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SCHS Basketball Splits with Lanier

January 9, 2013

The Stephens County Indian and Lady Indian basketball teams fashioned a split in the region-opening doubleheader at Lanier High School on Tuesday evening. The Lady Indians picked up their second win in a row with a 36-32 win over the Lady Longhorns in the first game. Stephens County trailed at the end of the...

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Organizers Say Stephens Co. Coat Drive Went Well

January 9, 2013

Organizers are thanking those that helped with a recently completed coat drive in Stephens County. The fourth annual community coat drive organized by Family Connection and Communities in Schools of Stephens County, formerly known as Partners for Success, wrapped up earlier this month. Family Connection and Communities in Schools Executive Director Toni Childress said...

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Collins Co-Sponsors Fair Tax Bill

January 9, 2013

Ninth District U.S. Representative Doug Collins signs on to support the Fair Tax. In a statement issued Monday, Collins announced that he had become an original co-sponsor for House Resolution 25, the Fair Tax Act. The legislation calls for a national consumption based tax and the elimination of the 16th amendment to the Constitution....

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7th Grade Boys’ Basketball Team Wins

January 9, 2013

The Stephens County Middle School 7th grade boys’ basketball team is back in action. Last Friday, the 7th grade boys defeated Wilbanks Middle School 50-38 in Demorest. DeUndra Singleton led the 7th grade boys with 10 points, while Kole Rogers had eight points and Montavis Thornton added 6 points. The 7th grade boys at...

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Stephens Co. Commission Kicks Off 2013 Tuesday

January 8, 2013

Two new Stephens County Commissioners will take their seats for their first commission meetings today. First, the commission will hold a daylong retreat at the Kimsey Environmental Center in Eastanollee. That will take place from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. today. Then, the first regular Stephens County Commission meeting of 2013 will take place...

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NE Ga. Attorney Arrested By GBI on Drug Charges

January 8, 2013

An area attorney with an office in Toccoa is facing charges after the Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrested him last week. GBI Spokesman John Bankhead said the agency arrested 49-year-old Jerry Bruce Harkness, Sr. of Demorest at his office last Friday in Habersham County and charged him with six counts of distributing a Schedule...

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“New Harmonies” Exhibit Continues in Toccoa

January 8, 2013

A traveling Smithsonian exhibit remains open to the public for the next couple of weeks in Toccoa. The “New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music” exhibit will remain on display at the Mitchell Allen Meeting Room through January 26. The exhibit, which is free to view, covers the history of American music. It was brought...

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Franklin Co. Adding SRO’s In Elementary Schools

January 8, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia As Franklin County school students head back to the classroom this week after their holiday break, each school in Franklin County will have either a police officer or sheriff’s deputy patrolling the hallways and grounds. It is part of a new security plan put in place over the...

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USDA Conducting Agricultural Resource Management Survey

January 8, 2013

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will spend the next several months taking the economic pulse of U.S. Agriculture. The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will spend the next several months gathering production practices information from farmers and ranchers across the nation through the Agricultural Resource Management Survey. According to officials, the results of this...

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New Rep. Collins Speaks After Swearing In

January 7, 2013

New Ninth District Representative Doug Collins is settling in to his new job. Collins spoke with AM 630 WNEG Friday, the day after he was sworn in to serve as the Ninth District Representative in the U.S. House, representing Stephens County and northeast Georgia. Collins said being sworn into the U.S. House was a...

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