IRS Free File Now Available As Tax Season Starts

January 27, 2014

The tax filing season is right around the corner and those eligible for free filing online with the Internal Revenue Service can actually get started now. IRS Spokesman Mark Green said that “Free File” is now available to those in Georgia who wish to file their own taxes online and meet certain criteria. “Here...

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Chamber Holds Joint Ribbon Cutting

January 27, 2014

The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce recognizes two businesses with one ribbon-cutting. Thursday, the Chamber held a joint ribbon cutting for That’s a Great Deal and McGarity’s Starters and Alternators, which are both located on Big A Road in Toccoa near its intersection with Currahee Street. That’s A Great Deal is celebrating its four...

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Ga. DOT Announces Road Work

January 27, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation is announcing road work in Stephens and surrounding counties for this week. In Stephens County, a crew will be sealing the joints on the State Route 17 Alternate bridge over the railroad tracks. A lane closure will be required as work occurs. Meanwhile in Franklin County, a crew will...

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No Trial Date Yet for Brent Shubert

January 27, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A year after his arrest, no trial date has yet been set for Brent Shubert. He is the Canon man accused of murdering his fiancé a year ago. Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Parks White has asked for the death penalty in that case. White said he hopes...

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SCHS Swept at Lumpkin in Basketball Play

January 25, 2014

Stephens County comes up just short in a basketball doubleheader in Dahlonega. It was a battle of the Lady Indians and Indians as Stephens County traveled west Friday night to visit Lumpkin County in a Region 8-AAAA match-up. In the girls’ game, Stephens County fought back from an eight-point deficit in the fourth quarter...

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Toccoa Sets 2014 Goals At Retreat

January 24, 2014

The city of Toccoa is organizing its goals for the year ahead. City commissioners and staff met last week for a retreat to talk about the next 12 months. Toccoa Mayor Gail Fry said it was a good way to start off the year. “It was an opportunity for the entire commission to talk...

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  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
  • July 27, 2014 6:00 pmVacation Bible School
  • July 28, 2014 2:00 pmThe Salvation Army’s Vacation Bible School
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