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Austin Lord, Max Thomas Sign

August 8, 2013
Austin Lord, Max Thomas Sign

Two Stephens County Indian baseball standouts sign to play next year at the collegiate level. Wednesday, Stephens County’s Austin Lord and Max Thomas both signed to play college baseball in a ceremony at the Media Center at Stephens County High School. Lord signed with Mercer University. Meanwhile, Thomas signed to play next year at...

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Martin Back To Mound Today in Philly

August 8, 2013

Toccoa native Ethan Martin is scheduled to head back to the mound today for his second major league start. Martin is set to get the ball for the Philadelphia Phillies this afternoon as the Phillies host the Chicago Cubs at 1:05 p.m. The 2008 Stephens County High School graduate and former first-round Major League...

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Police Blotter

August 8, 2013

The Toccoa Police Department is announcing a number of drug arrests. According to a report on file, an officer was on patrol back on July 24 when he viewed a vehicle with no tag lights and stopped it at the intersection of Broad and Whitman streets. The report states that Justin Z. McDonald of...

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One Injured in Monday Wreck

August 8, 2013

Authorities said one person was taken to the hospital after an accident earlier this week on Currahee Street. The accident occurred at about 1:20 p.m. Monday around mile marker 61 on Currahee   Street in Stephens County. According to the Toccoa post of the Georgia State Patrol, 23-year-old Brandon Crowe of Toccoa was traveling...

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Stephens Co. Land Use Committee Continues Work

August 7, 2013

Stephens County’s Land Use Regulation Committee continues to move closer to having a proposed land use plan to put on the table. The committee met Tuesday at the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Committee members received an updated draft of the current proposed plan, which is now headed for review by the...

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New Stephens Co. Precinct Cards Going Out

August 7, 2013

Voters in Stephens County are receiving new precinct cards in the mail from the county’s Registrar’s Office. Stephens County Registrar Theresa Kelley said she finished mailing out new precinct cards to all of the county’s registered voters earlier this week. Kelley said the new cards are necessary after the county officially made the change...

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New Shelter Director in Place; Attends First Board Meeting

August 7, 2013

New Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter Director Jeff Roberts is hitting the ground running. Roberts started last Thursday and attended his first shelter board meeting Tuesdsay since starting on the job. The new director says he is currently getting up to speed on everything, while reviewing and evaluating operational and personnel needs and making sure...

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SCSO Arrests One on Burglary Charge

August 7, 2013

A Martin man faces charges after authorities say he broke into a StephensnCounty business last week. According to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley, investigators with his office were watching an East Currahee Street business Friday when they say they observed someone removing parts from an air conditioning duct. Shirley says deputies arrested the man, identified...

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Cleveland Gets Preseason State Football Honor

August 7, 2013

A Stephens County High School football player receives a pre-season honor. The Georgia High School Football Daily publication has named Indians’ sophomore offensive lineman Ben Cleveland to the pre-season all-state team for Class AAAA. Cleveland is the only sophomore to make the team. He is one of two players from Region 8-AAAA to make...

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Franklin Co. Murder Trial Underway

August 7, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The murder trial of a Lavonia woman charged with stabbing an elderly man to death is underway this week in Franklin County Superior Court. Marian Owens is charged with the murder of 71-year old Tommy Cleveland Janes in December 2011. Authorities say that on December 26, 2011, Franklin...

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  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
  • September 10, 2014Earn a high school diploma at night!
  • September 15, 2014The Currahee Thunder Equestrian Drill Team of Stephens County High School
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