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TFC Singing Men Perform At Turner Field

May 5, 2015

A group of local singers perform at Turner Field. The Toccoa Falls College Singing Men performed the National Anthem at last night’s Atlanta Braves game against the Philadelphia Phillies in Atlanta at Turner Field. This is not the first time they have sung the anthem at Turner Field, having performed it numerous times in...

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TFC Counseling Program Recognized

May 5, 2015

Toccoa Falls College receives recognition for its counseling program. In March 2015, the website, BestCounselingDegrees.com, published a ranking for the Top 25 Small Colleges for a Counseling Degree. The list was arranged by the overall undergraduate graduation rate with a counseling degree and TFC made the list. Toccoa Falls College officials said they are...

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“A Taste of Toccoa” Held Saturday

May 4, 2015

“A Taste of Toccoa” celebrates its 25th year. Saturday, a large crowd came to downtown Toccoa on a beautiful day to enjoy the annual culinary event. People tried different foods from a host of Stephens County restaurants and caterers, while enjoying entertainment and more. This was the first year that Main Street Toccoa held...

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State Baseball Playoffs Underway

May 4, 2015

The state baseball playoffs are underway. First round games took place this past Friday and Saturday throughout the state. At the AAAA level, Region 8-AAAA teams split first-round series with teams from Region 7-AAAA in the best-of-three series. Region 8 champ Buford swept Heritage of Catoosa, while Region 8 runner-up North Hall swept Pickens....

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Stephens Co. Commission Meeting Today

April 28, 2015

Stephens County Commissioners are expected to vote on whether to approve the issuance of $4.5 million in bonds in order to forward fund road work in the county at their meeting later today. The county commission is scheduled to meet at 5:30 p.m. today in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse...

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Deputy Cruz Thomas Honored On Rolling Memorial

April 28, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A group known as the Blue Knights pays tribute to the memory of Franklin and Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputy Cruz Thomas. Thomas was killed last May on I-85 while in pursuit of a speeding vehicle. During the chase, Thomas’ cruiser was cut-off by a truck that changed lanes...

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Local Teachers Headed to Normandy This Summer With Grant

April 27, 2015

Two Stephens County High School teachers are headed overseas this summer thanks to a grant. Teachers Derek Demmler and Amanda Rogowski have received a Rural Teacher Global Fellowship sponsored by the Rural School and Community Trust. The goal of the fellowship is to create unique personal and professional development experiences for rural teachers. According...

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SCDA Approves Lease for Possible Rail Spur

April 27, 2015

The Stephens County Development Authority is continuing to work to try to help a local business get off the ground. At its monthly meeting, the Development Authority board voted unanimously to approve a lease agreement with Southeast Metals and Recycling regarding a proposed rail spur. Southeast Metals and Recycling is looking to locate and...

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Corps Opening More Hartwell Areas on Friday

April 27, 2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Hartwell Lake Office says it will open a number of area campgrounds for the 2015 recreation season on Friday. In this area, that includes Oconee Point Campground and Coneross Campground in Oconee County, South Carolina, along with Paynes Creek Campground and Georgia River Campground in Hart County. In...

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Ag Commissioner Issues Additional Blue Bell Warning

April 27, 2015

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the expanded recall of all Blue Bell Creameries products currently in the marketplace, due to possible health risk. The products were distributed in Georgia and include all Blue Bell ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet and frozen snack products. Black says that the Georgia Department of...

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