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Stephens Co. BOE Tables EO Foundation Lease Until July

June 17, 2015

The Stephens County Board of Education will take up a proposed new lease with the Evan Oglesby Foundation for the old Toccoa High School gym next month. Tuesday, the school board voted to table the item and remove it from Tuesday’s meeting agenda. Board members had discussed the lease with Oglesby on Thursday at...

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Stephens Co. Hospital To Purchase Ventilator

June 16, 2015

Stephens County Hospital will move forward with the purchase of an adult ventilator to begin replacing older ones in use now. On Monday, the Stephens County Hospital Authority unanimously voted to approve the purchase of the adult ventilator. Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said that for right now, the hospital will only look to purchase...

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Hospital Reports Negative Bottom Line in May

June 16, 2015

Stephens County Hospital reports a negative bottom line for the month of May. During Monday’s Hospital Authority meeting, the authority gave its monthly financial report. Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said a slow month at the hospital resulted in the loss for the month. “Patient census has been lower than we would like it to...

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SCDA Responds to Concerns Posted Online

June 16, 2015

The Stephens County Development Authority said last week it wants to clarify something that has reportedly been circulating on Facebook. Currently, the Stephens County Development Authority is working with ASI Southeast on proposed Industrial Revenue Bonds. According to the Development Authority, these are bonds that are used to assist companies to finance projects. Development...

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Currahee Club Hosting Farmer and Artisan Market Saturday

June 16, 2015

Saturday is the third annual Currahee Farmer and Artisan Market. Currahee Club Community Manager Anne Shurley said that the daylong event will take place on the grand lawn of the Currahee Club’s Amenity Campus. “We are partnering with Stephens County Farmers Market, Currahee Artists’ Guild, local businesses, writers, artisans, as well as Currahee Vineyard,”...

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Stephens Co. Board of Education Meeting Today

June 16, 2015

The Stephens County Board of Education will meet later today for its regular monthly business meeting. The meeting of the Board of Education will start at 5:30 p.m. today at the Administrative Offices of the Stephens County School System on Mize Road. Today’s Board of Education meeting is open to the public.

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Special Election in Lavonia Today

June 16, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Voters in Lavonia are going to the polls today to select a new city councilman for the Post 1 seat. Polls opened at 7 a.m. and voters will cast their ballots at the Lavonia City Hall until 7 p.m. tonight. Two local business people are vying for the...

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Franklin Co. Town Halls on Millage Start Today

June 16, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Two town hall meetings will take place today for citizens to attend to ask questions about Franklin County’s plan to increase the property tax millage rate. At the June Board of Commission meeting, Franklin County Manager Beth Thomas told the board the millage must be raised in order...

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Savannah District Getting New Commander

June 16, 2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Savannah District is getting a new commander this week. Colonel Marvin L. Griffin will take command from Colonel Thomas J. Tickner in a formal ceremony Friday in Savannah. Griffin comes to the Savannah District from a Senior Service College Fellowship with the Secretary of Defense Corporate Fellowship Program....

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BOE, E.O. Foundation Still Negotiating New Lease

June 15, 2015

The Stephens County Board of Education continues to negotiate a new lease agreement with Evan Oglesby and his foundation for the old Toccoa High School gym. The two sides talked about a new lease again Thursday at the Stephens County Board of Education’s work session. Oglesby, a Toccoa native and former NFL player, currently...

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