NGTC Names New Currahee Campus Director

A Franklin County native will take over as the next director of the Currahee Campus of North Georgia Technical College. The school announced that current North Georgia Technical College Director of Economic Development Tim Bennett will assume duties as the Currahee Campus Director beginning next month. Current Currahee Campus Director Greg Roach is retiring at the end of the month […]

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Details Released on Monday Accident

Authorities have released details about a multiple-vehicle accident that occurred earlier this week in Toccoa. The accident occurred on the 600 block of Falls Road on Monday at about 9:45 a.m. According to the Toccoa post of the Georgia State Patrol, a 2007 Ford Crown Victoria driven by 47-year-old Joe Lewis Harrison of Toccoa was traveling north on Falls Road […]

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All-Region Football Announced

Six Stephens County Indian football players achieve first team recognition in Region 8-AAAA. The All-Region team was announced earlier this week. Making first team all-region from Stephens County were tailback A.J. Howard, wide receivers A.J. Curry and Malik Feaster, offensive lineman Logan Pyle, defensive back NuNu Walker, and linebacker London Harbin. A host of Indians received second team all-region recognition. […]

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Carlisle Speaks on Injured Officers

Lavonia Police Chief Bruce Carlisle speaks further after two of his department’s officers were shot and injured on Monday night during a traffic stop. “Yesterday was a terrible day for law enforcement in the state of Georgia,” said Carlisle on Tuesday. “Four officers were shot yesterday in the state of Georgia. This has to end. I do not know what […]

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Indians Split At Rabun in Basketball

Stephens County split a pair of varsity high school basketball games with Rabun County Tuesday night in Tiger. Rabun County’s girls defeated Stephens County, 74-28. But in boys’ action, Stephens County prevailed, 83-64. In the boys’ game, the Indians grabbed the early lead and held a slim 36-29 halftime advantage. However, Stephens County had a good third period holding Rabun […]

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7th Grade Boys Hoops Falls to Jefferson

The Stephens County Middle School 7th grade boys lost to Jefferson on Monday night, 40-13. Zatorian Lacy led the 7th grade boys for Stephens County, scoring 12 of the team’s 13 points. Bryson Trimier scored the other point for the Rebels. Joe Dewitt led Jefferson with eight points. The 7th grade boys are 0-6 and will be back in action […]

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Stephens Co. Commission Meets

Stephens County will move forward with new signage and striping on 35 county roads with the help of funds from the Georgia Department of Transportation. Tuesday, the county commission unanimously approved a total bid from Brown’s Asphalt Maintenance in the amount of $236,916.50 for the project. Part of the money will come from the Georgia Department of Transportation through a […]

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Stephens Co. BOE Holds Final 2016 Meeting

The Stephens County Board of Education wraps up its calendar year. School board members met for their final scheduled meeting of 2016 on Tuesday. At the end of the meeting, Board of Education Vice Chair David Fricks thanked outgoing Board Chair Tony Crunkleton for his service to the school system and the school board. “I know Mr. Crunkleton is not […]

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SCMS Girls Hoops Sweeps Jefferson

The Stephens County Middle School girls’ basketball teams pick up another sweep. Monday, the 7th grade girls beat Jefferson, 28-19. Kayla Smith scored 16 points and Erin Terrell scored four points for the Lady Rebels. Moving to the 8th grade game, Stephens County Middle School’s girls beat Jefferson, 45-32. The leading scorer was Breanna Taylor with 14 points. Ranajah Verdell […]

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