Job Fair Event in Lavonia Coming up Next Week

WorkSmart is hosting an on-site job fair event at Latexco in Lavonia next Wednesday, August 23. There will be job opportunities available for operators, fork lift drivers and material handlers. Event times are at 9 and 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. Latexco is located at 975 Gerrard Road in Lavonia. For interview times contact Terri Mays at 706.356.2219. […]

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City Commission Assists Humane Shelter with New Vehicle

The Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter recently purchased a basic transport vehicle with the help of the Toccoa City Commission and a $36,000 PetSmart charity grant. According to Toccoa Mayor Jeannette Jameison, the board approved a purchase order earlier this month due to a grant deadline and the commission approved the memorandum of understanding at their meeting last night that states […]

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Suspect Involved in Habersham County Shooting is Dead

After stealing a vehicle in White County and attempting a carjacking in Toccoa, the suspect involved in the Habersham County shooting is dead. According to Police Chief Tim Jarrell, at 7:34 Sunday morning, the Toccoa Police Department was contacted by the White County Sheriff’s Office about a vehicle that was taken after a weapon was brandished. Jarrell said about an […]

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Stephens Co. School System’s Technology Up-to-Date

At the Stephens County Board of Education’s work session last week, the board heard updates on central records and technology. Student Data Coordinator Melody Copeland explained the responsibilities of central records, including enrollment, withdrawals, printing transcripts, report cards and more. According to Copeland, there are 4,045 students actively on roll this school year and have enrolled 447 new students since […]

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Indians Lead in Scrimmage Game on Friday

The Stephens County Indians Football Team had a pre-season scrimmage game with White County Friday night here in Toccoa to help get ready for the regular season.   Stephens County led 28-6 at the end of the third quarter.  The Indians J-V and freshmen played the fourth quarter and White County scored 3 touchdowns, but Stephens County held on to […]

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Toccoa City Commission to Meet Tonight

The Toccoa City Commission is having a work session and regularly scheduled meeting today. On the agenda includes an update from the Stephens County Development Authority, consideration of recommendations from the Alcohol beverage control board, the monthly financial report and more. The work session begins at 4 and meeting to follow at 5 and both are open to the public.

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Missing Elderly Man Found Safe

An elderly man in the early stages of Alzheimers who went missing over the weekend was found safe yesterday. Dave Gray of Carnesville left walking from his home on Highway 320 around 8:30 a.m. Saturday morning, leading to authorities using a tracking dog and helicopters to help locate him. WNEG News learned that Gray was located Sunday at the edge […]

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