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County Working with DOT on Stonewall Court Bridge Closure

March 24, 2015

Stephens County Public Works Director Tim Mitchem said he is working with the Department of Transportation regarding the closure of a bridge over the Norfolk Southern Railroad. Last week, Mitchem announced that the Georgia DOT had told the county that the Stonewall Court bridge over the railroad required immediate closing. Stonewall Court is located...

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Police Blotter

March 24, 2015

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary from over the weekend. According to a report on file, a deputy responded to a residence on Brady Street on Sunday evening, where a man reported that he had been out of town for a few days and when he returned, he noticed items missing...

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New Court Order Forthcoming In Wilbros Civil Suit

March 23, 2015

The two sides in the Wilbros civil suit in Stephens County Superior Court will propose new court orders to present to the judge for a new court order in connection to the case. Attorneys on both sides appeared before Judge Robert Adamson in a hearing Friday morning in Stephens County Superior Court. Stephens County...

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Toccoa City Commission Meeting Today

March 23, 2015

Toccoa City Commissioners will have the city pool and the Pines golf course on their agendas for a meeting and work session later today. First, city commissioners will meet for a work session at Toccoa City Hall starting at 4 p.m. During the work session, the city commission is first expected to discuss a...

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SCHS Powder Puff Game Benefits Special Olympics

March 23, 2015

Stephens County High School students come together to have fun and raise money for a good cause. Friday night, Stephens County High School hosted its first “Powder Puff” football game at the Reservation. All of the proceeds from the “Powder Puff” game benefited Stephens County Special Olympics. Stephens County High School student Kaitlyn Phillips...

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Franklin Co. Schools Receive Five Year Accreditation

March 23, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The Franklin County School System wins accreditation for another five years. “The external review team is recommending to the AdvancedEd Accreditation Commission that the Franklin County School System earn the distinction of district accreditation for the five-year term that expires June 30,2019,” said SACs team leader Dr. Kathy...

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NGTC Honors Adult Education Volunteers

March 23, 2015
NGTC Honors Adult Education Volunteers

On March 12, 2015, the volunteers for North Georgia Technical College’s Adult Education programs in Habersham, White, Rabun, and Stephens Counties were honored at a special breakfast celebration. Throughout Northeast Georgia, North Georgia Technical College’s adult education centers offer free classes to those who wish to attain their GED or prepare for college entrance...

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Wilbros Case Back into Court in Toccoa Today

March 20, 2015

The Wilbros civil case in Stephens County Superior Court will be back in a Toccoa courtroom later today. Judge Robert Adamson will hear from both sides in the case at a hearing today at 9:30 a.m. in the Stephens County Government Building in downtown Toccoa. According to Stephens County Attorney Brian Ranck, the judge...

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Ga. DOT Closes Stonewall Court Bridge Over Railroad

March 20, 2015

Stephens County officials said that the Georgia Department of Transportation has required the county to close a bridge over the Norfolk Southern railroad. According to Stephens County Public Works Director Tim Mitchem, the Georgia DOT has told the county that the Stonewall Court bridge over the railroad requires immediate closing. Mitchem said that an...

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Job Fair Next Week in Stephens Co.

March 20, 2015

The Georgia Department of Labor will host a veterans’ job fair next week in Stephens County. Toccoa Career Center Manager Greg Pitts said the job fair will be on Thursday, March 26 in the Mitchell Allen Meeting Room at the historic train depot in downtown Toccoa. “The event will be from 9 a.m. until...

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