Flu Season Picking Up in Ga.

January 6, 2014

Winter weather is not the only thing picking up in Georgia right now. Flu season is also kicking into high gear. District Two Public Health Spokesman Dave Palmer said that health officials in Georgia are seeing an increase in the number of flu cases across the state. Palmer said that seeing that is normal...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Welcomes New Year’s Baby

January 6, 2014
Stephens Co. Hospital Welcomes New Year’s Baby

Stephens County Hospital welcomes its New Year’s Baby and it’s a boy! The hospital introduced the first baby born at the facility in 2014 on Friday. Jase Emerson Strickland was born on January 1 at 6:13 a.m. to Maranda Westbrook of Eastanollee and Evan Strickland of Martin. Maranda said she is excited to be...

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SCHS Basketball Returns to Action With Home Games This Past Weekend

January 6, 2014

Stephens County High School’s basketball teams start off 2014 with a weekend doubleheader at home. First on Friday, Stephens County hosted Lumpkin County. In the girls’ game, Stephens County went six minutes before scoring but came back quickly and beat Lumpkin 53-39. Lexie Cash led the Lady Indians with 17 points and Emily Mote...

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Details Released on Filling Solicitor’s Seat in Stephens Co.

January 3, 2014

More details are coming out about the process for filling the now vacant Stephens County State Court Solicitor post. The county’s State Court Solicitor, Dan T. Pressley, Sr. passed away earlier this week. Governor’s Office Communications Director Brian Robinson said that the governor will fill the position as soon as possible with an appointment....

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Hudgens Offers Cold Weather Safety Tips

January 3, 2014

It is a chilly morning across Stephens County and northeast Georgia. With Winter making its presence felt, Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is offering some tips to help keep you and your home safe during cold weather. Hudgens said one thing to remember is to take steps to try to avoid...

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Year In Review 2013: Wilbros Controversy Continues

January 3, 2014

As 2014 gets underway this week, we are taking time to look back at the year that has been in Stephens County. We are taking a look at some of the top news stories of the last year this week. One of those is a story that has grabbed the headlines for well over...

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  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
  • August 2, 2014 8:00 amYard Sale Proceeds from the sale will benefit new play ground equipment
  • August 3, 2014 11:00 amThe Annual Kesler Reunion & Prospect United Methodist Church Homecoming
  • August 4, 2014Stephens County Schools Orientation Schedule for 2014-2015
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