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People First Holds Fishing Tournament Saturday

May 27, 2013
People First Holds Fishing Tournament Saturday

A local non-profit group goes fishing. People First of Stephens County held its annual fishing tournament for people with disabilities Saturday on North Avenue in Stephens County. People First Supporter Geraldine Hayes said they had a great time. “We are so thankful for the tremendous crowd we have today and this incredible weather,” said...

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Nancy Jo Tennis Tourney Raises Almost $6K

May 27, 2013

Organizers of the annual Nancy Jo Tennis Tournament said that this year’s event raised nearly $6,000 for the American Cancer Society. This year’s tournament raised $5,800, according to the event’s committee. The annual Nancy Jo Tennis Tournament took place May 17 through May 19 after it was rained out during its original dates of...

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Doyle Street Pool Not Opening This Weekend

May 24, 2013

The Doyle Street Pool in Toccoa will not open this weekend as first planned. “As disappointed as we are, we will not be able to open the pool over the Memorial Day weekend,” said Toccoa-Stephens County YMCA CEO Robin Dake. “We are not quite sure when we will be able to open next week,...

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Graduation Tonight At Stephens Co. High School

May 24, 2013

Stephens County High School’s Class of 2013 will take to the field at the Reservation tonight for commencement. Commencement exercises at Stephens County High School will start tonight at 7 p.m. at the Stephens County High School football stadium. According to Stephens County High School, gates will open at 5:30 p.m. The school said...

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Use Caution on Highways Over Memorial Day Weekend

May 24, 2013

The Georgia Department of Transportation is getting ready for a busy Memorial Day travel weekend. According to the DOT, there will be no construction-related lane closures on Georgia interstates and primary state routes beginning at noon today and extending through 5 a.m. Tuesday. Georgia DOT Spokesperson Teri Pope said that Memorial Day marks the...

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City, County Memorial Day Schedule

May 24, 2013

Toccoa City Hall and Stephens County government offices will both close on Monday for the Memorial Day holiday. In the city of Toccoa, garbage and recycling routes scheduled to be picked up on Monday will instead be picked up on Tuesday. Commercial garbage will be picked up as usual, but yard waste and other...

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AM 630 WNEG Names Senior Man, Woman of Year

May 24, 2013
AM 630 WNEG Names Senior Man, Woman of Year

AM 630 WNEG names its Senior Man and Senior Woman of the Year. The annual awards were presented during Thursday’s WNEG Senior Expo at the Stephens County Recreation Center on Rose Lane. This year’s Senior Man is Gary Donahue. Donahue currently serves as the Board Chair for the Toccoa-Stephens County Boys and Girls Club...

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Poke Sallit Festival Saturday in Toccoa

May 24, 2013

The annual Poke Sallit Festival will once again take place this weekend in Toccoa. The 24th annual festival will be on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Emory Johnson Park in Toccoa. This year’s Poke Sallit Festival will include a blood drive, food, many different activities for children, and a memorial service. For more information...

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Franklin Co. Clerk Announces Retirement

May 24, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The search is on for a new county clerk in Franklin County. Franklin County Clerk Laverne Hilley has announced she will retire at the end of this fiscal year. According to Franklin County Manager Billy Morse, the county is already accepting applications. “The position is being advertised and...

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Former Lavonia City Councilman Dies

May 24, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Flags are flying at half-staff in the City of Lavonia in memory of longtime city councilman Carl David Whitworth. Whitworth died early Wednesday morning at his home on Bluebird Lane in Lavonia. Whitworth served as a city councilman in Lavonia from 1972 to 1991 and again from 1993...

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