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NGTC To Be Known as the “Wolves”

April 30, 2013
NGTC To Be Known as the “Wolves”

North Georgia Technical College changes its mascot to the Wolf. The college announced last week that the school has decided to change from the Eagles to the Wolves. The change comes after first looking at many choices and narrowing the mascot options down to the Eagle and the Wolf. After that, students, faculty, and...

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Toccoa Drying Out After Wet Weekend

April 29, 2013

Clearer weather is expected today after a wet weekend in northeast Georgia. Downtown Toccoa received 2.69 inches of rain from 7 a.m. Saturday through Sunday; 1.72 inches of that fell on Sunday.  3.09 inches fell since Friday morning. With that total, downtown Toccoa has received 29.01 inches of rain as of this morning since...

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New Boating Safety Laws Taking Effect

April 29, 2013

As the spring and summer boating season gears up, state officials want residents to keep a number of new boating laws in mind. For example, new state laws taking effect including requiring children 13 years old and under to wear life jackets when riding in an open, moving boat and placing age limits and...

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Corps Opening Campgrounds, Day Use Areas

April 29, 2013

A number of Lake Hartwell campgrounds and day-use areas will open later this week. The Hartwell Lake Office of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said it will open both the Paynes Creek and Georgia River Campgrounds in Hart County and the Coneross and Oconee Point Campgrounds in Oconee County, South Carolina on Wednesday,...

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TFC Dedicates Building

April 29, 2013

Toccoa Falls College is settling into its new William and Patricia Timms Hall. Officials from Toccoa Falls College joined William and Patricia Timms, other members of their family, and the community earlier this month to hold a dedication and ribbon cutting for the new building on campus. The building includes classroom space and office...

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Indians Will Be #2 Seed in State Baseball Tourney

April 29, 2013

The Georgia High School Association reports that Stephens County will enter the state baseball playoffs as the second seed out of Region 8-AAAA. That means that the Indians will play the third seeded team from Region 5-AAAA in a best-of-three series at the Reservation this week. The current online GHSA playoff bracket does not...

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Indian Golf Wins Region

April 29, 2013
Indian Golf Wins Region

The Stephens County High School Indian boys’ golf team won the Region 8-AAAA golf tournament last Wednesday. The Indians won with an overall score of 356. With the win, the Indians will proceed to the sectional tournament on Monday, May 6 at Waynesboro Country Club in Waynesboro, Georgia.

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Stephens Co. Hospital Receives Mammography Accreditation

April 29, 2013

Stephens County Hospital earns a three-year term of accreditation in mammography. The hospital received the accreditation as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology, or ACR. According to Stephens County Hospital, the ACR is a national professional organization that provides programs focusing on the practice of medical imaging and...

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Hart Co. Investigating Marina Thefts

April 29, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The Hart County Sheriff’s office is investigating a number of thefts from docks and boats at the Hartwell Marina. All of them happened recently within a day or two of each other. In one case, suspects took three marine batteries from a pontoon boat that was in a...

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Indian Baseball Falls at Madison County

April 26, 2013

Madison County comes from behind and sends the Stephens County Indians into the postseason on a losing note. The Red Raiders scored twice in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat Stephens County 5-4 in Danielsville Friday night. Trailing 4-3, Madison County’s Tyler Griffith drew a walk off of Indian pitcher Austin Lord...

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