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Franklin Co. Elections Superintendent Resigns

January 21, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County is looking for a new Elections Superintendent. Former Elections Superintendent Tess Eubanks has resigned. Her last day was last Friday, January 10. “She said an opportunity had presented itself that she could not refuse,” said Franklin County Manager John Phillips Wednesday. “She said she has enjoyed...

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TFC Basketball Update

January 21, 2014

The Toccoa Falls College Eagle men’s basketball team drops a home game. Toccoa Falls lost to Emmanuel College Monday at home, 84-62.  Josh Barrett led the Eagles with 16 points. That wraps up a busy few days for the Eagle men. Last Thursday, TFC’s men defeated Pensacola Christian 98-92 in overtime.  Josh Barrett had...

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Gasaway Named Committee Secretary

January 21, 2014

28th District State Representative Dan Gasaway will serve as the Secretary of the Human Relations & Aging Committee in the State House. The State House Committee on Assignments made that announcement last week. Gasaway said he is honored that House leadership felt him worthy of this responsibility. He will also serve as a member...

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Cause of Reported ‘Boom’ Unknown

January 21, 2014

There is no word on what caused a loud boom Monday in Stephens County. WNEG received multiple reports of the boom and a feeling of the ground or buildings shaking along Highways 106 and 145 south of Toccoa. Authorities had no reports of anything that would have caused the boom and no reason has...

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Crump, Adams Found Guilty

January 20, 2014

Guilty. That’s the verdict handed down to two Toccoa men charged in a plot to produce ricin and attack the U.S. government by a jury in U.S. District Court Friday in Gainesville on multiple counts. Samuel J. Crump and Ray H. Adams, both of Toccoa, were each found guilty on one count of Conspiracy...

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Shelter Still Working to Help Cats Taken From Home Earlier This Month

January 20, 2014
Shelter Still Working to Help Cats Taken From Home Earlier This Month

The Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter continues to deal with the aftermath of taking in 77 cats from one location earlier this month. The cats were taken in from a home on DeFoor Road. Shelter Director Jeff Roberts said that so far, the shelter has been able to transfer more than 40 cats to other...

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Toccoa To Host Statewide Traveling Art Show

January 20, 2014

A traveling statewide art exhibit will make its way to Toccoa for a stop next week. Main Street Toccoa, the Currahee Artists’ Guild, and the Stephens County Historical Society are teaming up to host the “Inspired Georgia” traveling art show starting a week from Tuesday, January 28. The Georgia Council for the Arts owns...

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MLK Day Observance Today in Toccoa

January 20, 2014

Stephens County will commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day today with an annual event. The annual interfaith service will begin at noon today at Trinity C.M.E.Church in Toccoa. Following that, the annual March from the Church to ToccoaCity Hall will begin at 2 p.m. This annual service and march comes after weeks of activities...

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SCHS Basketball Splits at Home with Franklin Co.

January 20, 2014

The Franklin County Lady Lions scored the first 20 points of the game Saturday night en route to a 62-18 win over the Stephens County Lady Indians at the Currahee Arena. The Lady Indians only scored five points in the first quarter and could not score more than six points in any quarter of...

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SCHS Drops Two To Walnut Grove in Region Hoops

January 18, 2014

A trip to Walnut Grove results in two close losses for Stephens County basketball. In the girls’ game Friday, Audresha Merritt put Stephens County on top 55-54 with a free throw with less than seven seconds to go in the game after the Lady Indians trailed by as many as eight points in the...

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  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
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