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Stephens Co. To Continue Budget Talks Tuesday

June 3, 2013

Stephens County Commissioners will continue budget discussions at a meeting this week. The commission will hold a budget retreat Tuesday at 8 a.m. at the Kimsey Center on the Clary Connector in Eastanollee. County commissioners held a budget retreat last month over two days. Following that, Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers said that the...

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Former Stephens Co. Coach, Teacher Charged in Hall Co.

June 3, 2013

A former Stephens County High School baseball coach who was most recently the head baseball coach at Johnson High School in Gainesville is facing a charge of public indecency in Hall County. The Hall County Sheriff’s Office said it has charged 47-year-old Tony Ray Wilson of Buford with one count of misdemeanor public indecency...

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Anniversary Marked at Camp Toccoa

June 3, 2013
Anniversary Marked at Camp Toccoa

Stephens County takes time to recognize some of the men of Camp Toccoa. Saturday, Stephens County hosted the 70th anniversary celebration for the 511th and 517th Parachute Infantry Regiments. A number of activities took place, including a small program on the Camp Toccoa site on Currahee Mountain. Camp Toccoa at Currahee Steering Committee Chairperson...

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Hart Co. Humane Society Receives Grant

June 3, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The Hart County Humane Society is the recipient of a grant to help with spaying and neutering animals. Recently, Hart County Humane Society President Donna Madkiff received a grant check from Georgia Department of Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black in the amount of $7,500. Madkiff said the money would...

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Sandy Steele Named SCHS Principal

May 31, 2013

Stephens County High School has a new principal. Thursday, the Stephens County Board of Education voted to approve Sandy Steele as the new principal at the high school effective July 1. Steele moves to the high school from the Stephens County School System Administrative Offices, where he has served as Assistant Superintendent for Teaching...

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Jerry Steele To Resign From Stephens Co. Board of Education

May 31, 2013

Speaking of Jerry Steele … he said that he will leave his position on the Board of Education at the end of next month. Steele announced his resignation Thursday at the Board of Education’s called meeting and the board then accepted it. The resignation will become effective June 30. Steele said with his son...

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Nelms Out as Stephens Co. E-911/EMA Director

May 31, 2013

Stephens County is looking for a new E-911 and Emergency Management Agency Director. County Administrator Phyllis Ayers said that the decision was made to terminate Rex Nelms without cause from that position Thursday. “The board, I, and the county attorney all consulted and decided that we wanted to move the E-911 center in a...

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Doyle St. Pool Still Closed

May 31, 2013

The Doyle Street Pool remains closed due to problems with the pool’s pumps. Toccoa-Stephens County YMCA CEO Robin Dake said Thursday that problems with the pumps at the pool have persisted through the week. As a result, the pool remains closed until further notice. Dake said the YMCA continues to work on getting the...

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Music Series Kicks Off Saturday in Toccoa

May 31, 2013

A summer music series returns to downtown Toccoa this weekend for its second year. The 2nd annual “Ida Cox Music Series” will begin this Saturday night in downtown Toccoa. Main Street Toccoa Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said that they are looking forward to a successful summer of outdoor music. “One of our goals in...

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Camp Toccoa Celebration, D-Day Run This Weekend

May 31, 2013

Stephens County is hosting an anniversary celebration this weekend for two Camp Toccoa regiments. The 70th Anniversary Celebration for the 511th and 517th Parachute Infantry Regiments who trained at Camp Toccoa will take place today and Saturday. Saturday, a program to recognize the two regiments will take place at 11 a.m. on the Camp...

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