Boil Water Advisory Lifted

June 16, 2014

A boil water advisory has been lifted for an area of Toccoa affected by a fire hydrant replacement Thursday. The advisory started Thursday morning for an area located between the intersections of Tugalo Street and Prather Bridge Road and Orr Street and Prather Bridge Road. The city lifted the advisory at about 9:30 a.m. Saturday....

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Stephens BOE Hears Second Solar Panel Request

June 16, 2014

The Stephens County Board of Education turns down another request involving the placement of solar panels at Stephens County High School. Last month, the school board 4 to 3 to not allow the installation of solar panels on the roof at Stephens County High School. A company called United Renewable Energy of Alpharetta had...

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Center for Natural Health and Optimal Wellness Opens

June 16, 2014
Center for Natural Health and Optimal Wellness Opens

A local doctor opens a new practice in Toccoa. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Thursday to celebrate the opening of the Center for Natural Health and Optimal Wellness. Dr. Paul Dabney operates the center. He said he practices integrative medicine with his patients. “What I do is actually...

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Franklin Co. Looking At Sheriff’s Office FY 15 Budget Proposal

June 16, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia How to whittle down the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office budget for Fiscal Year 2015 and still provide the extra services it will need is a question that could stall passing the new Franklin County budget. At a special work session last week, the Franklin County Commission heard from...

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Toccoa Clinic Receives Recognition for Electronic Medical Records

June 16, 2014

Toccoa Clinic recently earned an exceptional commendation from the Georgia Department of Community Health’s “Medicaid Electronic Health Records Incentive Program” for improving the quality, safety and efficiency of patient care. The program is limited to eligible Medicaid health professionals for six years of participation in adopting, implementing, upgrading or demonstrating meaningful use of certified...

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Stephens Co. Schools Still Trying to Clear Up Financial Picture

June 13, 2014

Stephens County School System staff are continuing work to try to figure out the system’s exact financial position. The Stephens County Board of Education received an update at its work session on Thursday. Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey said that staff continues to work on figuring out how much, if any, remains in...

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