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Early Voting Underway in Stephens Co.

October 15, 2012

Early voting is getting underway today in Stephens County for the November election. Stephens County Registrar Theresa Kelley said that early voting will take place downstairs in the Stephens County Government Building in downtown Toccoa. “We are here Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.,” said Kelley. “We are open through lunch....

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March for Babies Held Saturday

October 15, 2012

Stephens and Franklin counties come together to support the March of Dimes. The annual March for Babies to support the March of Dimes took place Saturday at Tugaloo State Park in Franklin County. A good crowd turned out to make the two-mile walk in support of the March of Dimes, which focuses on prevention...

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Toccoa City Commission Re-affirms Shelter Loan

October 15, 2012

Toccoa City Commissioners re-affirm a previous decision regarding funding for the new Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter. Following a 90-minute discussion during a Friday work session, city commissioners made no change in their decision to provide a $200,000 bridge loan to the humane shelter to help cover construction and supply costs. Back on September 24,...

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Indians Fall to Hurricanes 21-17

October 13, 2012

Monroe Area scores two second-half touchdowns to come from behind and beat Stephens County in Region 8-AAAA action Friday 21-17 in Monroe. The Indians led 17-7 at halftime. However, Monroe Area’s Stanton Truitt scored on a 17-yard run with three and a half minutes left in the third quarter to cut it to 17-14....

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Myers Inaugurated At TFC

October 12, 2012

Toccoa Falls College inaugurates its new President. Dr. Robert Myers was inaugurated as the seventh President of Toccoa Falls College in a formal ceremony Thursday night on campus at the Grace Chapel and Performing Arts Center. Leaders of the Christian and Missionary Alliance, along with college officials, students, and alumni, and Board of Trustees...

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Veterans Day Preparations Underway

October 12, 2012

Preparations are underway for this year’s annual Veterans’ Day Observance in Stephens County. The program will take place on Sunday, November 11 at 2 p.m. on the lawn of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. It is hosted each year by the veterans’ organizations of Stephens County, including the American Legion Post...

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Indians Travel to Monroe Area Tonight

October 12, 2012

The Stephens County Indian football team will look to rebound from its first loss of the season tonight on the road. The Indians are making the trip to Monroe Area to take on the Purple Hurricanes in a Region 8-AAAA contest. Stephens County is 4-1 on the season and 1-1 in the region after...

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Toccoa City Commission Meeting This Morning

October 12, 2012

Toccoa City Commissioners are holding a special called meeting this morning. The meeting is set to start at 9 a.m. in the city commission meeting room at Toccoa City Hall. The agenda lists one item. That is discussion of humane shelter funding. Last month, the city commission and Stephens County Commission both passed motions...

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March for Babies Saturday

October 12, 2012

Franklin and Stephens counties are getting ready for this weekend’s annual March for Babies. The event, which benefits the March of Dimes, will take place tomorrow morning at Tugaloo State Park. Registration for the walk begins at 9 a.m. and the march begins at 10 a.m. Local March of Dimes Community Director Kristine Groft...

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Emmanuel College Opens New Athletic Facility

October 12, 2012

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The new Athletic and Wellness Complex on the campus of Emmanuel College in Franklin Springs was officially opened this past weekend. Hundreds of Emmanuel College students, faculty and alumni gathered Saturday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the building and grounds. The ceremony was part of the Christian college’s...

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