Stephens Co. BOE Elects 2014 Officers

January 22, 2014

Dr. Elizabeth Pinkerton will continue serving as the Stephens County Board of Education Chair for another year. The board selected Pinkerton to serve as chair at its meeting Tuesday. Pinkerton took over as Chair last year after the resignation of former Chair Jerry Steele from the board. She said she is glad to serve...

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Ty Cobb Healthcare Selling Nursing Homes

January 22, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Ty Cobb Healthcare is selling off its existing nursing home facilities in Royston, Hartwell and Comer. In a brief press release issued last week, Ty Cobb CEO Greg Hearn announced Ty Cobb has signed a non-binding letter of intent with Community Health Services of Georgia and its affiliate...

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SCHS Basketball Splits With Eastside

January 22, 2014

The Stephens County Lady Indians finally got off to a good start, scoring 16 points in the first quarter and pulling away to defeat the Lady Eagles of Eastside 43-23 Tuesday night at the Currahee Arena. Audresha Merritt led Stephens County with 12 points and Emily Mote had 10 points. Jymara Smith and DeJanue...

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Democrat Announces Congressional Run

January 22, 2014

A candidate is throwing his hat in the ring for Congress in northeast Georgia. Speaking at a rally held January 18 at the Gainesville Civic Center, David Vogel announced his decision to run as a Democrat for the U.S. House of Representatives in Georgia’s 9th District. The seat is currently held by Republican Doug...

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Toccoa Remembers Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 21, 2014
Toccoa Remembers Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Toccoa marks Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Monday, Trinity C.M.E. Church again hosted the annual interfaith service. That was followed by the annual march from the Church to ToccoaCity Hall. Once at Toccoa City Hall, the winner of this year’s essay contest on Dr. King read their winning essay. This year’s winner was...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Updates Finances, Receives Audit

January 21, 2014

Stephens County Hospital receives some positive financial news. Monday, the Hospital Authority met for a regular monthly meeting. During that meeting, Stephens County Hospital reported that it had received its completed audit for Fiscal Year 2013, which ended on September 30, 2013. Stephens County Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said that the hospital’s auditing firm,...

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