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Indians Drop Region Baseball Game To Walnut Grove

March 22, 2013

Walnut Grove gets the better of Stephens County in a pitchers’ duel and hands the Indians their first region baseball loss. The Warriors’ Drew Merritt threw a complete game and held the Indians to only one run and three hits as Walnut Grove edged the Indians 2-1. Merritt threw 108 pitches for the Warriors,...

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Stephens Co. School System Holds Charter System Meeting

March 22, 2013

The Stephens County School System is starting down the road towards becoming a charter system. Thursday, the school system held a community meeting on the topic at its administrative offices on Mize Road. Teachers, school administrators, parents, and businesspeople gathered to hear about what a charter system is and the process for becoming a...

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Summary Judgment Granted on Appeal in Ayers Civil Suit

March 22, 2013

A federal court of appeals has overruled a previous judge, granting additional summary judgments to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley and Habersham County Sheriff Joey Terrell in the civil suit over the death of Lavonia pastor the Rev. Jonathan Ayers. In a recent court ruling, the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals granted a...

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Easter Egg Hunt Saturday

March 22, 2013

For the 30th time, an annual Easter tradition takes place this weekend in Stephens County. The 30th annual Stephens County Easter Egg Hunt takes place Saturday morning at the Stephens County Recreation Department on Rose Lane in Toccoa. Stephens County Recreation Department Program Director Cheryl Stinnett said that the hunt begins at 11 a.m....

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SCHS Varsity, JV Baseball Win

March 22, 2013

The Stephens County Indian baseball team picked up its second win in a row as they defeated the Lumpkin County Indians 11-1 on Thursday evening in Dahlonega. Stephens County swept the season series from Lumpkin County with a strong pitching performance from Kain Dyer-Hewitt. Dyer-Hewitt went six innings, allowing seven hits but only giving...

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Carnesville Votes Down Liquor By The Drink

March 22, 2013

The only full service restaurant in Carnesville will not be serving liquor by the drink anytime soon. A referendum put forth by the Carnesville City Council was defeated Tuesday by a vote of 35 to 24. Carnesville Mayor Harris Little said the matter came up on a ballot after the owner of the El...

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Hart Co. Magistrate Judge Race in Run-off

March 22, 2013

In Hart County, there will be a run-off in the race for the Hart County Chief Magistrate Judge seat. Seven candidates were vying for the seat left vacant when former Chief Magistrate Judge Tony Wellborn died suddenly last October. They include interim magistrate judge Theresa Brown, Kay Sanders Ankerich, Robert W. Cordell, Thomas J....

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Habersham Co. Pastor Serves As Chaplain of Day

March 22, 2013

A Habersham County pastor serves as Chaplain of the Day in the Georgia State Senate. 50th District State Senator and Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle welcomed Pastor Mike Franklin to serve as the Chaplain of the Day on Thursday, March 7 in the Georgia State Senate. Franklin has served as the lead pastor at the...

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SCHS Student Wins State Essay Contest

March 21, 2013

Stephens County High School has a state champion. Junior Connor Roberts won the AAAA state championship in boys’ essay at the state literary meet this past weekend in Warner Robins. Roberts said the competition requires participants to write an essay of 600 words or less on the spot within a certain amount of time....

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BOE To Talk Charter System At Meeting Tonight

March 21, 2013

The Stephens County Board of Education will discuss plans for moving forward with the school system’s Charter System application at a meeting tonight. The community is invited to attend the meeting, which will begin at 6 p.m. at the school system’s administrative offices on Mize Road. According to the meeting announcement, the purpose of...

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