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Voter Registration Deadline Today

October 7, 2013

Those who are not yet registered to vote are running out of time to do so in order to vote in this November’s election. Stephens County Registrar Theresa Kelley said that the voter registration deadline for November is today. “They need to know whether they are registered or not,” said Kelley.  “They can call...

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Stephens Co. Schools Form Student Advisory Council

October 7, 2013

The Stephens County School System now has a student advisory council. School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten said she created the group recently. Whiten said she felt it was important to not just talk with faculty and the community about the schools, but to also hear from the students themselves. “As we started looking towards becoming...

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Currahee Military Weekend Wraps Up

October 7, 2013
Currahee Military Weekend Wraps Up

Stephens County wraps up another Currahee Military Weekend. Events concluded Sunday morning with the annual remembrance service on Currahee Mountain. “This morning, we gather again to pay tribute to those brave young men who 70 years, or seven plus decades ago, came here to this remote part of north Georgia, the mountains of Northeast...

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Man Dies On Lake Hartwell Over Weekend

October 7, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia An autopsy will be performed today in Oconee County, South Carolina on the body of a Georgia man who died on Lake Hartwell over the weekend. It happened Saturday afternoon near the Interstate 85 bridge and the Harbor Light Marina in Hart County. Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law...

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Friday Night Area Football Scores

October 7, 2013

The Stephens County Indian football team returns to action this Friday night at home against Monroe Area at the Reservation. Stephens County had last Friday night off, as did most of Region 8-AAAA. The only region team in action Friday was Chestatee, who beat Johnson of Gainesville 48-7.  Johnson is in Region 8-AAAA, but...

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North Ga. Tech Schedules Homecoming

October 7, 2013

North Georgia Technical College will host its annual Homecoming Celebration later this month. The school announced recently that its 70th Homecoming Celebration will take place on Saturday, October 19. School officials said that although the campus has been used for educational purposes for over 100 years, this is the 70th time that alumni have...

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Currahee Military Weekend Gets Underway

October 4, 2013

It is Currahee Military Weekend in Stephens County. Activities kicked off Thursday night with a musical tribute to veterans at the SchaeferCenter in downtown Toccoa. More activities get underway today throughout Toccoa and Stephens County. First, the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce BBQ runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Toccoa First...

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Wilkinson Visit to Big A Marks Pre-K Week

October 4, 2013
Wilkinson Visit to Big A Marks Pre-K Week

50th District State Senator John Wilkinson marks Pre-K Week in Georgia. Wilkinson visited the Pre-K at Big A Elementary School Thursday, reading to the students in the class, as part of Pre-K Week in Georgia, which is being marked this week. The state senator said he had a great time visiting the school and...

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Funeral Arrangements Set for Harold Andrews

October 4, 2013

Services for Stephens County Commissioner Harold Andrews are set for tomorrow. Funeral services for Andrews will take place at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Chapel of Whitlock Mortuary with interment to follow in Stephens Memorial Gardens. Andrews passed away Wednesday at the age of 81. He was in his second term as a Stephens...

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Indians Off; SCMS Football Wins

October 4, 2013

The Stephens County Indian football team has the week off this week. The Indians are 3-2 overall on the season and 1-1 in Region 8-AAAA after last week’s 17-0 loss to Chestatee. Speaking Thursday night on “Crunchtime,” Indian Running Backs Coach Ronnie Royston said they have had a good week of practice. “It went...

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