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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

November 25, 2014

The Swap Shop airs Monday-Saturday from 8:30 am until 9:00 am 630 AM WNEG. Here’s how to get on the show: Our phone lines are open from 8:30 am until 9:00 am. The number to call is 706-886-1551. You can also email to wneg@windstream.net Fax items to 706-282-0189 Mail to Swap Shop, P.O. Box...

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Toccoa Police Receive Counterfeit $$ Reports

November 25, 2014

The Toccoa Police Department is asking area businesses to be on the lookout for counterfeit money this holiday season. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said that the police department has recently seen an uptick in the number of reports of the use or attempted use of counterfeit money. “The police department has been receiving...

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Toccoa Commission Hears Third Golf Course Proposal

November 25, 2014

Toccoa City Commissioners hear one final proposal regarding operations of the city-owned Pines golf course. Monday, the city commission met with David Shirley during a work session to talk about the nine-hole course off of Black Mountain Road, which has been closed since late August when the previous operator announced he could no longer...

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City Approves Firm For Henderson Falls Park Design Services

November 25, 2014

The city of Toccoa takes another step forward towards renovations at two city parks. Monday, city commissioners unanimously approved the Optim Group of Carnesville to conduct design services at Henderson Falls Park. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse said that the city has the money put aside to pay for this already. “The budget includes...

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Stephens Co. Commission Meets Today

November 25, 2014

Stephens County Commissioners will meet for their second regularly scheduled meeting for the month of November today. The county commission meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. At 5:30 p.m., Stephens County Commissioners will begin with a work session to discuss items...

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Stephens Co. Residents Go Through Econ Dev Training

November 25, 2014
Stephens Co. Residents Go Through Econ Dev Training

A number of Stephens County leaders graduate from economic development training. The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development recently held its yearly Region 2 Multi-Day Training Program. Class participants represented a number of professional and non-professional economic development fields, including elected officials, public servants, business leaders, educators, and social service providers from...

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TFC Basketball Update

November 25, 2014

The Toccoa Falls College men’s basketball team will be in action tonight. That’s after playing two games last weekend. Last Friday, the TFC men defeated Warren Wilson College by a score of 66-62. Then on Saturday, the Screaming Eagles fell to Piedmont, 83-77, at home. Josh Barrett led TFC with a season-high 39 points...

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Barge Visits Blue Ribbon Big A Elementary

November 24, 2014
Barge Visits Blue Ribbon Big A Elementary

Big A Elementary School gets a visit from a top school official in Georgia. State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge visited Big A Elementary School on Friday morning. He came to Big A to recognize the school for being named as a National Blue Ribbon School this year. Dr. Barge arrived by helicopter and...

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Stephens Co. Teacher of Year Named

November 24, 2014

The Stephens County School System names its teacher of the year for this year. Last week, the School System announced that Stephens County Middle School 7th grade math teacher Joni Whitfield had been selected as the system teacher of the year for Stephens County. Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey said Whitfield does a...

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Toccoa City Commission Meets Today

November 24, 2014

Toccoa City Commissioners are scheduled to meet today for their second regularly scheduled meeting for the month of November. The city commission is scheduled to hold that meeting today at 5 p.m. at Toccoa City Hall. During the meeting, the Toccoa City Commission is expected to consider approval of a proposal for design services...

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  • 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
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