Fry Looks Back at 2014 for City of Toccoa

Toccoa Mayor Gail Fry looks back at 2014. WNEG spoke with Fry about the last 12 months recently. She said the city accomplished a lot in the last year. According to Fry, one of the biggest accomplishments was renovating and re-opening the city swimming pool on Doyle Street. Fry said another major effort that has gone well so far are […]

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Scam Report in Stephens Co.

Another scam appears to be making the rounds in Stephens County and northeast Georgia. Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick said he received word of an attempted scam recently. Quick said the scam involves someone calling and pretending to be from the Internal Revenue Service. “Somebody is calling and saying they are from the IRS,” said Quick. “They are […]

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SCHS Hoops Split With Hart

The Stephens County Lady Indians beat Hart County for the third time this year. Saturday night at home, Stephens County outscored the Lady Bulldogs 20-13 in the fourth quarter to pull away and win 52-44. The Lady Indians previously beat Hart in a non-region game on the road last month and also in the second round of last month’s Christmas […]

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SCHS Splits Close Games At Rabun Co.

The Stephens County Lady Indians hang on late and win a back-and-forth thriller in Tiger. Friday night, the Lady Indians beat Rabun County 39-37 in non-region play. Rabun County’s Savanna Scott, who led all scorers with 21 points, missed a shot at the buzzer that would have sent the game into overtime. Kentasia Trimier and Emily Mote each had eight […]

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Corps Offers Cold Water Safety Tips

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Most of us think of boating and being out on the water as a summer time activity, but there are those die-hard anglers and others who still get out on the lake during the cold winter months. With that in mind, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers warns people to take extra precautions if […]

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Scarborough Looks Back at 2014

Stephens County Commission Chairman Dean Scarborough looks back at 2014. WNEG spoke with Scarborough this week about the last 12 months. He said he feels the county had a lot of positive things take place last year. “It seems like everything is turning around,” said Scarborough. “We may have bottomed out and are now heading up in the right direction […]

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2014 Drier Than 2013 In Downtown Toccoa

A look at the final rainfall numbers for downtown Toccoa in 2014 shows that while it lagged way behind 2013, it was not far off when compared to the years before that. Downtown Toccoa received 47.96 inches of rain during the last 12 months. That is more than 35 inches less than 2013, when downtown Toccoa received 84.04 inches of […]

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New GSP Post Opens in NE Ga.

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia As the new year begins, a new Georgia State Patrol post opens in northeast Georgia. The long awaited Post 52 in the Gateway II Industrial Park in Hart County opened Thursday. The Georgia State Patrol had been searching for a couple of years for a suitable location for the new post. GSP Commander Tommy […]

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SCHS Basketball On Road To Start 2015 Tonight

The Stephens County High School basketball teams get 2015 started on the road tonight. The Indians and Lady Indians will make the trip to Tiger to take on Rabun County in a non-region game. Both Stephens County teams participated in the McDonald’s Shootout in Hartwell this past week. The Lady Indians went 1-2 during the tournament. They lost to Lowndes […]

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