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Stephens Co. Mentors Recognized at Luncheon

April 24, 2013

Family Connections and Communities in Schools of Stephens County is taking time to recognize those who mentor area children. The group held its 5th annual Mentor Appreciation Luncheon last week at the Toccoa First United Methodist Church. Mentor Program Coordinator Glenda Bullard said the luncheon provides an opportunity to thank those who take time...

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Indians Sweep Monroe Area in Region Baseball Play

April 24, 2013

The Stephens County Indians remain at the top of Region 8-AAAA baseball. Tuesday, the Indians went to Monroe Area and defeated the Purple Hurricanes 7-3. Stephens County took the lead in the first inning on an RBI infield single from Max Thomas and never looked back, scoring the first seven runs of the game....

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SCHS Tennis Teams Fall in State Playoffs

April 24, 2013

The seasons are over for the Stephens County Indian and Lady Indian tennis teams. Monday, the Indian boys lost to Region 5-AAAA’s Columbus 5-0. Then on Tuesday, the Lady Indians fell to Region 5-AAAA champion LaGrange 5-0. The Indian boys finish the season 12-4 and the Lady Indians finish 7-9. These were also the...

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Lavonia Woman Honored as EAGLE Finalist

April 24, 2013

The Technical College System of Georgia is recognizing a Franklin County woman as one of the finalists for a statewide award. Kelly Johnson of Lavonia was recently honored as one of 28 finalists in the Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education, or EAGLE, Award. The EAGLE award recognizes the educational achievement and outstanding leadership...

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Toccoa Approves Targeted Rate Hikes

April 23, 2013

Utility bills for city of Toccoa water customers who are not city residents will be going up, as will utility bills for Georgia customers of Toccoa Natural Gas. Monday, the Toccoa City Commission unanimously approved two rate changes that will take effect with the start of a new fiscal year, which begins on July...

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TCC Approves, Opens Bids

April 23, 2013

The city of Toccoa is also preparing to begin that utility relocation. Monday, the city commission unanimously voted to award a bid to replace natural gas facilities from Scott Road to Memorial Drive to Harrison Gas Systems of Toccoa at a cost of $294,890.20. That was the low bid of two bids submitted for...

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SPLOST VI Discussions Start

April 23, 2013
SPLOST VI Discussions Start

SPLOST VI talks are underway in Stephens County. Officials from Stephens County and the cities of Toccoa, Martin, and Avalon gathered Monday at the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa for the first joint meeting on SPLOST VI. Those officials received initial projections on SPLOST VI from Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers. Currently,...

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Search Warrants Lead To Three Arrests

April 23, 2013

Three people face charges after authorities serve a pair of search warrants in Stephens County. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said it started Thursday when the police department and the Mountain Judicial Circuit N.C.I.S. Drug Team served a search warrant at a residence on South Sage Street. “Once at the residence, we found some...

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Stephens Co. Commission Meeting Today

April 23, 2013

Stephens County Commissioners will hold a regularly scheduled meeting and work session later today. The county commission meeting is set to start at 5:30 p.m. in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. County commissioners will begin with a work session to discuss items that are on the agenda....

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SCHS Soccer Plays Today

April 23, 2013

Stephens County High School Lady Indian soccer will hold its annual “Breast Cancer Awareness Game” later today. The Lady Indians will play Lanier at 5:30 p.m. at Stephens County High School. During the game, the Gulabben Education Trust will also announce the winner of an annual scholarship awarded to one of the Lady Indian...

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  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
  • August 17, 2014Youth Revival
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