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Wilkinson Meet and Greet Today

May 14, 2015

50th District State Senator John Wilkinson will hold a “meet and greet” in Toccoa today. Wilkinson will be at Quality Foods in Toccoa from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today to meet with constituents. Quality Foods is located at 1502 Big A Road in Toccoa. The public is invited.

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Clarification

May 14, 2015

AM 630 WNEG has a clarification to make. Last week, we reported that Emily Mote from Stephens County High School signed to play basketball at Brenau University. Mote has actually signed to play both softball and basketball.

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One Dead, Others Injured After Tuesday Accident

May 13, 2015

Authorities said one person is dead and two others were air lifted with injuries after a three-car accident in Stephens County Tuesday. It happened Tuesday morning on Georgia Highway 106 near Law House Road. Georgia State Patrol Toccoa Post Commander Sergeant First Class Chad Johnson said a 1999 Toyota Tacoma driven by 21-year-old Reed...

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Stephens Co. Continues Progress Towards Restoring Recycling

May 13, 2015

Stephens County takes another step towards restoring recycling for county residents. At their meeting on Tuesday, Stephens County Commissioners unanimously approved a motion to authorize staff to acquire bins to put at the landfill to serve as a single recycling location and to request the county’s Citizens’ Advisory Panel on Litter and Blight to...

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Rotary Top Five Banquet Honors SCMS, SCHS Students

May 13, 2015

Stephens County honors its Top Five. The Toccoa Rotary Club held the annual Top Five Reception and Banquet Tuesday at Stephens County High School. Each year, the banquet honors the top five percent of the graduating class at Stephens County High School. It also honors the top five students in Grades Six through Eleven....

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Follow-Up Investigation Results in Drug Charges

May 13, 2015

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is announcing more arrests in connection to the investigation of a homicide in Virginia earlier this month. Earlier this month, three people were arrested in Toccoa in connection to the alleged homicide of a man near Roanoke, Virginia. At the time of those arrests, authorities said that the investigation...

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Rumsey Rd. Fight Leads to Two Arrests

May 13, 2015

Two people face charges after authorities say a fight sends someone to the hospital. It allegedly happened on May 6 on Rumsey Road. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that his office responded to a call of someone who was bleeding and unresponsive. “Two individuals, a boyfriend and girlfriend, had come to the residence...

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City Shutting Down Toccoa Motel, Budget Inn

May 12, 2015

The city of Toccoa is condeming two more city hotels. Monday, Toccoa officials announced that the Budget Inn and Toccoa Motel, both located on Currahee Street, were inspected on May 4 and found as unfit for human habitation. City officials said that after being notified of the violations, the owner of Budget Inn and...

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Toccoa Approves FY 16 Budget

May 12, 2015

The city of Toccoa has its budget in place for Fiscal Year 2016. Toccoa City Commissioners unanimously approved the budget for next fiscal year at their meeting Monday. Toccoa’s Fiscal Year 2016 budget totals just under $36.2 million and includes no change in the millage rate for city property owners and no change in...

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More Details Released on Martin Accident

May 12, 2015

The Georgia State Patrol is releasing more information about an accident that injured a pedestrian in Stephens County over the weekend. It occurred on Georgia Highway 17 in the Martin area, near the Stephens County-Franklin County line, just after 9 p.m. on Sunday. Toccoa GSP Post Commander Chad Johnson said a 2014 Nissan Sentra,...

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