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SCDA Approves Budget Proposal

March 17, 2014

The Stephens County Development Authority has its budget proposal in place for the next fiscal year. Tuesday, the Development Authority unanimously approved a proposed budget of $360,000 to submit with its budget request to both the city of Toccoa and Stephens County. Development Authority Executive Director Tim Martin said this approved proposal comes after...

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Powell Hosts S. Carolina Delegation in Atlanta

March 17, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Georgia and South Carolina lawmakers take another step towards forging a working relationship on the issue of the Savannah River. Members of a delegation from the South Carolina Savannah River Water Caucus were recently the guests of State Representative Alan Powell, who represents Franklin and Hart counties, in...

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Stephens Co. Unemployment Drops Slightly

March 17, 2014

Stephens County sees its unemployment rate drop slightly to start 2014. State labor department numbers show that Stephens County had a preliminary January unemployment rate of 6.9 percent. That is one-tenth of a percentage point lower than the revised December 2013 rate of 7.0 percent. It is also a full 2.3 percentage points lower...

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Stephens Co. Pre-K Registration Underway

March 17, 2014

Pre-Kindergarten registration is currently taking place in the Stephens County School System. It started back on March 3 and continues through March 28 at each elementary school. Children must be four years old on or before September 1, 2014 to be eligible for enrollment in Pre-K. Parents need to bring the following items with...

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TFC Baseball Takes Three Out of Four Last Week

March 17, 2014

The Toccoa Falls College baseball team is on the road today at Southeastern University in Lakeland. Last week, the Eagles split a doubleheader with EmmanuelCollege and swept a doubleheader against Clearwater Christian College. Against Emmanuel, Toccoa Falls College won the first game 6-0 and lost the second game 7-4. In Game One, Zach Murdock...

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NGTC Athlete Signs With NCAA School

March 17, 2014

A North Georgia Technical College athlete signs to play at a higher level. North Georgia Tech Cross Country runner Cale Pirtle is moving up from the National Junior College Athletic Association to the NCAA after signing his letter of intent to run the 2014-2015 Cross Country and Track and Field seasons at Clayton State...

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Fire Thursday in Stephens Co.

March 14, 2014

A fire Thursday brought out crews from two states. Departments from both Stephens County and Oconee County, South Carolina both responded to a structure fire Thursday afternoon in Stephens County. The fire was called out just before 3 p.m. Thursday and occurred on Estathoe Circle.  That is on the shores of Lake Hartwell in Stephens...

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Wilbros Written Order Released by Judge

March 14, 2014

After finding the Wilbros facility in contempt of court and issuing a verbal order in an attempt to stop the odors, Judge Robert Adamson’s written order is out and provides more details on how he will determine whether or not Wilbros is in compliance with his order. Judge Adamson issued the official written order...

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Special Election Early Voting Ends Today in Stephens Co.

March 14, 2014

Time is running out for those who want to vote early in the special election to fill the unexpired term of the late Harold Andrews on the Stephens County Commission. Stephens County Registrar Theresa Kelley said that today is the last day for those who wish to cast their ballots early to do so....

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Artist John Kollock Remembered

March 14, 2014

Northeast Georgia is remembering a well-known artist and author who passed away earlier this week. John Kollock of Clarkesville passed away on Monday. Debra Hartley with the Currahee Artists’ Guild said that Kollock was a large part of the art world in northeast Georgia. “He was an art historian,” said Hartley.  “He took wonderful...

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