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T-SC Humane Shelter Wins Hero Award

May 5, 2014

The Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter will be recognized by the American Red Cross in Athens later this month with the local chapter’s 2014 Animal Rescue Award. The rescue of nine dogs from a drained retention pond in February of this year prompted the nomination and subsequent selection for the honor according to Shelter Director...

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Payco Ribbon Cutting

May 5, 2014
Payco Ribbon Cutting

The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony last Thursday for Payco Payroll Services out of Cornelia. Payco representative Carolyn Culpepper tells us the services they provide. “We are a payroll and small business service provider.” says Culpepper “we customize our payroll services, and make a package to fit the needs...

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NGTC Honors Literacy Volunteers

May 5, 2014

Achieving a GED takes hard work, dedication, and hours of coaching from a team of instructors and volunteers who believe in the dreams of others. Throughout Northeast Georgia, North Georgia Technical College’s learning centers offer free classes to those who wish to attain their GED or prepare for college entrance tests. The level of...

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Taste of Toccoa Awards Presented

May 5, 2014
Taste of Toccoa Awards Presented

Main Street Toccoa held its award ceremony for the 24th Annual Taste of Toccoa on Friday afternoon at City Hall. This year 15 restaurants and caterers participated plus the farmer’s market and a total of 26,001 tokens were collected at the event. First place awards were presented to the following businesses: Best Representation of...

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Larry Krul Leaves Post as Stephens County Building Inspector

May 5, 2014

Stephens County is looking to fill a position. Larry Krul’s last day on the job as Building Inspector with the county was last week. Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers says the process is in place to hire a replacement soon. “We did post the job of building official/planning director that runs for about two...

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Toccoa Ingles Adding Gas Station

May 5, 2014

You may have seen some construction happening on Big A Road in Toccoa in front of Ingles. The construction is a part of Ingles as the local store is adding a gas station in front. City of Toccoa Planning Director Connie Tabor tells WNEG News about the station. “The Ingles gas station will have...

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Local Observance of Day of Prayer

May 2, 2014
Local Observance of Day of Prayer

Thursday, May 1st, was the National Day of Prayer.  This is the 63rd year the National Holiday has been recognized.  The Annual Community Observance was held at 12 noon on the square of the Historic Stephens County Courthouse.   Stephens County High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes presented the program and led those who had...

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Local Industry Appreciation Event Held

May 2, 2014

The Stephens County Development Authority hosted an Industry Appreciation Network Event at the Willard Kimsey Environmental Education Center yesterday afternoon. Approximately twenty-five local industries were represented at the event. Stephens County Development Authority Executive Director Tim Martin says events like these are important.  “We believe it is important to recognize our existing industries. We...

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Low Cost Rabies Vaccine Clinics Announced

May 2, 2014

The annual rabies clinics are scheduled around Stephens County for tomorrow (May 3) and again on Saturday, May 17. Rabies is a deadly disease that attacks the central nervous system and can be fatal. It is most often seen in wild animals, but both people and pets can get the virus by contact with...

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Currahee Artists’ Guild Hosts Downtown Toccoa Event

May 2, 2014

The Currahee Artists’ Guild Annual Spring Arts and Crafts Festival will be held this Saturday in downtown Toccoa from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.  Activities will include a judged show and the Cleo Floral Competition inside The Studio on Doyle Street, art booths set up on the sidewalk, a judged student art show for...

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