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Stephens Co. BOE Approves FY 16 Budget

August 4, 2015

The Stephens County school system has its budget in place for Fiscal Year 2016. At a called meeting on Monday, the Stephens County Board of Education unanimously approved the final budget for the fiscal year that got underway back on July 1 and runs through June 30, 2016. Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey...

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Corps Looking for Help on Keeping Lake Hartwell Clean

August 4, 2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Lake Hartwell Association continue to look for volunteers to help keep Lake Hartwell clean. Both groups are inviting local residents, scout groups, civic clubs, and others to volunteer to join year-round efforts in maintaining a clean and inviting environment for all lake visitors. Historically, the Corps...

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GSP Releases Information on Friday Morning By-pass Accident

August 4, 2015

One person was transported to Stephens County Hospital after a Friday morning accident on the Toccoa By-pass. It happened at the intersection of the By-pass, or State Route 17, and State Route 145. According to the Toccoa post of the Georgia State Patrol, a 2009 blue Ford Escape, driven by Natalie Gadow of Eastanollee,...

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Hart Co. School Superintendent Sole Finalist Named

August 4, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The Hart County Board of Education has its sole finalist for the job of Superintendent of Schools. At a called meeting last month, the board named Jay Floyd as its single finalist. Hart County Interim School Superintendent Jennifer Carter said that after reviewing applications and interviewing a number...

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Job Fair in Blairsville Today

August 4, 2015

More than 20 employers are expected to participate in a career expo in Blairsville today. The North Georgia Regional Career Expo in Union County is today from 2 to 6 p.m. on the Blairsville campus of North Georgia Technical College, located at 121 Meeks Avenue in Blairsville. Conducting the expo is the Georgia Department...

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NGTC Students Participate In Externship

August 4, 2015

A group of North Georgia Technical College students get an additional learning experience as part of their studies. For students who successfully complete the eight required core Criminal Justice courses at North Georgia Technical College, an additional learning experience affords them the opportunity to solidify their knowledge. These students participate in an externship that...

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Stephens BOE Set To Approve Budget Tonight

August 3, 2015

The Stephens County Board of Education will meet today and is expected to vote on the final Fiscal Year 2016 budget. School board members are set to meet at 5:30 p.m. today at the Stephens County School System Administrative Offices on Mize Road in Toccoa for a called meeting to set the budget for...

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Georgia Health Officials Joining “Million Hearts Initiative”

August 3, 2015

The state of Georgia is taking part in a national initiative to try and reduce the number of heart attacks and strokes. It is called the Million Hearts Initiative and the goal is to prevent a million heart attacks or strokes by 2017. Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald said the...

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Charges Filed Against FCSO Deputy

August 3, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland says he expects to file charges against suspended Franklin County Sheriff’s Office deputy Kevin Bowers. Bowers is currently being treated at a north Georgia medical facility after an altercation last month. The incident happened in the early morning hours one day in July...

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Trachte Employees Go Through NGTC Program

August 3, 2015

Trachte Southeast in Toccoa recently offered seven employees the opportunity to take the new Certified Production Technician, or CPT, training through North Georgia Technical College. CPT is a nationally recognized Industry Certified program that prepares participants to take four Manufacturing Skills Standards Council CPT examinations. The course prepares students to take the four separate...

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