Oconee, SC Searching For Overdue Boater

Authorities around Lake Hartwell are reportedly searching for an overdue boater. Oconee County, South Carolina Emergency Management Director Scott Krein said the boater was reported over due Wednesday night at the Hartwell State Park on Lake Hartwell in Oconee County Krein said Oconee County Emergency Services assisted in a large area water and shore search along with the Oconee County […]

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Wilbros Appeals Administrative Law Judge’s Ruling Upholding EPD Order

Wilbros is appealing the decision of a state administrative law judge upholding the decision of the state’s Environmental Protection Division to revoke the Rose Lane facility’s solid waste and wastewater discharge permits and close it down. The appeal was filed by Wilbros this week in Fulton County Superior Court. In its appeal, Wilbros cited five reasons it feels the ruling […]

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County Road Prioritization List Approved

Stephens County Commissioners set their road priorities for SPLOST VI. The county commission on Tuesday approved a road prioritization list for SPLOST VI monies that are being collected to spend on roads. The list approved Tuesday represents the roads that will be worked on using the $9.3 million in SPLOST VI and state money set aside for roads that Stephens […]

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Indian Boys Fall in Region Quarters to Knights

The Stephens County Indian boys’ basketball season ends in the Region 8-AAAA quarterfinals. Top-seeded Johnson used a big third quarter to pull away and beat the Indians Tuesday night at Johnson, 71-50. Leading by seven at the half, Johnson outscored Stephens County 32-14 in the third quarter. Tay Jones led Stephens County with 14 points and Deandre Singleton had 11 points. […]

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SCHS Grad Harrison New HCHS Football Coach

A former Stephens County football standout will now lead the football program on the other side of Currahee Mountain. According to the Northeast Georgian, the Habersham County Board of Education voted Monday night to name Benji Harrison as the new head football coach at Habersham Central High School. Harrison is a former Stephens County High School quarterback. For the last […]

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Progress Being Made At the Pines

Progress continues on getting the city-owned, nine-hole Pines golf course re-open in Toccoa. City Manager Billy Morse updated Toccoa commissioners at their meeting on Monday. Morse said that the city has hired someone to serve as Course Superintendent to help oversee the work going on now at the course. “His name is Roger Shedd,” said Morse. “He used to work […]

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Toccoa Opens Electric Vehicle Charging Station

Toccoa officially opens its first electric vehicle charging station. The ribbon cutting for the station took place Monday at the historic train depot in downtown Toccoa. Toccoa had the charger installed last month and it is now open for public use. It is located in the parking lot of the historic train depot in downtown Toccoa. Mayor Terry Carter said […]

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