Blog Archives

DOT To Set Beams on SR 17 Bridge Today

March 31, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation says a major project milestone will take place today weather permitting on the Highway 17 construction project. DOT Spokesperson Teri Pope said that crews are scheduled to set the first six pre-stressed concrete bridge beams for the new Highway 17 bridge over Eastanollee Creek today. “The bridge beams are...

Read more »

Carnesville Woman Attacked By Pit Bulls

March 31, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A Carnesville man says he wants a dog euthanized after it attacked his wife causing severe injuries. It happened two weeks ago at a home at 10991 SR59 outside of Carnesville. Ed Stanley said he, his wife Mary and their son went to the home to buy firewood,...

Read more »

Chamber Issues Counterfeit Bill Warning

March 31, 2014

The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce said it has received reports of counterfeit $20 bills that are being circulated in the Toccoa-Stephens County area. The Chamber reminded anyone who believes they may received a counterfeit note to please either the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office or the Toccoa Police Department.

Read more »

Stephens Co. BOE Calls Meeting for Today

March 31, 2014

The Stephens County Board of Education is expected to name the finalist or finalists for the position of Stephens County School Superintendent at a meeting this morning. A meeting of the Stephens County Board of Education has been called for 8:30 a.m. today. The meeting announcement states that the purpose of the meeting is...

Read more »

Whiten Looks Back At Career in Stephens Co.

March 28, 2014

After five years as Stephens County School Superintendent and more than 30 years in the school system in all, Sherrie Whiten is moving on. Whiten said her last day as Stephens County School Superintendent is today. She started out as a classroom teacher at Big A Elementary School, before moving into school administration and...

Read more »

Humane Shelter Celebrates Anniversary With Ribbon Cutting

March 28, 2014
Humane Shelter Celebrates Anniversary With Ribbon Cutting

The Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter celebrates more than a year in operation. Thursday, the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the shelter to commemorate the occasion. It opened in February 2013. Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter Director Jeff Roberts said there is a lot to be proud of in the...

Read more »

Stephens Co. February Unemployment Numbers Released

March 28, 2014

Stephens County sees a slight drop in its unemployment rate in the month of February. Labor Department numbers released this week by the state show that Stephens County had a preliminary February unemployment rate of 6.8 percent. That is one tenth of a percentage point lower than the revised January unemployment rate of 6.9...

Read more »

Corps Into Second Phase of Drought Study

March 28, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is six months in to the second phase of a comprehensive study on how to better manage the waters of the Savannah River and its reservoirs during times of drought. Corps Spokesman Russell Wicke said this phase of the study is focusing...

Read more »

Indian Baseball Cancelled Today

March 28, 2014

Today’s scheduled Stephens Co. Indian baseball game at Calhoun has been cancelled due to the weather today. There are no plans to make up the game.  

Read more »

Stephens Co. Jury Duty Announcement

March 28, 2014

Jurors who were summoned in Stephens County to report on Monday, March 31 do not need to report next week. That is from Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick. He said that jury duty has been cancelled for the entire week.

Read more »

You Are Here:

WNEG > Articles by: Charlie Bauder

NE Georgia Weather

Calendar

  • November 14, 2014Holiday Tours at Hardman Farm State Historic Site
  • November 29, 2014Fellowship Benefit
  • November 29, 2014 8:30 amFallapalooza;
  • November 29, 2014 10:00 amVisit From St. Nicholas; The Fourth Annual Christmas at the Museum
AEC v1.0.4