Mobile Traning Unit Coming to Toccoa Today

People in the Toccoa area looking for career help will have access to a mobile resource today. The Georgia Mountains Regional Commission Workforce Development Mobile Training Unit will be at the Toccoa-Stephens County Library on Savannah Street in Toccoa today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mobile Training Unit Instructor Micah Thomas said that the mobile unit is a free […]

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DOT Working on NE Ga. Interstates This Week

The Georgia Department of Transportation continues to work this week on northeast Georgia interstates. The DOT said crews will work night and day this coming week on both Interstate 985 in Hall County and Interstate 85 in Franklin and Jackson counties, weather permitting. On Interstate 85, a crew in Franklin County will seal cracks on the northbound side of the […]

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Indian Baseball Postponed Due to Weather

The Stephens County Indian baseball game against Eastside today at the Reservation has been postponed until next week due to the weather. Stephens County High School said the game at home against Eastside will now be on Tuesday at 5:55 p.m. Air time on Tuesday will be 5:45 p.m. on AM 630 WNEG and wnegradio.com. Stephens County’s next scheduled baseball […]

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Stephens Co. School Board Candidates Debate Wilbros, Budget at Forum

The candidates for the Stephens County Board of Education cover a number of topics during a forum Thursday. Candidates in the three contested races for the Stephens County Board of Education appeared at the forum at the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa. Among the topics the candidates talked about was the school board’s participation in the Wilbros situation. District Two, […]

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Gasaway, Hall Face Off in State House Forum

The candidates for the 28th District State House seat square off. Republican incumbent Representative Dan Gasaway and challenger Dr. Stacy Hall both spoke at a political forum Thursday at the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa sponsored by the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce. Jobs and economic development topped the agenda for both candidates. Gasaway said he wants the state’s Department […]

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Collins, Fontaine Square Off at Forum

Republican candidates for the 9th District U.S. House race in northeast Georgia say jobs would be their main focus if elected. Incumbent Doug Collins and challenger Retired Gen. Bernard Fontaine both appeared at Thursday’s political forum at the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa. Both of the candidates were asked what is the biggest issue facing the 9th District at the […]

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Indians Sweep Monroe Area on Diamond

The Stephens County Indian baseball team swept its season series from Monroe Area with a 4-1 victory over the Purple Hurricanes Thursday in Monroe. The Indians took a 2-0 lead in the first inning and never looked back. Evan Rumsey pitched a complete game, allowing just one run and seven hits while striking out three and walking one. Rumsey also […]

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SCHS Envirothon Teams Finish in Top 5 at States

Stephens County High School’s two Envirothon teams both return from state competition with top five finishes. The two teams competed in the Georgia State Envirothon Competition on Wednesday. The Red Team of Amber Mills, Brittany Grier, Connor Roberts, Taylor Pruitt, and Chris Mace took second place overall. They were able to finish first in two of the five categories but […]

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Kingston Speaks At Event Wednesday in Toccoa

One of the candidates in the race for Georgia’s U.S. Senate seat stops in Stephens County. Republican Senate candidate Jack Kingston met with local leaders during a campaign stop at the historic train depot in downtown Toccoa Wednesday. Kingston has served as U.S. Representative for an area of Southeast Georgia and been in Washington for 21 years. He said he […]

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