Stephens Co. Day Use Area To Close Jan. 1

November 8, 2013
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More cuts by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will affect one of the Corps’ recreation areas in Stephens County. This week, the Corps of Engineers announced that it was reducing park operations and visitor services at a number of areas on both Lakes Hartwell and Thurmond for Fiscal Year 2014. Among the announced...

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Battle of the Indians at the Reservation Tonight

November 8, 2013
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Win and they are in the post-season. That is the situation facing the Stephens County Indians as they host Lumpkin County at the Reservation in the final regular-season game of the season for both teams. The Indians will make the AAAA state football playoffs if they defeat Lumpkin County or if Eastside loses to...

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Toccoa Man Pleads Guilty to Burglaries, Break-ins

November 8, 2013
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A Toccoa man charged in connection to multiple burglaries, along with a vehicle break-in at a local church earlier this year will serve time in prison after pleading guilty. 24-year-old Joshua Franklin Spearman of Toccoa pleaded guilty in Stephens County Superior Court last week to two counts of burglary in the first degree, four...

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SCHS’s Lewis in State Cross Country Meet Saturday

November 8, 2013
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Stephens County High School’s Deanna Lewis will run in the Girls’ AAAA Cross Country State Championship tomorrow in Carrollton. Lewis won the Region 8-AAAA Girls’ Individual Championship last month at WilliamsMillPark in Flowery Branch, qualifying her for the state meet. The AAAA Girls’ race takes place at 9:50 a.m.

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USFS Waiving Fees At Day Use Sites for Veterans Day

November 8, 2013
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The U.S. Forest Service will waive fees at most of its day-use recreation sites over the Veterans Day holiday weekend this weekend. The fee waivers are offered in cooperation with other federal agencies under the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act. The Forest Service said day-use fees will be waived at all standard amenity fee...

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Hartwell Elementary Slated to Re-open Monday

November 8, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Hartwell Hartwell Elementary School is closed today because of a problem with bats. According to school officials, the bats are nesting in a corner crawl space at one end of the school building. Hart County Assistant School Superintendent Kathy Leard said school officials met Tuesday night with concerned parents...

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