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Scholars Honored at Reception

April 30, 2014

Stephens County High School  Scholars were honored at the annual Scholar Reception Tuesday night at Stephens County High School. The reception was sponsored by the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce Education Committee. Committee Vice-Chair Greg Pitts says it is a special time to honor a special group. “We’re honoring 24 young people who are...

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Franklin County Man Arrested on Meth Charges

April 30, 2014

A Franklin County man sits behind bars charged with trafficking meth. Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas said on Friday, deputies arrested Chad Jacobs, age 30, in the Gumlog area. Jacobs allegedly had over a ½ pound of Methamphetamine in his possession with a street value of approximately $8,000.00. Deputies also seized $1,400 in cash....

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Corps to Open Campgrounds and Day Use Areas May 1

April 30, 2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Hartwell Lake Office will be opening area campgrounds and day use areas for the 2014 recreation season tomorrow (May 1st). Campgrounds include: Oconee Point and Coneross in Oconee County, South Carolina, Payne’s Creek and Georgia River in Hart County, and Crescent Group in Anderson, South Carolina. Day use...

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National Day of Prayer May 1

April 30, 2014

The Annual Community Observance of the National Day of Prayer will be held this Thursday at 12 noon on the Stephens County Courthouse Square.  The Stephens County High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes will provide the program and will include the Stephens County High School JROTC. Brianna Pruitt is Co-President of the Fellowship of...

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FCHS Student Wins Scholarship

April 30, 2014

A Franklin County High School student receives an award from the National Federation of Independent Business’s Young Entrepreneur Foundation. Addie Thomason of Martin was one of four award winners announced recently. Thomason won the National Federal of Independent Business/McKee Foods Young Enterpreneur Award. The Young Entrepreneur Awards is a scholarship program designed to reward...

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Stephens Co. Mobile Home Taxes Due Thursday

April 29, 2014

Thursday, May 1 is the deadline to pay mobile home taxes in Stephens County. That is according to Stephens County Tax Commissioner Dene Hicks. She said that those tax bills went out weeks ago and for those who do not pay on or by Thursday, there will be an immediate financial penalty. “Unlike property...

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Franklin Co. Gets Money for Sewer Expansion

April 29, 2014
Franklin Co. Gets Money for Sewer Expansion

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Local leaders in Franklin County say they hope the planned installation of a new sewer line along the I-85 corridor will be an answer to the county’s economic prayers. Recently, Franklin County and the City of Carnesville received a USDA loan and grant package in the amount of...

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Power House For Kids Plants Pinwheel Garden

April 29, 2014
Power House For Kids Plants Pinwheel Garden

Power House for Kids is calling attention to the problem of child abuse this month. Earlier this month, the organization planted a pinwheel garden in front of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. The organization said 264 pinwheels were planted to represent the 264 cases of child abuse in Stephens, Habersham, and...

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Hartwell Cleanup Receives Award

April 29, 2014

Clean-up efforts at Lake Hartwell receive recognition. Recently, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Hartwell Lake Project was named by Rivers Alive as the 2013 Government Partner of the Year. The award recognizes the project’s efforts during the annual Hartwell Lake clean-up campaign. Rivers Alive is an outreach program led by the Georgia Department...

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City of Toccoa To Purchase Vehicles

April 29, 2014

The Toccoa City Commission met Monday night at Toccoa City Hall. One of the actions by the commission was the adoption of a resolution to use money from the fund balance to purchase utility vehicles. According to Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse the city needs to replace two meter reading trucks in the water...

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  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
  • September 10, 2014Earn a high school diploma at night!
  • September 15, 2014The Currahee Thunder Equestrian Drill Team of Stephens County High School
  • September 15, 2014LeTourneau WABCO Employee Reunion
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