Camp Toccoa Marks D-Day

June 2, 2014
Camp Toccoa Marks D-Day

With the 70th anniversary of D-Day coming up this weekend, Stephens County takes time to mark the occasion at the Camp Toccoa site on Currahee Mountain. The Camp Toccoa at Currahee organization held its annual D-Day Run/Memorial Walk and Memorial Service Saturday at the site where thousands of paratroopers trained to get ready for...

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SCHS Class of 2014 Graduates

June 2, 2014
SCHS Class of 2014 Graduates

The Stephens County High School Class of 2014 takes the next step. Graduation took place Friday night. It was moved indoors to the Currahee Arena at the high school due to the threat of inclement weather. 215 graduates received their diplomas Friday night. Stephens County High School Principal Sandy Steele said it has been...

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Former Boggs Mtn. Shelter Director Sentenced

June 2, 2014

By Charles Robertson, WRBN Radio, Clayton The sentencing hearing for former Boggs Mountain Animal Shelter Director Lowanda “Peanut” Kilby took place Friday in front of a packed Rabun County Courtroom. “It was a total sentence of 25 years, 15 of that to be served in confinement, the balance to be served on probation. So...

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School System Honors Retirees

June 2, 2014

The end of a school year also means that some Stephens County educators call it a career. Last month, the school system honored its retirees for this year with a reception at Stephens County High School. This year, the Stephens County School System honored 21 retirees. Stephens County school officials say those retirees had...

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Stephens Co. BOE Votes Down Solar Panel Project

June 2, 2014

The Stephens County Board of Education votes down a proposed solar panel project. At its meeting last month, the school board 4 to 3 to not allow the installation of solar panels on the roof at Stephens County High School. Board of Education members Jim Ledford, Tony Crunkleton, David Fricks, and Steve Tilley voted...

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Oconee Convicts Man of Burglary

June 2, 2014

By Dick Mangrum, WGOG Radio, Walhalla A young man with ties to Stephens County and northeast Georgia and Oconee County, South Carolina has been ordered to prison for 16 years for burglary and larceny. An Oconee County, South Carolina General Sessions Court jury Friday returned guilty verdicts against Jonathan Allen Finney as the result...

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  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
  • September 10, 2014Earn a high school diploma at night!
  • September 15, 2014The Currahee Thunder Equestrian Drill Team of Stephens County High School
  • September 15, 2014LeTourneau WABCO Employee Reunion
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