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SCMS Holds Career Fair

February 15, 2013
SCMS Holds Career Fair

Stephens County eighth graders take a trip to the high school to think about both their short-term and long-term future. Wednesday, Stephens County Middle School held its annual career fair at a new location this year, Stephens County High School. At the career fair, 8th graders have the opportunity to learn about different careers...

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No Bond for Shubert

February 15, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A judge denies bond to the man charged in the death of a Franklin County woman. According to Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas, Brent Shubert appeared before the Franklin County Magistrate Judge Wednesday afternoon with his attorney present and was ordered to be held without bond. The case...

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Indians, Lady Indians To Both Play for Third in Region

February 15, 2013

The Stephens County Indian and Lady Indian basketball teams both dropped region semi-final games on Thursday in the Region 8-AAAA tournament at Johnson High School. In the girls’ game, the Lady Indians fell to the Lady Red Raiders of Madison County 51-37 in their semi-final. Stephens County only trailed by two points at the...

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LPN Program Moving to Currahee Campus

February 15, 2013

The Currahee Campus of North Georgia Technical College will serve as the new home for the school’s Practical Nursing program. According to the announcement, the Practical Nursing Program will make the move from the Clarkesville campus in order to take advantage of additional classroom space on the way to the Currahee Campus with the...

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Leap for Literacy Set For Saturday

February 15, 2013

The weather forecast is clear … but cold and windy for Saturday’s annual Leap for Literacy. The 7th annual Leap for Literacy will take place on Saturday at the Georgia Baptist Conference Center in Toccoa. People can still make the decision to jump into the cold waters of Lake Louise Saturday afternoon. Family Connection...

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Stephens Co. Relay For Life Moving to Downtown Toccoa

February 14, 2013

Stephens County’s Relay for Life is moving downtown this year. Organizers have announced that this year’s Relay for Life in Stephens County will move from Stephens County High School to downtown Toccoa. Local American Cancer Society Community Manager Tracey Long said that they feel this will be a positive change for the Relay. “We...

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Stephens County Receiving Lower ISO Rating

February 14, 2013

Stephens County is seeing a drop in its ISO rating. On Tuesday, Stephens County Volunteer Fire Chief Stacy Pulliam told county commissioners that the county’s ISO rating in many areas of unincorporated Stephens County is dropping from a 6 to a 5. According to Pulliam, that “5” rating applies if a residence is both...

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Stephens Co. Commission Talks SPLOST

February 14, 2013

Stephens County Commissioners begin talking about SPLOST Six. The county commission held a work session to talk about the next SPLOST following Tuesday’s Stephens County Commission meeting. Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers presented commissioners with a timeline for the upcoming SPLOST. According to that timeline, the SPLOST referendum would go before voters this coming...

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Toccoa Officials Say Recent Retreat Went Well

February 14, 2013

The city of Toccoa works on planning for the year ahead. Last Friday, the Toccoa City Commission and the city’s department heads met at the Mitchell Allen Meeting Room in downtown Toccoa for a retreat to look ahead to 2013. Toccoa Mayor David Austin said the all-day meeting went very well. “First of all,...

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American Legion Donates Flag To Schaefer Center

February 14, 2013
American Legion Donates Flag To Schaefer Center

A local organization makes a donation to the Schaefer Center. Monday, Toccoa’s Post 104 of the American Legion officially presented a donation of an American flag to the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa. Post 104 Commander Alan Woodie said that a number of the Legion’s members attended the re-opening of the Schaefer Center in...

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  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
  • August 2, 2014 8:00 amYard Sale Proceeds from the sale will benefit new play ground equipment
  • August 3, 2014 11:00 amThe Annual Kesler Reunion & Prospect United Methodist Church Homecoming
  • August 4, 2014Stephens County Schools Orientation Schedule for 2014-2015
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