Stephens Co. Third Graders Take Farm Tour

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Third graders from the Stephens County School System make their annual visit to the farm. On Wednesday, they visited Mountain View Farms in Avalon for the annual farm tour. George and Linda Dean own Mountain View Farms and have hosted the tour every year for the past eight years or so. George Dean said they have all different kinds of […]

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Stephens Co. Works With DOT on Signage, Striping of Roads

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A number of Stephens County roads will be seeing new signage and striping thanks to state money. The Georgia Department of Transportation has awarded Stephens County an off-system safety project. Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers said the state is completely in charge of the project. “That is 100 percent paid by the DOT, no matching funds and that covers 77.86 […]

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Spring Football Practice Underway

Spring practice is underway for the Stephens County High School and Middle School football teams. Varsity spring practice started last Thursday and continues this week and next week. Stephens County High School Head Football Coach Frank Barden said things are going well so far. “We started last week with our varsity players,” said Barden. “They were ready to get out […]

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Toccoa Marking National Day of Prayer Today

Stephens County will mark National Day of Prayer with an event later today. The annual National Day of Prayer observance in Stephens County is set to start at 12 noon today on the lawn of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Again this year, the Stephens County High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes is organizing the county’s Day […]

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TFC Receives Visit From Cuban Missionaries

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Three men from Cuba make a visit to Toccoa Falls College. The men were in town last week representing the Cuban Christian and Missionary Alliance and taking a tour around America, also visiting places like Washington, D.C. and Miami. Elier Mir, Armando Duardo, and Yoel Magdaleno are all seeing America for the first time. They received an invitation from the […]

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New Girls Basketball Coach Named At SCHS

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Stephens County High School has a new girls’ basketball coach. The Stephens County Board of Education has approved Scott Strickland as a teacher and coach for next school year. Strickland is currently an assistant boys’ basketball coach at Banks County High School. Stephens County High School Athletic Director Frank Barden said Strickland is originally from Franklin County. “He comes from […]

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SCHS Golfer Headed to States

A Stephens County High School golfer is headed to the AAAA state tournament later this month. The Indians’ Cooper Dalrymple qualified for the state tournament by finishing tied for seventh in the AAAA sectional tournament Monday at Achasta Golf Club in Dahlonega. Dalrymple shot a 74 at the sectional tournament, two shots off of the low score, to qualify for […]

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