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Today is Voter Registration Deadline in Ga. for November Election

October 6, 2014

With the November election approaching in about a month, the time to make sure you are registered to vote is here. Stephens County Registrar Theresa Kelley said that today is the deadline for someone to register to vote in order to be eligible to vote in the November election. “If you are not registered,...

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Hydrant Flushing Underway in Toccoa

October 6, 2014

The city of Toccoa is starting a period of hydrant flushing throughout the water system. Beginning last night, the City of Toccoa Water Department started opening fire hydrants throughout the system. City officials said this “free-flow” operation flushes out possible sediment build-up and harmless impurities. Officials said that as a result of hydrant flushing,...

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Indians Hang On Late, Edge Purple Hurricanes 42-34

October 6, 2014

The Stephens County Indian football team builds a lead, then hangs on late to stay unbeaten in Region 8-AAAA play. Stephens County traveled to Monroe Area High School Friday night and left with a 42-34 win over the Purple Hurricanes. Indians’ Head Coach Frank Barden said the win is another positive step forward for...

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SCMS Football Beats Hart Co., 22-8

October 6, 2014

The Stephens County Middle School football team is one win away from a conference championship. Saturday night, the Rebels defeated Hart County 22-8 at the Reservation to pick up their fourth win of the season. All of the scoring took place in the first half. Tracy Lowery led the way for the Rebels, scoring...

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Incident At Airport Thursday

October 3, 2014
Incident At Airport Thursday

All injuries were minor after an incident at the Toccoa-Stephens County Airport Thursday night. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that a plane’s landing gear appeared to collapse Thursday night as it was coming into the airport, resulting in a hard landing. It happened during the 6 p.m. hour Thursday. Shirley said that all...

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Currahee Military Weekend Underway in Stephens Co.

October 3, 2014

Stephens County is once again welcoming back the men of Camp Toccoa over the next few days. for the annual Currahee Military Weekend. Activities are scheduled for today, Saturday, and Sunday. Each year, Currahee Military Weekend pays tribute to the paratroopers that trained at Camp Toccoa before going off to fight in World War...

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SCHS Heading to Monroe Area for Region Football Tonight

October 3, 2014

The Stephens County Indian football team will look to continue its early season success when it heads on the road tonight for another region showdown. Stephens County travels to Monroe Area High School tonight to take on the Purple Hurricanes. Monroe Area is winless this year, coming into tonight’s game at 0-4 overall and...

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Habersham EMC Taps Interim CEO

October 3, 2014

Habersham Electric Membership Corporation is on the search for a new permanent CEO. Back on Monday, Habersham EMC Board of Directors Chairman Hugh Rucker announced the resignation of Todd Pealock as CEO effective on that day. Rucker’s statement Monday said Pealock resigned to seek other interests and opportunities, but was not specific. In that...

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SCHS Softball Ends in Region Tourney

October 3, 2014

The Stephens County High School softball season comes to a close. North Oconee eliminated the Lady Indians from the Region 8-AAAA tournament on Wednesday, beating them 3-0. Lexie Cash and Kelsey Westmoreland each went 2 for 3 at the plate for Stephens County, while McKenzie Rogers pitched a complete game with six strikeouts. Stephens...

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Progress Continues On Repairs to SR 51 in Hart Co.

October 3, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia In Hart County, there may be light at the end of the culvert tunnel. The new giant steel pipe has now been laid in the area where a massive sinkhole developed last Spring on State Route 51 near Hartwell. Georgia Department of Transportation Spokesperson Teri Pope said crews...

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