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Indians To Face Lumpkin In Football Tonight

November 9, 2012

The Stephens County Indian football team wraps up the regular season tonight on the road. The Indians will travel to Dahlonega to face the Lumpkin County Indians in a Region 8-AAAA game. Stephens County is 7-2 on the season and 4-2 in the region, having clinched a state playoff berth with last week’s 23-7...

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Scoliosis Screening Tuesday At SCMS

November 9, 2012

The Stephens County Health Department will conduct scoliosis screenings next week at Stephens County Middle School. The screenings will be conducted on 7th and 8th graders at the middle school on Tuesday. Scoliosis is curvature of the spine. District Two Public Health Spokesman Dave Palmer said that screening for scoliosis now is designed to...

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Stephens Co. To Mark Veterans Day on Sunday

November 9, 2012

Stephens County will mark Veterans Day with an event this weekend. The annual Veterans’ Day Observance in Stephens County will take place on Sunday at 2 p.m. on the lawn of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. It is hosted each year by the veterans’ organizations of Stephens County, including the American...

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No Serious Injuries In Two Wrecks Involving Buses

November 9, 2012

Reports from authorities indicate that there were no serious injuries in two accidents yesterday that both involved school buses. The first occurred during the 7 a.m. hour on Highway 145 in the area of Turner Road and involved multiple vehicles, including a Stephens County school bus. The second accident took place in Hall County...

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Stephens Co. Jury Duty Announcement

November 9, 2012

Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick reports that jury duty in Stephens County for Tuesday, November 13 has been cancelled for the entire week. That means jurors do not need to report.

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Franklin, Madison Counties Reach Water Agreement

November 9, 2012

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County will soon be selling water to Madison County via an intergovernmental agreement. At this week’s Franklin County Board of Commissioners’ meeting, Franklin County Manager Billy Morse said he had been contacted by Madison County officials about extending the Franklin County water system into Madison County. According...

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Collins Speaks on Victory

November 8, 2012

9th District Congressman-Elect Doug Collins speaks on his victory Tuesday. The Republican defeated Democrat Jody Cooley in Tuesday’s election for the new Congressional seat representing northeast Georgia with 76 percent of nearly a quarter million votes cast to Cooley’s 24 percent of the vote. Collins said he thanks the district for its support and...

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Local Leaders Receive Humane Shelter Update

November 8, 2012

Local leaders receive an update from the Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter. Shelter Director Bob Citrullo provided that update to Toccoa City Commissioners and Stephens County Commissioners during a joint meeting of the two boards on Tuesday at the Cornerstone Restaurant in downtown Toccoa. Citrullo said that work is moving along on the new humane...

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Sewer Expansion Bids Still Under Consideration

November 8, 2012

Stephens County Development Authority Executive Director Tim Martin said at Tuesday’s joint city-county meeting that a committee continues to study bids for engineering water and sewer line enhancements for Toccoa and Stephens County. Martin says that a committee looking at the 10 bids is continuing to work to narrow those bids down. The proposed...

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Toccoa Goody’s Holds Ribbon Cutting

November 8, 2012
Toccoa Goody’s Holds Ribbon Cutting

Goody’s returns to Toccoa. The store held a Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting Wednesday morning to celebrate the grand opening of its location on Big A Road. According to store officials, a new company bought the Goody’s name and has re-opened many stores, including the one here in Toccoa. Local Store Manager...

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