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SCHS Baseball at Hart Postponed

March 11, 2015

The Stephens County Indian baseball team gets rained out. Stephens County’s varsity game against Hart County in Hartwell Wednesday night was postponed due to rain. The Indians will look to have better luck with the weather on Friday when they will look to start Region 8-AAAA baseball play. On Friday, the Indians are scheduled...

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SCSO Does Narcotics K-9 Sweep at SCHS

March 11, 2015

Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that the Sheriff’s Office did a narcotics K-9 sweep at Stephens County High School today. The sweep took place Wednesday morning. Shirley said the high school was placed on lockdown while the search of the school and vehicles for possible contraband took place. Shirley said it was done...

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Stephens Co. Passes Ordinance on Wireless Internet, Telecom Towers

March 11, 2015

Stephens County Commissioners approve an ordinance to deal with personal wireless service facilities and the towers that often accompany them. Tuesday, county commissioners approved the ordinance following a second reading and public hearing. Stephens County Attorney Brian Ranck said this particular ordinance will govern things like telecommunications towers, broadcast towers, cell towers, and wireless...

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Stephens Co. Commission Tables 4-H Funding Request

March 11, 2015

Stephens County Commissioners do not take up a request for additional funding for the county’s 4-H program. During Tuesday’s meeting, the county commission was scheduled to consider a request from Stephens County Extension Agent Forrest Connelly for county commissioners to add $2,700 in annual funding for the Stephens County 4-H program to help make...

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Campaign To Help School System Starting Up

March 11, 2015

An informational meeting today will look to bring members of the community together in an effort and campaign to raise support for the Stephens County school system in light of its current financial situation. The Learning Tree Academy has announced it is starting the “One Rope, One Hope” campaign. Logan Harris is one of...

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Stephens Co. Falls to Habersham In Baseball

March 11, 2015

Jarred Jones singled to score Steven Loudermilk in the bottom of the sixth inning with the go ahead run and Habersham Central added two more runs in the same inning as the Raiders beat the Indians 6-3 Tuesday night in non-region baseball action. Houston Mullinax led the Indians offensively, reaching base all four times,...

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Lavonia Police Searching for Stolen Pizza Delivery Vehicle

March 11, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Lavonia Police are asking for the public’s help to locate a car stolen from a restaurant parking lot over the weekend. According to Lavonia Police Chief Bruce Carlisle, it happened Saturday evening at the Pizza Hut on State Route 17. “When officers arrived they learned that a pizza...

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Game Time Changed for SCHS Baseball Today at Habersham

March 10, 2015

Tonight’s Stephens County High School baseball game at Habersham Central will start at 5:55 p.m. instead of 5:30 p.m. Air time on AM 630 WNEG and wnegradio.com will be about 5:45 p.m.  

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TCC Purchases Mowers for Golf Course

March 10, 2015

Toccoa City Commissioners approve the purchase of equipment for the Pines golf course. Monday, the city commission unanimously approved the bid of Swinehart’s Power Equipment of Baldwin for two scag industrial mowers for the golf course. The total bid from Swinehart’s Power Equipment was $19,842. It was the lowest of three bids received for...

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City of Toccoa Recognizes Local Animal Advocate

March 10, 2015
City of Toccoa Recognizes Local Animal Advocate

The city of Toccoa honors a local resident for her work over the years with animals. Monday, the city commission read and presented a proclamation to Joan Allen. Allen has been involved with the Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter, as well as previously being involved with the Humane Society and Hearts for Homeless Pets. Toccoa...

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