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Eastside Snaps Indian Baseball Winning Streak

April 18, 2013

The Indians’ eight-game winning streak is over after the Eastside Eagles picked up a 7-2 victory over Stephens County in Region 8-AAAA baseball action Wednesday in Covington. After an RBI single from Austin Lord gave the Indians a 1-0 lead in the top of the second inning, Eastside scored 6 unanswered runs. Drew Buckhault...

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Both SCHS Tennis Teams Qualify for States

April 18, 2013

Both Stephens County High School tennis teams are into the state playoffs. In the first round of the Region 8-AAAA tennis tournament on Wednesday, the Lady Indians defeated Eastside 3-1 and the Indian boys beat Walnut Grove 4-0. Both teams move into the region semi-finals with the win, which qualifies them for state play....

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Man Enters Plea in Battery Case

April 18, 2013

A Stephens County man will spend seven years in prison after entering a plea in a battery case involving a child. According to court documents, 26-year-old Joseph Andrew Graham of Eastanollee entered an Alford plea last month on a charge of aggravated battery in Stephens County Superior Court. A defendant does not admit guilt...

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Shelter Board Meets, Will Not Re-hire Citrullo

April 17, 2013

Three weeks after the immediate resignation of Bob Citrullo as Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter Executive Director, the search for his replacement is picking up. The shelter board met Tuesday and discussed the executive director’s position, as well as ongoing operations. During the meeting, Board member Joan Allen expressed a desire to pursue re-hiring Citrullo....

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SCHS Receives LEED Certification

April 17, 2013
SCHS Receives LEED Certification

The new Stephens County High School is officially a LEED certified building. The school system held a plaque unveiling ceremony for its LEED recognition Tuesday at the high school. LEED recognition comes from the Georgia Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. David Freedman is the Executive Director of that organization. He said the...

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Eastanollee Post Office Meeting Scheduled for Today

April 17, 2013

A public meeting on a proposed reduction in retail hours at the Eastanollee Post Office is scheduled to take place today. The meeting is set to begin at noon today at the Eastanollee Post Office, which is located on Eastanollee School Road. Under a U.S. Postal Service proposal announced last year, the Eastanollee Post...

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Progress Continues on New Wound Care Center

April 17, 2013

Progress continues on Stephens County Hospital’s wound care center facility. Stephens County Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said that work is on schedule at this point for the center. Gambrell said that a lot of work has already taken place, although much of that work may not be readily noticeable. “Site work continues,” said Gambrell....

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SCHS Tennis in Region 8-AAAA Tourney Today

April 17, 2013

Both Stephens County High School tennis teams will take to the courts today in the first round of the Region 8-AAAA tournament at Madison County. The Lady Indians are seeded third in the region and will play Eastside at 10:30 a.m. As for the Indian boys, they are seeded second and will play Walnut...

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Ethan Martin Picks Up First Win At AAA

April 17, 2013

Former Stephens County High School baseball standout Ethan Martin picks up his first win in Triple-A baseball. Martin pitched five innings and allowed just one run and three hits to pick up the win as his Lehigh Valley IronPigs defeated Syracuse 5-2. The Lehigh Valley IronPigs are the Triple-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies....

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Stephens Co. Hospital Authority, County Commission Meet

April 16, 2013
Stephens Co. Hospital Authority, County Commission Meet

Leaders from Stephens County Hospital and the Stephens County Board of Commissioners get together to talk about how the hospital is doing. Monday, the Stephens County Hospital Authority met with Stephens County Commissioners at the Clary Center for their annual joint meeting. Stephens County Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said the meeting allows him and...

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