Stephens Co. School System Names Teacher of Year

Liberty Elementary School art teacher Timothy Mitchell is this year’s Stephens County School System Teacher of the Year. The announcement came last week. Each year, the Stephens County School System selects its Teacher of the Year from a group of individuals named the Teacher of the Year at each Stephens County school. Besides Mitchell, who was also named the Liberty […]

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SCHS Teacher Talks About Trip To Normandy

Two Stephens County High School teachers continue to use things they learned over the summer overseas. Earlier this year, teachers Derek Demmler and Amanda Rogowski received a Rural Teacher Global Fellowship sponsored by the Rural School and Community Trust. They used the grant funding to take a trip in June to England and Normandy, France to study D-Day and the […]

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Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner Celebrates 20 Years

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An annual Thanksgiving holiday tradition is once again a success. The 20th annual Sandra Harbin Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner took place on Sunday at the Toccoa-Stephens County Boys and Girls Club on Whitman Street in Toccoa. Also accompanying it this year was the annual Wendell Jackson Sherman Memorial Gospel Concert, also at the Boys and Girls Club right after the dinner. The […]

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Stephens Co. Commission Meeting Today

Stephens County Commissioners will hold their second November meeting later today. The county commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. today in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Commissioners will start at 5:30 p.m. with a work session to discuss items on the business meeting agenda. The business meeting, where agenda items are voted on […]

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Ga. Milestones Test Results Released

The Stephens County School System is getting its first look at its results in the initial round of “Georgia Milestones” testing. Last week, the Georgia Department of Education released the school system level results for the first year of the new state tests taken in the 2014-2015 school year. Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey said that school officials knew […]

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All Region Cheer Team Announced


Eight Stephens County High School cheerleaders have received All-Region honors this year in Region 8-AAAA. They are Lauren Jameson, Emily Morgan, Marla Feaster, Chandler LeCroy, Lauren Voyles, Meghan Jameson, Caramie McFarlin, and Valerye Holcomb. Stephens County High School had the most cheerleaders on this year’s All-Region team. This honor wraps up what has been a very successful season for the […]

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