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SCSO Arrests Three After Traffic Stop

March 5, 2013

Three people face charges after a traffic stop last week in Stephens County. According to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley, deputies conducted the traffic stop on Friday after spotting a truck without a tag. “Deputies and investigators were working an area of the county and were able to initiate a traffic stop on Vale...

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Collins To Chair New Congressional Group on Corps

March 5, 2013
Collins To Chair New Congressional Group on Corps

By MJ Kneiser U.S. Representative Doug Collins is the chair of a new Congressional group formed to work with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on water management issues across the country. One issue concerning our region is the lake level on Lake Hartwell. While lake levels have risen, Collins said he plans to...

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Wilkinson Bill Would Maintain Career and Technical Education Advisory Commission in Ga.

March 5, 2013
Wilkinson Bill Would Maintain Career and Technical Education Advisory Commission in Ga.

A bill sponsored by 50th District State Senator John Wilkinson would re-establish a commission that reviews career and technical education programs in the state for the General Assembly. Senate Bill 100, which would re-establish the Career and Technical Education Advisory Commission, passed the State Senate by a vote of 47-2 late last month. The...

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Pre-K Registration Underway in Stephens Co.

March 5, 2013

Pre-kindergarten registration is underway this month in the Stephens County School System. According to the school system, Pre-K registration is taking place at each elementary school now through March 29. The school system said that children must be four years old on or before September 1, 2013 to be eligible for enrollment in Pre-K....

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SCHS Tennis Splits With Johnson in Region Play

March 5, 2013

The Stephens County Indian boys’ tennis team remains unbeaten on the season. Stephens County played Johnson Monday in a re-scheduled region match. In the boys’ match, the Indians defeated the Knights 4-1 to extend their overall record to 4-0 and 2-0 in Region 8-AAAA play. Meanwhile, the Lady Indian tennis team lost 3-2. The...

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DOT Announces Area Road Work

March 5, 2013

The Georgia Department of Transportation is announcing road work in Stephens and surrounding counties this week. According to the DOT, a crew will be repairing and restoring ditches this week along State Highway 145. Elsewhere, the DOT said a crew will be adding rubberized asphalt to U.S. Highway 441 in Habersham County, while a...

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Local Officials Heading to D.C. This Week

March 4, 2013

A delegation of local officials will head to the nation’s capital this week. A group of officials from Toccoa, Stephens County, the Chamber of Commerce, and the Development Authority will travel to Washington, D.C. Tuesday to visit with federal officials on a number of topics. Toccoa Mayor David Austin is among those going on...

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Humane Shelter Holds Open House

March 4, 2013

The Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter shows off its new home to the public. The shelter, which officially opened for business last month, held an Open House Sunday afternoon to give tours to the public. A large crowd showed up to see the new animal shelter on Scenic Drive. Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter Executive Director...

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Kickball Tourney Set for This Month

March 4, 2013

A club at Stephens County High School is holding a kickball tournament this month to raise money for groups both in this community and elsewhere. The first ever Stephens County High School Interact Kickball Tournament will be held Saturday, March 16 at the Rose Lane Recreation Department ball fields. Interact Club Member Emma Frazier...

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SCHS Baseball Loses To Hart, JV Baseball Sweeps Banks

March 4, 2013

The second Stephens County Indians’ baseball game of 2013 did not go quite as well as the season opener. Hart County scored in four of the five innings to cruise to a 14-2 win over Stephens County in varsity non-region baseball action Friday at the Reservation. The Bulldogs, who were looking for their first...

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