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Stephens Co. Schools After Grant

October 16, 2012

The Stephens County School System is joining with eight other school systems in Georgia to pursue a federal grant that would result in millions of dollars coming back to each of the school systems involved. The nine school systems are applying for what is called a “Race to the Top” system grant. According to...

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KTSCB Hires New Director, Rivers Alive Saturday

October 16, 2012

Keep Toccoa-Stephens County Beautiful has a new Executive Director. According to KTSCB Board Member Tim Hale, Jeremiah Laird had to step down due to other obligations, though he remains on the board. Hale said the new Executive Director is Linda Scofield. He said she will do an excellent job. “She brings a wonderful skill...

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Rabun Man Charged With Murder

October 16, 2012

By Craig Salmon, WRBN Radio, Clayton One man dies and another is charged with murder after a stabbing on Friday. Friday afternoon, between 4 and 4:30 p.m., the Rabun County Sheriff’s Office says it responded to Joe Speed Road, which is off of Warwoman Road, in reference to a possible stabbing. Upon arrival, Rabun...

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NGTC Plans Homecoming

October 16, 2012

North Georgia Technical College will host its 3rd annual Homecoming this weekend. The school says that all alumni, students and friends are invited to Homecoming 2012 on Saturday on the Clarkesville Campus of North Georgia Technical College. A number of activities are planned including a 5K Road Race, Arts & Crafts Show, Classic Car...

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DOT Promotes Franklin Co. Man

October 16, 2012

A Franklin County native and Carnesville resident is now the Georgia Department of Transportation’s Highway Maintenance Foreman for the Interstate 85-Jackson County maintenance crew. DOT District Engineer Bayne Smith, Jr. announced recently that James “Bradley” Veal has been promoted to that post. Veal has worked with the Georgia DOT since 2005, serving in the...

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Early Voting Underway in Stephens Co.

October 15, 2012

Early voting is getting underway today in Stephens County for the November election. Stephens County Registrar Theresa Kelley said that early voting will take place downstairs in the Stephens County Government Building in downtown Toccoa. “We are here Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.,” said Kelley. “We are open through lunch....

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March for Babies Held Saturday

October 15, 2012

Stephens and Franklin counties come together to support the March of Dimes. The annual March for Babies to support the March of Dimes took place Saturday at Tugaloo State Park in Franklin County. A good crowd turned out to make the two-mile walk in support of the March of Dimes, which focuses on prevention...

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Toccoa City Commission Re-affirms Shelter Loan

October 15, 2012

Toccoa City Commissioners re-affirm a previous decision regarding funding for the new Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter. Following a 90-minute discussion during a Friday work session, city commissioners made no change in their decision to provide a $200,000 bridge loan to the humane shelter to help cover construction and supply costs. Back on September 24,...

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Myers Inaugurated At TFC

October 12, 2012

Toccoa Falls College inaugurates its new President. Dr. Robert Myers was inaugurated as the seventh President of Toccoa Falls College in a formal ceremony Thursday night on campus at the Grace Chapel and Performing Arts Center. Leaders of the Christian and Missionary Alliance, along with college officials, students, and alumni, and Board of Trustees...

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Veterans Day Preparations Underway

October 12, 2012

Preparations are underway for this year’s annual Veterans’ Day Observance in Stephens County. The program will take place on Sunday, November 11 at 2 p.m. on the lawn of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. It is hosted each year by the veterans’ organizations of Stephens County, including the American Legion Post...

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