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TFC Basketball Back in Action

January 16, 2014

Toccoa Falls College’s basketball teams are back in action following the holiday break. The men’s team played three region games in Florida last week. The Eagles topped Johnson of Florida 69-49 and Trinity College 56-47, but fell in overtime at Trinity Baptist 66-61. Meanwhile, the TFC women’s basketball team traveled to Wesleyan College and...

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Scarborough Serving as Stephens Co. Commission Chair

January 15, 2014

Stephens County Commissioners select their chair and vice-chair for 2014. The county commission held its first meeting of the year on Tuesday and unanimously voted to name Dean Scarborough as Chairman and Dennis Bell as Vice-Chairman. Scarborough said he is looking forward to again serving as Chairman of the County Commission. “I want to...

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Stephens Co. Sets Qualifying Fees for County Commission, BOE

January 15, 2014

Stephens County sets its qualifying fees for this year’s General Election ballot. County commissioners voted unanimously to set the qualifying fees for both the Stephens County Commission and Stephens County Board of Education races on the ballot this year at Tuesday’s meeting. The fees are set at three percent of the position’s base salary,...

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Stephens Co. Relay for Life Kick-off Thursday

January 15, 2014

The American Cancer Society is getting ready to start up another Relay for Life campaign in Stephens County. This year’s Relay for Life Kick-off Event is scheduled for Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church on Tugalo Street in downtown Toccoa. American Cancer Society Stephens County Community Manager Tracey Long said...

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Noland Thankful for SCHS Opportunity

January 15, 2014

Travis Noland is speaking out on his decision to leave Stephens County High School for the head football job at Oconee County High School. The Oconee County Board of Education approved Noland’s hire Monday night. He said leaving Stephens County High School after nine seasons was a difficult decision to make. “In this business,...

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All-Region Football Teams Announced

January 15, 2014

Five Stephens County Indian football players are on this year’s Region 8-AAAA all-region first or second team. Offensive lineman Ben Cleveland was the only Indian named to the first team Meanwhile, four Indians made second team All-Region. They are running back Sapario Reese, offensive lineman Thomas Lowery, linebacker Desmond Wheeler, and punter Kenneth Brock....

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Students Back at S. Hart Elementary

January 15, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia South Hart Elementary School students are back in class after having most of last week off due to damage from last week’s freezing temperatures. When the sub-zero cold hit last Tuesday, pipes burst at South Hart Elementary, affecting seven classrooms, five hallways and the main atrium. Hart County...

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Fry Named Toccoa Mayor for 2014

January 14, 2014

Gail Fry will serve as Mayor for Toccoa in 2014. Monday, the city commission unanimously voted to have Fry take over as Mayor for the next 12 months. The commission selects a mayor and vice-mayor from among itself each year. Fry said she looked forward to serving as Mayor. “We have a great commission,”...

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Savannah Lane, Part of Adjacent Alley to be Abandoned

January 14, 2014

Toccoa City Commissioners make the final decision to abandon Savannah Lane and part of an adjacent alley. Commissioners once again heard the final reading of that proposed abandonment Monday. The First United Methodist Church requested the abandonment, stating that they own all of the property around what is proposed to be abandoned and would...

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Noland Leaving SCHS for Oconee Co. Football Job

January 14, 2014

It appears that Stephens County High School is in the market for a new head football coach. The Athens Banner-Herald is reporting today that Monday night, the Oconee County, Georgia Board of Education approved the hire of Travis Noland as the new head football coach at Oconee County High School. Noland has been at...

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