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Meet the Artist Show in Toccoa This Weekend

February 22, 2013

The Currahee Artists’ Guild is hosting its annual “Meet the Artist Show and Sale” this weekend in downtown Toccoa. The show takes place tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on East Doyle Street in downtown Toccoa. 39 artists and artisans will be available to show their...

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Stephens Co. Approves School Calendar for 2013-2014

February 21, 2013

The Stephens County School System has its calendar in place for next school year. The Stephens County Board of Education approved the 2013-2014 school calendar at its meeting on Tuesday. The 2013-2014 student calendar again has 174 student days, the same as it has in this current school year. Under the calendar approved Tuesday,...

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SCHS Hires New JROTC Senior Army Instructor

February 21, 2013
SCHS Hires New JROTC Senior Army Instructor

A new JROTC Senior Army Instructor will start at Stephens County High School in a little over a month. Tuesday, the Stephens County Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of Lieutenant Colonel David A. Priatko as the new JROTC Senior Army Instructor. Priatko comes to Stephens County High School after retiring from the...

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SCSO Sees Increase in Calls For Service in 2012

February 21, 2013

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office sees an increase in calls in 2012. According to the office’s annual report released recently, the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office saw 21,791 calls for service in 2012, up from 20,582 in 2011. Sheriff Randy Shirley said that is a very high number for a department of the size of...

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Crump, Adams Trial Delayed

February 21, 2013

The two remaining Northeast Georgia men charged in an alleged plot to attack the U.S. government will not go to trial this month as first scheduled. According to a document filed in U.S. District Court in Gainesville, District Court Judge Richard W. Story granted a continuance February 8 in the trial of Ray H....

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Wilbros Hearing Postponed

February 20, 2013

The scheduled continuation of a hearing seeking a preliminary injunction against Wilbros will not happen today as scheduled. The preliminary injunction hearing was removed from the calendar, according to Stack and Associates, the firm representing Stephens County and the other plaintiffs in the civil suit against Wilbros. Stephens County, the city of Toccoa, the...

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T-SC Day Held In Atlanta

February 20, 2013
T-SC Day Held In Atlanta

Representatives from Toccoa and Stephens County are back after making the trip to Atlanta Tuesday for Toccoa-Stephens County Day at the Capitol. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce and the Stephens County Development Authority coordinated the day-long event in Atlanta. Chamber Chair Lee Ellen Fields said the day provided an opportunity for local leaders...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Breaks Ground on Wound Care Center

February 20, 2013

Work on Stephens County Hospital’s wound care center is moving forward. Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said that crews have started site work on the Falls Road property where the hospital will construct the new facility. He said the hospital is very happy to see work has started. “We expect the wound care center should...

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Leap for Literacy Raises More Than $8,000

February 20, 2013
Leap for Literacy Raises More Than $8,000

Stephens County raises thousands of dollars for area literacy programs through this year’s Leap for Literacy. The 7th annual Leap for Literacy took place this past Saturday at the Georgia Baptist Conference Center in Toccoa. A number of people made the leap into the frigid, wind-swept waters of Lake Louise to raise money to...

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SCHS Students Win At SkillsUSA

February 20, 2013

Stephens County High School is sending 18 SkillsUSA winners to the Georgia SkillsUSA Conference. The 18 students from Stephens County consist of the first and second place winners of the January 24 SkillsUSA Region 2 High School Competition at North Georgia Technical College. SkillsUSA is a national career and technical student organization that holds...

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