News

NGTC Currahee Campus Librarian Retires

July 8, 2014
NGTC Currahee Campus Librarian Retires

North Georgia Technical College has said ‘farewell’ to long time Currahee Campus librarian Dawn Adams. Adams retired on June 30 after serving the community for nearly 40 years. She worked at Toccoa Falls College for 12 years before joining North Georgia Technical College in 1986. Adams started with the library at the Clarkesville campus,...

Read more »

Ga. DNR Reports Final July 4th Weekend Numbers

July 8, 2014

The final numbers for the July 4th holiday weekend from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources show a drop in BUI reports from the last time the 4th was adjacent to a weekend. From Friday to Sunday, the DNR said it had 36 reports of Boating Under the Influence. That is less than 44...

Read more »

One Intersection of Moore Circle Along Hwy. 17 Closing Today

July 7, 2014

A Stephens County intersection along the Highway 17 construction zone will close starting today as part of that Highway 17 widening project. Georgia Department of Transportation Spokesperson Teri Pope said the Oggs Branch end of Moore Circle will close at its intersection with Highway 17 today. “State Route 17, the new road, is going...

Read more »

GSP, DNR Reporting Weekend Activity

July 7, 2014

The Georgia State Patrol reports to this point that 11 people have died on Georgia highways over the July Fourth holiday period. The holiday period started at 6 p.m. Thursday and ended at midnight Sunday. None of the traffic fatalities are reported to have occurred in northeast Georgia. Meanwhile, the Georgia Department of Natural...

Read more »

G-DOT Announces Weekly Maintenance Schedule in Stephens, Surrounding Counties

July 7, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation will do more routine maintenance along some state routes in Stephens and surrounding counties this week. In Stephens County, a crew is scheduled to spray overgrown vegetation in the rights of way alongside State Route 365. The shoulder will be closed as that work occurs. Moving to Franklin County,...

Read more »

Toccoa Re-Evaluates Code Enforcement Procedures

July 7, 2014

The city of Toccoa is making changes in its code enforcement procedures. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse said the changes are in line with the city commission’s goals of community beautification and property maintenance. “We have been working with the commission to address that,” said Morse. “We are getting very aggressive in our property...

Read more »

Stephens Co. Grand Jury Reminder

July 7, 2014

Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick reminds those that have been summoned for the grand jury in Stephens County this coming week that they need to report as scheduled on Tuesday at 8:45 a.m. to the Stephens County Government Building in downtown Toccoa.

Read more »

Decals Being Proposed For Some Mobile Homes in Franklin County

July 7, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia People living in certain types of mobile homes in Franklin County might soon have to buy decals to display to prove that they have paid their taxes. At a work session last month, the Franklin County Board of Commissioners heard from the county’s Tax Commissioner, Bobby Martin, who...

Read more »

Hudgens Offers Outdoor Fire Safety Tips for Grilling, Camping

July 7, 2014

With summer in full swing, Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is offering some fire safety tips to keep in mind when grilling and camping. When grilling, Hudgens urges people to keep flammable materials such as leaves and other debris away from the grill, while also keeping the grill a safe distance...

Read more »

Toccoa Reports Sanitary Sewer Spill

July 4, 2014

The city of Toccoa has started the required testing after a sanitary sewer spill overnight Wednesday into Thursday. Toccoa’s Water/Wastewater Department said the overflow apparently started at about 9 p.m. Wednesday at a manhole in a remote location between Poplar Street and Valley Drive. City personnel reported getting a phone call at about that...

Read more »

You Are Here:

WNEG > News

NE Georgia Weather

Calendar

  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
  • September 10, 2014Earn a high school diploma at night!
  • September 10, 2014Stephens County Special Olympics! Chicken Sale!!
  • September 15, 2014The Currahee Thunder Equestrian Drill Team of Stephens County High School
AEC v1.0.4