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Corps Opening Campgrounds, Day Use Areas

April 29, 2013

A number of Lake Hartwell campgrounds and day-use areas will open later this week. The Hartwell Lake Office of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said it will open both the Paynes Creek and Georgia River Campgrounds in Hart County and the Coneross and Oconee Point Campgrounds in Oconee County, South Carolina on Wednesday,...

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TFC Dedicates Building

April 29, 2013

Toccoa Falls College is settling into its new William and Patricia Timms Hall. Officials from Toccoa Falls College joined William and Patricia Timms, other members of their family, and the community earlier this month to hold a dedication and ribbon cutting for the new building on campus. The building includes classroom space and office...

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Indians Will Be #2 Seed in State Baseball Tourney

April 29, 2013

The Georgia High School Association reports that Stephens County will enter the state baseball playoffs as the second seed out of Region 8-AAAA. That means that the Indians will play the third seeded team from Region 5-AAAA in a best-of-three series at the Reservation this week. The current online GHSA playoff bracket does not...

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Indian Golf Wins Region

April 29, 2013
Indian Golf Wins Region

The Stephens County High School Indian boys’ golf team won the Region 8-AAAA golf tournament last Wednesday. The Indians won with an overall score of 356. With the win, the Indians will proceed to the sectional tournament on Monday, May 6 at Waynesboro Country Club in Waynesboro, Georgia.

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Stephens Co. Hospital Receives Mammography Accreditation

April 29, 2013

Stephens County Hospital earns a three-year term of accreditation in mammography. The hospital received the accreditation as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology, or ACR. According to Stephens County Hospital, the ACR is a national professional organization that provides programs focusing on the practice of medical imaging and...

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Hart Co. Investigating Marina Thefts

April 29, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The Hart County Sheriff’s office is investigating a number of thefts from docks and boats at the Hartwell Marina. All of them happened recently within a day or two of each other. In one case, suspects took three marine batteries from a pontoon boat that was in a...

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Indian Baseball Falls at Madison County

April 26, 2013

Madison County comes from behind and sends the Stephens County Indians into the postseason on a losing note. The Red Raiders scored twice in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat Stephens County 5-4 in Danielsville Friday night. Trailing 4-3, Madison County’s Tyler Griffith drew a walk off of Indian pitcher Austin Lord...

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Stephens Co. Unemployment Rate Drops in March

April 26, 2013

Stephens County receives good news on the unemployment front. According to the statistics for the month of March released this week by the Georgia Department of Labor, Stephens County’s preliminary unemployment rate dropped to 8.1 percent. March’s preliminary rate is three-tenths of a percentage point lower than the revised February rate of 8.4 percent....

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Pre-Construction Meeting Held on Hwy. 17

April 26, 2013

Preparations continue to move forward for the widening and relocation of Highway 17 in Stephens County. This week, a pre-construction meeting for the project took place. The Georgia Department of Transportation, along with contractor C.W. Matthews and others who will be involved with the construction of the road attended the meeting. Stephens County Commissioner...

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Taste of Toccoa Held in Downtown Toccoa

April 26, 2013
Taste of Toccoa Held in Downtown Toccoa

Organizers are tallying the tokens from “A Taste of Toccoa.” The 23rd annual “Taste” took place Thursday night in downtown Toccoa. A large crowd turned out on a beautiful evening to sample food from some 15 restaurants and caterers. In addition, entertainment was provided from the Rhythm Academy, Will Thompson, Chuck Taylor, and the...

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