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Stephens Co. To Mark Memorial Day Today

May 27, 2013

Stephens County will mark Memorial Day with an observance today. This year’s Memorial Day observance will take place today at 11 a.m. on the lawn of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. American Legion Post 104, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4346, Marine Corps Detachment 1303, and AMVETS Post 600 will host...

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Four Killed on Ga. Highways So Far Over Memorial Day Weekend

May 27, 2013

State law enforcement officials are reporting four fatalities so far during the Memorial Day holiday travel weekend. Georgia State Patrol posts in Milledgeville, Reidsville, and Thomasville have reported fatal wrecks, as has the Fulton County Police Department. The Memorial Day holiday travel count started at 6 p.m. Friday and continues through midnight. Last year,...

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SCHS Holds Commencement For Class of 2013

May 27, 2013
SCHS Holds Commencement For Class of 2013

The Class of 2013 at Stephens County High School receives its diplomas. The high school held its commencement Friday at the Stephens County High School football stadium. Stephens County High School Principal Felton Stephens said this class accomplished a lot and he encourages them to continue to make the most of each and every...

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People First Holds Fishing Tournament Saturday

May 27, 2013
People First Holds Fishing Tournament Saturday

A local non-profit group goes fishing. People First of Stephens County held its annual fishing tournament for people with disabilities Saturday on North Avenue in Stephens County. People First Supporter Geraldine Hayes said they had a great time. “We are so thankful for the tremendous crowd we have today and this incredible weather,” said...

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Nancy Jo Tennis Tourney Raises Almost $6K

May 27, 2013

Organizers of the annual Nancy Jo Tennis Tournament said that this year’s event raised nearly $6,000 for the American Cancer Society. This year’s tournament raised $5,800, according to the event’s committee. The annual Nancy Jo Tennis Tournament took place May 17 through May 19 after it was rained out during its original dates of...

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Doyle Street Pool Not Opening This Weekend

May 24, 2013

The Doyle Street Pool in Toccoa will not open this weekend as first planned. “As disappointed as we are, we will not be able to open the pool over the Memorial Day weekend,” said Toccoa-Stephens County YMCA CEO Robin Dake. “We are not quite sure when we will be able to open next week,...

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Graduation Tonight At Stephens Co. High School

May 24, 2013

Stephens County High School’s Class of 2013 will take to the field at the Reservation tonight for commencement. Commencement exercises at Stephens County High School will start tonight at 7 p.m. at the Stephens County High School football stadium. According to Stephens County High School, gates will open at 5:30 p.m. The school said...

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Use Caution on Highways Over Memorial Day Weekend

May 24, 2013

The Georgia Department of Transportation is getting ready for a busy Memorial Day travel weekend. According to the DOT, there will be no construction-related lane closures on Georgia interstates and primary state routes beginning at noon today and extending through 5 a.m. Tuesday. Georgia DOT Spokesperson Teri Pope said that Memorial Day marks the...

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City, County Memorial Day Schedule

May 24, 2013

Toccoa City Hall and Stephens County government offices will both close on Monday for the Memorial Day holiday. In the city of Toccoa, garbage and recycling routes scheduled to be picked up on Monday will instead be picked up on Tuesday. Commercial garbage will be picked up as usual, but yard waste and other...

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AM 630 WNEG Names Senior Man, Woman of Year

May 24, 2013
AM 630 WNEG Names Senior Man, Woman of Year

AM 630 WNEG names its Senior Man and Senior Woman of the Year. The annual awards were presented during Thursday’s WNEG Senior Expo at the Stephens County Recreation Center on Rose Lane. This year’s Senior Man is Gary Donahue. Donahue currently serves as the Board Chair for the Toccoa-Stephens County Boys and Girls Club...

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