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SCHS Softball Shut Out In Non-Region Showdown

August 28, 2014

The Stephens County High School softball team loses a tough one as it gets ready to head in to region play later today. Wednesday, the Lady Indians dropped a non-region game to East Hall 5-0. Taylor Weaver pitched a complete game on the mound for Stephens County, but took the loss. At the plate,...

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SCMS Softball Off to Undefeated Start

August 28, 2014

The Stephens County Middle School softball team has its season off to a 3-0 start. On August 14, the Lady Rebels beat Elbert County 11-1 in four innings in Elberton. Tyra Hunter, Abby Mitchell, Emma Whitfield, Aly Singletary, Ashton Ayers, Kayley Sellers, and Kasey Westmoreland all had hits helping to bring home runs against...

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Stephens Co. Schools Working on System Level Accreditation

August 27, 2014

The Stephens County School System is continuing to work on system-level accreditation. Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey said the school system is currently working through the process to try to achieve system-level accreditation through AdvancED, which is the parent agency of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, or SACS. “For the first...

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Stephens County to Purchase New Aerial Photography

August 27, 2014

Stephens County Commissioners sign up to have an aerial flyover done of the county. Tuesday, county commissioners voted unanimously to sign a letter of intent to purchase digital products through the 2015 Georgia Mountains Regional Aerial Photography Project. Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers said the state is requiring the county to have its aerial...

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Resident Calls for City-County Consolidation Discussion To Help Alleviate Tax Burden

August 27, 2014

A Stephens County resident has asked county commissioners to consider again city-county consolidation in light of budget difficulties. Roger Herrick spoke to county commissioners Tuesday during the public comment portion of their meeting. Herrick said he is concerned about the shrinking the tax base and rising taxes in Stephens County and feels that consolidating...

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Toccoa Continues Gas System Expansion Efforts

August 27, 2014

The city of Toccoa continues efforts to expand its natural gas system to reach poultry houses interested in hooking onto natural gas. Monday, Toccoa City Commissioners unanimously voted to formally approve a priority list put together by the Utilities Department for expanding the city’s natural gas system. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse said the...

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SCHS Cross Country Kicks Off Season

August 27, 2014
SCHS Cross Country Kicks Off Season

The Stephens County High School cross country season is underway. Stephens County’s boys’ and girls’ cross country teams traveled to Athens Christian this past Saturday for the Northeast Georgia Championships. Stephens County’s boys finished 14th as a team out of 31 full teams that participated. Tristen Powell was the high finisher for the Indian...

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Lady Indian Softball Continues Non-Region Play

August 27, 2014

A busy week continues for the Stephens County Lady Indian softball team. Monday, Stephens County played Hart County and lost 8-0. Then on Tuesday, the Lady Indians bounced back and beat Elbert County at the Reservation 6-4. Lexie Cash had a double and an RBI for Stephens County at the plate and Alanna Dunson...

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NGTC Names New Position

August 27, 2014

A new position is starting up at North Georgia Technical College. Kallan Williams has accepted the position of Director of Retention and Student Navigation Services at North Georgia Technical College. Beginning this Academic Year, the Technical College System of Georgia created this position, and each of the colleges in the system will have a...

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Toccoa Commission Waiving City Building Permit Fees

August 26, 2014

The city of Toccoa is waiving building permit fees for the rest of the current fiscal year. Monday, Toccoa City Commissioners unanimously voted first to approve a modified building permit fee schedule. Then, commissioners immediately followed that by voting to waive all building permit fees beginning immediately through June 30, 2015. Toccoa Mayor Gail...

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