Stephens Co. School Board Candidates Debate Wilbros, Budget at Forum

April 18, 2014

The candidates for the Stephens County Board of Education cover a number of topics during a forum Thursday. Candidates in the three contested races for the Stephens County Board of Education appeared at the forum at the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa. Among the topics the candidates talked about was the school board’s participation...

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Gasaway, Hall Face Off in State House Forum

April 18, 2014

The candidates for the 28th District State House seat square off. Republican incumbent Representative Dan Gasaway and challenger Dr. Stacy Hall both spoke at a political forum Thursday at the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa sponsored by the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce. Jobs and economic development topped the agenda for both candidates. Gasaway...

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Collins, Fontaine Square Off at Forum

April 18, 2014

Republican candidates for the 9th District U.S. House race in northeast Georgia say jobs would be their main focus if elected. Incumbent Doug Collins and challenger Retired Gen. Bernard Fontaine both appeared at Thursday’s political forum at the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa. Both of the candidates were asked what is the biggest issue...

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National Guard Unit From Toccoa Armory Going to Afghanistan

April 18, 2014

The Georgia National Guard unit based out of the Toccoa armory is headed to Afghanistan this summer. The 876th Engineer Company is scheduled to deploy there in July for a nine-month deployment in the country. First Sergeant Danny Williamson heads up the unit, which includes soldiers from Georgia, as well as places like South...

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Indians Sweep Monroe Area on Diamond

April 18, 2014

The Stephens County Indian baseball team swept its season series from Monroe Area with a 4-1 victory over the Purple Hurricanes Thursday in Monroe. The Indians took a 2-0 lead in the first inning and never looked back. Evan Rumsey pitched a complete game, allowing just one run and seven hits while striking out...

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SCHS Envirothon Teams Finish in Top 5 at States

April 18, 2014

Stephens County High School’s two Envirothon teams both return from state competition with top five finishes. The two teams competed in the Georgia State Envirothon Competition on Wednesday. The Red Team of Amber Mills, Brittany Grier, Connor Roberts, Taylor Pruitt, and Chris Mace took second place overall. They were able to finish first in...

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