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DOT Holds Open House on SR 184 Bridge Replacement

March 7, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation will continue to review and solicit comments regarding a planned bridge replacement project in Stephens County. Thursday, DOT officials held an open house at the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. The open house was to solicit comments on the planned replacement of the State Route 184/Prather Bridge...

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Three Arrested in Stephens Co. Drug Bust

March 6, 2014
Three Arrested in Stephens Co. Drug Bust

Three people face charges after law enforcement agencies in two states made what they call a major drug bust in Stephens County last month. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that his office and the Mountain Judicial Circuit N.C.I.S. Drug Team joined with the Oconee County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force, the...

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Stephens Co. Schools Working 2014-15 Calendar

March 6, 2014

The Stephens County School System is working on its calendar for the 2014-2015 school year. Right now, the school system has two different calendar options it is looking at. Both of those calendar options call for next school year to start for students on August 11, more than a week earlier than this year’s...

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Indians Come From Behind To Beat Lions In 10

March 6, 2014

A bases loaded throwing error in the bottom of the 10th inning gave the Stephens County Indians a 7-6 win over the Franklin County Lions Wednesday in baseball action at the Reservation. The Indians had to come from behind twice in the contest, which was the third in a three-game series between the two...

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Stephens Co. Land Use Ordinance Proposal Review Continues

March 6, 2014

With county commissioners expected to vote on a proposed Stephens County Land Use Ordinance on Tuesday, the public still has time to review the ordinance, ask questions, and offer comments. County staff and/or Land Use Regulation Committee members will be available to review the proposed ordinance with the public tonight from 5 to 7...

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Open House on Stephens Co. Bridge Project Set for Thursday

March 5, 2014

Georgia Department of Transportation officials will be in Toccoa Thursday for an open house to discuss a planned bridge project in Stephens County. The DOT will hold an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa to discuss the planned replacement of the State Route...

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Bob Stovall Day Declared Today in Martin

March 5, 2014
Bob Stovall Day Declared Today in Martin

The town of Martin is honoring a long-time city employee. Martin has declared today as Bob Stovall Day in the town. Stovall is the clerk for the town of Martin. Mayor Don Foster said, however, that Stovall handles a lot of other responsibilities. “Bob has been in charge of the water department ever since...

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Interact Kickball Tourney Set for March 15

March 5, 2014

The Stephens County High School Interact Club is putting together its second annual kickball tournament. This year’s tournament is Saturday, March 15, starting at 10 a.m., at the Stephens County Recreation Department Rose Lane ball fields. The Interact Club is a service club at Stephens County High School sponsored by the Stephens County Rotary...

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Food Giveaways Scheduled for This Week

March 5, 2014

Two food giveaways are scheduled for this week in Stephens County. First, Martin Baptist Church is partnering with the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia to distribute free food to all qualifying residents of the Martin area of Stephens and Franklin counties today. The distribution will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. today in...

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TFC Basketball Teams Take Part in Region Tourneys

March 5, 2014

The Toccoa Falls College men’s and women’s basketball teams fall in region tournament play. This past weekend, the Eagle men traveled to Kissimmee for their south region tournament. In their first-round game, the third-seeded Eagles came back from 12 points down in the second half to defeat Piedmont International University in overtime by a...

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