Stephens Co. Commission Candidate Forum Tonight

April 10, 2014

Voters in Stephens County will have a chance to hear from the candidates for Stephens County Commission later today. AM 630 WNEG and the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring a candidate forum today at 5:30 p.m. at the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa. Today’s forum will feature the candidates for Posts 1,...

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Former Franklin Co. Insurance Agent Arrested for Insurance Fraud

April 10, 2014

A former Franklin County insurance agent faces insurance fraud and other charges after a state investigation. Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens announced the arrest of 34-year-old James Travis Williams on Tuesday. Williams is the former owner and operator of Tri-County Insurance Agency in Royston. Hudgens’ office says Williams was charged with 15 counts of...

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Toccoa-Stephens Co. One of “Four for the Future”

April 10, 2014

Toccoa and Stephens County are receiving recognition for the “Toccoa-Stephens County Tomorrow” program. Earlier this week, the city and county were recognized by Georgia Trend magazine and the University of Georgia’s Public Service and Outreach division with a “Four for the Future” award. Georgia Trend magazine says the award is designed to recognize communities...

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Hearing for Wilbros EPD Order Appeal Could Be In May

April 10, 2014

Reports indicate a hearing on the Georgia Environmental Protection Division’s administrative order to shut down the Wilbros facility in Stephens County could happen next month. The hearing for a judge to hear Wilbros’ appeal of that order is reportedly scheduled for the week of May 12th, but no exact date has been set yet....

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Lanier Scores 3 in 6th to Edge Indians

April 10, 2014

The Stephens County Indian baseball team dropped the opening game of its two-game series with Lanier Wednesday, falling 7-5 to the Longhorns in Sugar Hill. The Longhorns rallied from a 5-4 deficit in the bottom of the sixth, scoring three runs. ┬áThe big hit was a two-run triple by Lanier’s Matthew Ramsey. Indian starting...

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Stephens Co. Kindergarten Registration Starts Today

April 10, 2014

Kindergarten registration is underway starting today in Stephens County. The Stephens County School System is holding Kindergarten registration today from 4 to 6 p.m. and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration for Kindergarten will take place at each of the county’s elementary schools. Children must be five years old on or before...

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