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Barbara Edle Johnson

September 2, 2014

Barbara Edle Johnson, of Toccoa, passed away Sunday (August 31) at her home.  A private service will be held at a later date.  Whitlock Mortuary is in charge of arrangements for Barbara Johnson.

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Monday, September 1, 2014

September 1, 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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Traffic Shift Planned In Wal-Mart Area in Toccoa Later This Week

September 1, 2014

Crews are planning work on gas lines related to the Highway 17 road widening project this coming week. Toccoa Utilities Director Harry Scott said crews will be working in the area of Memorial Drive, Wal-Mart, and the intersection of Big A Road and the Toccoa By-pass. “We will be tying in the new gas...

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One NE Ga. Labor Day Traffic Fatality So Far

September 1, 2014

The Georgia State Patrol is reporting five traffic fatalities so far over the Labor Day holiday travel weekend. An accessnorthga.com report indicates that one of those fatalities was the result of a wreck in Rabun County that is currently under investigation by the Toccoa post of the Georgia State Patrol. The 78-hour Labor Day...

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Indians Tame Lions in Season Opener

September 1, 2014

The Stephens County Indians start the Frank Barden era with a win. Franklin County scored first, but Stephens County took over from there and beat the Lions, 34-7. Stephens County Head Coach Frank Barden said the win showed a total team effort. “I am just so proud of our kids,” said Barden. “They worked...

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SCHS Softball Drops Region Opener; JV Wins Again

September 1, 2014

The Stephens County Lady Indian softball team opens region play with a loss. Madison County defeated Stephens County in the Lady Indians’ Region 8-AAAA opener Thursday at the Reservation 5-0. Lexie Cash had a double and a single for the Lady Indians, while Natalie Morgan also had a double and a single. McKenzie Rogers...

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Lady Indian Volleyball Continues Inaugural Season

September 1, 2014

The Stephens County Lady Indian volleyball team continues its inaugural season. Last Monday, the team played three matches at East Hall High School. Stephens County lost two sets to none against East Hall and White County. The Lady Indians then beat Fannin County two sets to one. Then last Tuesday, the Lady Indians played...

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SCHS Interact Club, Local Business Team Up for Donation

September 1, 2014
SCHS Interact Club, Local Business Team Up for Donation

A Stephens County High School club works with a local business to raise money for a world charity. Last month, the Stephens County High School Interact Club received a $3,550 donation from Maypole Chevrolet in conjunction with the Chevy Drive for Perfection Program. The money was raised through the Drive for Perfection Test Drive...

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No Indictment for Former Hart Co. Probate Judge

September 1, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A Hart County Grand Jury did not return any indictment last month against former Hart County Probate Judge Bob Smith. Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Parks White said he did not present his case against Smith to the grand jury, but only made them aware that the case...

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VanMinos Insurance Agency Player of the Game

August 30, 2014
VanMinos Insurance Agency Player of the Game

VanMinos Insurance Agency sponsors this year’s SCHS Indian Football Player of the Game.  VanMinos Insurance Agency is located at 92 N. Sage Street in Toccoa.  Call the agency at 706-886-7517 or go to www.vanminos.com.                       Week 1 at Franklin County – Tyreik Cunningham - Tyreik had...

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