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State Tennis Tourney Begins Today

April 22, 2013

State tournament play gets underway today for the Indian boys’ tennis team. Stephens County’s boys will travel later today to take on Columbus in the first round of the state AAAA tennis tournament. Columbus finished second in Region 5-AAAA while the Indians finished third in Region 8-AAAA. The Indian boys are 12-3 overall and...

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SCHS JV Baseball Team Finishes Second

April 22, 2013

The Stephens County JV Baseball team finishes second in its region tournament. That region tournament took place Saturday in Morgan County. The Indians fell in the championship game to Jefferson in eight innings by a score of 9-7. Stephens County had made the championship game by defeating Eastside 3-1 in the semi-finals, while Jefferson...

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Franklin Co. Re-surfacing Project Starting Today

April 22, 2013

A road re-surfacing project in Franklin County is scheduled to get underway today. The Georgia Department of Transportation said that re-surfacing of State Route 174 in Franklin County from U.S. Highway 29/State Route 8 to State Route 51 is set to start today if weather permits. Work will occur weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to...

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Hart Co. Approves 2010 Millage

April 22, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Hart County’s Board of Commissioners approves a millage rate for 2010. At its regular meeting earlier this month, Hart County Commissioners approved a 2010 rate of 4.762 mills. Hart County Administrator Jon Caime said the 2010 assessment will now be sent to the State Department of Revenue for...

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Missing Person Found Safe

April 19, 2013
Missing Person Found Safe

  The Toccoa Police Department said a woman reported missing has been located and is okay.   Toccoa Police said 32-year-old Jennifer Lauren Curtis, who had a last known address of Toccoa, had not had contact with her family for several days and Friday, police posted an advisory on the department’s Facebook page.  ...

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Stephens Co. Indian Baseball Game Postponed

April 19, 2013

The Stephens County High School varsity baseball game against Monroe Area scheduled for today at the Reservation has been postponed due to weather until 2 p.m. Saturday (April 20).  

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Stephens Scholars Honored at Thursday Event

April 19, 2013
Stephens Scholars Honored at Thursday Event

An event at Stephens County High School recognizes this year’s “Stephens Scholars.” The sixth annual Stephens Scholars Reception took place Thursday at Stephens County High School. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce’s Education Committee organizes the program each year to honor high school seniors with outstanding test scores on the SAT, ACT, and ASSET...

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Corps Announces Cutbacks At Lake Hartwell

April 19, 2013

The Savannah District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is announcing reductions in park operations and visitor services at Lake Hartwell this recreation season. The Corps said significant projected budget reductions are the cause for the cut-backs. According to Corps officials, the Stephens County Recreation Area is one of four that will operate...

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SPLOST VI Meeting Set For Monday Morning

April 19, 2013

Preparations are underway for the first joint meeting between the county and its municipalities on SPLOST VI. Officials from Stephens County and the cities of Toccoa, Avalon, and Martin are scheduled to meet Monday at 9 a.m. at the historic county courthouse for the joint SPLOST meeting. During Monday’s meeting, Stephens County Administrator Phyllis...

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Local Bowling Center Holds Ribbon Cutting

April 19, 2013
Local Bowling Center Holds Ribbon Cutting

A local bowling center celebrates new management. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday for Rose Lanes Bowling to mark new management. Forrest Williams is the new manager. He says Rose Lanes Bowling offers plenty of open bowling and much more. “We have two different kinds of leagues right now,”...

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  • November 14, 2014Holiday Tours at Hardman Farm State Historic Site
  • November 22, 2014Pittard Clinic is partnered with Toccoa Junior Women’s Club for a coat and food drive
  • November 23, 2014 1:00 pmSenior Citizens Dinner and Gospel Concert; Annual Sandra Harbin Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner and The Wen
  • November 24, 2014Revival
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