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SCMS Football Holds Off Elbert Co. For Win

September 22, 2014

The Stephens County Middle School football team picks up another win. Saturday, the Rebels traveled to Elberton and defeated Elbert County 14-6. With a minute to go, Elbert County had the ball at the Rebel 3 yard line on first-and-goal with a chance to tie the game with a touchdown and two-point conversion. However,...

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TFC Soccer, Volleyball Wrap Up Busy Weekend

September 22, 2014
TFC Soccer, Volleyball Wrap Up Busy Weekend

The Toccoa Falls College women’s soccer team upsets a defending national champion. TFC knocked off Bob Jones University, the nation’s top-ranked team at its level, 1-0 Friday night. Lizz Rice scored the game’s only goal in the 74th minute. Meanwhile, Emily Truelove had 11 saves in goal for the Screaming Eagle women, who are...

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Group Marks One Year on Currahee St. Cleanup Effort

September 19, 2014
Group Marks One Year on Currahee St. Cleanup Effort

Local leaders and residents look back, one year after the start of a concerted group effort to clean up the U.S. Highway 123/Currahee Street corridor in Toccoa and Stephens County. The one-year anniversary meeting took place Thursday at the Stephens County Senior Center in Toccoa. At last year’s initial meeting, those in attendance decided...

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Indian Football Meet and Greet Saturday

September 19, 2014

The Stephens County Indian football team may have the week off on the field, but they will be out in the community Saturday helping out a local organization. The Indians will be Captain D’s of Toccoa in the Wal-Mart Shopping Center for a fundraiser for the Toccoa-Stephens County Boys and Girls Club. Players will...

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SCHS Football Off This Week

September 19, 2014

It’s an off week this week for the Stephens County Indian varsity football team. The Indians will not play this Friday as they prepare for the start of region play next Friday, September 26, at home against North Hall. Stephens County wrapped up its non-region part of the schedule last Friday with a 28-0...

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Feral Outfitters Holds Ribbon Cutting

September 19, 2014
Feral Outfitters Holds Ribbon Cutting

A downtown Toccoa business celebrates a new location. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting on Thursday for Feral Outfitters. Feral moved to a new location a few months ago, remaining on Doyle Street in downtown Toccoa. Owner Karly Herring said the new location is about three times larger than her old...

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TFC Sports Update

September 19, 2014

The Toccoa Falls College women’s soccer team picks up a win at home. The Screaming Eagles defeated Gordon State College on Tuesday by a 2-1 score. Lizz Rice and Nicole Cooprider scored goals for Toccoa Falls, while Olivia Stands assisted on both goals. TFC outshot Gordon State for the match by a margin of...

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Franklin Co. High Speed Chase Leads to Arrest

September 19, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A South Carolina woman faces charges after a high-speed chase in Franklin County Thursday. It started at about 1 p.m. Thursday. Franklin County Sheriff’ Stevie Thomas said deputies tried to pull over the driver of a black Volvo near Exit 160 on Interstate 85 but it sped off....

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Photo Exhibit Coming To Toccoa

September 18, 2014

A special exhibit will be arriving in Toccoa next week for the public to view. The Currahee Military Museum and Main Street Toccoa will host an exhibit called “Presidential Pathways” beginning next Thursday, September 25. Main Street Toccoa Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said the exhibit is an interesting collection of presidential photographs. Crosby said...

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Toccoa Unveils New Gateway Sign

September 18, 2014
Toccoa Unveils New Gateway Sign

Toccoa unveils a new sign welcoming those traveling those into town. Wednesday, city officials and others gathered at the corner of Broad and Currahee streets in downtown Toccoa to unveil a new gateway sign that has been placed on the new green space located at that intersection. Toccoa Mayor Gail Fry said she is...

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  • September 15, 2014The Currahee Thunder Equestrian Drill Team of Stephens County High School
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