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Toccoa Jr. League Softball Starts SE Regional Tourney Play Saturday

July 25, 2014

The Toccoa Junior League All-Star Softball team will begin its quest for a Southeast Regional Tournament Championship this weekend. Toccoa is representing the state of Georgia in the Junior League Softball Southeast Regional Tournament in Fort Myers, Florida. Play begins Saturday with a pool play format. Toccoa is in a group with the host...

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Facade Renovations Complete at Schaefer Center

July 16, 2014
Facade Renovations Complete at Schaefer Center

Exterior facade renovations to the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa are complete. The city of Toccoa says that crews recently completed the third and final phase of those facade renovations. That included painting the facade, installing doors and a ticket window, and doing other upgrades to the outside of the building. Main Street Toccoa...

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Mr. Morris Jackson Dodd

July 11, 2014

Mr. Morris Jackson Dodd, age 73, of Mount Holly, North Carolina, passed away Thursday (July 10). Survivors include a daughter Crystal Dodd Nunnaly of Martin. A memorial service to celebrate the life of Mr. Dodd will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday (July 12) at Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly. Graveside service will...

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DOT, Law Enforcement Ready for Busy Fourth

July 3, 2014

Local and state officials are preparing for a busy weekend on the roads. AAA is projecting that more than 990,000 travelers are expected to hit the roads in Georgia for the Fourth of July holiday. The Georgia Department of Transportation said it is one of the biggest travel holidays of the year on the...

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Mrs. Martha Lou Nimmons Davis

June 12, 2014

Mrs. Martha Lou Nimmons Davis, age 94, of Toccoa, passed away Thursday (June 12) at her sons home. Acree-Davis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Martha Lou Davis.  

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Mrs. Mildred Akin “Midge” Russell Vassar

June 6, 2014

Mrs. Mildred Akin “Midge” Russell Vassar, age 85 of Hartwell, passed away Thursday (June 5) at the Hart Care Center, in Hartwell. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 pm Saturday (June 7) from the B.D. Ginn Memorial Chapel with interment to follow in Stephens Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the...

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June 6, 2014

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Dr. Louie Anderson Brown

May 13, 2014

Dr. Louie Anderson Brown, of Athens, passed away Monday (May 12). Local survivors include sisters-in-law Willie Wilkinson and Jimmie Carroll both of Toccoa. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Thursday (May 15) from the Chapel at Bernstein Funeral Home. Entombment will be at Stephens Memorial Gardens in Toccoa at 3:30 pm. The...

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Stephens Co. Special Olympics Holds Spring Games

May 12, 2014

Stephens County Special Olympics holds its annual Spring Games. The annual event took place Friday at the Stephens County High School track. Local Special Olympics Coordinator Kevin Phillips said everything went well and the athletes had a great time. “The rain did hold off,” said Phillips. “Everything seems to be going good. We had...

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Monday, March 17, 2014

March 17, 2014

The Swap Shop airs Monday-Saturday from 8:30 am until 9:00 am 630 AM WNEG. Here’s how to get on the show: Our phone lines are open from 8:30 am until 9:00 am. The number to call is 706-886-1551. You can also email to wneg@windstream.net Fax items to 706-282-0189 Mail to Swap Shop, P.O. Box...

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