Coan Wins Three Golds

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Clarkesville’s McKenzie Coan finishes her Paralympic Games in Rio de Janiero with four medals and three of them are gold. On Friday, Coan won her third and final gold medal in the women’s S7 100-meter freestyle swimming competition. Coan took the gold with a time of 1 minute, 9.99 seconds. That was good enough for a 2.81 second win over […]

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SCHS Softball Keeps On Winning

Stephens County High School softball sweeps a pair of non-region games over the weekend. Saturday, the Lady Indians won both of their games in the Oconee Veterans Park tournament in Oconee County. In the first game, the Lady Indians beat Tattnall Square Academy, 5-2. Offensively, Stephens County was led by Brynn Roberts, Peyton Terrell, and Alana Dunson, who all went […]

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SCHS Volleyball Picks Up First Region Win

Stephens County High School girls’ volleyball picks up three wins over the last week, including its first region win of the year. Last Tuesday, the Lady Indians traveled to Danielsville to face Madison County and North Oconee. The Lady Indians defeated Madison County in straight sets, 25-16 and 25-21, for that first region win. Then, Stephens County dropped its match […]

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Broadband Meeting Draws Crowd To NGTC

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A group of Georgia legislators hears from northeast Georgia on the state of broadband Internet. The Joint High-Speed Broadband Communications Access for all Georgians Study Committee met Thursday afternoon for more than two hours at the North Georgia Technical College Currahee Campus in Stephens County. This committee of five state Senators and five members of the state House is tasked […]

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Cracker Barrel Heading to Lavonia

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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Years of rumors have finally come true for the citizens of Lavonia. At a called meeting Thursday afternoon, the Lavonia City Council voted unanimously to sell property on Ross Place to Cracker Barrel Old Country Restaurants, Inc. After coming out of executive session, Lavonia City Manager Charles Cawthon asked the Council to vote. Cracker […]

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Henry Speaks on Umpiring at LLWS

Quite a thrill. That’s how local Little League umpire Brian Henry described his experience umpiring at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania last month. Henry spoke about his experience last week on “Crunchtime” on WNEG. He said there is nothing like walking out on the field for the Little League World Series. “When you walk out on that […]

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Indians Host Habersham Tonight

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The battle of Currahee Mountain will take place on the football field tonight in Toccoa. Stephens County will host undefeated Habersham Central in the rivalry game this evening at the Reservation. The Indians enter this game with a 2-1 record after last week’s 41-7 win over Flowery Branch. Meanwhile, Habersham Central is 3-0 on the year after hanging on to […]

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Coan Wins Silver In Swim Relay

Clarkesville’s McKenzie Coan adds a third medal to her Paralympic haul in Rio. Thursday, Coan was part of the silver-medal winning 4×100 freestyle relay team representing the United States. Coan has already won two gold medals, taking the top spot in the women’s S7 50-meter freestyle and the women’s S7 400-meter freestyle. She has two more events yet to swim. […]

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SCHS Softball Picks Up Eighth Straight Win

The winning streak continues for the Stephens County High School softball team. Thursday, the Lady Indians picked up another Region 8-AAAA win, defeating St. Pius by a score of 12-0. Stephens County was led by Emma Whitfield’s 11-strikeout performance in the circle, allowing just one hit to pick up the win. At the plate, the Lady Indians were led by […]

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Martin To Head To Germany

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Stephens County Development Authority Executive Director Tim Martin will head overseas later this year on an economic development trip. Both Stephens County and the city of Toccoa have agreed to give up to $5,000 each to send Martin to Germany in December. Martin said Stephens County was invited to take part in the trip by the European American Investment Council, […]

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