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Hartwell Campgrounds Opening April 1

March 25, 2013

The Lake Hartwell Office of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will open a number of campgrounds next Monday, April 1. According to an announcement from the Corps of Engineers, Watsadler Campground in Hart County, Twin Lakes Campground in Pickens County, South Carolina, and Springfield Campground in Anderson County, South Carolina will all open...

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Hartwell Campgrounds Opening April 1

March 25, 2013

The Lake Hartwell Office of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will open a number of campgrounds next Monday, April 1. According to an announcement from the Corps of Engineers, Watsadler Campground in Hart County, Twin Lakes Campground in Pickens County, South Carolina, and Springfield Campground in Anderson County, South Carolina will all open...

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DOT Announces Weekly Road Work

March 25, 2013

The Georgia Department of Transportation is announcing roadwork plans for this week in Stephens County and around northeast Georgia. According to the DOT, a crew will repair and restore ditches alongside State Route 145 in Stephens County. Meanwhile in Habersham County, the DOT says a crew will add rubberized asphalt to U.S. Highway 441,...

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Indians Drop Region Baseball Game To Walnut Grove

March 22, 2013

Walnut Grove gets the better of Stephens County in a pitchers’ duel and hands the Indians their first region baseball loss. The Warriors’ Drew Merritt threw a complete game and held the Indians to only one run and three hits as Walnut Grove edged the Indians 2-1. Merritt threw 108 pitches for the Warriors,...

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Stephens Co. School System Holds Charter System Meeting

March 22, 2013

The Stephens County School System is starting down the road towards becoming a charter system. Thursday, the school system held a community meeting on the topic at its administrative offices on Mize Road. Teachers, school administrators, parents, and businesspeople gathered to hear about what a charter system is and the process for becoming a...

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Summary Judgment Granted on Appeal in Ayers Civil Suit

March 22, 2013

A federal court of appeals has overruled a previous judge, granting additional summary judgments to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley and Habersham County Sheriff Joey Terrell in the civil suit over the death of Lavonia pastor the Rev. Jonathan Ayers. In a recent court ruling, the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals granted a...

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Easter Egg Hunt Saturday

March 22, 2013

For the 30th time, an annual Easter tradition takes place this weekend in Stephens County. The 30th annual Stephens County Easter Egg Hunt takes place Saturday morning at the Stephens County Recreation Department on Rose Lane in Toccoa. Stephens County Recreation Department Program Director Cheryl Stinnett said that the hunt begins at 11 a.m....

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SCHS Varsity, JV Baseball Win

March 22, 2013

The Stephens County Indian baseball team picked up its second win in a row as they defeated the Lumpkin County Indians 11-1 on Thursday evening in Dahlonega. Stephens County swept the season series from Lumpkin County with a strong pitching performance from Kain Dyer-Hewitt. Dyer-Hewitt went six innings, allowing seven hits but only giving...

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Carnesville Votes Down Liquor By The Drink

March 22, 2013

The only full service restaurant in Carnesville will not be serving liquor by the drink anytime soon. A referendum put forth by the Carnesville City Council was defeated Tuesday by a vote of 35 to 24. Carnesville Mayor Harris Little said the matter came up on a ballot after the owner of the El...

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Hart Co. Magistrate Judge Race in Run-off

March 22, 2013

In Hart County, there will be a run-off in the race for the Hart County Chief Magistrate Judge seat. Seven candidates were vying for the seat left vacant when former Chief Magistrate Judge Tony Wellborn died suddenly last October. They include interim magistrate judge Theresa Brown, Kay Sanders Ankerich, Robert W. Cordell, Thomas J....

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