Sheriff Issues Back to School Safety Reminders

August 22, 2013

Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley is urging motorists to use caution as buses and school traffic return to the roads with the start of school today. Shirley said he will have extra deputies patrolling looking for those who are not buckled up or who are not obeying the posted speed limits. He urged drivers...

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“Red Rage” Pep Rally Tonight

August 22, 2013

The “Back to School Bash” is not the only event taking place tonight at Stephens County High School. The annual “Red Rage” pep rally is also set for this evening. Stephens County High School Varsity and JV Football Cheerleading Coach Susan Carman said “Red Rage” will begin at 6:30 p.m. tonight at the high...

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Ty Cobb Healthcare Plans Behavioral Health Unit

August 22, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Ty Cobb Healthcare has announced plans for what was once the Cobb Memorial Hospital in Royston. Tuesday evening, Ty Cobb CEO Greg Hearn told the Royston City Council and Mayor David Jordan that Ty Cobb Healthcare plans to put a behavioral health unit there that would create 50...

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Armed Robbery Susupect Captured

August 21, 2013

A month long search for armed robbery suspect Rico Marshall ended Tuesday in Stephens County after a high-speed chase.   Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley says Marshall was arrested in connection with an armed robbery in Franklin County.   “Last month he was charged allegedly with holding up an individual in the Gum Log...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Approves Budget

August 21, 2013

The Stephens County Hospital Authority approves a budget for the hospital for the upcoming fiscal year. Monday, the Hospital Authority unanimously approved a budget for Fiscal Year 2013-2014, which starts for the hospital on October 1. Stephens County Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said the budget totals just over $118 million and does not show...

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Toccoa Hosts Workshop on Poverty

August 21, 2013

Community leaders from Stephens and surrounding counties gather to learn more about the issue of poverty. Thursday, they gathered at the Gate Cottage on the campus of Toccoa Falls College for the “Bridges Out of Poverty” workshop. Travis Blackwell is a certified “Bridges out of Poverty” trainer and he led the program on Thursday....

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  • September 15, 2014The Currahee Thunder Equestrian Drill Team of Stephens County High School
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