May 26 Now School Make-up Day in Stephens Co.

February 17, 2014
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The Stephens County School System is setting a second make-up day to recoup time lost to winter weather. School is already scheduled today as the system’s first make-up day. Now, Stephens County School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten said that students will also be in class on Monday, May 26. “That will make up two of...

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Ayers Civil Trial Continues Tuesday

February 17, 2014
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The civil trial taking place in connection to the 2009 shooting death of Lavonia pastor the Rev. Jonathan Ayers is scheduled to resume tomorrow. That’s according to the U.S. District Court Office in Gainesville. The trial only took place on Monday last week due to the winter storm that moved through north Georgia. Opening...

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Franklin Co. Concerned About Jail Expansion Cost

February 17, 2014
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County Commissioners are balking at the proposed cost of expanding the Franklin County Detention Center. At its regular meeting earlier this month, the Franklin County Commission heard from architect Tom Wright of Wright, Mitchell & Associates. He said even with some trimming of the design, the total...

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S. Carolina Quake Felt in Stephens Co., Surrounding Area

February 15, 2014
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An earthquake in South Carolina makes its presence felt in Stephens County. There are numerous reports of people in Stephens County feeling a 4.1 magnitude earthquake that occurred Friday night. The epicenter of the earthquake was near Edgefield, South Carolina. That is not far from Augusta, Georgia. The quake was reportedly felt throughout north...

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Indian Boys Fall in Region Hoops Quarterfinals

February 15, 2014
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The Stephens County Indian boys’ basketball season comes to a close. Stephens County lost in the boys Region 8-AAAA quarterfinals to Johnson on Saturday 77-44. Stephens County trailed by six after one quarter and by 11 at the half. But in the third quarter, Johnson outscored the Indians 28-4 to put the game out...

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Snow Photos

February 14, 2014
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Photos from the snowstorm in Stephens County from February 11 to February 13, 2014.

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