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SCMS Football Now 2-0

September 9, 2013
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The Stephens County Middle School Rebel football team is also 2-0 on the season. Saturday, the Rebels defeated Elbert County at The Reservation, 40-0. The Rebels would take a 14-0 lead at the end of the first quarter on touchdown runs by Hassan Brown and Brandon Wheeler. Stephens County would add three more touchdown...

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Hunter Education Courses Available

September 9, 2013
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With deer season approaching, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is offering opportunities for those who need the hunter education course. Officials with the Georgia DNR said the department offers two ways to make that happen.  Those are an 8-hour online course followed by a 2-hour review or the 10-hour traditional classroom course.  The...

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Franklin Co. Commission Debating Expense Reporting

September 9, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County Commissioners cannot seem to come to a decision on whether to include an extra line item detailing their expenses on the county manager’s monthly financial report. Last fall, the Franklin County Commission put a moratorium on travel expenses charged to the county after it was noted...

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Police Blotter

September 9, 2013
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The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office responded to a local industry Friday morning in reference to an individual threatening to harm themselves. According to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley, authorities responded after the individual had contacted a friend. After authorities arrived, Shirley said the individual voluntarily sought treatment and was transported to StephensCountyHospital. Shirley said...

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Flu Shots Available at Stephens Co. Health Department

September 6, 2013
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Flu season is right around the corner and state health officials are urging people to prepare early. The Stephens County Health Department announced this week it has flu shots available now for the public. District Two Public Health Spokesman Dave Palmer said that people can get flu shots at the Stephens County Health Department...

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Indians, Raiders Square Off in Battle of Currahee Mtn. Tonight

September 6, 2013
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The Stephens County Indians will look to start the football season with a second straight win over a nearby rival tonight. Stephens County travels over to MountAiry tonight to face the Habersham Central Raiders. Last week, the Indians forced seven turnovers and ran for more than 200 yards to open the season with a...

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Rivers Alive Cleanup Saturday

September 6, 2013
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Keep Toccoa-Stephens County Beautiful will turn its attention to local waterways with a clean-up event this weekend. The annual “Rivers Alive” cleanup is this Saturday. KTSCB Executive Director Linda Scofield said this Saturday’s cleanup event will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. “We are going to meet up at Yonah Dam (Park) and...

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SCSO Gets Intoxilyzer with Grant from GOHS

September 6, 2013
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The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is now using a new breath alcohol device for testing blood alcohol concentration levels in DUI cases. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said the office recently purchased the new unit with the help of a full reimbursement grant from the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. Shirley said the...

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Stephens Co. Jury Duty Announcement

September 6, 2013
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Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick said Thursday jury duty for Monday is cancelled in Stephens County, so jurors do not have to report.

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Rep. Collins Says He Can’t Support Military Action in Syria At This Time

September 6, 2013
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9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins said he does not feel that officials from the Obama administration made the case for military action in Syria during a hearing this week. Collins is the Vice Chairman of the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. He participated in this...

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