May 26 Now School Make-up Day in Stephens Co.

The Stephens County School System is setting a second make-up day to recoup time lost to winter weather. School is already scheduled today as the system’s first make-up day. Now, Stephens County School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten said that students will also be in class on Monday, May 26. “That will make up two of nine days our students have missed […]

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Ayers Civil Trial Continues Tuesday

The civil trial taking place in connection to the 2009 shooting death of Lavonia pastor the Rev. Jonathan Ayers is scheduled to resume tomorrow. That’s according to the U.S. District Court Office in Gainesville. The trial only took place on Monday last week due to the winter storm that moved through north Georgia. Opening statements and testimony in the trial […]

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Franklin Co. Concerned About Jail Expansion Cost

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County Commissioners are balking at the proposed cost of expanding the Franklin County Detention Center. At its regular meeting earlier this month, the Franklin County Commission heard from architect Tom Wright of Wright, Mitchell & Associates. He said even with some trimming of the design, the total cost would now be somewhere around […]

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City To Put Pool Project Out to Bid

The city of Toccoa is putting the renovations at the Doyle Street Pool out to bid. City commissioners unanimously approved a construction schedule of activities at its meeting on Monday. Under that schedule, the pool and pool building will go out to bid this month, with bids being opened next month. In the meantime, city workers will do the necessary […]

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Region 8-AAAA Basketball Tourney Resuming Saturday

Region 8-AAAA has pushed back continuation of its basketball tournament until Saturday. After first scheduling games for today, the region has now announced that the tournament will resume Saturday at Lanier High School. Saturday, Lanier will host all four boys’ quarterfinal games beginning at 1 p.m. The Stephens County Indian boys are scheduled to play Johnson in a quarterfinal game. […]

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