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Pre-Job Fair Event in Lavonia Deemed “Success”

September 19, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The Georgia Department of Labor’s Toccoa Career Center is calling Tuesday’s job search readiness workshop in Lavonia a success. The daylong series of free workshops were designed to help job seekers better market themselves to potential employers as well as prepare for an upcoming job fair on September...

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Stephens Co. Charter System Application Public Meeting Coming Sept. 30

September 18, 2013

The Stephens County School System is almost ready to unveil its proposed charter school system application. Back in January, the Stephens County Board of Education voted to pursue charter system status with the state. According to Stephens County School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten, a charter system means that a local Board of Education reaches a...

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Stephens Co. BOE Receives Enrollment Update

September 18, 2013

About one month into the 2013-2014 school year, figures show enrollment has remained fairly steady in the Stephens County School System. At the Stephens County Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten presented the school board with enrollment numbers for the system as of Tuesday. Whiten said those enrollment numbers show...

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T-SC Humane Shelter Board Meets

September 18, 2013

With its new director now having been on the job for more than a month, the Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter organization continues to try to move forward. The shelter board met Tuesday at Toccoa City Hall. During the meeting, Roberts told the board that volunteer labor had decreased and was asked by board members...

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Progress Continues on Wound Care Center

September 18, 2013

Stephens County Hospital continues to move ever closer to the opening of its new wound care center. Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said that construction of the new facility is now coming along quite well after delays in construction earlier this year caused by rainy weather. “I had the opportunity to go up there last...

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Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Program Re-certified

September 18, 2013

Stephens County Hospital’s Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Program is certified once again. The hospital recently announced the re-certification by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, or AACVPR. According to hospital officials, this certification recognizes StephensCountyHospital’s commitment to patients and the community for improving wellness and treating cardiovascular and pulmonary disease. The hospital went on...

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NGTC Cross Country Kicks Off Third Season

September 18, 2013

The third season of cross country is underway at North Georgia Technical College. The North Georgia Tech Cross Country team hosted a season-opening invitational on the Ben Purcell Trail on Friday, September 9. Besides North Georgia Tech, other schools competing included Toccoa Falls College, Reinhardt University, LaGrangeCollege, and Georgia Military College. Following the college...

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Roberts, Brock Re-appointed To Hospital Authority

September 17, 2013

The Stephens County Hospital Authority will retain the same seven board members. Monday, the other five authority members unanimously voted to re-appoint Stan Roberts and Max Brock to new six-year terms on the authority. Stephens County Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell says both Roberts and Brock have provided valuable service to the authority. He said...

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City Gets State Grant for Schaefer Center Work

September 17, 2013

The city of Toccoa will receive money from a state agency to go towards work at the Schaefer Center. Last week, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal announced that the Georgia Department of Economic Development has awarded a $15,000 tourism product development grant to Toccoa. Kembra Landry with Main Street Toccoa said the grant funds will...

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Franklin Co. BOC Spars Over Need for Training

September 17, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County Commission Chair Thomas Bridges is touting the accomplishments of the new board of commissioners so far this year. That is after a heated discussion with fellow Franklin County Commissioner Clint Harper over whether the county should pay for Bridges and one new commissioner to become state...

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