Alleged Assault Leads to One Arrest

June 17, 2015

One person is under arrest after a fight over the weekend ended with someone in the hospital. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said it happened Sunday afternoon at a home on Defoor Road. “Deputies responded and two brothers had gotten into a fight that escalated into one of them pulling a knife,” said Shirley....

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Proposed Wilkinson Center Addition Going Out to Bid

June 17, 2015

Stephens County Hospital is taking the next step in building a small addition to the Wilkinson Center. Monday, the Hospital Authority’s Building and Grounds Committee gave the go-ahead on the final plans for the proposed addition and the Authority gave staff permission to go ahead and get bids for the work. Hospital Administrator Ed...

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BOE Approves July Spending Resolution

June 17, 2015

The Stephens County Board of Education approves a resolution to allow normal spending to continue into the start of a new fiscal year while a Fiscal Year 2016 budget is finalized. Tuesday, the Board voted unanimously to approve a July spending resolution. Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey said that the spending resolution allows...

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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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