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Stephens Co. School System Gets Clean Audit Report

March 21, 2013

The Stephens County School System gets good news on its Fiscal Year 2012 audit. Stephens County School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten told the Board of Education Tuesday that the school system received a clean audit report with no findings for last fiscal year. Whiten said she is always pleased to receive a clean audit for...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Offers Bill Discount

March 21, 2013

Stephens County Hospital is offering those who owe the hospital money an opportunity to pay that bill off at a discount. According to Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell, the hospital is offering a discount through the end of next month. “Through April 30, we are offering a 20 percent discount to any patient who pays...

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Indian Baseball Blasts Lumpkin Co.

March 21, 2013

Senior left-hander Austin Lord fired a one-hitter Wednesday night as the Stephens County Indian baseball blanked the Lumpkin County Indians, 12-0, in four and a half innings at the Reservation Wednesday night. Lord allowed an infield single off of the bat of Daniel McCrary in the first inning for Lumpkin County’s only base hit....

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SCHS Tennis Sweeps Habersham

March 21, 2013

The Stephens County High School tennis teams defeated Habersham Central in a home match Wednesday. The Indian boys’ tennis team swept all three singles matches to win 3-2 and improve its overall record to 7-1. The Lady Indians also won 3-2 for their third straight win to improve their season record to 4-4.

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Stephens Co. School System Hires Finance Director

March 20, 2013

The Stephens County School System has a new finance director. Tuesday, the Stephens County Board of Education approved the hiring of Justin Beecher as the school system’s new finance director. According to Stephens County School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten, Beecher is originally from Toccoa and is a graduate of the Stephens County School System. Whiten...

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HB 226 Watched By Concerned Citizens Group

March 20, 2013

The Concerned Citizens of Toccoa-Stephens County are keeping an eye on a bill in the state Legislature that has attempted to change the definition of composting. Members of the group traveled to Atlanta last week to testify in front of the Senate’s Natural Resources and Environment Committee about House Bill 226. According to Concerned...

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IRS Issues Reminder About Unclaimed Refunds

March 20, 2013

The Internal Revenue Service is reminding Georgians who did not file a 2009 tax return to make sure they are not owed any money from that tax year. IRS Spokesman Mark Green said that the agency has about $27 million in unclaimed refunds awaiting just over 31,000 individuals from 2009. Green said that people...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Renews Health Insurance

March 20, 2013

Employees at Stephens County Hospital will soon pay more for their health insurance. Monday, the Stephens County Hospital Authority unanimously approved a renewal of the hospital’s health insurance policy. According to Stephens County Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell, the current policy expires on April 30 and the new policy begins on May 1. Gambrell said...

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SCHS Tennis, JV Baseball Both Win

March 20, 2013

The Stephens County High School tennis teams both pick up region victories. On Tuesday, the Indian and Lady Indian tennis teams hosted Lumpkin County. The Indian boys’ tennis team beat Lumpkin 5-0, while the Lady Indians won 4-1. The Stephens County High School tennis teams are back in action today at home against rival...

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Police Blotter

March 20, 2013

A Martin resident is reporting a theft to the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office. According to a report on file, a deputy responded to River Ridge Road on Saturday, where a man told the deputy that his Moped was stolen last week. The report states that the theft is believed to have occurred between March...

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