Franklin Co. Plans To Consolidate Voting Precincts

June 28, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Elections officials in Franklin County want to reduce the number of voting precincts in their county. The Franklin County Board of Elections has voted to consolidate the county’s 13 voting precincts down to four based on the county commission districts. At a work session Tuesday night, Franklin County...

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Geep Cunningham Named Habersham AD

June 28, 2013
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Former Stephens County High School boys’ basketball coach Geep Cunningham will become the new system-wide athletic director for Habersham County Schools. The Habersham County Board of Education unanimously approved Cunningham’s hire on Thursday. It is a 49 percent position and is based out of Habersham Central High School. Cunningham coached basketball for 21 years...

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New “Jailhouse Rock” Date Announced

June 28, 2013
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Organizers have announced a new date for the “Jailhouse Rock” fundraiser to benefit the Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter. The annual fundraiser will now take place on Saturday, August 24. It will start at 6 p.m. and still take place at the Currahee Campus of North Georgia Technical College. Besides dinner, the event is scheduled...

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Shirley’s Shelter Open House Sunday

June 28, 2013
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A local homeless shelter is hosting an open house this weekend. Shirley’s Shelter for the Homeless is holding an open house this Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. to show off its newly constructed men’s apartment. The shelter is located on South Alexander Street in Toccoa. Refreshments will be served.

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SCSO Investigating Home Invasion

June 27, 2013
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The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a home invasion earlier this week. According to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley, deputies received a call from a Rock Creek Circle residence early Tuesday morning. “We got a call at about 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday regarding a home invasion where some individuals forced open the door...

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No Change Yet on Wilbros Court Order

June 27, 2013
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Attorneys for both sides in the Wilbros’ civil suit are waiting to hear back from the judge after each completing their own proposed new joint order to replace a court order already in place. According to Stephens County Attorney Brian Ranck, the new order would replace one issued in January that made the consent...

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