New Superintendent Dorsey Set to Start Today

May 1, 2014

New Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey is expected to officially take over the post today. The Stephens County Board of Education hired Dorsey last month to replace Sherrie Whiten, who retired in March. Dorsey’s contract begins today and runs through April 30, 2017. Under the terms of the deal, Dorsey will receive an...

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Suspicious Device Investigation Continues

May 1, 2014

Authorities are getting closer to an arrest in connection with a suspicious device that was found by a passerby on the roadside of Tugalo Street in Toccoa last Friday. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley updates WNEG news on the investigation. “We have subpoenaed the video records of a local business in Toccoa. We hope...

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Stephens County Park Under Local Operation

May 1, 2014

Stephens County officially takes over operations of the Stephens County Park on Highway 123 today. The U.S. Army Corp of engineers officially turned over the keys to Stephens County Recreation Director Richard Adams on Wednesday. Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers says it will be an easy transition. “The Park is now in our operation...

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Renovations To Schaefer Center Facade On Track

May 1, 2014

Renovations to the façade at the Schaefer Center in Downtown Toccoa continue to take shape. City of Toccoa Planning Director Connie Tabor says the renovation is going well. “We are real excited about the progress that has been made thus far, says Tabor; “of course, we received grant funding from the Georgia Department of...

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Brother John’s Celebrates 30 Years

May 1, 2014
Brother John’s Celebrates 30 Years

Thursday, the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Brother John’s Subs celebrating their 30th Anniversary and their newly expanded dining area.  All month long during April, Brother John’s has celebrated their 30 years in business with special prices and give-aways. Owner Hallie Edenfield says the expansion allows them to better...

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Toccoa City Commission Makes Appointments

April 30, 2014

At the Toccoa City Commission Meeting on Monday City Manager Billy Morse announced the expiring terms for some members on the Toccoa Planning Commission, Historic Preservation Commission, Alcohol Beverage Control Board, and Downtown Development Authority. The City Commission re-appointed Susie Bellamy and Billie Thompson to the Planning Commission, Clay Fisher, Pam Keener, Letha Phillips,...

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