Stephens Co. Hospital Approves Employee Health Insurance Plan

Stephens County Hospital renews its employee benefit package for the year ahead. Monday, the Stephens County Hospital Authority approved the health insurance and other benefit plans for the hospital’s employees for the next 12 months. Stephens County Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said he is pleased with what the hospital was able to work out for employees. “There are actually no […]

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Chamber Holds Ribbon Cutting for Innovative Thread Designs

The community celebrates a business moving into a storefront in Stephens County. Thursday, the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Innovative Thread Designs to celebrate its new location on Design Point. Kevin and Jennifer Hicks own Innovative Thread Designs. Kevin Hicks said they do custom embroidery on all kinds of items. “Anything people want to bring […]

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Toccoa Little League Opening This Weekend

Another season of the Toccoa Little League is set to open this weekend. The Toccoa Little League will hold opening day Saturday. This year marks 75 years of Toccoa Little League. As part of the Opening Day festivities, there will be a parade at 9 a.m. to the Doyle Street Park and games all day at Doyle Street. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Royston City Manager Resigns

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The City of Royston is losing its City Manager. City Manager Greg Scott submitted his resignation last week after seven years on the job. Scott said he is returning to the military where he will serve at an air base in Tampa, Florida. “I was offered a position with the 290th JCSS in Florida […]

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Ga. Insurance Commissioner Marks Flood Safety Awareness Week

National Flood Safety Awareness Week is this week and Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to use the opportunity to remind Georgians that a flood policy can be a valuable addition to standard homeowners’ coverage. Flood coverage is federally backed by the National Flood Insurance Program. Hudgens said people can buy NFIP flood insurance directly from a property and casualty […]

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Company Proposes Solar Panels To Stephens Co. BOE

The Stephens County Board of Education is exploring a partnership with a company to place solar panels on the roof of Stephens County High School and possibly at other schools in the system. Tuesday, the school board heard from William Silva, the President and CEO of United Renewable Energy of Alpharetta. The company is interested in placing solar panels at […]

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Indian Baseball Sweeps Madison Co.

The Stephens County Indian baseball team sweeps Madison County in region play. Stephens County beat the Red Raiders 8-2in Danielsville on Wednesday. Sophomore Evan Rumsey scattered six hits and threw only 67 pitches in his complete game.  He struck out five and forced the Red Raiders into 10 ground ball outs. Josh Slate and Matthew Henson each had two RBIs […]

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