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Wilbros Mediation Update

January 31, 2013

The attorney for Stephens County and other plaintiffs in the Wilbros civil suit said Wednesday mediation between the two sides is ongoing. Don Stack with Stack and Associates said that attorneys for both the plaintiffs and Wilbros and associated defendants met in mediation last Thursday. Stack went on to say that the two sides...

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IRS Issues Tax Scam Warning

January 31, 2013

As tax season gets underway, the Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers to be on the lookout for potential scams. Already, the IRS said it has received reports in Georgia and the Southeast of a tax scam centered on the promise of an education tax credit. IRS Spokesman Mark Green said that the scam...

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TFC Holding World Outreach Conference in February

January 31, 2013
TFC Holding World Outreach Conference in February

Toccoa Falls College is preparing for its annual World Outreach Conference. TFC’s 2013 World Outreach Conference is scheduled for February 4 through 6. The World Outreach Conference will be held in Grace Chapel and Performing Arts Center on the Toccoa Falls College campus. The public is invited to attend on Monday, February 4 and...

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SCMS Basketball Update

January 31, 2013

The middle school basketball season is over at Stephens County Middle School. Last Saturday, the 7th grade Rebel boys were defeated by Elbert in the semi-finals of the conference tournament at Hartwell by the score of 31-28. Hassan Brown and Montavis Thornton led the Rebels with 8 points each. Kole Rogers added 4. The...

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New Humane Shelter Opening Friday

January 30, 2013
New Humane Shelter Opening Friday

The new Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter is becoming a reality. The new animal shelter on Scenic Drive will open to the public on Friday. Shelter Director Bob Citrullo said this is an exciting time after years of work. “There are so many people that have been a part of this and there are just...

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Stephens Co. School System To Pursue Charter System Status

January 30, 2013

The Stephens County School System will pursue charter system status. Tuesday, the Stephens County Board of Education voted unanimously to approve and sign a letter of intent to send to the state Department of Education declaring that the school system would seek to pursue charter system status. According to Stephens County School Superintendent Sherrie...

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SCHS Hoops Drops Two At Chestatee

January 30, 2013

The Stephens County Indian and Lady Indian basketball teams dropped a pair of region games Tuesday night on the road in Hall County against Chestatee. In the girls’ game, Stephens County trailed at the half and fell 56-38 to the Lady War Eagles. Chestatee was led by a strong inside game from Meagan Kenimer,...

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Franklin Co. Carjacking Suspects Captured in N.C.

January 30, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Two men from Charlotte, North Carolina will be extradited back to Franklin County to face charges of carjacking. It happened last Tuesday in Carnesville. According to Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas, deputies responded to a 911 call at the Carnesville Car Wash on State Highway 59. The victim...

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Police Blotter

January 30, 2013

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported theft from a home on Currahee Lane. According to the report on file, the man reported on Sunday that while he was away at work between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., someone took his lawn mower and tractor from his yard. The total value of...

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Ninth District Opportunity Conducting Housing Survey

January 30, 2013

Ninth District Opportunity is partnering with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on a housing survey. The survey, taking place now through February 4, is asking people in the community about their housing situation and various factors that affect people’s ability to obtain housing. According to officials with Ninth District Opportunity, the...

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