Arrests Announced in Burglaries

May 15, 2013
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The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is announcing a number of arrests in connection to multiple burglaries. According to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley, the first burglary was on April 20 on Oak Valley Road and also included burglaries over the following week on Brookhaven Circle, Pine View Road, and Whispering Pines Road. Shirley said...

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Fall Sport Athletes Sign at SCHS

May 15, 2013
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Fall Sport Athletes Sign at SCHS

A number of fall sports student-athletes from Stephens County High School are headed to the next level in their athletic careers. The athletes signed Monday at the Currahee Arena at Stephens County High School. Four of those to sign Monday were football players. Quarterback Dionte Mayfield will play next year at LaGrange College. He...

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Indian Baseball Eliminated in State Quarterfinals

May 15, 2013
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The Stephens County Indian baseball season comes to a close in the state quarterfinals. Crisp County swept the Indians out of the playoffs in Tuesday’s quarterfinal round in Cordele, winning two games to none. In Game One, the Indians led 4-0 heading to the bottom of the fifth, but Crisp County scored 8 unanswered...

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One Dead, Two Injured After I-85 High Speed Chase Tuesday

May 15, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A McDonough, Georgia man faces multiple charges after leading authorities in two counties on a high-speed chase up Interstate 85 that ended in the death of one of his passengers. It happened about 2 p.m. Tuesday and began in Banks County when deputies there tried to stop a...

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Stephens Co. Holding Firm on SPLOST VI Negotiations

May 14, 2013
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Stephens County Commissioners are holding firm to their call to receive 75 percent of the revenues if voters approve SPLOST VI this Fall. Representatives from the county, along with the cities of Toccoa and Martin attended a joint SPLOST VI meeting Monday at Toccoa City Hall. Avalon was not in attendance. During the meeting,...

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Stephens Commission Meeting Today

May 14, 2013
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The Stephens County Commission will gather this morning for a regularly scheduled meeting and work session. County commissioners will start at 8:30 a.m. in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. At 8:30 a.m., county commissioners will hold a work session on the scheduled agenda items. Following the work...

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  • August 19, 2013English Classes
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  • April 28, 2014Divorce Care, a special help seminar and support group
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