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NGTC, Piedmont Sign Articulation Agreement

September 30, 2013

North Georgia Technical College students who earn an associate’s degree in Photography can now use their academic credits toward a four-year bachelor’s degree at Piedmont College. The two schools recently signed an articulation agreement that makes it possible for North Georgia Technical College graduates to transfer some course credits to Piedmont. According to North...

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Stephens Co. School System Finance Director Resigns

September 27, 2013

The Stephens County School System is on the hunt for a new finance director. At a called meeting Thursday, the Stephens County Board of Education accepted the resignation of Finance Director Justin Beecher effective October 9. Stephens County School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten said the system wishes Beecher well in the future. “We hate to...

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Stephens Co. Hosting Job Fair Today

September 27, 2013

The Georgia Department of Labor is putting on a job fair today in Stephens County. The job fair, sponsored by the Department of Labor’s ToccoaCareerCenter, will take place at the Currahee Campus of North Georgia Technical College on Highway 17 South between Toccoa and Martin. Toccoa Career Center Supervisor Cathy Smith said they are...

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Adams Writes Letter on Wilbros To Gov. Deal

September 27, 2013

Toccoa attorney Alton Adams is appealing to Georgia Governor Nathan Deal regarding the odor at the Wilbros facility. Adams, who is representing about 100 area residents in a federal civil suit against Wilbros, has written a letter and addressed it to Governor Deal. He delivered that letter Thursday to AM 630 WNEG News. In...

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WNEG Set to Be Off Air Saturday for Tower Maintenance

September 27, 2013

A program note regarding AM 630 WNEG. WNEG will be going off the air at 9 a.m. Saturday for tower maintenance. We expect to be off the air for most of the daylight hours as the tower maintenance is completed. WNEG apologizes for the inconvenience.

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Stephens Co. Jury Duty Announcement

September 27, 2013

Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick said that jurors scheduled to report on Monday for jury duty in Stephens County will need to report as scheduled.

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Franklin Co. Man Pleads Guilty in Burglary Cases

September 27, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A Franklin County man charged in a string of burglaries over a two-year period has pleaded guilty to all counts and now awaits sentencing. 21-year old Keibron Brock pleaded guilty in Franklin County Superior Court Tuesday morning to eight counts of burglary, one count of armed robbery, one...

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Morse To Start in Toccoa Tuesday

September 26, 2013

Billy Morse will start back on the job as Toccoa City Manager on Tuesday. That is according to an announcement Wednesday from the city of Toccoa. Morse announced Tuesday that he was leaving his post as Franklin County Manager to accept the city of Toccoa’s offer to return as city manager. Toccoa Mayor David...

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Stephens Co. Commission Looks At Two Agreements

September 26, 2013

Stephens County Commissioners will take a closer look at a proposed maintenance services agreement for recording equipment at the county’s E-911 facility. Tuesday, Stephens County E-911 Director Denny Folsom brought county commissioners a proposed contract from Quality Recording Solutions, LLC. Currently, the county has a contract for these maintenance services with Gunby Communications of...

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Scarecrow Contest Application Deadline Friday

September 26, 2013

Time is running out to get in on this year’s Toccoa Main Street Scarecrow Contest. According to Main Street Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby, the deadline to apply to be a part of the judged Scarecrow Contest this year is Friday at 5 p.m. Crosby said anyone interested in participating can pick up an application...

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