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Ty Cobb Healthcare Selling Nursing Homes

January 22, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Ty Cobb Healthcare is selling off its existing nursing home facilities in Royston, Hartwell and Comer. In a brief press release issued last week, Ty Cobb CEO Greg Hearn announced Ty Cobb has signed a non-binding letter of intent with Community Health Services of Georgia and its affiliate...

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SCHS Basketball Splits With Eastside

January 22, 2014

The Stephens County Lady Indians finally got off to a good start, scoring 16 points in the first quarter and pulling away to defeat the Lady Eagles of Eastside 43-23 Tuesday night at the Currahee Arena. Audresha Merritt led Stephens County with 12 points and Emily Mote had 10 points. Jymara Smith and DeJanue...

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Democrat Announces Congressional Run

January 22, 2014

A candidate is throwing his hat in the ring for Congress in northeast Georgia. Speaking at a rally held January 18 at the Gainesville Civic Center, David Vogel announced his decision to run as a Democrat for the U.S. House of Representatives in Georgia’s 9th District. The seat is currently held by Republican Doug...

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Toccoa Remembers Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 21, 2014
Toccoa Remembers Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Toccoa marks Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Monday, Trinity C.M.E. Church again hosted the annual interfaith service. That was followed by the annual march from the Church to ToccoaCity Hall. Once at Toccoa City Hall, the winner of this year’s essay contest on Dr. King read their winning essay. This year’s winner was...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Updates Finances, Receives Audit

January 21, 2014

Stephens County Hospital receives some positive financial news. Monday, the Hospital Authority met for a regular monthly meeting. During that meeting, Stephens County Hospital reported that it had received its completed audit for Fiscal Year 2013, which ended on September 30, 2013. Stephens County Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said that the hospital’s auditing firm,...

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DOT Announces Road Work

January 21, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation is announcing its road work schedule for Stephens and surrounding counties this week. In Stephens County, a crew will mow the slopes alongside State Route 365. The shoulders will be closed as this work occurs. Also in Stephens County, another crew will be sealing the joints on the State...

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Franklin Co. Elections Superintendent Resigns

January 21, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County is looking for a new Elections Superintendent. Former Elections Superintendent Tess Eubanks has resigned. Her last day was last Friday, January 10. “She said an opportunity had presented itself that she could not refuse,” said Franklin County Manager John Phillips Wednesday. “She said she has enjoyed...

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TFC Basketball Update

January 21, 2014

The Toccoa Falls College Eagle men’s basketball team drops a home game. Toccoa Falls lost to Emmanuel College Monday at home, 84-62.  Josh Barrett led the Eagles with 16 points. That wraps up a busy few days for the Eagle men. Last Thursday, TFC’s men defeated Pensacola Christian 98-92 in overtime.  Josh Barrett had...

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Gasaway Named Committee Secretary

January 21, 2014

28th District State Representative Dan Gasaway will serve as the Secretary of the Human Relations & Aging Committee in the State House. The State House Committee on Assignments made that announcement last week. Gasaway said he is honored that House leadership felt him worthy of this responsibility. He will also serve as a member...

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Cause of Reported ‘Boom’ Unknown

January 21, 2014

There is no word on what caused a loud boom Monday in Stephens County. WNEG received multiple reports of the boom and a feeling of the ground or buildings shaking along Highways 106 and 145 south of Toccoa. Authorities had no reports of anything that would have caused the boom and no reason has...

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