Water Line Breakage Possibly Caused By Storm

Problems arise at the Rose Lane Recreation Complex home of the Recreation Department and Senior Center. What is believed to have been a waterline breakage possibly caused by Wednesday’s afternoon storm, has several residents concerned for the daily operations of the senior center. Lisa Thomas, Stephens County Senior Center director, says that the center had the water turned off due […]

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Currahee Military Weekend Just Two Weeks Away

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Currahee Weekend is slated for October fifth through the eighth in Toccoa. In recognition of the 18,000 soldiers of the 501st, 506th, 511th, and 517th parachute infantry regiment who trained at Camp Toccoa during World War II. Toccoa-SC Chamber and Museum Welcome Center’s Sharon Crenshaw encourages the community to come participate in the festivities of this annual event. “Tell everyone, […]

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NGTC Makes New Appointments

North Georgia Technical College’s President Dr. Mark Ivester, recently named Melinda D. Glander, of Dawsonville, as the new vice president of academic affairs. Since 2011, Glander has served as Dean of Academic Affairs at NGTC. She also previously served as Director of Institutional Effectiveness at Chattahoochee Technical College and Division Chair and instructor at North Metro Technical College before coming […]

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Hurricane Supplies Collected Tonight

For the past three weeks, the P230 Ministries in partnership with Quality Foods, of Toccoa, has been collecting supplies to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The group is currently filling a truck with five gallon buckets filled with cleaning supplies, which can be purchased at Quality Foods for $10; however, during the Stephens County football game tonight, there will […]

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Stephens County Students To Not Make-Up Missed Days

Stephens County students will not have to make up days missed for school closures from last week’s storm, as approved during Tuesday evenings Board of Education meeting.   Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey says the days will not have to made up due to Georgia Governor Deal’s State of Emergency. Stephens County students missed five consecutive days after the […]

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School Board Extends Dorsey

Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey’s contract has been extended. At Tuesday’s meeting of the Stephens County Board of Education, the board voted unanimously to extend Dorsey’s contract. Dorsey was hired in 2014, and this new contract will expire in 2020. Dorsey was thankful for the board’s approval. Dorsey told WNEG that over the next three years his goal is […]

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Female Suspect Sought in Connection With Passing Fake Prescriptions

Local law enforcement from three municipalities and two counties are searching for a suspect in connection with passing fake prescriptions. In started in Franklin County, where Royston Police investigator Chris Shehee says the suspect hit Royston area pharmacies late last week. “We are looking for a young, black female identified as Kedesha Israel,” he said. “She is out of the […]

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Currahee Military Museum Part of Museum Day Live!

A Toccoa museum is participating in Museum Day Live! The Currahee Military Museum, located at the train depot in Toccoa, will be hosting the free event-Museum Day Live!-this Saturday as part of an initiative with participating museums across the nation to replicate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live! is an initiative in which participating museums […]

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