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SCHS JV Baseball Wins

February 21, 2013

The Stephens County High School Junior Varsity Baseball team is off to a good start in 2013. The Indians defeated East Jackson 21-5 in five innings in JV baseball action Wednesday at East Jackson. Stephens County is now 1-0 on the season.

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Wilbros Hearing Postponed

February 20, 2013

The scheduled continuation of a hearing seeking a preliminary injunction against Wilbros will not happen today as scheduled. The preliminary injunction hearing was removed from the calendar, according to Stack and Associates, the firm representing Stephens County and the other plaintiffs in the civil suit against Wilbros. Stephens County, the city of Toccoa, the...

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T-SC Day Held In Atlanta

February 20, 2013
T-SC Day Held In Atlanta

Representatives from Toccoa and Stephens County are back after making the trip to Atlanta Tuesday for Toccoa-Stephens County Day at the Capitol. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce and the Stephens County Development Authority coordinated the day-long event in Atlanta. Chamber Chair Lee Ellen Fields said the day provided an opportunity for local leaders...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Breaks Ground on Wound Care Center

February 20, 2013

Work on Stephens County Hospital’s wound care center is moving forward. Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said that crews have started site work on the Falls Road property where the hospital will construct the new facility. He said the hospital is very happy to see work has started. “We expect the wound care center should...

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Leap for Literacy Raises More Than $8,000

February 20, 2013
Leap for Literacy Raises More Than $8,000

Stephens County raises thousands of dollars for area literacy programs through this year’s Leap for Literacy. The 7th annual Leap for Literacy took place this past Saturday at the Georgia Baptist Conference Center in Toccoa. A number of people made the leap into the frigid, wind-swept waters of Lake Louise to raise money to...

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Lady Indians’ Season Ends in AAAA First Round

February 20, 2013

The Stephens County Lady Indians’ basketball season comes to a close with a loss in the first round of the state playoffs. The Lady Indians fell to LaGrange on the road in a first-round game Tuesday 67-57. Stephens County found itself down by double digits numerous times in the second and third quarters, but...

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SCHS Tennis Sweeps Hart Co.

February 20, 2013

The Stephens County High School boys’ and girls’ tennis teams are both off to a winning start in 2013. The two teams opened their season with wins at Hart County Tuesday. The Indian boys’ tennis team defeated Hart County 5-0, while the Lady Indians won over Hart County 3-2. Stephens County tennis returns to...

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SCHS Students Win At SkillsUSA

February 20, 2013

Stephens County High School is sending 18 SkillsUSA winners to the Georgia SkillsUSA Conference. The 18 students from Stephens County consist of the first and second place winners of the January 24 SkillsUSA Region 2 High School Competition at North Georgia Technical College. SkillsUSA is a national career and technical student organization that holds...

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Franklin Co. Hires New Football Coach

February 20, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County High School has a new head football coach. At the Franklin County Board of Education meeting last week, Franklin County School Superintendent Dr. Ruth Odell announced Jerry Underwood has the job. Underwood has been the assistant football coach since 2008. He replaces coach Tommy Welch who...

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Hicks Issues Reminder About Motor Vehicle Tax Changes

February 19, 2013

Changes are on the way in the next couple of weeks that pertain to motor vehicle taxes and fees. Starting on March 1, the purchases of motor vehicles beginning on that date will be exempt from both state and local sales tax and the ad valorem tax, also known as the “birthday tax.” Stephens...

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