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SCMS Basketball Opens Season

November 20, 2014

Basketball season is also underway at Stephens County Middle School. Tuesday, the Middle School teams played East Jackson. In 8th grade girls’ play, Stephens County beat East Jackson 36-25. Kaniyha Laboon and Kaylee Sellers each had eight points for the Lady Rebels. In 7th grade girls’ action, the Lady Rebels won 32-13. Anna Ashe...

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Northern Judicial Circuit DA Asks Counties for More Help

November 20, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Northern Judicial District Attorney Parks White is asking all five counties in the circuit to pay for extra assistant district attorneys. In a presentation to the Hart County Board of Commissioners Tuesday evening, White said crime in the district is increasing and his office needs the extra attorneys...

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Stephens Co. School System Beginning Program Budget Review

November 19, 2014

A review of numerous programs is underway in the Stephens County school system as preparations are already underway to put together next year’s budget. Tuesday, the Stephens County Board of Education began that budget review by looking at the Cannery. Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey said that the cannery has lost an average...

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Letters About Water Line Insurance Not From City of Toccoa

November 19, 2014

The city of Toccoa wants to clarify something regarding a letter that many city water customers are receiving. According to city officials, numerous residents have contacted the city about a letter they have gotten in the mail referencing important information regarding their water service line and offering the resident the ability to purchase insurance...

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Next Date Set In Wilbros Appeal

November 19, 2014

A judge has set the next date in the court case surrounding Wilbros’ appeal of the Georgia Environmental Protection Division’s administration order against the facility. Oral arguments in the appeal are scheduled to take place on December 3 at 1:30 p.m. in the Office of State Administrative Hearings in Atlanta. The oral arguments will...

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Operation Christmas Child Underway

November 19, 2014

Operation Christmas Child is again gearing up this holiday season across the country and this region is no different. Samaritan’s Purse, an international relief organization, runs Operation Christmas Child each year. Operation Christmas Child collects shoeboxes filled with items to send to children in war-torn and poverty stricken areas around the world. This is...

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No Injuries Reported After Monday Vehicle Fire on By-pass

November 19, 2014

A car is destroyed but no injuries were reported after a vehicle fire on the Toccoa By-pass Monday. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said it happened just before 7 p.m. Monday on the southbound side of the By-pass near Trestle Ridge Road. Shirley said a woman from Cornelia was traveling on the by-pass towards...

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Wilkinson Named Senate Republican Caucus Secretary

November 19, 2014
Wilkinson Named Senate Republican Caucus Secretary

50th District State Senator John Wilkinson will serve in a new role in Georgia General Assembly this year in addition to his normal legislative duties. Wilkinson has been elected to serve as Secretary of the Senate Republican Caucus for the upcoming biennial legislative term of the Georgia General Assembly. In this role, Senator Wilkinson...

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Hospital Purchases Fracture Table

November 18, 2014

Stephens County Hospital is making an equipment purchase. Monday, the Hospital Authority unanimously approved the purchase of a new fracture table for the hospital. Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said the fracture table will be used by the hospital for orthopedic surgeries. “It can take care of any patient that has a fracture below the...

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Stephens Co. BOE Meeting Today

November 18, 2014

The Stephens County Board of Education meets later today for its regularly scheduled monthly business meeting. Today’s Board of Education meeting will start at 5:30 p.m. It will take place in the Tugaloo Building of the Stephens County School System administrative offices on Mize Road. The meeting is open to the public.

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  • November 14, 2014“12 Angry Men”
  • November 14, 2014Holiday Tours at Hardman Farm State Historic Site
  • November 21, 2014Faith over Fear; Women’s Summit
  • November 22, 2014Pittard Clinic is partnered with Toccoa Junior Women’s Club for a coat and food drive
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