SPLOST, Martin Elections Today in Stephens Co.

November 5, 2013

Stephens County voters are heading to the polls today. It is Election Day and two elections highlight the ballot in Stephens County. One is the SPLOST VI election. If it is passed by county voters, SPLOST VI would continue the one-cent Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax for another six years starting next July...

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Sunday Alcohol Sales at Restaurants Up for Vote Today in Lavonia

November 5, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Voters in Lavonia will decide today whether to allow local restaurants to sell alcohol on Sundays. The Lavonia City Council voted back in August to put the question on the ballot. Lavonia City Manager Gary Fesperman said that decision came after several local establishments contacted the city. “This...

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Preparations Underway For Stephens Co. Veterans’ Day Program

November 5, 2013

Organizers are preparing for the annual Veterans’ Day Observance in Stephens County. The event is next Monday at 11 a.m. on the historic Stephens County Courthouse lawn in downtown Toccoa. Stephens County’s American Legion Post 104, Marine Corps Detachment 1303, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4346 are sponsoring the event again this year....

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Toccoa Scarecrow Contest Winners Announced

November 5, 2013

The winners are in for this year’s Toccoa Scarecrow Contest. Main Street Toccoa announced on Monday afternoon that first place in this year’s contest went to the Toccoa Clinic Pharmacy for its scarecrow called “Caution: Prescription may cause fall fever.” Second place went to Toccoa Elementary School for its “Fall into a good book” scarecrow...

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AMTRAK Train Kills Pedestrian in Alto, Report Says

November 5, 2013

Reports indicate that the AMTRAK   Crescent line may have been involved in a fatal accident involving a pedestrian in northeast Georgia Monday night. A report on Accessnorthga.com states that a northbound AMTRAK passenger train struck and killed an individual Monday night in the Alto area. The Crescent travels northbound between Atlanta and Toccoa...

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Update: SR 17 at Exit 173 in Lavonia Back Open; Police Directing Traffic

November 4, 2013
Update: SR 17 at Exit 173 in Lavonia Back Open; Police Directing Traffic

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Lanes on State Highway 17 at Exit 173 are now open, but Georgia Department of Transportation crews continue to work to repair and re-hang the traffic lights that were taken out early this morning in a one-vehicle wreck.  The intersection in front of the McDonalds’ at Exit 173...

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  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
  • September 15, 2014The Currahee Thunder Equestrian Drill Team of Stephens County High School
  • September 15, 2014LeTourneau WABCO Employee Reunion
  • October 4, 2014Celebrating Pastor Bruce & Apostle Chiquita Clark 13th Pastoral Appreciation
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