Red Cross Still Needs Blood Donations

February 7, 2014

The American Red Cross said its blood supply is doing better following winter weather last month that caused issues for the agency. During the most recent bout of winter weather in Georgia, the Red Cross was forced to cancel more than 50 blood drives in Georgia, leading to over 2,000 uncollected blood and platelet...

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Elite Glass Holds Ribbon Cutting

February 7, 2014
Elite Glass Holds Ribbon Cutting

The local community celebrates the opening of a new business to help take care of Stephens County and northeast Georgia’s glass needs. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Elite Glass on Thursday at the Chamber office in downtown Toccoa. Elite Glass Owner Alan Glaze said he can handle all...

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SCHS Ends Regular Season in Hoops Play

February 7, 2014

Another cold shooting quarter cost the Stephens County Lady Indian basketball team a victory Thursday night. Leading by seven at the half, Stephens County scored just four points in the third quarter and lost 41-34 to the Lady War Eagles of Chestatee. Lexie Cash had 14 points for the Lady Indians and Nikelsha Owens...

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Ga. DOT Reschedules Banks Open House

February 7, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation will hold an open house meeting next month on a Banks County bridge project. A public information meeting will take place on Thursday, March 13 to discuss the detour necessary for reconstruction of the State Route 63 Bridge over the Middle Fork of the Broad River. That is located...

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NGTC Rick Perkins Award Announced

February 7, 2014

A Toccoa resident wins an award from North Georgia Technical College. Pharmacy Technology Instructor Christy Bivins was named the school’s Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Education Winner for 2014. She was selected from a group of four finalists. The Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction has been an ongoing statewide...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Wound Care Center Open

February 6, 2014

Stephens County Hospital’s wound care center is up and running. Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said the new facility located on Falls Road in Toccoa opened to its first patients last week. “We have had some patients there every day since then,” said Gambrell.  “I think it is going well.  We have patients not just...

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  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
  • July 27, 2014 6:00 pmVacation Bible School
  • July 28, 2014 2:00 pmThe Salvation Army’s Vacation Bible School
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