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BOE Hires New Director of Teaching and Learning

July 5, 2013

The Stephens County School System hires a new Director of Teaching and Learning. Tuesday, the Board of Education approved the hire of Dr. Phyllis Carson to that position. Stephens County School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten said that Dr. Carson’s position includes many different responsibilities. “Dr. Carson will be working with our teachers,” said Whiten. “She...

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Ida Cox Music Series Continues Saturday in Toccoa

July 5, 2013

Toccoa’s Ida Cox Music Series moves into its second month this weekend. The outdoor concert series kicked off at the beginning of June. Toccoa Main Street Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said that the first month of concerts went very well. “We have not had rain any of the nights,” said Crosby. “The nights have...

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July 4th Holiday Weekend Continues

July 5, 2013

One fatality has been reported so far on Georgia highways this July fourth holiday period. According to the state’s Department of Public Safety, that fatal wreck occurred in Henry County. The 102-hour Fourth of July holiday travel period in Georgia began at 6 p.m. Wednesday and continues through midnight Sunday. Last year, in a...

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Little League Back In Action This Weekend

July 5, 2013

A number of Toccoa Little League All-Star teams are scheduled to begin play this weekend. First on Saturday morning, the Toccoa 11 and 12-year-old Little League baseball All-Star team will start its district tourney in Madison County against Madison at 11 a.m. Then on Saturday afternoon, the Toccoa 11 and 12-year-old Little League softball...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Lab Gets Re-accreditation

July 5, 2013

The laboratory at Stephens County Hospital receives its re-accreditation. Stephens County Hospital said its Main Laboratory has received accreditation from the College of American Pathologists, or CAP. The accreditation is based on results of a recent on-site inspection as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Programs. According to a press release from Stephens County Hospital,...

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Police Blotter

July 5, 2013

Two people face charges after an alleged fight on Jordan Road last weekend. According to a report from the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to Jordan Road on June 30 just before noon in regards to a fight in progress. Deputies said that after investigating, they arrested 40-year-old Bryan Joseph Hicks of Eastanollee...

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Stephens Co. Marks July 4th

July 4, 2013

A wet Wednesday could not stop the fireworks in Stephens County. The rain broke long enough Wednesday night for the annual Community Fireworks Show at the Stephens County Recreation Department to take place after dark. While the rain held off then, more is in the forecast for today to add to the more than...

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July 4th Travel Holiday Underway

July 4, 2013

The Fourth of July holiday weekend is underway and state troopers are ready for a long and busy one. This year’s 102-hour holiday travel period started at 6 p.m. Wednesday and continues through midnight Sunday. As of this morning, there have been no fatalities on Georgia highways, according to numbers from the Georgia Department...

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Toccoa Police Open Holding Cell

July 4, 2013

The Toccoa Police Department is re-instituting its holding cell. According to Chief Tim Jarrell, the Police Department started using its holding cell for individuals arrested by the police department this week. Jarrell said the department has always had one, but stopped using it a number of years ago. “Several years ago, we ceased using...

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Franklin Co. Missing Computer Files in Accts. Payable

July 4, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A computer file, containing all of Franklin County’s accounts payable records dating back to 2008, is missing from the computer used by former accounts payable clerk Rhonda Grizzle, who resigned last month. Grizzle quit her job suddenly June 13 during a called meeting of the Franklin County Board...

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