Quota Hunt Application Deadline Nearing, Says DNR

August 21, 2015

People looking to participate in a deer quota hunt this fall need to take the time soon to fill out an online quota application. That’s according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. The DNR says those applications must be received before midnight September 1. Deer quota opportunities include hunts on...

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USDA Visits Madison Co. Sprayer Operation

August 21, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia U.S. Department of Agriculture officials say they are impressed with a disinfecting sprayer system for vehicles entering and leaving poultry farms that was developed by a Lavonia businessman. Officials with the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Atlanta office were in Madison County recently to view the...

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Stephens Co. School System To Try and Get Back on Schedule With Audits

August 20, 2015

The Stephens County school system will try to have the state complete two audits in one year to get the school system caught back up. On Tuesday, Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey told the Board of Education that he would like to see that happen. Currently, the Stephens County school system is waiting...

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Stephens Co. Hospital To Conduct Community Health Needs Assessment

August 20, 2015

Stephens County Hospital is getting ready for a mandatory survey coming up in the next year. Every three years, the hospital must perform what is called a Community Health Needs Assessment. Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said that the assessment is required under the Affordable Care Act and is actually looked at as an Internal...

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Downtown Building Owner Posts Sign Over Weekend

August 20, 2015
Downtown Building Owner Posts Sign Over Weekend

A downtown building owner uses some weekend signage to voice frustration. On Saturday afternoon, a sign went up on the front of a building owned by Robert Crumley in downtown Toccoa, the former Green’s Department Store at 26 Doyle Street. The sign said “No Welcome Mat in Toccoa.” When reached this week about the...

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Barden Comments On GSHA Reclassification Policy Changes

August 20, 2015

Stephens County High School Head Football Coach and Athletic Director Frank Barden is among those waiting to see how new re-classification policies affect things later this year for high school athletics. This week, the Georgia High School Assocation Executive Committee voted to implement two new policies for the re-classification that is coming up later...

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