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Wrestling Season Gearing Up At SCHS

November 28, 2014

Wrestling season is getting underway at Stephens County High School. The Indian grapplers have a new coach, Rob Stowe. He said the team should be able to fill all of the weight classes for matches heading into the season. Stowe said the team shows a lot of promise. “Coaching at Rabun County, we wrestled...

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State Football Quarterfinals Tonight

November 28, 2014

A number of area teams will continue their march towards a possible state football championship tonight. First, two Region 8-AAAA teams remain alive in the state AAAA bracket. Region 8-AAAA champion Buford will host Marist in one quarterfinal game, with the winner to play whoever wins between Sandy Creek and Cartersville. Meanwhile, Region 8-AAAA...

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TFC Hoops Update

November 28, 2014

The Toccoa Falls College women’s basketball team will be in action this weekend against a NCAA Division I school. TFC will travel to Georgia Southern on Saturday. Monday, the Screaming Eagle women hosted Wesleyan College and won 64-50. TFC took the lead about halfway through the opening half and did not let it go...

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OSHA Cites Tenneco

November 28, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Tenneco faces the possibility of more fines from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA initiated the latest inspection against Tenneco after receiving a complaint alleging improper material handling and machine guarding hazards. Proposed penalties total $342,250. Also, Illinois-based Tenneco has now been placed...

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Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend Underway

November 27, 2014

No traffic fatalities have been reported to this point in Georgia over the Thanksgiving holiday travel period. The official Georgia Department of Public Safety travel period for Thanksgiving began at 6 p.m. last night. It lasts for 102 hours, concluding at midnight on Sunday Last year during a 102-hour Thanksgiving holiday, the Georgia State...

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Ga. Gains Jobs in October

November 27, 2014

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said that Georgia moved up to fifth in the nation and second in the Southeast in over-the-year job creation in October, compared to sixth and third respectively in September. That is according to state rankings released recently by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. According to...

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“Mooseltoe” Coming to Toccoa

November 27, 2014

The Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa will host a special holiday play coming up next week. Main Street Toccoa and the Currahee Arts Council’s Performing Arts Series are hosting the show “Mooseltoe: A New Moosical” to the Schaefer Center on Tuesday, December 2. Main Street Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said they are looking forward...

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Franklin Co. BOE Selects IE Squared Plan

November 27, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia When students start class in the fall of 2015 in Franklin County, there will be a new flexibility program in place. At their meeting earlier this month, the Franklin County School Board voted to go with the IE2 school plan. About two years ago, the State Board of...

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Mountain Ed Center Thanks Community Supporters

November 27, 2014

Mountain Education Charter High School takes time to thank the community. The charter high school in Toccoa held a community support reception at the school last week. Cindy Matthews is a graduation coach and teacher at the school. She said they just wanted to show those who have supported the school over the past...

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SCHS Cat Case Makes Way to County Commission Meeting

November 26, 2014

The teacher at the center of the Stephens County High School cat castration controversy receives a show of support from a number of residents at Tuesday’s Stephens County Commission meeting. The residents spoke to county commissioners during the public comment portion of the meeting about the case involving Stephens County High School teacher Daniel...

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