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SCMS Supplements Approved

June 17, 2015

The Stephens County school system finalizes supplements at Stephens County Middle School. Tuesday, the Board of Education unanimously approved proposed middle school supplements. The high school’s supplements were approved last month, but board members voted to table the middle school supplements after concerns were raised about the consistency of some of the supplements. Last...

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Possible Rabid Raccoon Spotted

June 17, 2015

Toccoa-Stephens County Animal Control is confirming that a possible rabid raccoon was reported over the weekend in an area of Toccoa. According to Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter Director Jeff Roberts, the possible rabid raccoon was sighted and reported to law enforcement over the weekend in the area of Poplar Street and Hilltop Way. Law...

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NGTC Receives Scholarship Donation From Ga. Power

June 17, 2015

North Georgia Technical College gets a donation from a state utility company. The Georgia Power Foundation has made a contribution to North Georgia Technical College’s Foundation’s scholarship fund for students enrolled in the Electrical Lineworker Program who have documented financial need. According to the school, the purpose of the Electrical Lineworker program is to...

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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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