Year in Review: Change in Stephens Co. School System

January 2, 2014
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As 2014 gets underway, we are taking time this week to look back at the top stories of 2013. One of those stories was change within the Stephens County School System. In June, the Stephens County Board of Education voted to hire Sandy Steele as the principal at StephensCountyHigh School, moving him from the...

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Police Blotter

January 2, 2014
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The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office responded to a local business recently in response to a report of theft. The report from the Sheriff’s Office stated that a deputy responded to a Highway 17 business on Monday in reference to a report of an automobile having been entered. According to the report, $163 in cash...

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Local Doctor Works Towards OB-GYN Certification

January 2, 2014
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A local doctor advances in her OB-GYN certification process. Dr. Andrea M. Dabney recently advanced in the multi-step process set forth by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology certification process. The Board requires successful candidates to present themselves to the public as a qualified specialist in obstetrics and gynecology, mastering the knowledge, acquiring...

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Hartwell Full to Start 2014

January 1, 2014
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2013 was a wet year for the entire Hartwell Lake sub-basin. That is according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Spokesman Russell Wicke. “This year for the Hartwell sub-basin, this is the second wettest year ever reported,” said Wicke.  “We have got a total of 75.4 inches of rain and the only year that...

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Area, State Marking New Year’s Holiday

January 1, 2014
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Authorities are reporting no fatal crashes in Georgia so far this New Year’s holiday period. The New Year’s holiday travel period began at 6 p.m. Tuesday and runs through midnight tonight. Last year, there were seven fatalities on Georgia highways during a much longer 102-hour holiday period. Authorities are cautioning drivers to plan for...

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2013 A Wet Year in Toccoa

January 1, 2014
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2013 will go down as the wettest year in Toccoa since 2009. In calendar year 2013, downtown Toccoa received 84.04 inches of precipitation. That is over 30 inches more precipitation than Toccoa received in 2012, when downtown Toccoa received 50.05 inches of rain. The 2013 rainfall amount in downtown Toccoa also tops the 46.43...

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  • August 19, 2013English Classes
  • March 28, 2014Celebrity for a Day!
  • April 3, 2014Stephens County Extension 4-H fundraiser Vidalia Onion Sale
  • April 21, 2014Divorce Care, a special help seminar and support group
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