Two Charged in Ricin, Explosives Plot Set to Head to Trial Today

January 6, 2014

The trial of two Toccoa men charged in an alleged plot to attack the U.S. government is expected to get underway with jury selection this morning. Samuel J. Crump and Ray H. Adams, both of Toccoa, are set to go to trial starting today in U.S. District Court in Gainesville before Judge Richard W....

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Flu Season Picking Up in Ga.

January 6, 2014

Winter weather is not the only thing picking up in Georgia right now. Flu season is also kicking into high gear. District Two Public Health Spokesman Dave Palmer said that health officials in Georgia are seeing an increase in the number of flu cases across the state. Palmer said that seeing that is normal...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Welcomes New Year’s Baby

January 6, 2014
Stephens Co. Hospital Welcomes New Year’s Baby

Stephens County Hospital welcomes its New Year’s Baby and it’s a boy! The hospital introduced the first baby born at the facility in 2014 on Friday. Jase Emerson Strickland was born on January 1 at 6:13 a.m. to Maranda Westbrook of Eastanollee and Evan Strickland of Martin. Maranda said she is excited to be...

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SCHS Basketball Returns to Action With Home Games This Past Weekend

January 6, 2014

Stephens County High School’s basketball teams start off 2014 with a weekend doubleheader at home. First on Friday, Stephens County hosted Lumpkin County. In the girls’ game, Stephens County went six minutes before scoring but came back quickly and beat Lumpkin 53-39. Lexie Cash led the Lady Indians with 17 points and Emily Mote...

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Details Released on Filling Solicitor’s Seat in Stephens Co.

January 3, 2014

More details are coming out about the process for filling the now vacant Stephens County State Court Solicitor post. The county’s State Court Solicitor, Dan T. Pressley, Sr. passed away earlier this week. Governor’s Office Communications Director Brian Robinson said that the governor will fill the position as soon as possible with an appointment....

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Hudgens Offers Cold Weather Safety Tips

January 3, 2014

It is a chilly morning across Stephens County and northeast Georgia. With Winter making its presence felt, Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is offering some tips to help keep you and your home safe during cold weather. Hudgens said one thing to remember is to take steps to try to avoid...

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  • September 15, 2014The Currahee Thunder Equestrian Drill Team of Stephens County High School
  • October 23, 2014Hardman Farm Fall Guided Tours
  • October 25, 2014 9:00 amFall Festival! 22nd Annual Martin Fall Festival
  • October 25, 2014 9:00 amA Big Book Bonanza
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