Stephens Co. BOE Calls Meeting for Today

March 31, 2014

The Stephens County Board of Education is expected to name the finalist or finalists for the position of Stephens County School Superintendent at a meeting this morning. A meeting of the Stephens County Board of Education has been called for 8:30 a.m. today. The meeting announcement states that the purpose of the meeting is...

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Whiten Looks Back At Career in Stephens Co.

March 28, 2014

After five years as Stephens County School Superintendent and more than 30 years in the school system in all, Sherrie Whiten is moving on. Whiten said her last day as Stephens County School Superintendent is today. She started out as a classroom teacher at Big A Elementary School, before moving into school administration and...

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Humane Shelter Celebrates Anniversary With Ribbon Cutting

March 28, 2014
Humane Shelter Celebrates Anniversary With Ribbon Cutting

The Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter celebrates more than a year in operation. Thursday, the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the shelter to commemorate the occasion. It opened in February 2013. Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter Director Jeff Roberts said there is a lot to be proud of in the...

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Stephens Co. February Unemployment Numbers Released

March 28, 2014

Stephens County sees a slight drop in its unemployment rate in the month of February. Labor Department numbers released this week by the state show that Stephens County had a preliminary February unemployment rate of 6.8 percent. That is one tenth of a percentage point lower than the revised January unemployment rate of 6.9...

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Corps Into Second Phase of Drought Study

March 28, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is six months in to the second phase of a comprehensive study on how to better manage the waters of the Savannah River and its reservoirs during times of drought. Corps Spokesman Russell Wicke said this phase of the study is focusing...

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Indian Baseball Cancelled Today

March 28, 2014

Today’s scheduled Stephens Co. Indian baseball game at Calhoun has been cancelled due to the weather today. There are no plans to make up the game.  

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