Stephens, Franklin Head Starts Reopening Tuesday

October 7, 2013

Head Starts in Stephens and Franklin counties are re-opening Tuesday (October 8) after being closed Monday (October 7) in a ripple effect of the government shutdown. Both Stephens County Head Start Director Sherry Jarrard and Franklin County Head Start Director Brooks Hogan said their facilities are operating as normal on Tuesday (October 8). They...

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Voter Registration Deadline Today

October 7, 2013

Those who are not yet registered to vote are running out of time to do so in order to vote in this November’s election. Stephens County Registrar Theresa Kelley said that the voter registration deadline for November is today. “They need to know whether they are registered or not,” said Kelley.  “They can call...

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Stephens Co. Schools Form Student Advisory Council

October 7, 2013

The Stephens County School System now has a student advisory council. School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten said she created the group recently. Whiten said she felt it was important to not just talk with faculty and the community about the schools, but to also hear from the students themselves. “As we started looking towards becoming...

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Currahee Military Weekend Wraps Up

October 7, 2013
Currahee Military Weekend Wraps Up

Stephens County wraps up another Currahee Military Weekend. Events concluded Sunday morning with the annual remembrance service on Currahee Mountain. “This morning, we gather again to pay tribute to those brave young men who 70 years, or seven plus decades ago, came here to this remote part of north Georgia, the mountains of Northeast...

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Man Dies On Lake Hartwell Over Weekend

October 7, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia An autopsy will be performed today in Oconee County, South Carolina on the body of a Georgia man who died on Lake Hartwell over the weekend. It happened Saturday afternoon near the Interstate 85 bridge and the Harbor Light Marina in Hart County. Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law...

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Friday Night Area Football Scores

October 7, 2013

The Stephens County Indian football team returns to action this Friday night at home against Monroe Area at the Reservation. Stephens County had last Friday night off, as did most of Region 8-AAAA. The only region team in action Friday was Chestatee, who beat Johnson of Gainesville 48-7.  Johnson is in Region 8-AAAA, but...

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