Progress Continues in Hospital Administrator Search

The search for the next Stephens County Hospital Administrator could be nearing a conclusion. Stephens County Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said that the Hospital Authority Personnel Committee met on Monday. No action was taken at that meeting. However, Gambrell said that the search for his replacement is continuing to move forward. “The Personnel Committee did meet to further review and […]

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Stephens Co. Commemorates National Day of Prayer

Stephens County marks National Day of Prayer. The annual Day of Prayer event took place on Thursday on the lawn of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Again this year, the Stephens County High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes organized the local National Day of Prayer commemoration. Kenneth Brock with the Stephens County High School FCA encouraged those […]

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Toccoa To Mark Train Day Saturday

Toccoa is taking time this weekend to celebrate trains. The city is holding its annual National Train Day festivities on Saturday at the historic train depot on Alexander Street in downtown Toccoa. Main Street Toccoa Director Connie Tabor said the public is welcome to join city officials as they welcome the Amtrak Crescent line to Toccoa at 6:15 a.m. “We […]

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Employer Committee Recognizes Law Enforcement, First Responders

Local law enforcement and first responders receive recognition from a local committee. The Northeast Georgia Employer Committee held its annual Employment Law Seminar on Thursday at the Pointe Church on Highway 17 in Stephens County. Charles Craig is the President of the Northeast Georgia Employer Committee. Craig said that supporting these local groups is something the committee tries to do […]

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Oconee County, SC Authorities Charge Baldwin Woman With Filing False Report

A Baldwin woman faces charges in Oconee County, South Carolina for filing a false police report. The Oconee County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Office said that officers in Habersham County arrested 21-year-old Eulalia Miguel of Baldwin Thursday. Miguel has been charged with Filing a False Police Report of a Felony Violation. According to the Oconee County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Office, Miguel […]

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Deputy Cruz Thomas Scholarship Awarded

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia One Franklin County High School senior will have a little extra financial help when she enters college in the Fall, courtesy of the Lavonia Police Department. Tuesday night, Lavonia Police Chief Bruce Carlisle presented a $5,000 scholarship to Rebecca Herring. She is the recipient of the Steven LaCruz Thomas Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship was […]

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Accident Leads To Drug Charges

A Toccoa man faces charges after a recent motor vehicle accident in Stephens County. According to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley, the accident occurred recently on Brookhaven Circle. Shirley said a 2001 BMW driven by 40-year-old Michael James McAllister of Holly Springs Road in Toccoa apparently traveled off of the road into a ditch. The sheriff said that when deputies […]

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Five Sign at SCHS for Sports

Five Stephens County High School student athletes announce choices on where they will continue their athletic and academic careers in college. The five signed at an event Wednesday at the high school media center. First, Jered Brown signed to play soccer at Emmanuel College. He said tradition and location were two reasons he chose to play there. “It is close […]

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National Day of Prayer Today in Stephens Co.

Stephens County will mark National Day of Prayer with an event later today. The annual National Day of Prayer observance in Stephens County is set to start at 12 noon today on the lawn of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Again this year, the Stephens County High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes is organizing the county’s Day […]

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