Region 8-AAAA Wraps Up Hoops Tourney

February 16, 2015

It is on to the state playoffs for four Region 8-AAAA basketball teams after the Region tournament wrapped up Saturday at Johnson High School in Oakwood. Accessnorthga.com reports that the Johnson High School boys’ won the region title Saturday night, beating Buford 81-69. Meanwhile, the Buford girls beat Chestatee for the girls’ title 26-10....

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Stephens BOE Raises Cannery Prices

February 13, 2015

Stephens County school board members continue to debate what to do with the cannery. The Stephens County Board of Education discussed the cannery again at its work session and called meeting on Thursday. Last month, Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey announced that the cannery’s operations, after much discussion, had ben cut from 10...

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SCMS Marks Black History Month

February 13, 2015

Stephens County Middle School marks Black History Month. The school held its annual Black History Month program on Thursday afternoon. This year’s special guest speaker was Stephens County High School graduate Marina Woodruff. She used music to show how artists and singers of all races and styles today are influenced by famous black artists...

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St. Mary’s May Buy Ty Cobb Hospital

February 13, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Officials with Ty Cobb Regional Medical Center confirm negotiations are underway for the possible sale of Ty Cobb Regional Medical Center to St. Mary’s Healthcare System of Athens. Ty Cobb Healthcare CEO Greg Hearn made the announcement late Wednesday morning in a prepared press release. “Strategic discussions between...

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‘Can Man’ Found Dead; No Foul Play Suspected

February 13, 2015

Authorities in Stephens County are investigating a death to ensure that no foul play was involved. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that he was contacted earlier this week about a person who had not been seen. “I was called by two different individuals about Winfred Kallenback,” said Shirley. “Most folks around Toccoa would...

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Bill Would Allow Election of Local School Superintendents

February 13, 2015

50th District State Senator John Wilkinson is one of the sponsors of a bill in the state Senate that would give counties in Georgia an option on how superintendents and school boards are chosen. Senate Bill 81 would allow counties to have voters elect their local school superintendents and have grand juries select people...

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