Stephens Co. Third Graders Take Farm Tour

The third graders from the Stephens County School System make their annual visit to the farm. On Wednesday, those third graders visited Mountain View Farms in Avalon for the annual farm tour. George and Linda Dean own Mountain View Farms. Linda Dean said it is fun every year to have the third graders out to learn about agriculture and more […]

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Services Friday For Man Killed in Tuesday Crash

Funeral services are set for the man killed in a three-vehicle accident this week in Stephens County. 21-year-old Reed Edward Haga of Carnesville will be laid to rest on Friday. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Liberty Baptist Church. Interment will follow at the Cross Roads Baptist Church Cemetery. Haga was killed in a three-vehicle accident Tuesday […]

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Wilkinson Meet and Greet Today

50th District State Senator John Wilkinson will hold a “meet and greet” in Toccoa today. Wilkinson will be at Quality Foods in Toccoa from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today to meet with constituents. Quality Foods is located at 1502 Big A Road in Toccoa. The public is invited. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Clarification

AM 630 WNEG has a clarification to make. Last week, we reported that Emily Mote from Stephens County High School signed to play basketball at Brenau University. Mote has actually signed to play both softball and basketball. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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One Dead, Others Injured After Tuesday Accident

Authorities said one person is dead and two others were air lifted with injuries after a three-car accident in Stephens County Tuesday. It happened Tuesday morning on Georgia Highway 106 near Law House Road. Georgia State Patrol Toccoa Post Commander Sergeant First Class Chad Johnson said a 1999 Toyota Tacoma driven by 21-year-old Reed Edward Haga of Carnesville was traveling […]

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Rotary Top Five Banquet Honors SCMS, SCHS Students

Stephens County honors its Top Five. The Toccoa Rotary Club held the annual Top Five Reception and Banquet Tuesday at Stephens County High School. Each year, the banquet honors the top five percent of the graduating class at Stephens County High School. It also honors the top five students in Grades Six through Eleven. Toccoa Rotary Club President the Very […]

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Follow-Up Investigation Results in Drug Charges

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is announcing more arrests in connection to the investigation of a homicide in Virginia earlier this month. Earlier this month, three people were arrested in Toccoa in connection to the alleged homicide of a man near Roanoke, Virginia. At the time of those arrests, authorities said that the investigation was ongoing and more arrests were […]

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Rumsey Rd. Fight Leads to Two Arrests

Two people face charges after authorities say a fight sends someone to the hospital. It allegedly happened on May 6 on Rumsey Road. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that his office responded to a call of someone who was bleeding and unresponsive. “Two individuals, a boyfriend and girlfriend, had come to the residence regarding some argument during the afternoon […]

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City Shutting Down Toccoa Motel, Budget Inn

The city of Toccoa is condeming two more city hotels. Monday, Toccoa officials announced that the Budget Inn and Toccoa Motel, both located on Currahee Street, were inspected on May 4 and found as unfit for human habitation. City officials said that after being notified of the violations, the owner of Budget Inn and Toccoa Motel made the decision to […]

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