August Unemployment Numbers Released for Stephens Co.

September 29, 2014

August unemployment numbers are out for Stephens County. According to those figures from the Georgia Department of Labor, Stephens County had a preliminary unemployment rate in August of 7.7 percent. That is down two-tenths of a percentage point from the revised rates for both July and August 2013, which were both at 7.9 percent....

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Indians Beat North Hall in Region Gridiron Opener

September 29, 2014

Stephens County opens region play with a win. The Indians ran up more than 600 yards of total offense and 41 first-half points on their way to a 48-19 win over North Hall on Friday at the Reservation. Stephens County Head Coach Frank Barden said that he is pleased with the way the team...

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SCHS Volleyball Ending Inaugural Season This Week

September 29, 2014

The Stephens County High School volleyball team is wrapping up its inaugural season this week. Stephens County will be on the road Tuesday at Tallulah Falls for games at 6 and 7 p.m., Wednesday at Madison County for games at 5 and 6 p.m., and on Thursday at Jackson County for games at 5...

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Hospital Auxiliary Awards Banquet Held

September 29, 2014
Hospital Auxiliary Awards Banquet Held

Stephens County Hospital recognizes its Auxiliary. The Stephens County Hospital Auxiliary held its 53rd annual Awards Banquet back on September 18 at the Gate Cottage on the campus of Toccoa Falls College. Auxiliary members heard from Hospital Authority Chairman Mark Wilkinson and Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell, who both thanked the Auxiliary for the work...

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New Blood Donor App Available

September 29, 2014

The American Red Cross is launching an app for blood donors. Officials with the American Red Cross said the Blood Donor App allows users to schedule blood donations, track their total donations, earn rewards, and invite friends to join them on a lifesaving team. Other features of the app include a blood drive or...

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Habersham Grand Jury to Look at Drug Raid Today

September 29, 2014

A Habersham County grand jury is expected to take a look today at the case of a child injured in a Habersham County drug raid earlier this year. The child, who was 19 months old at the time, was injured when authorities in Habersham County threw a “flashbang” grenade into a residence while serving...

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