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NGTC Joins National Education Reform Network

March 18, 2014

North Georgia Technical College is one of 12 institutions selected to join a national network organized by a non-profit centered around education reform. It is called the Achieving the Dream National Reform Network. North Georgia Tech joins schools in Alabama, Georgia, Kansas, Texas, New   York, California, Kentucky, and Wisconsin in entering the network...

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Franklin Co. Schools Consider Energy Savings Proposal

March 18, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Members of the Franklin County School Board say they need more time to consider a plan that might save the school system on energy costs. At its work session recently, the Franklin County Board of Education heard from representatives of Energy Solutions, Inc. Franklin County School Superintendent Dr....

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SCMS, SCHS Baseball Back In Action Today

March 18, 2014

The Stephens County Middle School Rebel baseball team remains undefeated after two wins last week. Last Tuesday, the Rebels defeated Elbert County 15-2. Then on Friday, the Rebels came back after trailing 4-0 to beat Franklin County 5-4. Stephens County Middle School’s baseball team is scheduled to host Hart County today at 4:30 p.m....

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Stephens Co. Special Election Today

March 18, 2014

Voters in Stephens County will head to the polls today to decide a special election for an unexpired term on the Stephens County Commission. Michelle Grafton and Ralph Stowe are running in the election voters are deciding today. The winner will serve out the remainder of the unexpired term of the late Harold Andrews...

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SCDA Approves Budget Proposal

March 17, 2014

The Stephens County Development Authority has its budget proposal in place for the next fiscal year. Tuesday, the Development Authority unanimously approved a proposed budget of $360,000 to submit with its budget request to both the city of Toccoa and Stephens County. Development Authority Executive Director Tim Martin said this approved proposal comes after...

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Powell Hosts S. Carolina Delegation in Atlanta

March 17, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Georgia and South Carolina lawmakers take another step towards forging a working relationship on the issue of the Savannah River. Members of a delegation from the South Carolina Savannah River Water Caucus were recently the guests of State Representative Alan Powell, who represents Franklin and Hart counties, in...

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Stephens Co. Unemployment Drops Slightly

March 17, 2014

Stephens County sees its unemployment rate drop slightly to start 2014. State labor department numbers show that Stephens County had a preliminary January unemployment rate of 6.9 percent. That is one-tenth of a percentage point lower than the revised December 2013 rate of 7.0 percent. It is also a full 2.3 percentage points lower...

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Stephens Co. Pre-K Registration Underway

March 17, 2014

Pre-Kindergarten registration is currently taking place in the Stephens County School System. It started back on March 3 and continues through March 28 at each elementary school. Children must be four years old on or before September 1, 2014 to be eligible for enrollment in Pre-K. Parents need to bring the following items with...

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TFC Baseball Takes Three Out of Four Last Week

March 17, 2014

The Toccoa Falls College baseball team is on the road today at Southeastern University in Lakeland. Last week, the Eagles split a doubleheader with EmmanuelCollege and swept a doubleheader against Clearwater Christian College. Against Emmanuel, Toccoa Falls College won the first game 6-0 and lost the second game 7-4. In Game One, Zach Murdock...

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NGTC Athlete Signs With NCAA School

March 17, 2014

A North Georgia Technical College athlete signs to play at a higher level. North Georgia Tech Cross Country runner Cale Pirtle is moving up from the National Junior College Athletic Association to the NCAA after signing his letter of intent to run the 2014-2015 Cross Country and Track and Field seasons at Clayton State...

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