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Powers Receives Award From Junior Achievement

March 14, 2013
Powers Receives Award From Junior Achievement

A Stephens County school system principal receives recognition at a regional event. Liberty Elementary School Principal Terri Powers received the “Educator of the Year” award last Thursday from Junior Achievement of Georgia and Walters Management Company. Junior Achievement is a non-profit organization that brings the real world to students through hands-on curriculum delivered by...

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Land of Spirit Preview Tonight in Lavonia

March 14, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Work is well underway for this year’s Land of Spirit play at the Lavonia Cultural Center. The play, entitled, “Under the Magnolias” is being co-written by Lavonia Cultural Center director Logan Davison and Franklin County High School Drama Teacher Charity Henry Moon, with research by Vivian Young. A...

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Local Officials Get Update on Sewer Project Design

March 13, 2013
Local Officials Get Update on Sewer Project Design

Local officials receive an update on the design of a potential sewer expansion project in Stephens County. Monday, officials from Toccoa, Stephens County, and other agencies gathered at the city commission work session to hear from Goodwyn, Mills, and Cawood on its work so far. That firm was tasked in November with designing wastewater...

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Local Officials Say Washington Trip Went Well

March 13, 2013
Local Officials Say Washington Trip Went Well

Toccoa and Stephens County officials are back home this week after a trip last week to Washington, D.C. Those officials left for the nation’s capital last Tuesday and returned on Thursday. Toccoa Mayor David Austin said the trip went very well. “We had a very busy schedule,” said Austin. “We were there two days...

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Stephens Co. Looking At Body Art Ordinance

March 13, 2013

Stephens County is working towards implementing a body art code and regulations ordinance. County commissioners conducted a first reading and public hearing on the proposed ordinance at their meeting Tuesday. Stephens County Commission Chairman Stanley London said the ordinance would just allow the county to enforce rules already implemented by the Stephens County Board...

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Collins’ Office to Hold Mobile Office Hours

March 13, 2013
Collins’ Office to Hold Mobile Office Hours

Ninth District U.S. Representative Doug Collins will have mobile office hours in two area counties Thursday. Thursday, Representative Collins says members of his staff will be available in Franklin and Madison counties to assist constituents with any federal issues they may be having. First, Collins’ staff will be at the Madison County Government Building...

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SCHS Varsity, JV Baseball Both Win

March 13, 2013

The Stephens County Indians won their fourth game in a row Tuesday by edging Elbert County’s Blue Devils 3-1 at the Reservation. Elbert County scored first on an RBI single in the second inning by left fielder Alan Bradford. Meanwhile, Blue Devil starting pitcher Steven Webb did not allow a hit until Davis McCall...

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SCHS Tennis Teams Lose to Madison Co.

March 13, 2013

The Stephens County Indian and Lady Indian tennis teams lose on the road at Madison County. Tuesday, the Madison County girls defeated the Lady Indians 3-2, while the Indian boys lost to Madison County 4-1. The Lady Indians are now 2-4 overall and 0-4 in the region. Meanwhile, the Indian boys are 5-1 overall...

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Habersham Hires New Football Coach

March 13, 2013

Accessnorthga.com reports that Habersham Central High School has a new head football coach. The website reports that the Habersham County Board of Education named Michael Pollock as the new head coach with a unanimous vote Monday night. Pollock replaces Stuart Cunningham, who stepped down as head coach following last season. Pollock last coached at...

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Toccoa Commission Approves GEFA Loan Re-financing

March 12, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners make a decision on moving forward with re-financing the city’s Georgia Environmental Finance Authority loans. On Monday, city commissioners unanimously voted to allow Robert W. Baird and Company of Atlanta to take the re-financing of just over $6 million in GEFA water/wastewater fund debt the city has out to bid with...

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  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
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