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Seven Killed on Ga. Highways Over Holiday Weekend

May 28, 2013

Initial numbers for the Memorial Day holiday travel weekend indicate that fewer people died this weekend on Georgia roadways than in any other previous Memorial Day weekend since the numbers were tracked. The final numbers from state law enforcement officials for the Memorial Day travel weekend show that 7 people died in traffic accidents...

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Stephens Co. Commission To Meet Later Today

May 28, 2013

Stephens County Commissioners are expected to re-visit discussions today about a letter of support the county has issued for a proposed multi-million dollar project to interconnect area water systems. Madison and Elbert County officials are seeking $10 million in state grant funds from the Governor’s Water Supply Program to interconnect water systems in five...

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Poke Sallit Festival Held Saturday in Toccoa

May 28, 2013
Poke Sallit Festival Held Saturday in Toccoa

The Toccoa community comes together for an annual Spring tradition. The annual Poke Sallit Festival took place this past Saturday at Emory Johnson Park in Toccoa. Seth Gholston’s father, Larry, helps to organize the festival. Seth said the festival included entertainment, activities, and of course, Poke Sallit. “The Poke Sallit festival is just a...

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SCHS Holds Band, Auxiliary Banquet

May 28, 2013

The Stephens County High School Band and Auxiliary are preparing for next year after looking back on the year that was. The Band and Auxiliary held their annual banquet last Tuesday night at the high school. The Band Booster Club sponsors the annual banquet. Stephens County High School Band Director Scott Wilcher said it...

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Indian Baseball Team Holds Banquet

May 28, 2013

A number of Stephens County Indian baseball players are recipients of All-Region honors. Those players were among those recognized at last Wednesday’s baseball season banquet held at Stephens County High School. Ryan Cleveland was named the Region 8-AAAA Hitter of the Year, while Austin Lord was named the region’s Pitcher of the Year. Cleveland...

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Ga. DOT Announces Road Work

May 28, 2013

The Georgia Department of Transportation said some scheduled roadwork this week in Franklin and Banks counties will require lane closures. According to the DOT, a crew will be repairing the driving surface of the southbound Interstate 85 bridge over the north fork of the Broad River in Franklin County. That work will require the...

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Order of Continuance Filed on Wilbros Case

May 27, 2013

An order of continuance issued by the judge in the Wilbros civil case orders both sides to report back to him next month. Judge Robert Adamson signed the official order of continuance May 19 and it was filed Friday in the Stephens County Clerk of Court’s Office. In that order, Judge Adamson orders that...

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Stephens Co. To Mark Memorial Day Today

May 27, 2013

Stephens County will mark Memorial Day with an observance today. This year’s Memorial Day observance will take place today at 11 a.m. on the lawn of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. American Legion Post 104, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4346, Marine Corps Detachment 1303, and AMVETS Post 600 will host...

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Four Killed on Ga. Highways So Far Over Memorial Day Weekend

May 27, 2013

State law enforcement officials are reporting four fatalities so far during the Memorial Day holiday travel weekend. Georgia State Patrol posts in Milledgeville, Reidsville, and Thomasville have reported fatal wrecks, as has the Fulton County Police Department. The Memorial Day holiday travel count started at 6 p.m. Friday and continues through midnight. Last year,...

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SCHS Holds Commencement For Class of 2013

May 27, 2013
SCHS Holds Commencement For Class of 2013

The Class of 2013 at Stephens County High School receives its diplomas. The high school held its commencement Friday at the Stephens County High School football stadium. Stephens County High School Principal Felton Stephens said this class accomplished a lot and he encourages them to continue to make the most of each and every...

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