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Concerned Citizens Talk to BOE On Wilbros

November 21, 2013

Members of the Concerned Citizens of Toccoa-Stephens County appeal for the Stephens County Board of Education to re-start its financial contributions towards a civil suit against the Wilbros facility. The group’s chairman, Bryan Dooley, and another group member, Tony Thomas, spoke to the Board of Education at its meeting on Tuesday. Earlier this year,...

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EPD Continues to Investigate Wilbros Notice of Violation

November 21, 2013

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division says further investigation continues regarding the Notice of Violation it sent to Wilbros last month. EPD Spokesperson Kevin Chambers said that the EPD has received a response from Wilbros in regards to the notice of violation sent to Wilbros by the EPD on October 18. Details of that response...

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Stephens County “Stuffing the Bus”

November 21, 2013

The Stephens County High School Interact Club is once again looking to stuff the bus this Thanksgiving. The club is currently undertaking its 3rd annual “Stuff the Bus” food drive. During the drive, the club literally attempts to stuff a bus full of non-perishable food items in an effort to help the hungry. Stephens...

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Hospital Announces Christmas Card Winner

November 21, 2013
Hospital Announces Christmas Card Winner

Stephens County Hospital recognizes the winner of this year’s Hospital Christmas Card contest. Tuesday, Hospital officials recognized Eastanollee Elementary School 5th grader Gerald Barker for drawing the winning design that will appear on the front of this year’s Stephens County Hospital Christmas cards. Barker said it feels very good to have won the contest...

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SCHS Academic Bowl Team Wins League Title

November 21, 2013

The Stephens County High School Academic Bowl team is also headed to a state competition later this school year. Stephens County High School recently won the Northeast Georgia quiz bowl league title after defeating HartCounty last Saturday. The Stephens County Academic Bowl team finished 10-0 on its season and outscored its opponents 347-179. It...

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Structure Fire Reported Wednesday on Robin Place

November 21, 2013

There is no word yet on what caused a reported structure fire in Toccoa Wednesday. Fire crews were called to Robin Place in Toccoa Wednesday night in reference to a reported structure fire. Robin Place is located off of Collins Road in Toccoa.

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Stephens Co. School Superintendent Whiten Retiring

November 20, 2013

Stephens County School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten is retiring. Whiten announced at Tuesday’s Stephens County Board of Education meeting that she plans to retire effective March 31, 2014. Whiten said it has been an honor to serve as the Superintendent of the Stephens County School System. But, she said it is time to pass the...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Announces Cuts

November 20, 2013

Stephens County Hospital announces cost-cutting measures that will affect the hospital’s employees. Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell announced this week that effective December 1, employees making over $10 per hour will see a 5 percent decrease in pay effective December 1. In addition, Gambrell said the hospital will eliminate some positions throughout the hospital, affecting...

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Stephens Co. Names Teacher of the Year

November 20, 2013

The Stephens County School System names its system-wide Teacher of the Year. School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten and other staff surprised April LaHayne of Toccoa Elementary in her classroom Tuesday to present her with the honor of the system-wide Teacher of the Year award. LaHayne teaches second grade at Toccoa Elementary. She said it is...

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Police Blotter

November 20, 2013

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a theft on Oak Valley Road. A deputy responded to Oak Valley Road on November 17 in reference to the theft of $7,200 worth of miscellaneous items. The report stated that the theft occurred sometime since July 1. Meanwhile, elsewhere on Oak Valley Road, someone reported to...

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