Operation Christmas Child Underway

November 19, 2014

Operation Christmas Child is again gearing up this holiday season across the country and this region is no different. Samaritan’s Purse, an international relief organization, runs Operation Christmas Child each year. Operation Christmas Child collects shoeboxes filled with items to send to children in war-torn and poverty stricken areas around the world. This is...

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No Injuries Reported After Monday Vehicle Fire on By-pass

November 19, 2014

A car is destroyed but no injuries were reported after a vehicle fire on the Toccoa By-pass Monday. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said it happened just before 7 p.m. Monday on the southbound side of the By-pass near Trestle Ridge Road. Shirley said a woman from Cornelia was traveling on the by-pass towards...

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Wilkinson Named Senate Republican Caucus Secretary

November 19, 2014
Wilkinson Named Senate Republican Caucus Secretary

50th District State Senator John Wilkinson will serve in a new role in Georgia General Assembly this year in addition to his normal legislative duties. Wilkinson has been elected to serve as Secretary of the Senate Republican Caucus for the upcoming biennial legislative term of the Georgia General Assembly. In this role, Senator Wilkinson...

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Hospital Purchases Fracture Table

November 18, 2014

Stephens County Hospital is making an equipment purchase. Monday, the Hospital Authority unanimously approved the purchase of a new fracture table for the hospital. Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said the fracture table will be used by the hospital for orthopedic surgeries. “It can take care of any patient that has a fracture below the...

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Stephens Co. BOE Meeting Today

November 18, 2014

The Stephens County Board of Education meets later today for its regularly scheduled monthly business meeting. Today’s Board of Education meeting will start at 5:30 p.m. It will take place in the Tugaloo Building of the Stephens County School System administrative offices on Mize Road. The meeting is open to the public.

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One Toccoa Business Apparently Closing; Another Announces It’s Coming

November 18, 2014

Business changes are coming to one area of Big A Road in Toccoa. Signs in front of the Fred’s store on Big A Road say the store is closing. WNEG contacted Fred’s Corporate office for a comment on the move, but have not yet heard back regarding the decision to close the store. It...

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  • November 14, 2014Holiday Tours at Hardman Farm State Historic Site
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  • December 10, 2014Donate Shoes to Benefit Rotary
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