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Pre-K Registration Underway in Stephens Co.

March 5, 2013

Pre-kindergarten registration is underway this month in the Stephens County School System. According to the school system, Pre-K registration is taking place at each elementary school now through March 29. The school system said that children must be four years old on or before September 1, 2013 to be eligible for enrollment in Pre-K....

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SCHS Tennis Splits With Johnson in Region Play

March 5, 2013

The Stephens County Indian boys’ tennis team remains unbeaten on the season. Stephens County played Johnson Monday in a re-scheduled region match. In the boys’ match, the Indians defeated the Knights 4-1 to extend their overall record to 4-0 and 2-0 in Region 8-AAAA play. Meanwhile, the Lady Indian tennis team lost 3-2. The...

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DOT Announces Area Road Work

March 5, 2013

The Georgia Department of Transportation is announcing road work in Stephens and surrounding counties this week. According to the DOT, a crew will be repairing and restoring ditches this week along State Highway 145. Elsewhere, the DOT said a crew will be adding rubberized asphalt to U.S. Highway 441 in Habersham County, while a...

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Local Officials Heading to D.C. This Week

March 4, 2013

A delegation of local officials will head to the nation’s capital this week. A group of officials from Toccoa, Stephens County, the Chamber of Commerce, and the Development Authority will travel to Washington, D.C. Tuesday to visit with federal officials on a number of topics. Toccoa Mayor David Austin is among those going on...

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Humane Shelter Holds Open House

March 4, 2013

The Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter shows off its new home to the public. The shelter, which officially opened for business last month, held an Open House Sunday afternoon to give tours to the public. A large crowd showed up to see the new animal shelter on Scenic Drive. Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter Executive Director...

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Kickball Tourney Set for This Month

March 4, 2013

A club at Stephens County High School is holding a kickball tournament this month to raise money for groups both in this community and elsewhere. The first ever Stephens County High School Interact Kickball Tournament will be held Saturday, March 16 at the Rose Lane Recreation Department ball fields. Interact Club Member Emma Frazier...

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SCHS Baseball Loses To Hart, JV Baseball Sweeps Banks

March 4, 2013

The second Stephens County Indians’ baseball game of 2013 did not go quite as well as the season opener. Hart County scored in four of the five innings to cruise to a 14-2 win over Stephens County in varsity non-region baseball action Friday at the Reservation. The Bulldogs, who were looking for their first...

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Ga. Insurance Office Offering New Accident Claim App

March 4, 2013

Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is recommending a new free app for Georgians to help remove the guesswork after an automobile accident. Hudgens’ office said that the WreckCheck app will take the guesswork out of what information to give following a car accident. Created by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, officials said the...

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Currahee Mountain Prescribed Burn Today

March 1, 2013

The U.S. Forest Service says it will conduct a prescribed burn today in Stephens County. That prescribed burn will be about 300 acres in size and take place in the area of Currahee Mountain, just off of Pear Orchard Road. According to the Forest Service, it is an endangered species benefit burn. The burn...

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No More Stickers At Convenience Sites

March 1, 2013

Starting today, Stephens County will no longer require stickers to dump trash at one of the county’s convenience sites. In January, county commissioners approved a motion to eliminate the stickers beginning today with the following stipulations, no commercial waste and Stephens County residents only. Stephens County Commission Chairman Stanley London said in January that...

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  • November 14, 2014Holiday Tours at Hardman Farm State Historic Site
  • November 22, 2014Pittard Clinic is partnered with Toccoa Junior Women’s Club for a coat and food drive
  • November 23, 2014 1:00 pmSenior Citizens Dinner and Gospel Concert; Annual Sandra Harbin Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner and The Wen
  • November 24, 2014Revival
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