Blog Archives

October Good Financial Month for City of Toccoa

November 18, 2013

The city of Toccoa receives a positive financial report. Toccoa Finance Director Cathy Loudermilk presented that financial report at last Monday’s city commission meeting. Loudermilk said that overall, October was a good month for the city’s finances. She said that is due in large part to an increase in the city’s operating cash balances...

Read more »

Franklin Co. Holds Natural Gas Informational Meeting

November 18, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County poultry farmers now have a better idea of what options are open to them for running natural gas lines to their chicken houses after attending a special meeting with natural gas providers Thursday evening. Dozens of farmers came out to hear from Georgia Mountains Regional Commission...

Read more »

Indians’ Season Ends With Loss To Marist

November 18, 2013

A strong first half propels the Marist War Eagles into the second round of the state AAAA football playoffs and end the Stephens County Indians’ season. Tied at 7-7 midway through the first quarter, Marist scored 34 straight points on their way to a 41-13 win over the Indians Friday night at Marist in...

Read more »

DOT Announces Area Road Work

November 18, 2013

The Georgia DOT will perform routine maintenance work in Stephens and surrounding counties this week if weather permits. That work will include trimming or removing vegetation and brush from the rights of way along State Route 63 in Stephens County, as well as State Routes 63, 51, and 184 in Banks County. The DOT...

Read more »

NGTC Announces GOAL Semi-finalists

November 18, 2013

North Georgia Technical College names the semi-finalists for the Georgia Award for Occupational Leadership, or GOAL, award at the school. Semi-finalists for this year representing Stephens County include Nikolaus Adams of Eastanollee in Welding and Joining Technology, Beverly Edwards of Martin in Industrial Systems Technology,and Ashley Jordan of Martin in Machine Tool/CNC. The GOAL...

Read more »

No One Hurt in Toccoa House Fire

November 15, 2013

The investigation continues into a Thursday house fire in Toccoa.  Toccoa Fire Chief Tommy Ayers said that both Toccoa stations responded to a South Alexander Street home, near Currahee Street, at 12:25 p.m. Thursday after the fire was reported.  Ayers said the fire started in the living room and the home suffered heavy heat and smoke...

Read more »

Indians Face Marist in State Football Playoffs Tonight

November 15, 2013

The Stephens County Indians will open the state AAAA football playoffs on the road tonight in metro Atlanta. Stephens County will travel down to Marist to face the War Eagles. The Indians enter the game 5-5 overall on the year and finished fourth in Region 8-AAAA after last week’s 31-28 loss to Lumpkin County...

Read more »

Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner, Gospel Concert Set for Nov. 24

November 15, 2013

An annual Thanksgiving holiday tradition will take place later this month in Toccoa. The men of Friendship will sponsor their annual Sandra Harbin Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner for Senior Citizens on Sunday, November 24 at the Toccoa-Stephens County Boys and Girls Club on Whitman Street. Randolph Sherman is one of the organizers. He said they are...

Read more »

Police Blotter

November 15, 2013

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary in Eastanollee earlier this week. According to a report on file with the Sheriff’s Office, a deputy responded to a residence on Sweetgum Road on Wednesday. The report indicated that sometime between 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday and 6 p.m. on Wednesday, more than $10,000 in...

Read more »

NGTC Board and Chair Recognized

November 15, 2013

A state agency recognizes the North Georgia Technical College board. The Georgia Technical College Directors Association recently recognized North Georgia Tech’s board for maintaining 100 percent board certification at its recently held annual conference. The Technical College Directors’ Association of Georgia was formed in 1991 as an educational nonprofit organization. It is the arm...

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