SCH, Other Hospitals Affected By New Federal Rules on Medicare

January 27, 2015

Stephens County Hospital, along with most other hospitals, will see a slight payment reduction from Medicare under new pay for performance standards put in place by the federal government. Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell updated the Hospital Authority on the new standards at last week’s monthly Authority meeting. Gambrell said the hospital will face a...

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Lavonia P.D. Gets GOHS Grant

January 27, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The Lavonia Police Department is the recipient of a $10,000 equipment grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. Lavonia Police Chief Bruce Carlisle said the grant will come in handy to purchase some new equipment. “We have received this grant several times in the past,” Carlisle said....

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Indian Wrestling Sweeps Franklin, Hart on Senior Night

January 27, 2015

The Stephens County High School wrestling team will now get ready for the area Individual Traditional Tournament this weekend. Friday, the Indian wrestlers swept a pair of matches on Senior Night at Stephens County High School. Stephens County started the night with a 58-16 win over Hart County. Victories by pin came from Corey...

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SCHS Hoops Wraps Up Regular Season

January 27, 2015

The Stephens County Middle School basketball teams are taking part in their conference tournament this week. Friday, the 7th and 8th grade basketball teams took on Madison County. The 7th grade boys lost to Madison County, 35-19. Keondre Latner and Isaiah Martin each had five points to lead Stephens County. Meanwhile, the 8th grade...

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Funeral Services Today For Woman Hit By Train

January 27, 2015

Funeral services are scheduled for today for the woman killed when she was struck by a train earlier this month in Stephens County. Graveside services for 36-year-old Olympia Ann Fleming will be today at 2 p.m. at Hurricane Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Martin. Fleming, of East Whitman Street in Toccoa, was killed when...

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Police Blotter

January 27, 2015

A Toccoa man is reporting a theft to the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office. According to a report from the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy responded to Prather Bridge Road on Sunday, where a man reported that numerous personal items had been taken from his property. The report said that nearly $2,000 worth of...

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