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Kickball Tourney Fundraising Totals Coming In

March 20, 2014
Kickball Tourney Fundraising Totals Coming In

Some of the totals are in from this year’s second annual Stephens County High School Interact Club Kickball Tournament. The tournament took place last weekend at the Stephens County Recreation Department. Club Advisor Derek Demmler said that the club has raised just over $1,400 from the tournament. Money raised will go towards the Toccoa-Stephens...

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Friends of Library Presentation Tonight in Toccoa

March 20, 2014
Friends of Library Presentation Tonight in Toccoa

A northeast Georgia author will speak in Toccoa this evening. White County author Emory Jones will be at the Currahee Military Museum in Toccoa tonight at 7 p.m. speaking at an event presented by the Friends of the Toccoa-Stephens County Library. Jones has written several books about White County and northeast Georgia. His presentation...

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Grafton Beats Stowe; Wins Special Election

March 19, 2014

Michelle Grafton will serve the remainder of the unexpired term of the late Harold Andrews on the Stephens County Commission. Grafton defeated Ralph Stowe in Tuesday’s special election for Post One on the Stephens County Commission 617 to 303. That breaks down to 67.07 percent of the vote for Grafton to 32.93 percent of...

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Stephens Co. Schools Approve 2014-2015 Calendar

March 19, 2014

The Stephens County School System approves its 2014-2015 school calendar. Stephens County Board of Education members approved the calendar for next school year by a 5-2 vote at their meeting on Tuesday. David Fricks and Jim Ledford voted against the calendar. Ledford said he feels the calendar has school starting way too early. Under...

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Toccoa Renovates Amtrak Waiting Room

March 19, 2014
Toccoa Renovates Amtrak Waiting Room

The waiting room for Amtrak passengers at the historic train depot in downtown Toccoa is the recent recipient of a bit of a facelift. Back in January, Toccoa City Commissioners authorized staff to use funds to renovate the waiting room made available at the train depot on Alexander Street for those waiting for the Crescent...

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Indian Baseball Opens Region Play With Win

March 19, 2014

The Stephens County Indian baseball team defeated the Madison County Red Raiders Tuesday evening 9-1 at the Reservation to pick up their first Region 8-AAAA win of the season. Senior Josh Slate pitched six innings, giving up just one run in the win.  Slate struck out six and walked four. Mason Long pitched a...

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Currahee Military Museum Exhibit Honoring Local Veterans in March

March 19, 2014
Currahee Military Museum Exhibit Honoring Local Veterans in March

This month, the Currahee Military Museum is recognizing the eight sons of Stephens County who died during the Vietnam Conflict. The eight are recognized in this month’s local veterans showcase that is part of the Currahee Military Museum. The exhibit includes information on each veteran, along with photos and memorabilia. The eight honored are:...

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Authorities Investigating Death on Pageland Drive

March 19, 2014

Local and state authorities are investigating after a person was found dead in Toccoa Tuesday morning. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said that the police department was called to a Pageland Drive residence at 8:05 a.m. Tuesday in response to a deceased person. Jarrell said his department is investigating the death along with the...

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IRS Tax Deadline Less Than a Month Away

March 18, 2014

This year’s tax income deadline is less than a month away and the Internal Revenue Service is offering some tips and reminders for those who maybe have not done their taxes yet. The tax deadline is April 15. IRS Spokesman Mark Green said that the biggest thing he recommends is to file electronically if...

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Accident Monday Morning Reportedly Sends One To Hospital

March 18, 2014

One person was reportedly taken to the hospital by ambulance after an accident Monday morning in Stephens County. The accident occurred during the 7 a.m. hour Monday at the intersection of Rose Lane and White Pine Road. It reportedly involved two cars and backed up traffic in the area during the school rush hour Monday...

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  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
  • September 10, 2014Earn a high school diploma at night!
  • September 15, 2014The Currahee Thunder Equestrian Drill Team of Stephens County High School
  • September 15, 2014LeTourneau WABCO Employee Reunion
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