Rabies Clinic in Lavonia Saturday

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The Northeast Georgia Animal Shelter in Lavonia will be holding their fall rabies clinic this week. According to Shelter Manager Tammi Jourdenais, the clinic will be held Saturday, October 22nd. “It’s going to be Saturday, October the 22nd from 10 til 2. we will be doing 1 year rabies, 3 year rabies, distemper, parvo, […]

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Early Voting Starts Today in Stephens Co.

Voters in Stephens County can begin casting their ballots in the November election today. Early voting starts today in Stephens County. Registrar Bill Cochran says that polls will be open for the next three weeks prior to the November 8 election. Polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday from today through November 4. There […]

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Banks Co. Bridge Replacement Starting This Week

Construction of a new bridge on State Route 63 in Banks County will close part of that roadway starting this week. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, the bridge on State Route 63 that carries the road over the Middle Fork Broad River will be closed to traffic starting October 18th, 2016 and lasting through July 14th, 2017. Georgia […]

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Deadline Today for Those With IRS Tax Extension

Today is the deadline for those who were granted six-month federal income tax extensions in the Spring to file their taxes. The Internal Revenue Service has urged taxpayers whose tax-filing extension runs out today to double check their returns for often-overlooked tax benefits and then file their returns electronically using IRS e-file or the Free File system. According to the […]

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Red Cross Puts Out Call for Platelet Donations

The American Red Cross said it has an emergency need for eligible donors to make an appointment now to give platelets to ensure critical patient needs are met. Platelets are the clotting portion of blood primarily given to cancer patients during treatment and must be transfused within five days of donation, and therefore, are always in great demand. According to […]

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Reported Structure Fire Friday

Stephens County fire crews responded to a reported structure fire on Friday. It occurred during the morning hours on Cleveland Drive. That is along Lake Hartwell, off of Ridgemore Drive and Holly Springs Road. Also, there were reports of emergency crews responding to an apparent accident over the weekend in the New Hope area of Stephens County.

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Indians Win Homecoming Over Madison Co

  Stephens County picks up a win on Homecoming. The Indians used a big first half to help propel themselves to a 34-7 win over Madison County in Toccoa on Friday night. Quarterback Jackson Bell threw three touchdown passes and ran for another to pace the Stephens County offense. Head Coach Frank Barden said the Indians played a strong, well-balanced […]

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Stephens Co. BOE Gets Facility Update

Stephens County school system staff is still working to put together bids on a couple of purchases involving Stephens County High School. At a work session on Thursday, the Board of Education received a facility update on the high school. Last month, the school board approved for staff to obtain bids on the installation of steps from the parking lot […]

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Family Connection Fundraiser Coming Up This Month

A trivia contest involving both Stephens County students and area adults this month will help raise money for a local organization. Family Connection of Stephens County is hosting the third annual “Are You Smarter than a Stephens County 5th Grader?” competition on October 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the Tugaloo Performing Arts Center at Stephens County High School in Toccoa. […]

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