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USFS Conducting Controlled Burn Today

April 23, 2015

The U.S. Forest Service is conducting a burn in the Stephens County area today. Forest Service officials said that the controlled burn will take place off of Lee Mountain Road today. Lee Mountain Road is a Forest Service Road off of Georgia Highway 184. According to the Forest Service, smoke will be visible in...

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Stephens Among Counties In Federal Disaster Declaration From Winter Storm

April 23, 2015

Stephens County is among 15 counties in north Georgia that may receive federal aid to help pay for costs incurred in a winter storm earlier this year. Earlier this week, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal announced that President Barack Obama approved a federal disaster declaration for 15 counties that bore the brunt of ice and...

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Indians Fall To Wolves in Region Baseball

April 23, 2015

The Stephens County Indians will wrap up the regular season tonight and look to get a spot in the AAAA state baseball playoffs. Wednesday, three Buford pitchers combined to no-hit the Indians as the Wolves won 11-3 on Senior Night at the Reservation. After Buford scored a run in the top of the first...

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Job Fair In Habersham Co. Today

April 23, 2015

The Georgia Department of Labor is sponsoring a resource and career expo today for veterans and other job seekers in the Habersham County area. Today’s expo will be held in the Cornelia United Methodist Church on Wyly Street in Cornelia from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. It is designed to assist with the employment...

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Stephens Co. BOE Votes To Close Eastanollee Elementary

April 22, 2015

Eastanollee Elementary School will close at the end of the school year. Tuesday, the Stephens County Board of Education voted unanimously to close Eastanollee Elementary and re-structure Grades Pre-K through Five beginning next school year. Stephens County Board of Education Chairman Tony Crunkleton said that this has been an incredibly difficult decision. “It has...

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Dorsey Under Contract Until 2018 After School Board Approves Extension

April 22, 2015

Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey receives a new three-year contract. Following an executive session at Tuesday’s meeting, the Stephens County Board of Education voted unanimously to authorize a new three-year contract for Dorsey that would run through April 2018. Board of Education Chair Tony Crunkleton said there were two reasons he felt a...

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Stephens Co. School Calendar Approved

April 22, 2015

The 2015-2016 school year in Stephens County will start for students on August 14. Tuesday, the Board of Education approved next year’s school calendar by a vote of 6 to 1. Jim Bellamy was the lone school board member to vote against the calendar. He said that while he supports the calendar approved, he...

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Stephens BOE Expected To Vote on Eastanollee Elementary Tonight

April 21, 2015

The Stephens County Board of Education is expected to take the vote later today on whether or not to close Eastanollee Elementary School. Today’s school board meeting starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Tugaloo Center for the Performing Arts at Stephens County High School. During its meeting, the Board of Education is expected to...

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Hospital Sees Strong Financial Month in March

April 21, 2015

Stephens County Hospital is coming off of a strong month financially. At its meeting Monday, the hospital authority reported that March showed a positive bottom line for the hospital. Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said March was a good month on the revenue side was up. Gambrell said that is because surgery cases were up...

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Hospital Changes LLC Name

April 21, 2015

Stephens County Hospital is making a small change in its LLC that covers physicians working for the hospital. Monday, the Hospital Authority voted unanimously to change the name of Stephens County Hospital Orthopedics, LLC to Stephens County Hospital Physicians Group, LLC. Stephens County Hospital Orthopedics was formed back when Dr. James Fordyce opened an...

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