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SCMS 7th Grade Boys Basketball Update

January 22, 2013

The Stephens County Middle School 7th grade boys’ basketball team split a couple of games last week to close out the regular season. First, last Tuesday, the Rebel 7th grade boys lost to Hart County in Hartwell by a score of 42-25. Kole Rogers led the Rebels with 6 points, while Hassan Brown, Kumasi...

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SCHS Implementing New Security Measures

January 21, 2013

Stephens County High School is implementing new security measures. High School officials said that beginning Tuesday, the entrance gate to Stephens County High School off of White Pine Road will be open for parent drop-off and pick-up until 8 a.m. and after 2 p.m. However, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.,...

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MLK Events Set for Today in Toccoa

January 21, 2013

Two events in Toccoa will wrap up the 23rd annual celebration of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. today. First, the Interfaith Service will take place at Trinity CME Church on Franklin Street in downtown Toccoa. It will start at noon. Black Christian Men Association Vice-President and Commemoration Coordinator Willie Woodruff said...

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Leap for Literacy Set for Feb. 16 in Toccoa

January 21, 2013

An annual frigid fundraiser to benefit two local organizations will take place again next month. The 7th annual Leap for Literacy will take place on February 16 at the Georgia Baptist Conference Center in Toccoa. Family Connection and Communities in Schools Executive Director Toni Childress said that on that day, people can raise money...

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Police Blotter

January 21, 2013

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office responded recently to a reported theft from a vehicle on Scenic Drive. According to the report on file, the woman told a deputy that $150 and a pearl necklace worth $500 were taken from her vehicle between the afternoon of January 14 and the afternoon of January 16. Meanwhile,...

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SCHS Splits with Franklin in Hoops Play Saturday

January 19, 2013

Stephens County comes away from Carnesville with a split in non-region basketball action. Saturday, the Indians and Lady Indians traveled into the Lions’ Den to take on Franklin County. In the girls’ game, the Lady Indians withstood a late Franklin County run to defeat the Lady Lions 48-35. Stephens County led for much of...

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SCHS Sweeps Walnut Grove in Basketball

January 19, 2013

The Stephens County Indians and Lady Indians pulled off a double-header sweep Friday night at the Currahee Arena. The Lady Indians scored 41 points in the second half to coast to a 63-25 win over the Lady Warriors of Walnut Grove. Mya Cleveland hit 3 three-point shots to lead the scoring with 9 points....

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MLK Events Continue This Weekend

January 18, 2013

Events marking the commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day continue this weekend in Stephens County. The 23rd annual celebration of Dr. King’s birthday began with events last week in Stephens County. Those events included an art competition, a talent and fashion show, and an oratorical/essay competition. This weekend, there are two public...

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MLK Holiday Schedule Announced

January 18, 2013

Local governments are announcing their schedules for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Toccoa City Hall and Stephens County government offices will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday. Meanwhile in the city of Toccoa, routes for garbage and recyclables scheduled to be picked up on Monday, January 21...

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Toccoa Commission Approves CRA Transfer

January 18, 2013

The Toccoa City Commission approves a transfer from its Commission Reserve Account to cover bills until revenues come in. On Monday, the city commission unanimously approved two different motions. First, the commission voted to ratify a transfer of $460,000 from the CRA to the gas fund to cover a gas invoice. Toccoa City Manager...

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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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