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Stephens Co. School System Looks To Sell Unused Property

August 19, 2015

The Stephens County school system is putting some property on the market. On Tuesday, the Stephens County Board of Education voted unanimously to put property owned by the school system near the intersection of Skyline Drive and Rose Lane up for sale. That property mostly fronts Skyline Drive, though a small part of it...

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School System Still Sorting Out School Traffic

August 19, 2015

Traffic at the schools continues to be a focus during this first week of school. On Friday, there were numerous reports of delays and long lines at numerous Stephens County schools, especially in the afternoon. Also, there were reports of numerous bus delays. Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey said that the first day,...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Authority Approves Wilkinson Center Expansion

August 19, 2015

Stephens County Hospital is moving forward with an expansion to its Wilkinson Center. On Monday, the Hospital Authority voted unanimously to approve staff to move forward with construction of the expansion at a cost of no more than $900,000. As part of the motion, the Hospital Authority also voted to build six units instead...

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TFC Announces New Baseball Coach

August 19, 2015

Toccoa Falls College has its new head baseball coach. This week, the school announced Nate Bowen as the new head coach for the Screaming Eagles’ baseball team. Bowen was selected after a national search that had over 100 applicants, according to TFC officials. The school said that Bowen will also serve as Assistant Athletic...

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Chase Leads to Two Arrests in Franklin Co.

August 19, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A high-speed chase through Franklin County last week leads to more arrests. It happened on Wednesday, August 12. Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas said that deputies with his office and Georgia State Patrol troopers from the Hartwell post attempted to stop a 2011 Nissan Altima traveling on Interstate...

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NGTC Foundation Receives Donation

August 19, 2015
NGTC Foundation Receives Donation

Perry Gas recently gave a generous donation to the North Georgia Technical College Foundation. The contribution will be used to fund scholarships for students with documented financial need who are from Habersham County and are enrolled at North Georgia Technical College. Foundation scholarships make a difference in whether students have the opportunity to receive...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Approves FY 16 Budget

August 18, 2015

Stephens County Hospital will implement a 3.5 percent rate increase beginning with the start of its new fiscal year on October 1. Monday, the Hospital Authority unanimously approved a Fiscal Year 2016 budget that includes the rate increase. Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said that the rate increase is not something that most consumers will...

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Leader Dog Program Continues To Benefit Area Residents

August 18, 2015
Leader Dog Program Continues To Benefit Area Residents

A national program helps yet another Toccoa resident. Recently, Toccoa resident David Chase completed Leader Dog training in Michigan and returned home with his dog, “Shadow.” “Shadow” helps David, who has vision problems, get around. That is according to state Leader Dog representative and Toccoa Lions Club member Bill Graham. Graham said that David...

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Stephens Co. BOE Meeting Today

August 18, 2015

The Stephens County Board of Education is scheduled to hold its regular monthly meeting later today. That meeting is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. in the Tugaloo Building at the Stephens County School System Administrative Offices on Mize Road. Items on today’s Board of Education meeting agenda include consideration of the school system’s...

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SCHS Volleyball Season Underway

August 18, 2015

The season is underway for the Stephens County High School Lady Indian volleyball team. A couple of weeks into the season, the Lady Indians have a record of two wins and six losses. So far this year, the Lady Indians have picked up both of their wins against Hart County. Stephens County beat Hart...

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