BBB Says Watch Out for Christmas Scams

The Northeast Georgia Better Business Bureau is warning people to be on the lookout for a number of common holiday scams. Some of the most well-known holiday scams include look alike websites with URLs that use the names of well-known brands along with extra words, fake shipping notifications, phony charities, pop-up ads or e-mails offering free gift cards, free USB […]

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NGTC Receives Robot Donation

North Georgia Technical College is the recipient of a donation of a robot for the school’s Industrial Systems Tech Program. Recently, North Georgia Technical College received a high tech ABB robotic machine donation from TI Automotive in Lavonia. The machine, an IRB 2400 ABB Robot Model 98, will benefit the Industrial Systems Program at North Georgia Tech, where a robot […]

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Preliminary Findings Indicate Clarkesville Mayor Died of Self-inflicted Gunshot Wound

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Thursday that a preliminary finding showed that Clarkesville Mayor Dr. Terry Greene died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. A GBI press release confirmed that Thursday morning. According to that press release, the GBI Medical Examiner issued the preliminary finding and said further forensic testing will be done before an official autopsy report is issued. […]

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All Region Football Team Announced


A host of Stephens County football players receive All-Region honors. This week, the Region 8-AAAA all-region football team was announced. Stephens County senior wide receiver and defensive back Jermaine Barnett was honored as Co-Athlete of the Year along with Buford running back and defensive back Xavier Gantt. Meanwhile, five Indians made the first team all-region squad. They are running back […]

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Indian Wrestling Earns Tuesday Split

The Stephens County High School wrestling program splits two matches. Tuesday, the Indians wrestled against Hart County and Crescent High School from South Carolina. First, the Indians beat Hart County 39-35 in a match that came down to the end. Winners for Stephens County included Lee Massey at 106 pounds, Tyler Edmonds at 120 pounds, Corey Kindel at 132 pounds, […]

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NGTC Announces EAGLE Award Winner

2015 Eagle Winner Grace Todd

A Stephens County resident is the winner of this year’s EAGLE award at North Georgia Technical College. This week, the school announced that Grace Todd of Stephens County has been selected as North Georgia Technical College’s 2015 Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education, or EAGLE, winner. EAGLE is a statewide program that recognizes and rewards excellence among students enrolled in […]

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