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School System Unveils Charter System Plan

October 1, 2013

The Stephens County School System unveils its current charter system application. The school system held two public meetings Monday to talk about the plan. A handful of people showed up to hear about the school system’s charter system plan. In a charter school system, a local Board of Education spells out what it wants...

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Armed Robbery Trial Starts Today

October 1, 2013

Opening statements are set to begin this morning in the trial of a Toccoa man for an armed robbery last year. The jury was selected Monday for the trial of Rufaro Christopher Smith of Toccoa. Smith was indicted in April on charges of armed robbery, aggravated assault, and possession of a knife during a...

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Morse Starts Today

October 1, 2013

Billy Morse is set to officially start back on the job as Toccoa City Manager today. The city announced last week that Morse would begin his duties today. Morse accepted the city of Toccoa’s offer to return as city manager last week, leaving his former post as Franklin County Manager. Meanwhile, the Franklin County...

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SCHS Makes Homecoming Schedule Announcement

October 1, 2013

Stephens County High School has a clarification to make regarding the upcoming schedule of activities for home football games. The High School said that a typographic error was made on some schedules, incorrectly listing the October 11 home game against Monroe Area as homecoming. According to the high school, homecoming will take place on...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Names Employee of Year

October 1, 2013

Stephens County Hospital announces its Employee of the Year. The hospital named Brooke Smith, LPN, 2013 Employee of the Year at the hospital’s annual Service Awards Banquet, which was held recently. Smith currently works as a nurse at the Clary Care and Wilkinson Centers. She joined Stephens County Hospital in 2000 when she began...

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Franklin Co. BOC Turns Down BRWA Resolution

October 1, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County’s Board of Commissioners is saying no to approving a resolution that would support the Broad River Watershed Association and its plan to put in a water trail. The Broad River Water Trail currently runs from the Hudson River and Middle Fork Broad River in the Northern...

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Stephens Co. School System Holding Charter System Meetings Today

September 30, 2013

Public meetings today will give people a chance to learn more about the Stephens County School System’s proposed charter school system application. Those public meetings will be at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. today. Both of the meetings will be at the Stephens County School System Administrative Offices on Mize Road. According to Stephens...

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Friday Job Fair Goes Welll in Stephens Co.

September 30, 2013

A job fair draws a large crowd in Stephens County. The annual Northeast Georgia Job Fair and Career Expo took place last Friday at the Currahee Campus of North Georgia Technical College. Each year, the Georgia Department of Labor’s ToccoaCareerCenter puts on the event. Toccoa Career Center Manager Greg Pitts said that they feel...

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Chestatee Shuts Out Indians

September 30, 2013

Stephens County drops its final game before its off week. The Indians lost Friday night to the Chestatee War Eagles 17-0 in Hall County in Region 8-AAAA play. Head Coach Travis Noland said the Indians fought hard, but just did not have enough to overcome Chestatee. “I am proud of how our kids played,”...

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Emmanuel College Plans Move to NCAA D-II

September 30, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Emmanuel College’s Athletic Department is entering a new chapter in its history. At a press conference last week, Emmanuel College President Michael Stewart announced the college’s athletic department is now approved as a provisional member of Division II of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Emmanuel will become...

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