D-Day Run Set for Saturday

Saturday is the anniversary of D-Day and the Camp Toccoa at Currahee Project is marking the day with an annual event. It’s the 4th annual D-Day run at Currahee. The run takes place at the Camp Toccoa site at Currahee Mountain, off of Dick’s Hill Parkway, as runners will trace the steps of the paratroopers who trained at the camp, […]

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Ida Cox Music Series Starts Saturday

The city of Toccoa kicks off an annual summer concert series this weekend. Saturday, Main Street Toccoa will host the first concert in the annual Ida Cox Music Series. If weather permits, the concerts are each Saturday night from 7 to 10 p.m. outside on Doyle Street in downtown Toccoa. In case of rain, the concerts are moved indoors to […]

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National Trails Day on Saturday

The U.S. Forest Service is marking National Trails Day on Saturday with events around the state, including in northeast Georgia. On Saturday, the Forest Service said hundreds of volunteers and partners will work side by side on national forest trails across Georgia. That includes the Panther Creek Trail. This work day is open to all volunteers and U.S. Forest Service […]

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NGTC Announces Staff Changes

North Georgia Technical College is announcing some staff changes. First, the Student Affairs staff at North Georgia Technical College has welcomed Arnold White as the newest team member. White is filling the role of Career Placement & Development Director which opened when Daniel Gregg retired at the end of March. His background includes experience in a variety of educational environments […]

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NGTC President To Serve As Interim President at Athens Tech in Temporary Move

North Georgia Technical College President Dr. Gail Thaxton will be helping out a neighboring technical college in an interim role for a short time this summer. Starting next month, Thaxton will act as Interim President at Athens Technical College while the search for a permanent replacement for retiring Dr. Flora Tydings is conducted. The Technical College System of Georgia said […]

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Toccoa Starts Summer Movies Tonight

A busy summer of events in downtown Toccoa gets underway tonight as Main Street Toccoa opens up its annual series of summer movies. This is the 3rd annual series where Main Street Toccoa will show a movie every Thursday night in June and July at the Schaefer Center, located on the corner of Broad and Doyle streets in downtown Toccoa. […]

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All OK After Reported Swimmer in Distress Call

Reports indicate everybody is okay after an apparent swimmer in distress call on Lake Hartwell Wednesday. It reportedly happened around the Jenkins Ferry area. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said it involved a swimmer who was out in a john boat and somehow ended up in the water. Shirley said EMS and first responders got to the scene and were […]

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