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Stephens Co. Commissioners Extend Two Moratoriums

December 10, 2014

Stephens County Commissioners vote to extend two moratoriums. Tuesday, county commissioners approved a 60-day extension of the county’s moratorium on wireless communication facilities applications. Commissioners passed the original moratorium back in September. Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers said it was done to allow the county to re-visit its tower ordinance to better match its...

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SCHS Hoops Splits Home Games With Rabun Co.

December 10, 2014

The Stephens County Indian boys pick up their first win of the season. Rabun County jumped out early Tuesday night, but the Indians took the lead for good in the second quarter and never looked back on their way to an 87-71 win in non-region basketball play at the Currahee Arena. Stephens County put...

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All-Region Competition Cheerleading Team Announced

December 10, 2014

Region 8-AAAA has announced its all-region team for competition cheerleading. Six Stephens County cheerleaders made that all-region team. They are seniors Ally Brock and Stephanie Collier, juniors Marla Feaster and Emily Morgan, sophomore Makenzie Dye, and freshman McKinley Bennett.

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Shiloh VFD Assists on Oconee, SC Fire Overnight

December 10, 2014

By Dick Mangrum, WGOG Radio, Walhalla Shiloh Volunteer Fire Department assisted Oconee County fire crews on a fire last night near Westminster, South Carolina. Oconee County, South Carolina Fire Chief Charlie King said the homeowner on Knox Cove Road near the Toccoa Highway came home and discovered the fire. Nobody was hurt, but the...

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Franklin Co. Makes Ty Cobb Bond Payment

December 10, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Now that Franklin County has come through with the $315,000 bond payment to keep Ty Cobb Regional Medical Center afloat, the attention now turns to where the next payments will come from if the hospital isn’t sold soon. At a recent work session, the Franklin County Board of...

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City of Toccoa To Run Golf Course

December 9, 2014

Toccoa will operate the city-owned golf course as a city department and not lease out operations once it gets the course back up and running. Monday, city commissioners voted unanimously to continue down that path. The nine-hole, city-owned Pines Golf Course has been closed since late August when the previous operator told the city...

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Sewer Grant Being Pursued

December 9, 2014

Local officials continue to seek funding opportunities for water and sewer improvements along the Toccoa By-pass. Monday, Toccoa City Commissioners unanimously approved a grant application to the OneGeorgia Authority to try to obtain $200,000 in funding to go towards expanding the city’s sewer system from the intersection of the By-pass and Big A Road...

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Toccoa Christmas Parade Winners Announced

December 9, 2014

The winners are in for this year’s Toccoa Christmas Parade. The Toccoa Woman’s Club announced the winners Monday from the parade, which took place Saturday afternoon in downtown Toccoa. The best overall entry went to Caterpillar. Meanwhile, the best school entry was the JROTC; the best church or civic group was Providence Methodist Church;...

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SCHS, SCMS Wrestling Update

December 9, 2014

Wrestling season is underway at Stephens County High School. The Indians took home third place out of about 20 teams in the King of the Mountain tournament in Hiawassee this past Friday and Saturday. Devin Burns won the 182-pound weight class and Gary Walker won the 285-pound weight class, all by pins, to lead...

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SCMS Basketball Splits With Elbert Co.

December 9, 2014

The Stephens County Middle School basketball teams split a series of games with Elbert County on Saturday. The 7th grade girls won 23-19. Brooklyn Deshazer had 12 points and Trinity Howard had four points for the Lady Rebels. Meanwhile, the 8th grade girls lost 39-18. Kaylee Sellers had eight points for Stephens County. Moving...

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