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Indian Varsity, JV Baseball Both Win

March 8, 2013

An offensive explosion propels the Stephens County Indian baseball team to its second win of the season. The Indians scored in four of the five innings, including scoring eight runs in the deciding fifth inning, to defeat Franklin County 15-1 in a game called after five innings due to the ten-run rule. Leading 7-1...

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SCHS Tennis Splits Region Match

March 8, 2013

The Stephens County High School tennis teams split a region showdown with Chestatee. On Thursday, the Lady Indians lost at Chestatee 3-2, while the Indian boys won 3-2. The Lady Indian tennis team is now 2-3 overall and 0-3 in region play, while the boys are 5-0 overall and 3-0 in the region. The...

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Prescribed Burn Today in Stephens Co.

March 7, 2013

The U.S. Forest Service is conducting a prescribed burn today in Stephens County. According to the Forest Service, the burn is taking place over about 734 acres in the Pear Orchard area of the Lake Russell Wildlife Management Area, about halfway between Cornelia and Toccoa. The purpose of the burn is fuel reduction to...

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Monday Chase in Stephens Co. Leads to One Arrest

March 7, 2013

Stephens County authorities have an Oconee County, South Carolina woman in custody after a cross-state chase earlier this week. According to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley, the chase took place Monday night and started across the river in Oconee County. “Oconee County Sheriff’s deputies were involved in a high-speed chase that came into Stephens...

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Franklin Co. Man Indicted in Fiancee’s Death

March 7, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A Franklin County grand jury has indicted Brent Shubert for the murder of his fiancée, 33-year old Bonny Anne Cooner. According to court documents released Tuesday, Shubert was indicted on one count of malice murder, one count of felony murder and one count of concealing the death of...

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Wilbros Trial Could Happen As Early as May 21

March 7, 2013

A signed order from the judge in the Wilbros civil case says that a trial on the case could take place in late May. According to the order signed by Judge Robert Adamson, the Court will schedule trial before a jury to start on May 21 or as soon as practical thereafter as a...

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No Problems With Elimination of Stickers at Stephens Co. Convenience Sites

March 7, 2013

Stephens County Commission Chairman Stanley London says the elimination of stickers for garbage at the county’s convenience sites is going well. Starting Friday, the county eliminated the need to purchase stickers at a cost of 80 cents each to drop off a bag of trash at one of the county’s convenience sites. Prior to...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Employee Wins Patient Safety Logo Contest

March 7, 2013

An employee at Stephens County Hospital submits the winning logo for a statewide Patient Safety Awareness Week contest. According to a press release, Stephens County Hospital pharmacist Angela Jackson won the contest. Jackson’s winning logo design was revealed at the Georgia Hospital Association’s Partnership for Health and Accountability annual Patient Safety Summit in January....

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SCHS JV, Varsity Baseball Return to Action Today

March 7, 2013

The Stephens County High School junior varsity baseball team is now 5-1 on the season. The JV baseball Indians defeated Clarke Central Tuesday 20-4 in four innings. They are back in action today at Jackson County at 5:55 p.m. The varsity Indian baseball team also returns to action later today. The Indians will travel...

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Habersham, Hart Co. Schools Honored for “Farm To School” Efforts

March 7, 2013

The Habersham and Hart County school districts are among 25 honored by the state for supporting their local economies and increasing the amount of local food they serve to their students through “Farm to School” programs. State officials honored these 25 Georgia school districts for taking the “5 Million Meals Challenge” and pledging to...

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