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SPLOST VI Process Moving Forward in Stephens Co.

April 2, 2013
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Stephens County, along with the county’s municipalities, will begin joint meetings on SPLOST VI coming up later this month. Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers sent out a letter Monday to the mayors of the county’s municipalities regarding SPLOST VI. Ayers said the letter formally invites the municipalities to participate in the SPLOST process and...

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Collins to Chair Corps Caucus

April 2, 2013
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Collins to Chair Corps Caucus

9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins will chair a new “Corps of Engineers Reform Caucus.” Collins said the new caucus would focus its attention on ideas to overhaul the Corps. In his announcement, Collins said he encourages his colleagues to join in efforts to change the Corps of Engineers from a high-spending, low-transparency agency...

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New GED Test Coming in 2014

April 2, 2013
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Officials with the Georgia Office of Adult Education and the state’s 46 GED testing centers are urging students who have not yet done so to take and finish the current version of the GED test before it expires at the end of this year. The version used now will be replaced nationally with a...

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Public Hears About Planned Lake Hartwell Development

April 2, 2013
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The public is learning more about a planned 325-acre development just off of Interstate 85 on Lake Hartwell in Oconee County, South Carolina. Last week, nearly 250 people attended a public meeting in Oconee County on what is known as the Sanctuary Pointe project. Sanctuary Pointe is a proposed mixed-use tourist resort development to...

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Indian Baseball Beats Lanier

April 2, 2013
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Senior Austin Lord won his sixth game of the year on the mound and drove in five runs at the plate as the Stephens County Indians drilled the Lanier Longhorns 12-2. The game was called after six innings because of the 10-run rule. Lord gave up a run in the first inning and a...

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Police Blotter

April 2, 2013
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The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office said three people face misdemeanor theft by taking charges after a recent theft on Scenic Drive. According to the report that was filed on March 25, scrap metal was taken from someone and it was found at another location. The report stated that 18-year-old Austin Keith Rockwell, 31-year-old Cynthia...

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February Unemployment Figures Released for Stephens Co.

April 1, 2013
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February figures bring good news on the unemployment front for Stephens County. According to numbers released last week by the Georgia Department of Labor, Stephens County’s preliminary unemployment rate in February dropped to 8.6 percent. It is down nine-tenths of a percentage point from the revised January rate of 9.5 percent. State labor department...

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Registration Underway for Nancy Jo Tennis Tourney

April 1, 2013
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An annual benefit tennis tournament returns to Stephens County next month. The annual Nancy Jo Tennis Tournament will take place from May 3 through May 5 at the Stephens County High School tennis complex in Toccoa. Charles Bacon is on the publicity committee for the tournament. He said this is the 12th annual Nancy...

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Royston Man Arrested For Printing Counterfeit Money

April 1, 2013
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Royston Man Arrested For Printing Counterfeit Money

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The Secret Service is taking over the investigation into the arrest of a Royston man charged with printing counterfeit money. After a month long investigation, Royston Police Chief Donnie Boleman said an arrest came last month. “A clerk at one of our local convenience stores noticed a bag...

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Stephens Co. Jury Duty Announcement

April 1, 2013
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Jurors in Stephens County must report today (April 1) at 8:45 a.m. for jury duty, according to Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick.

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