Former Boggs Mtn. Shelter Director Sentenced

June 2, 2014

By Charles Robertson, WRBN Radio, Clayton The sentencing hearing for former Boggs Mountain Animal Shelter Director Lowanda “Peanut” Kilby took place Friday in front of a packed Rabun County Courtroom. “It was a total sentence of 25 years, 15 of that to be served in confinement, the balance to be served on probation. So...

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School System Honors Retirees

June 2, 2014

The end of a school year also means that some Stephens County educators call it a career. Last month, the school system honored its retirees for this year with a reception at Stephens County High School. This year, the Stephens County School System honored 21 retirees. Stephens County school officials say those retirees had...

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Stephens Co. BOE Votes Down Solar Panel Project

June 2, 2014

The Stephens County Board of Education votes down a proposed solar panel project. At its meeting last month, the school board 4 to 3 to not allow the installation of solar panels on the roof at Stephens County High School. Board of Education members Jim Ledford, Tony Crunkleton, David Fricks, and Steve Tilley voted...

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Oconee Convicts Man of Burglary

June 2, 2014

By Dick Mangrum, WGOG Radio, Walhalla A young man with ties to Stephens County and northeast Georgia and Oconee County, South Carolina has been ordered to prison for 16 years for burglary and larceny. An Oconee County, South Carolina General Sessions Court jury Friday returned guilty verdicts against Jonathan Allen Finney as the result...

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SCHS Class of 2014 Commencement Moved Indoors

May 30, 2014

The following message is from the Stephens County School System: “Due to the threat of inclement weather, we will hold graduation inside the Currahee Arena. Start time is still 7pm. Tickets will be required to enter the arena area. Those without tickets may watch a live stream of the event in the Tugaloo Center...

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876th Engineering Company Holds Departure Ceremony

May 30, 2014
876th Engineering Company Holds Departure Ceremony

The last Georgia National Guard unit scheduled to deploy to Afghanistan gets a  send-off in Stephens County. The departure ceremony for the 876th Engineering Company took place Thursday at the Georgia Baptist Conference Center in Toccoa. The unit, based out of the Toccoa National Guard Armory, is headed to Afghanistan for a nine-month overseas...

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  • September 15, 2014The Currahee Thunder Equestrian Drill Team of Stephens County High School
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