Local Industry Appreciation Event Held

May 2, 2014

The Stephens County Development Authority hosted an Industry Appreciation Network Event at the Willard Kimsey Environmental Education Center yesterday afternoon. Approximately twenty-five local industries were represented at the event. Stephens County Development Authority Executive Director Tim Martin says events like these are important.  “We believe it is important to recognize our existing industries. We...

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Low Cost Rabies Vaccine Clinics Announced

May 2, 2014

The annual rabies clinics are scheduled around Stephens County for tomorrow (May 3) and again on Saturday, May 17. Rabies is a deadly disease that attacks the central nervous system and can be fatal. It is most often seen in wild animals, but both people and pets can get the virus by contact with...

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Currahee Artists’ Guild Hosts Downtown Toccoa Event

May 2, 2014

The Currahee Artists’ Guild Annual Spring Arts and Crafts Festival will be held this Saturday in downtown Toccoa from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.  Activities will include a judged show and the Cleo Floral Competition inside The Studio on Doyle Street, art booths set up on the sidewalk, a judged student art show for...

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Franklin BOC Reaches Consensus on Jail Expansion Funding

May 2, 2014
Franklin BOC Reaches Consensus on Jail Expansion Funding

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County Commissioners reach an agreement on how to fund the proposed jail expansion. At their work session Tuesday evening, the board heard from county manager John Phillips.  Noting that there was about $800,000 dollars already set aside for a jail expansion from a previous SPLOST, Phillips recommended...

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Indians Travel to Marist for First Round of State Baseball Playoffs

May 2, 2014

The Stephens County Indians Baseball team will begin play in the first round of the Class AAAA State Playoffs this afternoon with a double-header when they travel down to Marist High School in Atlanta to take on the War Eagles.  StephensCounty ended the regular season with an overall record of 18 & 7 and...

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SCHS Academic Bowl Team Headed to Nationals

May 1, 2014

The Academic Bowl team at Stephens County High School is on track to head to a national competition later this year. Already this year, the team won a school record 13 matches, finished undefeated in its league, outscored league opponents by a 2 to 1 margin, and ended the year ranked third in state...

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