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Stephens Co. Hospital Approves Employee Health Insurance Plan

March 21, 2014

Stephens County Hospital renews its employee benefit package for the year ahead. Monday, the Stephens County Hospital Authority approved the health insurance and other benefit plans for the hospital’s employees for the next 12 months. Stephens County Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said he is pleased with what the hospital was able to work out...

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Chamber Holds Ribbon Cutting for Innovative Thread Designs

March 21, 2014
Chamber Holds Ribbon Cutting for Innovative Thread Designs

The community celebrates a business moving into a storefront in Stephens County. Thursday, the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Innovative Thread Designs to celebrate its new location on Design Point. Kevin and Jennifer Hicks own Innovative Thread Designs. Kevin Hicks said they do custom embroidery on all kinds of...

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Stephens Co. Jury Duty Announcement

March 21, 2014

Jurors in Stephens County who were summoned to report on Monday, March 24th do not need to report next week. That is according to Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick. He said jury duty in Stephens County has been cancelled for all of next week.

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Toccoa Little League Opening This Weekend

March 21, 2014

Another season of the Toccoa Little League is set to open this weekend. The Toccoa Little League will hold opening day Saturday. This year marks 75 years of Toccoa Little League. As part of the Opening Day festivities, there will be a parade at 9 a.m. to the Doyle Street Park and games all...

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Royston City Manager Resigns

March 21, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The City of Royston is losing its City Manager. City Manager Greg Scott submitted his resignation last week after seven years on the job. Scott said he is returning to the military where he will serve at an air base in Tampa, Florida. “I was offered a position...

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Ga. Insurance Commissioner Marks Flood Safety Awareness Week

March 21, 2014

National Flood Safety Awareness Week is this week and Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to use the opportunity to remind Georgians that a flood policy can be a valuable addition to standard homeowners’ coverage. Flood coverage is federally backed by the National Flood Insurance Program. Hudgens said people can buy NFIP flood insurance...

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Company Proposes Solar Panels To Stephens Co. BOE

March 20, 2014

The Stephens County Board of Education is exploring a partnership with a company to place solar panels on the roof of Stephens County High School and possibly at other schools in the system. Tuesday, the school board heard from William Silva, the President and CEO of United Renewable Energy of Alpharetta. The company is...

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Indian Baseball Sweeps Madison Co.

March 20, 2014

The Stephens County Indian baseball team sweeps Madison County in region play. Stephens County beat the Red Raiders 8-2in Danielsville on Wednesday. Sophomore Evan Rumsey scattered six hits and threw only 67 pitches in his complete game.  He struck out five and forced the Red Raiders into 10 ground ball outs. Josh Slate and...

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N.C. Rape, Kidnapping Suspect Arrested in Franklin Co.

March 20, 2014
N.C. Rape, Kidnapping Suspect Arrested in Franklin Co.

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A North Carolina man wanted for the kidnap and rape of a 12-year old girl is on his way back there after he was arrested Sunday in Franklin County. Lavonia Police Chief Bruce Carlisle said the suspect, identified as Kenneth Michael Outen Jr. of Montgomery County, North Carolina was...

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Kickball Tourney Fundraising Totals Coming In

March 20, 2014
Kickball Tourney Fundraising Totals Coming In

Some of the totals are in from this year’s second annual Stephens County High School Interact Club Kickball Tournament. The tournament took place last weekend at the Stephens County Recreation Department. Club Advisor Derek Demmler said that the club has raised just over $1,400 from the tournament. Money raised will go towards the Toccoa-Stephens...

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  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
  • September 15, 2014The Currahee Thunder Equestrian Drill Team of Stephens County High School
  • September 15, 2014LeTourneau WABCO Employee Reunion
  • October 4, 2014Celebrating Pastor Bruce & Apostle Chiquita Clark 13th Pastoral Appreciation
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