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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Changes Coming to 2014 Ga. Election Calendar

January 24, 2014

This year’s election calendar in Georgia will look a lot different. That is after changes approved by the state’s General Assembly were signed into law recently by the Governor. Stephens County Registrar Theresa Kelley said the changes became necessary after a federal judge ruled that Georgia was not giving military and overseas voters enough...

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Toccoa Hands Out Main Street Awards

January 24, 2014

Downtown Toccoa honors businesses, property owners, and volunteers at its annual Main Street Awards. The annual awards were handed out Thursday night at the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa. Main Street Toccoa Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said the awards give the city a chance to recognize those who have gone above and beyond on...

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  • September 15, 2014The Currahee Thunder Equestrian Drill Team of Stephens County High School
  • October 25, 2014 9:00 amFall Festival! 22nd Annual Martin Fall Festival
  • October 25, 2014 9:00 amA Big Book Bonanza
  • October 30, 2014Hardman Farm Fall Guided Tours
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