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County Landfill Officially Capped, Closed

December 17, 2013

Stephens County officially gets its landfill closed. County Administrator Phyllis Ayers announced last week that Fort Lamar Services had completed the third and final phase of landfill closure. Ayers said that even though the landfill has been capped off and closed, the issue is not completely over. “It goes into the post-closure phase, which...

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Lanier Sweeps SCHS In Monday Hoops

December 17, 2013

Stephens County drops both ends of a boys-girls doubleheader in Sugar Hill on Monday. In the girls’ game, the Lady Indians scored just one point in the first quarter on their way to a 37-26 loss to Lanier. Mya Cleveland led the Lady Indians with 7 points, while LiLi Hester scored 4 points. Amber...

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SCHS Hosting Wrestling Event Today

December 17, 2013

Stephens County High School will host a big wrestling event later today in the Currahee Arena. Head Wrestling Coach Jake Setzer said that Stephens County will host Banks County, Seneca, South Carolina, and Swain County, North Carolina in a four-team varsity and junior varsity meet today. In addition, Stephens County, Banks County, and Seneca,...

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SCMS Basketball Update

December 17, 2013

The Stephens County Middle School 7th grade basketball teams sweep Franklin County. In 7th grade girls’ action, the Lady Rebels defeated FranklinCounty 22-18. Treasure Lone scored 11 points to lead the Lady Rebels, while Aliyah Martin added five points for Stephens County. In 7th grade boys’ action, the Rebels defeated Franklin County 33-30. Ty...

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EPD Solid Waste Rule Change Comment Deadline Today

December 17, 2013

Today is the deadline to submit written comments to the Georgia EPD regarding proposed changes to rules affecting composting facilities in the state.  State officials said they must have the comments by 4:30 p.m. today, which is the close of business. Comments can be e-mailed to EPDComments@dnr.state.ga.us and should include “solid waste rule amendments”...

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Stephens Co. Receives Clean FY 2013 Audit

December 16, 2013

Stephens County receives a clean audit report for Fiscal Year 2013. County Administrator Phyllis Ayers presented the audit findings to county commissioners at their meeting last Tuesday. Ayers said that Mauldin and Jenkins of Atlanta provided a clean finding to the county on the audit, which is what a government wants to receive in...

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Toccoa City Commission To Meet Today

December 16, 2013

The Toccoa City Commission will wrap up its calendar year today with its final regularly scheduled meeting for 2013. Toccoa City Commissioners are scheduled to meet at 5 p.m. today at ToccoaCity Hall. Today marks the final regularly scheduled meeting for outgoing City Commissioners Ron Seib and Andy Pavliscsak. During today’s meeting, Judge Bob...

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Work Continues on Currahee Beautification Project Efforts

December 16, 2013

Progress appears to be continuing on multiple fronts on cleanup efforts on Currahee Street in the city of Toccoa. City Commissioner Terry Carter provided an update last Monday on efforts associated with the Currahee Beautification Project. That is an effort of Toccoa and Stephens County government and private citizens underway to clean up properties...

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Ga. DOT Announces Road Work for the Week

December 16, 2013

The Georgia Department of Transportation is announcing road work in Stephens and surrounding counties this week. DOT officials said that in Stephens County, a crew will inspect drainage pipes under State Routes 328 and 17.   Elsewhere, a crew in Franklin County will reset the grade of the shoulders alongside State Route 328 to...

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Indians, Lady Indians Split Games at Habersham

December 14, 2013

The Stephens County boys pick up their second win of the year in exciting fashion. Saturday, the Indians held on for a 42-40 win over Habersham Central in non-region basketball play in Mount Airy. Habersham’s John David Herrin had two free throws to tie the game with three seconds left to tie the game,...

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