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Stephens Co. Hospital Receives FY 2012 Audit

January 22, 2013
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Stephens County Hospital receives good news for its Fiscal Year 2012 audit. The hospital reported on the audit for the previous fiscal year at its Monday’s monthly meeting of the Stephens County Hospital Authority. According to Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell, the hospital received a clean opinion on the audit, which he says is what...

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Toccoa Marks MLK Day

January 22, 2013
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Toccoa Marks MLK Day

Stephens County marks Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. An interfaith service at Trinity CME Church, followed by a march from the church to the steps of Toccoa City Hall Monday commemorated the holiday. Once at Toccoa City Hall, the high school division winner of this year’s MLK essay contest read her essay to...

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Jake McNiece Passes Away at 93

January 22, 2013
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Numerous published reports indicate that Jake McNiece, who trained at Camp Toccoa and later was a member of the “Filthy Thirteen,” the group off of which the “Dirty Dozen” movie was based, passed away this week. Those reports indicate that McNiece died at the age of 93 at the home of his son. Funeral...

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Toccoa City Commission, Stephens County Commission Meeting Today

January 22, 2013
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Two local boards will meet today for regularly scheduled meetings. First, the Stephens County Commission will meet today at 8:30 a.m. in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Commissioners will begin with a work session on agenda items. The business meeting, where commissioners vote on the agenda items,...

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Liberty Elementary Highlighted At Last Week’s BOE Meeting

January 22, 2013
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The Stephens County School System is putting the spotlight on its schools during Board of Education meetings. At last week’s Board of Education meeting, the Board received a presentation from Liberty Elementary School on a number of things going on at the school. Stephens County School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten said this is something the...

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Hart Co. Sheriff’s Office Offering Reward in Robbery

January 22, 2013
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The Hart County Sheriff’s Department is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of two men responsible for an armed robbery at a convenience store last month. It happened the night of December 17th at the Max Saver convenience store on U.S. 29/Anderson Highway. Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland says that...

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SCMS 7th Grade Boys Basketball Update

January 22, 2013
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The Stephens County Middle School 7th grade boys’ basketball team split a couple of games last week to close out the regular season. First, last Tuesday, the Rebel 7th grade boys lost to Hart County in Hartwell by a score of 42-25. Kole Rogers led the Rebels with 6 points, while Hassan Brown, Kumasi...

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SCHS Implementing New Security Measures

January 21, 2013
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Stephens County High School is implementing new security measures. High School officials said that beginning Tuesday, the entrance gate to Stephens County High School off of White Pine Road will be open for parent drop-off and pick-up until 8 a.m. and after 2 p.m. However, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.,...

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MLK Events Set for Today in Toccoa

January 21, 2013
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Two events in Toccoa will wrap up the 23rd annual celebration of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. today. First, the Interfaith Service will take place at Trinity CME Church on Franklin Street in downtown Toccoa. It will start at noon. Black Christian Men Association Vice-President and Commemoration Coordinator Willie Woodruff said...

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Leap for Literacy Set for Feb. 16 in Toccoa

January 21, 2013
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An annual frigid fundraiser to benefit two local organizations will take place again next month. The 7th annual Leap for Literacy will take place on February 16 at the Georgia Baptist Conference Center in Toccoa. Family Connection and Communities in Schools Executive Director Toni Childress said that on that day, people can raise money...

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  • August 19, 2013English Classes
  • March 28, 2014Celebrity for a Day!
  • April 3, 2014Stephens County Extension 4-H fundraiser Vidalia Onion Sale
  • April 21, 2014Divorce Care, a special help seminar and support group
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