Stephens Co. BOE To Consider Proposal to Close Eastanollee Elementary Tonight

The Stephens County Board of Education will consider a proposal from School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey tonight to begin the process of putting together a budget reduction plan for next fiscal year that would result in a reduction in force and the closing of Eastanollee Elementary School. Tonight’s Stephens County Board of Education meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Stephens […]

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Indian Baseball Falls At Home To White Co.

The Stephens County Indians fell to White County 6-3 Monday in Region 8-AAAA baseball action at the Reservation. White County jumped out early, scoring two runs in the top of the first. The Warriors added another run in the second, two more in the third, and another run in the fourth. The Indian defense also committed seven errors, helping the […]

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Saturday Talent Show a Success, Say Organizers

One of the organizers of this past Saturday’s Male Talent Show Competition in Toccoa is thanking the community for its support. The talent show took place Saturday at the Swift Multi-purpose Center in Toccoa. Jeraldine Hayes helped to organize the event and said all of the acts did an incredible job. Hayes said, however, winners had to be chosen. According […]

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Wilbros Appeal Hearing Date in Fulton Co. Re-scheduled

A Fulton County Superior Court judge has pushed back the next hearing on Wilbros’ appeal of the Georgia Environmental Protection Division’s administrative order issued to the facility and the administrative law judge’s ruling upholding that order. Judge T. Jackson Bedford, Jr. has pushed oral arguments in the appeal back to June 11 at 1:30 p.m. in Fulton County Superior Court […]

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SCHS Student Accepted at West Point

A Stephens County High School student has been accepted to the officer training program at West Point. On his Facebook page, 9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins announced that the U.S. Military Academy at West Point has accepted SCHS student Abigail Vickery to its officer training program, upon his nomination. Vickery is the Batallion Commander of Stephens County High School’s […]

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Schaefer Center Movie Screen, Projector Installed

An interior addition is in place at the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa. Crews have been installing the movie screen and projector for the facility at the corner of Broad and Doyle streets. Main Street Toccoa Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said this will be a permanent set-up. “The screen is in place,” said Crosby. “It covers the entire stage. So […]

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Stephens Co. Wins 2-1 in 10 Innings

The Stephens County Indians open Region 8-AAAA baseball play with a win. In a game with twists and turns befitting Friday the 13th, Stephens County threw out the tying run at the plate twice, including to end the game, to beat White County, 2-1, Friday night in Cleveland. Scoreless through nine innings, the Indians broke through in the top of […]

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