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Rep. Collins Visits Stephens County

February 22, 2013
Rep. Collins Visits Stephens County

9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins visits Stephens County. Collins made two stops in the area Friday as part of a district work week. One of those stops was Eaton Corporation to take a tour with other local officials of the facility that makes plumbing equipment for the aerospace industry. Eaton Plant Manager Bill...

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Indian Baseball Game at Elbert Postponed

February 22, 2013

The Stephens County Indian baseball team will have to wait a little longer to get the season started. Today’s scheduled game at Elbert Co. has been postponed due to rain.  No make-up date has been announced yet. Stephens County Indian Baseball Head Coach Ronnie Royston said that the team has worked hard throughout the...

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Toccoa Pleased With New Female Inmate Crew

February 22, 2013

A new crew of workers from a local prison is working out well for the city of Toccoa. The city used to receive male prisoners from Whitworth Detention Center in Hart County, but the Georgia Department of Corrections recently switched Whitworth from a male facility to a female one. According to the DOC, Whitworth...

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Stephens Co. Schools Receive Award From Green Building Council

February 22, 2013

A state chapter of a national organization recognizes Stephens County Schools for their efforts in the area of environmental conservation. School system officials traveled to Atlanta earlier this week to receive an award for Innovation in Sustainability from the Georgia Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. Stephens County School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten said...

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SCHS Tennis Sweeps Jackson

February 22, 2013

The Stephens County tennis teams pick up wins in non-region play. Both teams defeated Jackson County Thursday on the road. The Lady Indian tennis team won 5-0, while the Indian boys team won 4-1. Both teams are now 2-0 on the season.  

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SCHS Releases Registration Information for 2013-2014

February 22, 2013

Stephens County High School is starting to get ready for the 2013-2014 school year. The high school says that registration for the next school year for upcoming ninth graders will take place Tuesday, February 26 at the atrium of Stephens County High School. Information will be discussed concerning Freshman Academy, as well as registration...

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Meet the Artist Show in Toccoa This Weekend

February 22, 2013

The Currahee Artists’ Guild is hosting its annual “Meet the Artist Show and Sale” this weekend in downtown Toccoa. The show takes place tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on East Doyle Street in downtown Toccoa. 39 artists and artisans will be available to show their...

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Stephens Co. Approves School Calendar for 2013-2014

February 21, 2013

The Stephens County School System has its calendar in place for next school year. The Stephens County Board of Education approved the 2013-2014 school calendar at its meeting on Tuesday. The 2013-2014 student calendar again has 174 student days, the same as it has in this current school year. Under the calendar approved Tuesday,...

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SCHS Hires New JROTC Senior Army Instructor

February 21, 2013
SCHS Hires New JROTC Senior Army Instructor

A new JROTC Senior Army Instructor will start at Stephens County High School in a little over a month. Tuesday, the Stephens County Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of Lieutenant Colonel David A. Priatko as the new JROTC Senior Army Instructor. Priatko comes to Stephens County High School after retiring from the...

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SCSO Sees Increase in Calls For Service in 2012

February 21, 2013

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office sees an increase in calls in 2012. According to the office’s annual report released recently, the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office saw 21,791 calls for service in 2012, up from 20,582 in 2011. Sheriff Randy Shirley said that is a very high number for a department of the size of...

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  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
  • September 15, 2014The Currahee Thunder Equestrian Drill Team of Stephens County High School
  • September 15, 2014LeTourneau WABCO Employee Reunion
  • October 4, 2014Celebrating Pastor Bruce & Apostle Chiquita Clark 13th Pastoral Appreciation
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