SCHS Softball Ends in Region Tourney

October 3, 2014

The Stephens County High School softball season comes to a close. North Oconee eliminated the Lady Indians from the Region 8-AAAA tournament on Wednesday, beating them 3-0. Lexie Cash and Kelsey Westmoreland each went 2 for 3 at the plate for Stephens County, while McKenzie Rogers pitched a complete game with six strikeouts. Stephens...

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Progress Continues On Repairs to SR 51 in Hart Co.

October 3, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia In Hart County, there may be light at the end of the culvert tunnel. The new giant steel pipe has now been laid in the area where a massive sinkhole developed last Spring on State Route 51 near Hartwell. Georgia Department of Transportation Spokesperson Teri Pope said crews...

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Solar Panel Company Wants BOE To Re-consider Request

October 2, 2014

A company that has spent months trying to convince the Stephens County Board of Education to allow it to place solar panels on land near Stephens County High School is asking the school board to consider its proposal one more time. United Renewable Energy President William Silva has written an open letter to the...

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“Band of Brothers” Episode Showing Tonight at Schaefer Center

October 2, 2014

Most of the activities for Currahee Military Weekend get started on Friday. However, there will be one event tonight to get things started in downtown Toccoa. Tonight, Main Street Toccoa and the Currahee Military Museum are teaming up to show the first episode of the “Band of Brothers” mini-series at the Schaefer Center in...

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Agreement Reached Between Blue Cross, NGHS

October 2, 2014

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia and Northeast Georgia Health System say they have a new agreement in place. Both sides say the new, multi-year agreement, which was announced earlier this week and took effect on October 1, will allow patients with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia health insurance to continue to receive...

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Charges Filed in Tuesday I-85 Wreck

October 2, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The driver of the 18-wheeler that overturned Tuesday on Interstate 85 in Franklin County faces charges in Georgia. It happened about 10 a.m. Tuesday near mile marker 174 in the southbound lane of I-85 near the Franklin/Hart County line. Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas says the driver of...

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