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Toccoa Hosts Fox Theatre Block Party

May 3, 2013
Toccoa Hosts Fox Theatre Block Party

A block party comes to downtown Toccoa. The Fox Theatre Institute and Toccoa Main Street program teamed up for a downtown block party Thursday night on Doyle Street in front of the Schaefer Center. The block party provided an opportunity for the Fox Theatre Institute to recognize the ongoing renovations taking place at the...

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Stephens Co. Marks National Day of Prayer

May 3, 2013

Stephens County comes together to mark the National Day of Prayer. The annual local National Day of Prayer service took place Thursday at the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. The threat of rain caused the event to move from the courthouse lawn to the upstairs courtroom. A large crowd still filled that...

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Local Resident Honored on U.S. House Floor

May 3, 2013
Local Resident Honored on U.S. House Floor

Stephens County Family Connections and Communities in Schools Executive Director Toni Childress receives a special recognition. A representative from Congressman Paul Broun’s office, Toccoa Mayor David Austin, and others surprised Childress on Wednesday at a meeting to present her with a special recognition that Representative Broun recently read into the Congressional Record. Wanda Tate...

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Indian Baseball Opens Playoffs Today

May 3, 2013

The Stephens County Indian baseball team will open play in the state AAAA tournament later today. Stephens County will host Alexander High School in a best-of-three first round baseball playoff series that starts with a doubleheader this afternoon. The Indians enter the game as the second seed from Region 8-AAAA with a record of...

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Franklin Co. United Way Campaign Underway

May 3, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia People in Franklin County may wake up to find a flock of pink flamingos on their lawn or in front of their business. This year’s Franklin County United Way campaign is in full swing and if you get “flocked” you have to pay up. According to Franklin County...

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Stephens Co. Tax Commissioner’s Vehicle Broken Into In Atlanta Area

May 2, 2013

Stephens County Tax Commissioner Dene Hicks said Wednesday she was the victim of a vehicle break-in while in the Atlanta area last month. Hicks said that she had traveled to East Point last month to attend Department of Revenue training on House Bill 386, the bill that changed motor vehicle tax in Georgia. She...

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Habersham Man Pleads Guilty in Death of Toccoa Man

May 2, 2013

A man charged in the death of a Toccoa man earlier this year faces 20 years in prison after pleading guilty in connection to the case. According to court officials, Carl Lewis Justice of Habersham County pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon recently in Habersham County...

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Toccoa Hosting Block Party Tonight

May 2, 2013

Downtown Toccoa will host a block party tonight to celebrate ongoing renovations to the Schaefer Center. The block party will take place tonight from 5 to 8 p.m. along Doyle Street in downtown Toccoa, next to Toccoa City Hall and the Schaefer Center. Toccoa Main Street Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said that the Fox...

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Day of Prayer To Be Marked Today

May 2, 2013

Stephens County will come together today to mark the National Day of Prayer. This year’s National Day of Prayer ceremony will once again take place on the lawn of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. The event will begin at noon. Stephens County High School’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes will coordinate this...

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SCHS Soccer Teams Fall in State Tourney

May 2, 2013

The seasons are over for the Stephens County High School soccer teams. On Tuesday, the Lady Indians lost to Region 5-AAAA champion Columbus by a score of 5-0. Columbus moves on to face Grady in the second round. Chestatee and Johnson also lost in the first round of the state girls’ soccer tournament, representing...

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  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
  • August 17, 2014Youth Revival
  • August 23, 2014 9:30 amGold Fever;
  • August 23, 2014 5:00 pmThe Habersham County United Way Family Fun Fest
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