Stephens Co. Hospital Receives Joint Commission Re-Accreditation

September 3, 2013

Stephens County Hospital receives good news on its re-accreditation. According to Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell, surveyors from the Joint Commission came late last month for three days to inspect the hospital in order to determine whether it would be re-accredited. Gambrell said the hospital has received that re-accreditation. He called the report from the...

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Toccoa Scarecrow Contest Coming Soon

September 3, 2013

Fall is right around the corner and Main Street Toccoa is planning to bring back an annual autumn contest. The fourth annual Main Street Toccoa Scarecrow Contest will take place next month. Main Street Toccoa Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said the contest is again open to all of Stephens County. “We are encouraging businesses...

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Toccoa City Commission Calls Meeting for This Morning

September 3, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners are meeting this morning for what the city has termed a “special called meeting.” The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. today at ToccoaCity   Hall. This meeting was first set following the conclusion of a Thursday special called meeting, during which commissioners met for about two hours in executive session...

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DOT Schedules Road Work for Week in NE Ga.

September 3, 2013

With the Labor Day travel weekend in the rear view mirror, the Georgia Department of Transportation will move forward with routine maintenance activities in Stephens and surrounding counties this week. According to the Georgia DOT, crews will trim vegetation and remove brush from the rights of way along State Routes 63 and 184 in...

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Corps Opening Hunting Areas

September 3, 2013

The Hartwell Lake Office of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will open 15 of its larger recreation areas to archery and small game hunters during the regular 2013-2014 state hunting season. That includes the Jenkins Ferry Park in Stephens County, along with the Martin Creek and Choestoea Parks in Oconee County, South Carolina...

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Franklin Co. Commissioner Questions Voting Precinct Consolidation

September 3, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A Franklin County Commissioner said recently he wants answers regarding the timing by the Franklin County Board of Elections  to consolidate precincts. At a work session recently, the Franklin County Commission received an update on the Election Board’s latest plan to pare the current 13 precincts down to...

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