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Currahee Canine Holds Ribbon Cutting

August 22, 2014
Currahee Canine Holds Ribbon Cutting

A local business opens to serve the community’s pet grooming and boarding needs. Currahee Canine Pet Services held a Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting on Thursday at its location. Mandi Griffin owns and operates Currahee Canine Pet Services. She said she can offer people a number of different services. “We do all...

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Hospital Purchases Ultrasound Machine to Help Run PICC Lines

August 21, 2014

Stephens County Hospital purchases a new piece of equipment to help out some of its nurses. Monday, the Hospital Authority unanimously approved the purchase of a small new ultrasound machine. Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said the ultrasound machine will be used for helping patients who need PICC lines. “That is a central catheter line...

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Stephens Co. BOE Approves Sept. Spending Resolution

August 21, 2014

The Stephens County Board of Education approves one final spending resolution. Tuesday, the board unanimously approved its September spending resolution. The spending resolutions allow the school system to operate while the Board finalizes its budget for the fiscal year that started back on July 1. Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey has stated that...

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Dillard House President Passes Away

August 21, 2014

Rabun County is remembering the President of the Dillard House this week. Dillard House President and CEO John Peter Dillard passed away Sunday at the age of 69. He took over as President of the Rabun County landmark establishment in 1989. The Dillard House was established by his grandmother, Carrie Edwards Dillard, back in...

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Ga. Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide Now Available

August 21, 2014

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources says that the 2014-2015 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is now available. According to the DNR, the guide provides important information on season dates, bag limits, hunting licenses, wildlife management areas, quota hunts, youth opportunities among other things. The DNR says major changes to hunting regulations this...

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Franklin Co. BOC Approves I-85 Sewer Bond Resolution

August 21, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The Franklin County Commission approves a bond issue resolution to secure funding for a sewer expansion project along Interstate 85. Franklin County has received approval from the USDA for a $3.5 million loan/grant package for the project. At a work session with Franklin County Commissioners earlier this month,...

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Clinic Vascular Lab Re-accredited

August 21, 2014
Clinic Vascular Lab Re-accredited

The Intersocietal Accreditation Commission has again granted the Toccoa Clinic vascular lab a three-year term of accreditation in echocardiography. Accreditation confirms that Toccoa Clinic’s lab has undergone a thorough review of its operational and technical components by a panel of experts, and the Commission grants accreditation only to those facilities that are found to...

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Street Re-surfacing Underway in Toccoa

August 20, 2014
Street Re-surfacing Underway in Toccoa

Work is well underway on a street re-surfacing project in Toccoa. Crews were on Fern Valley Drive Tuesday working on that road as the project got underway in earnest after rain delayed things somewhat on Monday. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse said crews started on Fern Valley Drive only because they are doing more...

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Stephens Co. BOE To Keep Looking At Solar Panel Lease While Company Pursues Zoning Approval

August 20, 2014

The Stephens County Board of Education will continue to review a lease agreement for solar panels on land near Stephens County High School while allowing the company seeking to install the panels to go ahead with obtaining zoning changes for the property. Tuesday, the Stephens County Board of Education voted 5 to 2 to...

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Martin Man Officially Hired As New Royston City Manager

August 20, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Royston officially hires its new City Manager. Monday, the Royston City Council officially hired Edward Andrews of Martin as its new city manager. Andrews was the sole finalist for the job out of a pool of some 19 candidates. The new manager said he is happy and looking...

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  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
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