Appalachian RDEO Makes Drug Arrest in Habersham

Last week, the Habersham County Sheriff’s Office and the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office arrested Ronald Sammy Loggins Jr. for trafficking Heroin. On June 15, Habersham County authorities arrested Loggins at Circle K Convenience Store in Alto after a long surveillance and finding a bag in Loggins’ pants pocket containing 5 grams of heroin. The street value of the heroin […]

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Toccoa City Commission Meets Tonight

The Toccoa City Commisson is holding a work session and meeting tonight at 5 p.m. During the work session, the commission will discuss combining the Citizen Advisory Board on Litter and Blight with the Keep Toccoa Stephens County Beautiful Board and the re-classification of natural gas transmission main to distribution system. The agenda for the meeting includes consideration of adoption […]

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Rec Department Changing Football Leagues

The Stephens County Recreation Department recently joined the North Georgia Youth Football Association, changing the way youth athletes are being trained. Director of the Rec. Department Richard Adams told WNEG News what changes this league brings. “The league that we used to be in and have been in for several years is a recreational league,” said Adams. “Normally, in a […]

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Local Businesses Give Presentations at GA House Rural Development Council Hearing

The Georgia House Rural Development Council met in Toccoa last Thursday and Friday and local business owners and other stakeholders in the community gave presentations. The rural council is made up of 15-members who are touring the state through the summer and fall, asking rural communities about policies and programs the state could adopt to help rural areas thrive. Barry […]

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GDOL Recruiting for ResCare HomeCare

The Georgia Department of Labor’s Habersham Career Center is hosting a recruitment for ResCare HomeCare, Inc. on June 28. ResCare HomeCare is looking for 60 employees to work in Habersham County and are looking for positions including certified nursing assistants, direct-care or personal-care workers and homemakers. All applicants must be at least 18-years-old and have a high school diploma or […]

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