Power Outage Thursday Morning, But Few Other Problems in Toccoa

January 9, 2015

It is a little warmer in downtown Toccoa this morning, but it is still cold. That is after temperatures Thursday morning got down to 12 degrees in the downtown area. City of Toccoa officials said they had no problems with any water or utility lines on Thursday. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse said that...

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Franklin Co. BOE To Meet Saturday

January 9, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County’s School Board will be meeting Saturday for a work session retreat and among the issues the board plans to discuss is the recent release of the State’s College and Career Readiness Performance Index or CCRPI. The CCRPI is Georgia’s statewide accountability system. Implemented in 2012, it...

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Basketball, Wrestling Action Today

January 9, 2015

The Stephens County Middle School basketball teams are back in action today after the holiday break. Stephens County hosts Franklin County later today in Middle School basketball play. Last time out on December 19, the the 7th grade girls’ game, Stephens County won 18-16 over Madison County and the Stephens County Middle School 8th...

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Dorsey Responds to Grand Jury Report

January 8, 2015

Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey said there were no surprises in his mind in the grand jury report released Tuesday regarding the financial problems that have plagued the Stephens County School System. Dorsey said everything that the grand jury said in its report is what he expected to hear. “I think it was...

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Pinkerton Responds to Grand Jury Report

January 8, 2015

Stephens County Board of Education Chair Dr. Elizabeth Pinkerton is also responding to the grand jury report. She echoed the thought that the report contained no surprises. “I guess it was mostly as was expected,” said Pinkerton. In its report Tuesday, the grand jury said it believes a combination of leadership missteps and external...

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Cold Start This Morning in Stephens Co.

January 8, 2015

The Stephens County school system is starting as normal this morning. On its website, the school system says that schools will begin at the regularly scheduled times today. The school system does say that buses will stop to wait on students to get from their homes to the bus for pick-up. Meanwhile, Franklin County...

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