Recycling To No Longer Be Separated At Convenience Sites in Stephens

Starting next week, Stephens County’s convenience sites will no longer be set up to allow county residents to recycle. Tuesday, Stephens County Commissioners unanimously passed a motion that county convenience sites will no longer separate out recyclable items from household garbage at the county’s convenience sites starting on April 1. Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers said the convenience site attendants […]

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Two Dead After Habersham Co. Shooting Incident

Reports indicate that the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and Habersham County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a fatal double shooting. According to a report from accessnorthga.com, Habersham County Sheriff Joey Terrell says that two people were fatally shot at a home on Key Road off Dicks Hill Parkway around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. That is located in eastern Habersham County, near the […]

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Standard Register Files for Bankruptcy

A company with Toccoa connections files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Standard Register recently announced that it and its subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the district of Delaware. Also, the Dayton, Ohio-based company announced that it is pursuing a sale process and has entered into an acquisition agreement with an affiliate of […]

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SCDA Signs Inducement Resolution

The Stephens County Development Authority signs a resolution that it hopes will help a company make a decision about moving to the area. At its monthly meeting last Thursday, the Stephens County Development Authority unanimously approved an inducement resolution for an unnamed potential business project code named “Project Hummingbird.” Stephens County Development Authority Executive Director Tim Martin said an inducement […]

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Indians Sweep Johnson in Region Baseball

The Stephens County Indian baseball team explodes offensively to sweep the Johnson Knights in Region 8-AAAA baseball action. Stephens County sent 11 men to the plate in the top of the second inning and scored six runs on the way to a 13-1, five-inning win over Johnson Wednesday in Oakwood. The Indians jumped out with two runs in the first […]

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Stephens Co. Commission Approves Extra 4-H Funding

Stephens County Commissioners approve additional funding to help support the county’s 4-H program. Tuesday, the county commission heard from Stephens County Extension Agent Forrest Connelly, who was requesting the county contribute an extra $2,700 annually to the funding it already contributes towards 4-H. This request came after the Stephens County Board of Education voted last month to cut its 4-H […]

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