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Franklin Co. and Its IBA Stepping In to Keep Ty Cobb’s Doors Open

November 13, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Just two years after its grand opening, Ty Cobb Regional Medical Center in Lavonia is in a financial crisis so severe they cannot make their next bond payment, which is due December 1st. It now falls to the County to make those payments. In a joint press release...

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Mobile Job Training Unit to Stop in Toccoa

November 13, 2014

A mobile job training unit will return to Toccoa next week to help area residents. The Georgia Mountains Regional Commission Workforce Development Mobile Training Unit will set up at the Toccoa-Stephens County Library on Monday. Mobile Training Unit Instructor Micah Thomas said the mobile unit can provide people with help on their resumes. “We...

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Investigation Into Cat Incident At SCHS Nearing Completion

November 13, 2014

Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter Director Jeff Roberts says that Animal Control hopes to have its investigation into an incident involving a cat castration at Stephens County High School concluded in the next day or two. Roberts said to WNEG that he can confirm that two cats were castrated, that they had not had rabies...

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Mobile Food Pantry in Stephens Co. Today

November 13, 2014

A mobile food pantry will stop in Stephens County today. It will be at the parking lot of the Toccoa First United Methodist Church on East Tugalo Street in Toccoa from 10 a.m. until food is gone. Food will be distributed to families in need on a first come, first serve basis. People will...

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Power House Fundraiser Saturday

November 13, 2014

The Power House for Kids will host a “Retro Prom” fundraising party on Saturday from 7 to 10:30 p.m. at the X-Factor/Cornerstone Restaurant in Toccoa. Tickets for the event are $25. Proceeds from the event support “Darkness to Light,” which is a program intended to train local educators to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly...

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Stephens Co. Marks Veterans Day

November 12, 2014
Stephens Co. Marks Veterans Day

Stephens County marks Veterans’ Day. The annual observance of Veterans Day took place this morning on the lawn of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Each year, the American Legion Post 104, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4346, and Marine Corps Detachment 1303 organize the program. This year’s guest speaker was Retired...

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Stephens Co. Sending Letters on Bypass Water, Sewer Easements

November 12, 2014

Stephens County and the city of Toccoa will soon send out a letter to property owners along a planned expansion of water and sewer lines along the Toccoa By-pass. Tuesday, Stephens County Commissioners unanimously approved a letter of notice of intent to acquire with the city for the By-pass water and sewer improvements. Stephens...

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Teacher at Center of SCHS Cat Incident Withdraws Resignation

November 12, 2014

The teacher who school officials say had resigned following a cat castration controversy at Stephens County High School has withdrawn that resignation. Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey said Tuesday morning that Mr. Daniel Hebert officially withdrew his resignation. Dorsey had reported that Hebert had originally resigned last week after school officials said he...

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Advance Tickets Available for SCHS State Football Playoff Game

November 12, 2014

Stephens County High School says it has some pre-sale tickets available for this Friday’s first-round state AAAA playoff football game between the Indians and Pickens High School at Pickens. The cost of the tickets is $8 each. Anyone wanting pre-sale tickets should see Cathy Thornton at Stephens County High School.

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Sole Finalist Named for Franklin Co. Manager Post

November 12, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County has named a finalist for the job of County Manager. After coming out of an executive session Monday, County Commission Chair Thomas Bridges announced the Board’s choice for sole finalist. “The person we have chosen for the sole candidate for the County Manager position is Elizabeth...

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