Plantiffs File Brief in Wilbros Civil Court Case

February 18, 2014

Stephens County and the other plaintiffs involved in the civil suit against the Wilbros facility on Rose Lane in Stephens County have filed court papers in support of their call for a court order to shut the Wilbros facility down and hold Wilbros in contempt of court. Those court documents argue that since the...

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TCC, City DDA Meet for Work Session

February 17, 2014

Toccoa City Commissioners look at the year ahead in downtown Toccoa with the city’s Downtown Development Authority. The two boards met for a joint work session last Monday. Joining the boards was Georgia Department of Community Affairs Office of Downtown Development Director Billy Peppers. He said that small businesses and downtown can have more...

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May 26 Now School Make-up Day in Stephens Co.

February 17, 2014

The Stephens County School System is setting a second make-up day to recoup time lost to winter weather. School is already scheduled today as the system’s first make-up day. Now, Stephens County School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten said that students will also be in class on Monday, May 26. “That will make up two of...

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Ayers Civil Trial Continues Tuesday

February 17, 2014

The civil trial taking place in connection to the 2009 shooting death of Lavonia pastor the Rev. Jonathan Ayers is scheduled to resume tomorrow. That’s according to the U.S. District Court Office in Gainesville. The trial only took place on Monday last week due to the winter storm that moved through north Georgia. Opening...

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Franklin Co. Concerned About Jail Expansion Cost

February 17, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County Commissioners are balking at the proposed cost of expanding the Franklin County Detention Center. At its regular meeting earlier this month, the Franklin County Commission heard from architect Tom Wright of Wright, Mitchell & Associates. He said even with some trimming of the design, the total...

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S. Carolina Quake Felt in Stephens Co., Surrounding Area

February 15, 2014

An earthquake in South Carolina makes its presence felt in Stephens County. There are numerous reports of people in Stephens County feeling a 4.1 magnitude earthquake that occurred Friday night. The epicenter of the earthquake was near Edgefield, South Carolina. That is not far from Augusta, Georgia. The quake was reportedly felt throughout north...

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  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
  • September 10, 2014Stephens County Special Olympics! Chicken Sale!!
  • September 10, 2014Earn a high school diploma at night!
  • September 15, 2014The Currahee Thunder Equestrian Drill Team of Stephens County High School
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