Commerce Man Arrested for Multiple Charges

In Banks County, a Commerce man is behind bars on multiple charges. According to the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office, the arrest came on May 10 when multiple search warrants were served at various homes in Banks and Jackson counties. Spokesman Mitchell Posey tells WNEG News Banks County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a TPO violation at a home on McDonald […]

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TFC Awards Dr. Garside with Vulcan Materials Teaching Excellence Award

Toccoa Falls College announces Dr. Dale C. Garside as the 2017 Recipient of the Vulcan Materials Teaching Excellence Award. Garside has graduate degrees in French and Spanish, is fluent in five languages and has decades of overseas experience in cross-cultural contexts. He has also written comprehensive two-year textbooks for beginning and intermediate French and Spanish as well as course materials […]

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GA Dept. of Early Care & Learning to Provide Free Meals to Students over Summer

The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning is providing free meals for children 18 and under throughout the summer. The service is provided through the Summer Food Service Program, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Director of Nutrition Services for the Department of Early Learning and Care Falita Flowers said that the program provides free meals […]

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Stephens Co. BOE to meet Tonight

The Stephens County Board of Education will hold its regularly scheduled meeting this evening at 5:30 p.m. On the agenda is a fiscal year 18 budget hearing, a graduation update, a financial report for the April budget and SPLOST activity, approval of school codes of conduct and the nutrition program. The meeting is located at the district office and is […]

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GDOL to Host Veterans Workshop

The Georgia Department of Labor will host its quarterly veterans workshop Tuesday, May 23rd from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon. The workshop will be at the GDOL’s Toccoa Career Center located at 37 Foreacre Street. Communications Director for the State Department Sam Hall said that the workshop is to help veterans get jobs. “The State Department of Labor conducts ongoing […]

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Georgia On My Mind Day Coming Up

The Georgia Visitor Information Center in Lavonia will host Georgia On My Mind Day on Friday, May 26 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Manager of the Visitor Center Jeanne Boteler said that this event shows off the best of Georgia. “We invite partners, which are people like Stephens County, Rabun County, destinations, attractions, properties,” said Boteler. “They’ll set up […]

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NGTC Students Win Awards at SkillsUSA State Championship

Students from North Georgia Technical College received honors at the Georgia SkillsUSA Championships in Atlanta. 31 students traveled to the competition with 17 of them winning awards. Three students placed first, accompanied by 11 second place winners and 3 third place winners. First place winners included Andrew Franklin of Bethlehem, Georgia, in Marine Service Technology; Akayla Campbell of Mineral Bluff, […]

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Stephens Co. Hospital Working on Operational and Financial Improvement

Stephens County Hospital is working on an operational and financial improvement initiative. Just last week the hospital issued bonds for capital improvements and building restoration. The hospital is also using a consulting firm by the name of Stroudwater Associates that Stephens County Hospital Administrator Lynne Anderson said is currently evaluating areas of the hospital “The board selected a group that […]

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