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Ga. DOT Announces Routine Maintenance

September 8, 2014

A Georgia Department of Transportation crew is scheduled to mow rights of way alongside State Route 145 in Stephens County this week. According to the DOT, the shoulder of the road will be closed as that work occurs. DOT crews are planning work in other area counties this week as well. In Franklin County,...

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Toccoa Dedicates Historic Plaque

September 8, 2014
Toccoa Dedicates Historic Plaque

The city of Toccoa is once again honoring a number of buildings in the downtown area with historic plaques. City officials and others gathered Thursday to dedicate the first historic plaque of this year’s series of ten plaques at the Harper’s Row building on Doyle Street. Harper’s Row is comprised of four storefronts that...

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Indians Battle Hard In Close Loss To Elbert

September 6, 2014

The Stephens County Indian football team fights hard, but comes up just short in a thriller in Toccoa. Down 15 points entering the fourth quarter, Stephens County scored two touchdowns, but could not convert a two-point conversion and were later stopped on fourth down with under two minutes to go as Elbert County escaped...

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Work Continues At Broad and Currahee Green Space in Toccoa

September 5, 2014
Work Continues At Broad and Currahee Green Space in Toccoa

A new green space in downtown Toccoa is nearing completion. The city of Toccoa has worked with North Georgia Technical College on creating the green space at the corner of Broad and Currahee streets after the city agreed to lease the lot from Acree Oil Company at no cost to the city for the...

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Indians Open Home Season Against Elbert Tonight

September 5, 2014

Stephens County will look to continue its winning ways on the football field in tonight’s home opener at the Reservation. The Indians will host Elbert County. Last week, Stephens County scored 34 straight points and rolled up more than 450 yards of total offense on the way to a 34-7 win over Franklin County....

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Rebels Shut Out Jefferson

September 5, 2014

Stephens County Middle School’s football team picks up its first win of the year. The Rebels shut out Jefferson at the Reservation Thursday night 14-0. Jaquarian Scott had a six-yard touchdown run in the first quarter for Stephens County. Then in the third quarter, Donovan Curry had a 23-yard touchdown run to make it...

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Ginger and Co. Holds Ribbon Cutting

September 5, 2014
Ginger and Co. Holds Ribbon Cutting

A local salon holds a Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday for Ginger and Company Salon in downtown Toccoa. Ginger Sheriff owns Ginger and Company Salon. She said they offer a number of different services for people. “We are a full-service family salon,” said...

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Stephens Co. Jury Duty Announcement

September 5, 2014

Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick said that all jurors in Stephens County that received a summons to report for jury duty on Monday, September 8 do not need to report. Jury duty has been cancelled for the week in Stephens County.

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Lavonia Working on Cleaning Up Blighted Properties

September 5, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The City of Lavonia is continuing its campaign to clean up blighted properties. At a recent regular city council meeting, city manager Gary Fesperman said his office notified eight property owners regarding their deteriorated houses and buildings. Fesperman said the city has targeted numerous properties within the city...

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Police Blotter

September 5, 2014

The Toccoa Police Department responded to a Falls Road business in reference to a reported theft this week. On Monday, a woman told an officer that while she was working, someone took $600 or $700 out of her purse. Meanwhile, the Police Department also responded to a Nassau Street residence last weekend in reference...

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  • September 15, 2014The Currahee Thunder Equestrian Drill Team of Stephens County High School
  • October 30, 2014Hardman Farm Fall Guided Tours
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