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One End of Moore Circle to Close Starting July 7

June 30, 2014

Work on the new State Highway 17 in Stephens County will close one intersection along the construction route starting next week. The Georgia Department of Transportation said the Oggs Branch end of Moore Circle will be closed at its intersection with Highway 17 beginning a week from today, Monday, July 7. Georgia DOT Spokesperson...

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DOT Announces Road Work For Week in NE Ga.

June 30, 2014

The DOT is announcing some road work for this week in Stephens and surrounding counties. In Stephens County, a crew will spray overgrown vegetation in the rights of way alongside State Route 63. Moving to Franklin County, a crew will mow the shoulders and slopes alongside State Route 326. The shoulder will be closed...

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District 7 L.L Action Continues

June 30, 2014

The Toccoa Junior League All-Star Softball team brings home a District championship. Toccoa defeated Madison 15-0 in the final game of the tournament Sunday in Lavonia, after winning the first game of the tourney 23-1 on Saturday in five innings over Madison. Toccoa and Madison were the only two teams in the tournament. Looking...

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Stephens Co. BOE Scheduled to Meet This Morning

June 30, 2014

The Stephens County Board of Education is holding another called meeting this morning. That meeting is scheduled to start at 8 a.m. at the Stephens County School System Administrative Offices on Mize Road. During the meeting, the Board of Education is scheduled to continue discussions on the Fiscal Year 2015 budget and millage rate.

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District Little League Play Underway

June 28, 2014

The Toccoa Junior League Softball All-stars will play for a district title today. Saturday, Toccoa scored 15 runs in the first inning and never looked back on the way to a 23-1 win in five innings over Madison in the opening game of the district Junior League Softball tournament. The first 11 Toccoa batters...

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Stephens Co. BOE Considering Millage Rate Hike, Work Day Reductions to Balance Budget

June 27, 2014

The Stephens County Board of Education appears to be looking at a combination of a millage rate increase and a reduction in work days to balance a multi-million dollar budget shortfall. Thursday, the Stephens County Board of Education met to discuss the Fiscal Year 2015 budget and millage rate. Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan...

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CRCT Results in For Stephens Co.

June 27, 2014

Stephens County’s CRCT results come in above state averages. The Georgia Department of Education released district wide results for the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests this week. Students in grades 3 through 8 take the CRCT’s in Reading, English/Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies. State Education Department numbers show that Stephens County surpassed the state...

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Merritt Signs With Johnson and Wales

June 27, 2014
Merritt Signs With Johnson and Wales

A Stephens County Lady Indian basketball player sets her sights to the next level both on and off the court. Audresha Merritt signed Thursday to play basketball next season at Johnson and Wales University in Charlotte. Johnson and Wales is just starting its basketball program and this Fall will mark the first season of...

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Report of Low Flying Plane Sparks Search Near Westminster, SC

June 27, 2014

Air fields in Oconee County, South Carolina and surrounding counties are on the lookout for an aircraft that was reported to be flying very low late last night. Oconee County, South Carolina 911 received a call from a Westminster area resident just after 10:30 p.m. Thursday reporting a possible airplane crash. When authorities arrived...

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Little League District Tournaments Kick Into Full Gear This Weekend

June 27, 2014

Little League District Tournament play gets underway this weekend in northeast Georgia. Toccoa will have All-Stars playing in a number of tournaments throughout the area in the coming days. Tournaments get underway Saturday in Lavonia and Hartwell. In Lavonia, Toccoa will have teams participating in three softball tournaments. Toccoa’s 9 and 10 year old...

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  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
  • September 10, 2014Earn a high school diploma at night!
  • September 10, 2014Stephens County Special Olympics! Chicken Sale!!
  • September 15, 2014The Currahee Thunder Equestrian Drill Team of Stephens County High School
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