NGTC Marks Medical Assistants Recognition Week

October 24, 2013

North Georgia Technical College is celebrating Medical Assistants Recognition Week this week, as designated by the American Association of Medical Assistants, or AAMA. In addition, medical assistants across the country are also honored on Medical Assistants Recognition Day, which was Wednesday. Medical assisting is an allied health profession whose practitioners function as members of...

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Royston Man Charged in Wreck That Killed Toccoa Man

October 23, 2013

The driver of a vehicle in a wreck that killed a Toccoa man over the weekend faces numerous charges after an investigation by the Georgia State Patrol. Tuesday, the GSP announced that it has issued numerous citations against 22-year-old Brandon Ray Brooks of Royston. Brooks was the driver in the early Sunday morning single-car...

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Stephens Co. Commission Suspends Stumpy’s Alcohol License

October 23, 2013

A local convenience store will lose its beer and wine license for a period of time after selling alcohol to a minor. Stephens County Commissioners voted at their meeting on Tuesday following a public hearing to suspend the beer and wine license for Stumpy’s Convenience Store for a period of 30 days. Stephens County...

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Stephens Co. Commission Makes Appointments

October 23, 2013

Stephens County Commissioner Dean Scarborough will serve the remainder of Harold Andrews’ term on the board of the Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter. Commissioners unanimously appointed Scarborough to fill that seat at their meeting on Tuesday. Andrews, who served as chair of the shelter board, passed away earlier this month. Meanwhile, Andrews’ seat on the...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Joining Health Information Exchange

October 23, 2013

Stephens County Hospital will soon connect with Northeast Georgia Medical Center and other area healthcare facilities to share information more easily electronically. Monday, the Stephens County Hospital Authority voted unanimously to join a health information exchange that Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville is starting. Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said the health information exchange...

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Hayestone-Brady Opportunity Zone Designation on Hold, Says SCDA

October 23, 2013

The Stephens County Development Authority said recently that its application for an Opportunity Zone designation at the Hayestone-BradyBusinessPark on Highway 17 is on hold at the state level. Development Authority Executive Director Tim Martin made that announcement at last week’s Development Authority monthly meeting. Martin said that state legislators want to examine the program...

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