Roberts, Brock Re-appointed To Hospital Authority

September 17, 2013
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The Stephens County Hospital Authority will retain the same seven board members. Monday, the other five authority members unanimously voted to re-appoint Stan Roberts and Max Brock to new six-year terms on the authority. Stephens County Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell says both Roberts and Brock have provided valuable service to the authority. He said...

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City Gets State Grant for Schaefer Center Work

September 17, 2013
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The city of Toccoa will receive money from a state agency to go towards work at the Schaefer Center. Last week, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal announced that the Georgia Department of Economic Development has awarded a $15,000 tourism product development grant to Toccoa. Kembra Landry with Main Street Toccoa said the grant funds will...

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Franklin Co. BOC Spars Over Need for Training

September 17, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County Commission Chair Thomas Bridges is touting the accomplishments of the new board of commissioners so far this year. That is after a heated discussion with fellow Franklin County Commissioner Clint Harper over whether the county should pay for Bridges and one new commissioner to become state...

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Governor Set to Be in Area on Wednesday

September 17, 2013
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Georgia Governor Nathan Deal is expected to be among the dignitaries on hand for a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday for the Highway 17 widening project. The groundbreaking ceremony, marking the widening of State Highway 17 to four lanes from the Stephens-Franklin County line to Memorial Drive in Toccoa will take place Wednesday at 1:30 at...

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Collins Sends Letter To Fish and Wildlife Service

September 17, 2013
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Ninth District U.S. Representative Doug Collins is asking the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for detailed information about the agency’s long-term plans for trout mitigation hatcheries across the Southeast. Collins sent a letter on the topic last week requesting the information, which would apply to the Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery in FanninCounty, among...

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Pre-Job Fair Event in Lavonia Tuesday

September 16, 2013
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With a job fair coming up later this month in Stephens County, the Georgia Department of Labor is offering an opportunity tomorrow for area job seekers to do a little advance preparation. The event is called the Northeast Georgia Talent Attraction Kick-off and it is taking place Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m....

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