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Stephens County Back to School

August 14, 2015

Stephens County Schools are back in session today. Stephens County Schools Superintendent Bryan Dorsey says it is great to get the new school year started. “Certainly after the year we have had trying to deal with finance and feeling that we have made great progress on that, we certainly want to make sure our...

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Toccoa-Stephens County Recognized by Magazine for Economic Development

August 14, 2015

Toccoa-Stephens County has been recognized by Southern Business and Development Magazine in the 2015 Georgia Best of Economic Development. Toccoa-Stephens County was recognized as one of Georgia’s Best Rural location for Manufacturers. Stephens County was listed with Gainesville, Meriwether County, and Toombs County. “This is a pretty big deal” says Stephens County Development Authority...

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Hanson Assets of Georgia Moving in to Former Nampac Building

August 14, 2015

A Stephens County business is moving its operation. Hanson Assets of Georgia has purchased the former Nampac building on Industrial Boulevard. Stephens County Development Authority Executive Director Tim Martin says they are preparing the facility now. “They will be restoring power and utilities. They have hired a mowing company to clean up the outside...

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New School Year Starts in Franklin County With New Education System

August 14, 2015

By M.J. Kneiser The first day of school for students in Franklin County was Thursday and in addition to a new school year, it’s also the start of a new school system. This week the Franklin County School Board signed the paper work for the school system to become a Strategic Waiver School system....

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NAACP Journey for Justice March to Come Through Franklin and Hart Counties

August 14, 2015

By M.J. Kneiser The NAACP’s America’s Journey for Justice March is now in Georgia and will soon be coming through Franklin and Hart counties. Thousands are expected to join the 860-mile march along the route which extends from Selma, Alabama to Washington, DC. The march entered Georgia at West Point on Saturday and is...

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Franklin County Family a Finalist in Georgia Farm Family Competition

August 11, 2015

A Franklin County family farm is one of four finalists in a statewide Georgia Young Farmer Farm Family competition. In March, the Eric and Amy Segars family farm was selected as one of four State Georgia Young Farmer Farm Family finalists and judging for the competition continued this summer. The Segars’ farm was selected...

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Saturday, August 8, 2015

August 8, 2015

No Swap Shop today!  WNEG Radio Auction is today!

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Busy Week for Toccoa F.D.

August 22, 2014

The Toccoa Fire Department reported no injuries after three fire calls in the past few days. Toccoa Fire Chief Tommy Ayers said that his department responded to two fires on Monday and then one Wednesday. On Monday, crews responded to calls on both Stovall Lane and on Morgan Street. In the Stovall Lane fire,...

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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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