Toccoa Clinic Adding Optometrist

The Toccoa Clinic will re-open its eye clinic for vision and optical services. This week, the clinic announced that optometrist Brian Kurtz is joining the medical staff of Toccoa Clinic as it reopens its eye clinic for vision and optical services at 274 Big A Road in Toccoa. Dr. Kurtz earned a bachelor of pre-medical sciences degree from West Chester […]

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After sixty years of broadcasting as an AM station, today WNEG launched a FM signal operating at 93.1 megahertz from Currahee Mountain. Known in the radio industry as a FM translator signal, the FM station will repeat 100% of the AM-630 programming but unlike the AM signal will not have to operate with reduced power during nighttime and early morning […]

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Movie Filming in Toccoa


Filming is underway in Toccoa and Stephens County on a movie that will air nationwide later this year. INSP Films is in Toccoa now to shoot its next feature film, “Heritage Falls.” Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce President Julie Paysen said that crews began filming Wednesday at Toccoa Falls. Other locations for filming include Trembly Bald, downtown Toccoa, and the […]

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Toccoa Police Investigating Convenience Store Burglary

The Toccoa Police Department is investigating a break-in at a local convenience store. Chief Tim Jarrell said that it happened last week. “In the early morning hours of Friday, April 15, two individuals entered the Raceway convenience store on Big A Road and took an undisclosed amount of money and an undetermined amount of cigarettes,” said Jarrell. Jarrell said that […]

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Political Town Hall Tonight

Candidates in a number of local races will have the chance to speak to voters in a second political town hall forum that is scheduled for tonight. AM 630 WNEG and the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce will host the town hall at the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa. Appearing at the forum tonight will be the candidates for Post […]

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Indians End Baseball Season With Loss

The Stephens County Indian baseball team ends its season with a loss. Wednesday night, the Indians and Buford Wolves were tied at 0 headed to the bottom of the third. However, Buford scored four times in the third and then exploded for nine runs in the bottom of the fourth inning on the way to a 13-0 win over Stephens […]

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New Principal Named for SCHS


Stephens County High School has its new principal in place for next year. Tuesday, the Stephens County Board of Education unanimously approved the hire of Scott Kersh. Kersh is currently an Assistant Principal at Habersham Central High School. School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey said he is very excited to have Kersh join the team in Stephens County. “I think he has […]

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Stephens Co. BOE Moving Forward With SCHS Roof Work

The Stephens County Board of Education is moving forward with roof work at Stephens County High School. On Tuesday, the Stephens County Board of Education unanimously approved a bid for the work and also approved all of the necessary paperwork for the Stephens County Schools Building Authority to pursue bonds to help forward fund the project. The total bid approved […]

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