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Movie coming to streaming platforms

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    A movie filmed in an around Toccoa-Stephens County will be distributed on streaming platforms n the first quarter of 2020.

Stephens County Grand Jury indicts 13

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    Suspects charged with vehicular homicide, child molestation, and arson were recently indicted by a Stephens County Grand Jury.

High school football season is here

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    The wait will be over Friday evening at 7:30 p.m.
    No more pre-season practices.
    No more practice games that don’t count in the standings.

Burton hatchery receives renovations

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    For the first time in 70-plus years, the Lake Burton Trout Hatchery raceways are empty and dry, and the last of the trout has entered north Georgia streams or been transferred to other trout ha

Indians scrimmage White County

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Although the calendar says this is only the second full week in August, school has been in session for more than two weeks and the 2019 high school football season is just right around the corner. Before the Indians face rival Franklin County in the season opener, the Indians will try to fine tune a few things when they face White County at 7 p.m. today (Thursday, Aug.15) in Toccoa. Admission to the scrimmage game is $6 and

NGTC starts travel club

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     North Georgia Technical College has created a new community traveling club called the Mountain Doers, an organization coordinated by the college’s economic development department.

TFC gains reaffirmation of accreditation

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    The Board of Trustees of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) on June 13 voted to reaffirm the accreditation of Toccoa Falls College for the next 10

Kayak/Canoe launch completed

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Stephens County commissioner Michelle Ivester on Tuesday praised the work on installation of a kayak/canoe launch dock with concrete steps and railing at Yonah Dam Park. During Tuesday’s county commission meeting, Ivester said that a grant from Georgia Power of $10,000 made the dock possible. Georgia Power Company’s Land Department and the Citizens of Georgia Power – Clayton/Cornelia chapter recently partnered with the Stephens County Foundation and the commissioners to add the kayak/canoe access ramp at Panther Creek at Yonah Dam Park. The new dock is part of the Tugaloo River Water Trail, a 10-mile stretch of the river from