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Stephens Co. Hosts GDA Retreat

March 8, 2013
Stephens Co. Hosts GDA Retreat

The Georgia Downtown Association board gathers in Stephens County for an annual meeting. The GDA board, ex officio members, and staff held the organization’s annual planning retreat on February 26 and 27 at the Currahee Club. Toccoa Main Street Director Connie Tabor said that the annual retreat provides the board an opportunity to look...

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Move Clocks Ahead Saturday Night

March 8, 2013
Move Clocks Ahead Saturday Night

It’s time to spring ahead this weekend. Daylight saving time starts Sunday morning and people should move their clocks ahead one hour before going to bed on Saturday night. Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said when people change their clocks, they should also change the batteries in their smoke alarms. “It...

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Indian Varsity, JV Baseball Both Win

March 8, 2013

An offensive explosion propels the Stephens County Indian baseball team to its second win of the season. The Indians scored in four of the five innings, including scoring eight runs in the deciding fifth inning, to defeat Franklin County 15-1 in a game called after five innings due to the ten-run rule. Leading 7-1...

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SCHS Tennis Splits Region Match

March 8, 2013

The Stephens County High School tennis teams split a region showdown with Chestatee. On Thursday, the Lady Indians lost at Chestatee 3-2, while the Indian boys won 3-2. The Lady Indian tennis team is now 2-3 overall and 0-3 in region play, while the boys are 5-0 overall and 3-0 in the region. The...

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Prescribed Burn Today in Stephens Co.

March 7, 2013

The U.S. Forest Service is conducting a prescribed burn today in Stephens County. According to the Forest Service, the burn is taking place over about 734 acres in the Pear Orchard area of the Lake Russell Wildlife Management Area, about halfway between Cornelia and Toccoa. The purpose of the burn is fuel reduction to...

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Monday Chase in Stephens Co. Leads to One Arrest

March 7, 2013

Stephens County authorities have an Oconee County, South Carolina woman in custody after a cross-state chase earlier this week. According to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley, the chase took place Monday night and started across the river in Oconee County. “Oconee County Sheriff’s deputies were involved in a high-speed chase that came into Stephens...

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Franklin Co. Man Indicted in Fiancee’s Death

March 7, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A Franklin County grand jury has indicted Brent Shubert for the murder of his fiancée, 33-year old Bonny Anne Cooner. According to court documents released Tuesday, Shubert was indicted on one count of malice murder, one count of felony murder and one count of concealing the death of...

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Wilbros Trial Could Happen As Early as May 21

March 7, 2013

A signed order from the judge in the Wilbros civil case says that a trial on the case could take place in late May. According to the order signed by Judge Robert Adamson, the Court will schedule trial before a jury to start on May 21 or as soon as practical thereafter as a...

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No Problems With Elimination of Stickers at Stephens Co. Convenience Sites

March 7, 2013

Stephens County Commission Chairman Stanley London says the elimination of stickers for garbage at the county’s convenience sites is going well. Starting Friday, the county eliminated the need to purchase stickers at a cost of 80 cents each to drop off a bag of trash at one of the county’s convenience sites. Prior to...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Employee Wins Patient Safety Logo Contest

March 7, 2013

An employee at Stephens County Hospital submits the winning logo for a statewide Patient Safety Awareness Week contest. According to a press release, Stephens County Hospital pharmacist Angela Jackson won the contest. Jackson’s winning logo design was revealed at the Georgia Hospital Association’s Partnership for Health and Accountability annual Patient Safety Summit in January....

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