Public Invited to Toccoa Talent Show This Month

An event later this month will benefit the Swift Multi-purpose Center in Stephens County. The center will host an All-Male Talent Show Competition on Saturday, March 14, starting at 5 p.m. Jeraldine Hayes is one of the organizers. She said they have a lot of different acts lined up to perform. “We are going to have professional judges,” said Hayes. […]

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Indians Beat Banks Co. in Baseball

Three freshman pitchers led the Stephens County Indians to an 8-4, non-region win over Banks County Monday at the Reservation in Toccoa. Zack Boyd, Kole Rogers, and Chaz Bridges scattered six hits in giving the Indians their fourth win of the season. Boyd pitched the first four innings and got the win. Rogers pitched two innings and Bridges closed out […]

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TFC Sports Update

Basketball season comes to a close at Toccoa Falls College. Both the Screaming Eagle men and women saw their seasons come to a close in their respective region tournaments on Friday. On the women’s side, TFC trailed by just two at the half against Trinity Baptist College in the semi-finals, but Trinity pulled away in the second half for a […]

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Clarkesville Resident Receives State Appointment

A Habersham County residents receives a state appointment. Recently, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal appointed Mike Pryor of Clarkesville to the State Rehabilitation Council. Pryor is currently the director of Program Development for Goodwill Industries of North Georgia. He has previously served as president of the Georgia Rehabilitation Association. Pryor earned a bachelor’s degree from Western Carolina University and a master’s […]

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Leapers Take The Plunge for Reading in Stephens Co.

A handful of area residents take the plunge to benefit a local reading initiative. Saturday, the skies cleared after a wintry week and a handful of teams made the jump in the annual “Leap for Literacy” at the Georgia Baptist Conference Center in Toccoa. The “Leap for Literacy” is organized each year by Family Connections of Stephens County. That organization’s […]

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Traveler’s Rest Now Open on Sundays

A Stephens County state historic site is now open more to the public on weekends. Starting this past Sunday, Traveler’s Rest State Historic Site is open for public tours on Sundays. For the past several years, Traveler’s Rest has only been open on Saturdays. Built in the early 1800s, it was a popular stopping point along what was the Unicoi […]

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Stephens Co. Schools Release Info on Pre-K, New Student Registration

The Stephens County school system said that beginning today, all new students or students transferring between elementary schools within Stephens County need to use the new Central Registration Office. The new Central Registration office is located at Stephens County Middle School. Registration can be completed between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. New students need to bring the […]

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Lavonia To Start Search for New City Manager

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The City of Lavonia will soon begin its search for a new city manager. Current Lavonia City Manager Gary Fesperman has announced he plans to retire at the end of the year. At a work session earlier this month, Lavonia City Council members discussed how to proceed with the search for Fesperman’s replacement. Fesperman […]

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Hudgens Says 3.7 Million Georgians Affected by Anthem Computer Breach

Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens has said that the recent data breach and cyber-attack of Anthem Inc.’s computer system has potentially impacted millions of Georgians who may have had their personal information compromised. Anthem Inc. is the parent company of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia. Anthem announced earlier this month that their computer network was criminally attacked by individuals who […]

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