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Stephens Co. Hospital Unveils New Website

October 21, 2013
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Stephens County Hospital unveils a new website. Recently, the hospital launched a new look to its website. While the site is new, the address remains the same at www.stephenscountyhospital.com. Hospital Spokesperson Heidi Wilkinson said the redesigned website offers many new features. “We now have a safe and secure place where you can go online...

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Avita Takes Over Opportunity House in Lavonia

October 21, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Avita Community Partners of northeast Georgia has officially taken over Opportunity House in Lavonia. Opportunity House was a program that served adults with cognitive disabilities. The former Opportunity House in Lavonia closed for good in September and was located in a building owned by Carry On Trailers. Avita...

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Indians Win on Homecoming

October 21, 2013
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A strong second half ground game propels the Stephens County Indian football team to a win on Homecoming. Stephens County scored three touchdowns in the second half to pull away on its way to a 35-13 win over Madison County. Indians’ Head Coach Travis Noland said the team did a great job in the...

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Martin Woman Arrested in S.C. In Connection with Toccoa Robbery

October 18, 2013
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Martin Woman Arrested in S.C. In Connection with Toccoa Robbery

A Stephens County woman is in custody in South Carolina, facing charges in Toccoa. The Oconee County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Office said Thursday that it arrested 22-year-old Bonnie Bleu Alexander of Martin on a Fugitive from Justice warrant Wednesday. Alexander was wanted in Toccoa on robbery charges in connection with a recent snatch-and-grab robbery...

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Toccoa To Host Traveling Art Exhibit

October 18, 2013
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Toccoa is one of nine Georgia communities that will host the state’s first traveling art exhibit. Recently, Governor Nathan Deal and First Lady Sandra Deal announced that 28 pieces from the state’s art collection would travel to nine locations over a 14-month period, with Toccoa making the cut in what organizers say was a...

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Indians Host Madison Co. Tonight; Homecoming At SCHS

October 18, 2013
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The Stephens County Indian football team will look to get back on the winning track tonight on Homecoming at the Reservation. Stephens County is hosting Madison County this evening in another Region 8-AAAA contest. Both teams enter the game with identical 3-3 records for the season and are both 1-2 in region play. Last...

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March for Babies Set for Saturday

October 18, 2013
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Stephens and Franklin counties will march for babies this weekend. The annual March for Babies in Stephens and Franklin counties to benefit the March of Dimes takes place Saturday morning at Tugaloo State Park. March of Dimes Community Director for Franklin and Stephens Counties Kim Eldredge said Saturday’s March is the celebration of a...

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Fire Safety Festival Saturday

October 18, 2013
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An event this weekend in Toccoa will call attention to the topic of fire safety. People First of Stephens County is hosting its annual Fire Safety Festival Saturday in the parking lot of the Fernside Fire Department in Toccoa. People First is an advocacy group for individuals with disabilities. Jeraldine Hayes is a People...

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Stephens Co. Jury Duty Announcement

October 18, 2013
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Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick said Thursday that jurors who were scheduled to report for jury duty on Monday, October 21 do not need to report. According to Quick, jury duty has been cancelled for the entire week next week in Stephens County.

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NGTC Opens Economic Development Training Center

October 18, 2013
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NGTC Opens Economic Development Training Center

A new facility at North Georgia Technical College focuses on economic development. Officials recently gathered at North Georgia Technical College’s new Economic Development Training Center for an official ribbon cutting ceremony and a demonstration of the simulation capabilities now available to businesses in the area. Those in attendance received demonstrations on diagnostic software that...

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