Combat Team Known as ‘Currahees’ Coming Home for Last Time, Says Report

October 28, 2013
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Media reports indicate that the 4th Brigade Combat Team of the 101st Airborne Division, the “Currahees” that trace their lineage to Toccoa and the “Band of Brothers” is being decommissioned earlier than first planned. According to an Associated Press report, 140 soldiers from the “Currahees” returned to Fort Campbell, Kentucky from their final deployment...

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Indians Fall to Lanier in Region 8-AAAA Football

October 28, 2013
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A strong second half from the Lanier Longhorns sends the Stephens County Indians home with a loss in Region 8-AAAA football. Stephens County led 14-10 at the half, but Lanier scored 21 second-half points to pull away and beat the Indians 31-14 Friday night in Sugar Hill. Indians’ Head Coach Travis Noland said that...

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Hartwell Passes New Alcohol Ordinance

October 28, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The City of Hartwell has passed a new alcohol ordinance that some local leaders hope will bring more businesses, and revenue to the downtown area. At their regular meeting recently, the Hartwell City Council passed the ordinance after the second reading. Under the new ordinance, the city will...

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Clarification

October 28, 2013
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AM 630 WNEG has a clarification on a story we reported last week. Last week, we reported that the Stephens County Hospital Authority voted unanimously to join a health information exchange that Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville was starting. Northeast Georgia Medical Center officials said they are just one of four entities that...

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Early Voting Ongoing in Stephens Co.

October 25, 2013
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Early voting is continuing for the November election in Stephens County. It started back on October 14 at the Stephens County Registrar’s Office. So far, Stephens County Registrar Theresa Kelley said that it is running smoothly with no problems. “It is going pretty well for a special election,” said Kelley.  “We have got about...

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Martin Fall Festival Saturday

October 25, 2013
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An annual autumn tradition returns to the town of Martin this weekend. Saturday is the 21st annual Martin Fall Festival. The Martin Woman’s Club organizes and runs the event this year. Mary McNeff with the Martin Woman’s Club said they are looking forward to a great day featuring a lot of different activities. “We...

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  • August 19, 2013English Classes
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  • April 21, 2014Divorce Care, a special help seminar and support group
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