Area To Close Jan. 1

November 8, 2013

More cuts by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will affect one of the Corps’ recreation areas in Stephens County. This week, the Corps of Engineers announced that it was reducing park operations and visitor services at a number of areas on both Lakes Hartwell and Thurmond for Fiscal Year 2014. Among the announced...

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Battle of the Indians at the Reservation Tonight

November 8, 2013

Win and they are in the post-season. That is the situation facing the Stephens County Indians as they host Lumpkin County at the Reservation in the final regular-season game of the season for both teams. The Indians will make the AAAA state football playoffs if they defeat Lumpkin County or if Eastside loses to...

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Toccoa Man Pleads Guilty to Burglaries, Break-ins

November 8, 2013

A Toccoa man charged in connection to multiple burglaries, along with a vehicle break-in at a local church earlier this year will serve time in prison after pleading guilty. 24-year-old Joshua Franklin Spearman of Toccoa pleaded guilty in Stephens County Superior Court last week to two counts of burglary in the first degree, four...

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SCHS’s Lewis in State Cross Country Meet Saturday

November 8, 2013

Stephens County High School’s Deanna Lewis will run in the Girls’ AAAA Cross Country State Championship tomorrow in Carrollton. Lewis won the Region 8-AAAA Girls’ Individual Championship last month at WilliamsMillPark in Flowery Branch, qualifying her for the state meet. The AAAA Girls’ race takes place at 9:50 a.m.

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