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Teacher At Center of SCHS Cat Controversy To Return To Class; Resigns At End of Year

November 14, 2014

A teacher at the center of a cat castration controversy at Stephens County High School can return to the classroom Friday. Thursday, the Stephens County Board of Education voted 6 to 1 to suspend teacher Daniel Hebert retroactive to November 7. That means his suspension ended Friday (Nov. 14). Last week, Hebert castrated two...

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Stephens Co. Holds Farm City Week Banquet

November 14, 2014

Local leaders hear from Georgia’s Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner at an annual banquet. Ralph Hudgens was the guest speaker at Thursday’s annual Toccoa-Stephens County Farm City Week Banquet at the Currahee Campus of North Georgia Technical College. Stephens County Farm Bureau organizes the banquet each year. Hudgens talked about his long love of...

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Indians Head to Football Playoffs Tonight

November 14, 2014

The second season starts tonight for the Stephens County Indian football team. Stephens County heads on the road this evening to face Pickens in the first round of the AAAA football playoffs. The Indians are the third seed in Region 8-AAAA, finishing with a 7-3 overall record. Meanwhile, Pickens is 8-2 on the year...

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Pollock Resigns As Habersham Football Coach

November 14, 2014

Habersham Central High School is on the lookout for a new head football coach, according to media reports. Accessnorthga.com is reporting that Michael Pollock resigned Thursday from the head football coaching position of the Raiders. Habersham Central went 1-9 this past season. Pollock was in his second year coaching the Habersham Central football team....

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Two Arrested in Toccoa Fight

November 13, 2014

Two people face charges after an incident at a Toccoa residence last week. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said that authorities arrested both 19-year-old Tefrem Demond Thornton of Toccoa and 17-year-old Jarrad Scot McCraw of Toccoa last week. Jarrell said everything stems from an incident at a home on Julia Lane at about 6:30...

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Franklin Co. and Its IBA Stepping In to Keep Ty Cobb’s Doors Open

November 13, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Just two years after its grand opening, Ty Cobb Regional Medical Center in Lavonia is in a financial crisis so severe they cannot make their next bond payment, which is due December 1st. It now falls to the County to make those payments. In a joint press release...

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Mobile Job Training Unit to Stop in Toccoa

November 13, 2014

A mobile job training unit will return to Toccoa next week to help area residents. The Georgia Mountains Regional Commission Workforce Development Mobile Training Unit will set up at the Toccoa-Stephens County Library on Monday. Mobile Training Unit Instructor Micah Thomas said the mobile unit can provide people with help on their resumes. “We...

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Investigation Into Cat Incident At SCHS Nearing Completion

November 13, 2014

Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter Director Jeff Roberts says that Animal Control hopes to have its investigation into an incident involving a cat castration at Stephens County High School concluded in the next day or two. Roberts said to WNEG that he can confirm that two cats were castrated, that they had not had rabies...

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Mobile Food Pantry in Stephens Co. Today

November 13, 2014

A mobile food pantry will stop in Stephens County today. It will be at the parking lot of the Toccoa First United Methodist Church on East Tugalo Street in Toccoa from 10 a.m. until food is gone. Food will be distributed to families in need on a first come, first serve basis. People will...

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Power House Fundraiser Saturday

November 13, 2014

The Power House for Kids will host a “Retro Prom” fundraising party on Saturday from 7 to 10:30 p.m. at the X-Factor/Cornerstone Restaurant in Toccoa. Tickets for the event are $25. Proceeds from the event support “Darkness to Light,” which is a program intended to train local educators to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly...

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