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Stephens Co. BOE To Keep Looking At Solar Panel Lease While Company Pursues Zoning Approval

August 20, 2014

The Stephens County Board of Education will continue to review a lease agreement for solar panels on land near Stephens County High School while allowing the company seeking to install the panels to go ahead with obtaining zoning changes for the property. Tuesday, the Stephens County Board of Education voted 5 to 2 to...

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Martin Man Officially Hired As New Royston City Manager

August 20, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Royston officially hires its new City Manager. Monday, the Royston City Council officially hired Edward Andrews of Martin as its new city manager. Andrews was the sole finalist for the job out of a pool of some 19 candidates. The new manager said he is happy and looking...

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SCHS Softball Falls to Rabun Co.

August 20, 2014

The Stephens County Lady Indian softball team drops a non-region game. Stephens County lost to Rabun County Tuesday 8-6. Natalie Morgan went 3 for 4 and scored two runs for the Lady Indians. Meanwhile, Alanna Dunson went 2 for 4 with two RBIs. The Lady Indians are now 3-3 on the season. They play...

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Ga. DOT To Hold Public Meetings On STIP

August 20, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation is making available the Draft Fiscal Year 2015-2018 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program, or STIP, in Northeast Georgia for public review and comment. The STIP is a four-year program that specifies federally funded transportation projects for non-urban communities in rural Georgia for fiscal years 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. These...

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Police Blotter

August 20, 2014

A Big A Road business reported a burglary this week to police. According to a report on file with the Toccoa Police Department, the manager of the business told an officer that when she opened for business on Monday, about $90 was missing from the store. Meanwhile, a South Pond Street resident also reported...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Authority Approves FY 15 Budget

August 19, 2014

The Stephens County Hospital Authority approves a Fiscal Year 2015 budget for the hospital. Authority members unanimously approved that budget at their regular meeting on Monday. Stephens County Hospital’s Fiscal Year runs from October 1 through September 30. Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said the budget does include a 3.5 percent rate increase at the...

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Toccoa Woman Charged in Connection to Alleged Walhalla Arson

August 19, 2014
Toccoa Woman Charged in Connection to Alleged Walhalla Arson

A Toccoa woman faces a charge in Oconee County, South Carolina in connection to an alleged arson. The Oconee County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Office said it has charged 31-year-old Amy Dawn Lakey of Braswell Street in Toccoa with Third Degree Arson. Lakey is one of two people charged in connection with the fire. The...

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Vogel Challenging Collins for House Seat

August 19, 2014

A Madison County resident is making a run this Fall against incumbent U.S. Representative Doug Collins for the Hall County Republican’s 9th District seat. Dr. David Vogel has worked in public school education, along with teaching medical students and conducting medical research, and is now running as the Democratic candidate for the 9th U.S....

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Collins Delivers Weekly GOP Address

August 19, 2014

9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins delivers the weekly Republican address. Collins was tabbed to deliver the weekly party statement on Saturday. In his statement, Collins talked about a recent meeting with constituents in Blue Ridge and then criticized the U.S. Senate. In text of the address released by House Speaker John Boehner’s office,...

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SCHS Volleyball Opens Inaugural Season

August 19, 2014

The Stephens County High School Lady Indian volleyball team starts its inaugural season off on a winning note. Last Saturday, the Lady Indians took part in a Junior Varsity volleyball tournament at Eastside High School in Covington. Saturday marked the first competitive tournament action for the Stephens County Lady Indian volleyball team, which is...

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