GDOL Summit This Month in Habersham Co.

The Georgia Department of Labor and several employer committees in northeast Georgia will co-sponsor a Business and Employer Summit this month. It is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, October 28, in Demorest from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at The Torch Worship Center. The summit is designed to help business owners and managers better understand and conquer compliance challenges […]

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TFC Sports Update

The Toccoa Falls College volleyball team picks up a win this week. TFC beat Allen University in three straight sets. They host both Piedmont International and Johnson University of Florida on Saturday. The Piedmont match is at 1 p.m. and the Johnson match is at 5 p.m. Meanwhile, the TFC men’s soccer team fell to Southern Wesleyan University 5-0. TFC […]

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Bond Hearing Scheduled in Lanier Shooting Death Case

A 15-year-old charged with the shooting death of his mother in Stephens County last week is scheduled to have a court appearance next week. Court records indicate that the teen is scheduled to appear in Stephens County Superior Court on Wednesday, October 15 for a bond hearing. Mountain Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Russell Smith is scheduled to preside over […]

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Pre-K Week Marked in Stephens Co.

Georgia marks its annual Pre-K week. 50th District State Senator John Wilkinson read to Pre-K students at Eastanollee Elementary School Wednesday as part of Pre-K week activities in Georgia. Wilkinson said it Pre-K is an important part of the educational system in Georgia. “Obviously, it is a very important time in a child’s life,” said Wilkinson. “It really gives them […]

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Family Connection Plans Fundraiser

A local organization designed to help children and families in Stephens County is holding its annual Fall fundraiser in a few weeks. Family Connection of Stephens County is holding a fundraising event on November 1. This year, the organization is doing “Are you smarter than a Stephens County 5th grader?” Family Connection Coordinator Allyson Warren said the event will be […]

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Georgia Marks Fire Prevention Week

Georgia is marking Fire Prevention Week this week. State Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is using this week to make sure that Georgia residents have working smoke alarms in their homes. Georgia law requires a smoke alarm in every home and Commissioner Hudgens said people should install working smoke alarms on every level of the home, as well […]

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Franklin BOC Votes To Provide Health Insurance Option For Commissioners

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Beginning in January, Franklin County Commissioners will have the option of signing up for county health insurance. Despite ongoing objections from two commissioners, at their regular meeting Monday, Commissioner David Strickland motioned to offer the insurance.  In his motion, Strickland emphasized the coverage was not mandatory. Strickland’s motion was seconded by Commissioner Bob Franklin. […]

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TFC Sports Update

The Toccoa Falls College volleyball team drops a match to Truett McConnell. Tuesday night, the Screaming Eagle women’s volleyball team lost in three sets. TFC volleyball is now 6-12 overall on the season and 6-2 in region play. They host both Piedmont International and Johnson University of Florida on Saturday. The Piedmont match is at 1 p.m. and the Johnson […]

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NGTC Currahee Campus Unveils New Health Care Wing

North Georgia Technical College unveils a new wing designed for students entering the health care industry in northeast Georgia. The school cut the ribbon and officially unveiled its new health care wing at the Currahee Campus at a ceremony on Tuesday. The 31,000 square foot addition at the campus on Highway 17 between Toccoa and Martin in Stephens County will […]

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