Ga. Milestones Test Results Released

The Stephens County School System is getting its first look at its results in the initial round of “Georgia Milestones” testing. Last week, the Georgia Department of Education released the school system level results for the first year of the new state tests taken in the 2014-2015 school year. Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey said that school officials knew […]

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All Region Cheer Team Announced

Eight Stephens County High School cheerleaders have received All-Region honors this year in Region 8-AAAA. They are Lauren Jameson, Emily Morgan, Marla Feaster, Chandler LeCroy, Lauren Voyles, Meghan Jameson, Caramie McFarlin, and Valerye Holcomb. Stephens County High School had the most cheerleaders on this year’s All-Region team. This honor wraps up what has been a very successful season for the […]

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Currahee Club Holiday Market on Saturday

The Currahee Club in Stephens County is hosting a special holiday event this weekend. It’s the Currahee Club’s 2nd annual Holiday Market and Christmas-Fest and it is on Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. Currahee Club Community Manager Anne Shurley said that the club is excited to bring this event back for another year. “It is going to be a […]

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GHSA Releases New Classifications

Stephens County will remain in AAAA under new classifications released this week by the Georgia High School Association. The GHSA released its proposed seven classifications on Wednesday that will take effect with the 2016-2017 school year. This year, the GHSA added a new classification, 7A, for the largest schools in the state. Under the numbers released this week by the […]

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ActiveKidz Holds Ribbon Cutting

Local leaders celebrate a new business’s arrival in Toccoa. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting on Thursday for Activekidz and Adult Therapy. Susan Cook owns Activekidz, along with her husband, Kendall. She said they offer a host of therapy services for mainly children, but also for adults. “We have pediatric physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy,” […]

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Ty Cobb Museum Unveils New Items

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia It’s an exciting weekend for the Ty Cobb Museum in Royston. A special private unveiling will be held Friday evening for long-time donors to the Ty Cobb Museum of some newly received artifacts. Friday’s reception is by invitation only, according to Museum Executive Director Julie Ridgeway. Ridgeway says it’s a chance for major donors […]

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