Ida Cox Music Series Gains Regional Recognition

A regional tourism group is highlighting a downtown Toccoa summer event. The Southeast Tourism Society has named Toccoa’s very own Ida Cox Music Series as one of the society’s Top 20 Events in the Southeast for Summer 2017. Main Street Toccoa Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said this announcement serves as a great chance to showcase the concert series. “They meet […]

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Red Cross Still Facing Blood Shortage

Winter continues to bring blood shortages for the American Red Cross. The agency said that following several rounds of severe winter weather in many parts of the country, it needs eligible blood and platelet donors to donate in order to help restock its shelves to overcome a shortage. According to the Red Cross, about 300 blood drives across 27 states […]

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SCHS Wrestling Picks Up Dual Meet Wins

Stephens County High School wrestlers win three out of four recent dual meets. Tuesday night, the Indian wrestling team upped its dual meet mark to 11-5 on the season when they defeated the visiting Rabun County Wildcats, 57-19. That comes after the Indians went 2-1 over the weekend on the wrestling mats. They beat East Hall, 37-36, and Hart County, […]

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New Name For North Georgia Network

The North Georgia Network is changing its name. From now, the North Georgia Network will be known simply as NGN. Started in 2009, NGN has been a member-owned cooperative operating over 1,600 miles of fiber optic infrastructure in Georgia that provides high-speed broadband connectivity. The company said that as the network evolves to include new communities in other portions of […]

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Stephens Co. BOE Names Moore As New Chair

The Stephens County Board of Education gets its New Year started. On Tuesday, the school board elected a chair and vice-chair for 2017. Board of Education members unanimously selected Rod Moore to serve as Board Chair for the year ahead. Moore is in his first term on the board. He said he is humbled for the opportunity. “I appreciate the […]

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SCSO Arrests Two For Burglary

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office says two alleged burglars are under arrest after getting caught in the act. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that his office had placed an area of West Currahee Street on extra patrol due to a recent burglary in the area. Shirley said deputies patrolling that area last Wednesday just before midnight then saw something […]

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Stephens Co. Hospital Receives FY 16 Audit

Stephens County Hospital’s annual audit confirms what the hospital had already projected regarding the finances for Fiscal Year 2016. The Hospital Authority received and approved the audit report for the hospital’s Fiscal Year 2016, which ended back on September 30, at its monthly meeting on Monday. First and foremost, Hospital Administrator Lynne Anderson said the audit report came back with […]

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Hart Co. Names Choice for Administrator Post

By Charles Robertson, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Hart County Commissioners find a solution to their County Administrator search. Earlier this month, Hart County Commissioners unanimously voted to offer the position of Hart County Administrator to Terrell Partain. Hart County Commissioners did so after meeting in executive session for about an hour. According to Hart County Commissioner Joey Dorsey, Partain is well […]

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Oconee Federal Maintains Five-Star Rating

For the 114th consecutive quarter, Oconee Federal Savings and Loan has earned a five-star Superior rating from a national bank rating firm. BauerFinancial recently announced it had given Oconee Federal the five-star rating once again for the most recent quarter. Also, BauerFinancial said that Oconee Federal Savings and Loan has earned a “Best of Bauer” designation because it has maintained […]

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