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SCMS Baseball Starts Season

March 4, 2015

The Stephens County Middle School baseball team has its season underway. Weather delays have meant that the Rebels have played just one game so far. That was last Friday at Hart County, when Stephens County beat Hart County 13-3 in five innings. The Rebels scored 7 runs in the second inning and 6 runs...

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Police Blotter

March 4, 2015

The Toccoa Police Department says it arrested one person last week in connection to a shoplifting report. According to a report on file, police responded to a store on February 27 in reference to someone allegedly taking perfume. Police say they tracked down the suspect, identified as a 31-year-old James H. Wooten, in the...

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SCDA Sets 2015 Goals

March 3, 2015

The Stephens County Development Authority sets its goals for the year ahead. Development Authority board members and staff gathered last month for a strategic planning session. During that meeting, the Authority identified five specific things it wanted to work on in 2015 that fall under the larger banner of economic development. One of those...

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Grinder To Help Stephens Co. Jail with Toilet Issues

March 3, 2015

Stephens County is purchasing a grinder for the Stephens County Jail. Last week, county commissioners voted unanimously to purchase the grinder now out of the general fund and then pay back the general fund with SPLOST VI proceeds. Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers said the grinder is needed to help prevent ongoing sewer issues...

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Wilkinson Sponsors FFA Resolution

March 3, 2015
Wilkinson Sponsors FFA Resolution

50th District State Senator John Wilkinson sponsors a Senate Resolution recognizing the state’s Future Farmers of America. Wilkinson was the sponsor of Senate Resolution 136, which applauded FFA on its activities and declared February 24, 2015 as FFA Day at the Capitol. The Georgia FFA association is the third largest state FFA association in...

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Public Invited to Toccoa Talent Show This Month

March 3, 2015

An event later this month will benefit the Swift Multi-purpose Center in Stephens County. The center will host an All-Male Talent Show Competition on Saturday, March 14, starting at 5 p.m. Jeraldine Hayes is one of the organizers. She said they have a lot of different acts lined up to perform. “We are going...

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Indians Beat Banks Co. in Baseball

March 3, 2015

Three freshman pitchers led the Stephens County Indians to an 8-4, non-region win over Banks County Monday at the Reservation in Toccoa. Zack Boyd, Kole Rogers, and Chaz Bridges scattered six hits in giving the Indians their fourth win of the season. Boyd pitched the first four innings and got the win. Rogers pitched...

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TFC Sports Update

March 3, 2015

Basketball season comes to a close at Toccoa Falls College. Both the Screaming Eagle men and women saw their seasons come to a close in their respective region tournaments on Friday. On the women’s side, TFC trailed by just two at the half against Trinity Baptist College in the semi-finals, but Trinity pulled away...

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Clarkesville Resident Receives State Appointment

March 3, 2015

A Habersham County residents receives a state appointment. Recently, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal appointed Mike Pryor of Clarkesville to the State Rehabilitation Council. Pryor is currently the director of Program Development for Goodwill Industries of North Georgia. He has previously served as president of the Georgia Rehabilitation Association. Pryor earned a bachelor’s degree from...

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Leapers Take The Plunge for Reading in Stephens Co.

March 2, 2015
Leapers Take The Plunge for Reading in Stephens Co.

A handful of area residents take the plunge to benefit a local reading initiative. Saturday, the skies cleared after a wintry week and a handful of teams made the jump in the annual “Leap for Literacy” at the Georgia Baptist Conference Center in Toccoa. The “Leap for Literacy” is organized each year by Family...

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  • March 31, 20152015 Youth Summer Theatre Program
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