Toccoa man charged with DUI, Obstruction, Drugs

A Toccoa man is behind bars after officers received a call regarding an intoxicated driver. According to Toccoa Police Chief Jimmy Mize, on Saturday, officers with the Toccoa Police Department received a call about a vehicle known to have an intoxicated driver. Officers spotted the truck on Prather Bridge Road and followed it into the parking lot of the Valero […]

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SCH Authority designates Hester as CEO Candidate

The Stephens County Hospital Authority has designated a CEO Candidate. Following the hospital authority meeting, last night, the authority came out of executive session to announce that Michael Hester from the Savannah, Georgia area is the prime candidate to be hired as the Chief Executive Officer of Stephens County Hospital. The Authority plans to have Hester join the organization in […]

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Rose Lane Therapeutic Pool now open

Stephens County’s newly renovated Rose Lane Therapeutic Pool is now open. After a year of being shuttered, Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers and Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce President Julie Paysen arranged a ribbon cutting ceremony to formally celebrate the reopening of the community’s beloved pool. During the ceremony, Ayers spoke about the long process, citing bureaucratic red tape prolonged […]

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SCH welcomes New Year’s Baby 2019

Stephens County Hospital welcomes its New Year’s Baby for 2019. The hospital announced on Monday that this year’s proud parents of the New Year’s Baby are Christin and Jesse Henry, both of Toccoa. The New Year’s Baby was also greeted by 3-year-old sister Ava Henry. Mom, Christin, said her baby is a healthy 7-pounds and 15-ounces, 19 ¾” long, baby […]

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Concrete barriers in place after fatal accident New Year’s Eve

Officials with the Stephens County Park and Recreation department are working to install concrete barriers, following the recent death of a Royston man who drove his truck off the broken bridges and plunged into Lake Hartwell on New Year’s Eve. Stephens County Recreation Department Director Richard Adams told WNEG News on Thursday about the heightened safety measures. “We’re adding two […]

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Stephens County Therapeutic Pool will hold a ribbon cutting to celebrate its reopening

The Stephens County’s therapeutic pool will open Monday, January 7. That’s according to Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers. Ayers adds that the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce will be holding a ribbon cutting ceremony at the therapeutic pool on Monday at 10 a.m. The public is invited to attend the ceremony. Stephens County Recreation Department Program Director Cheryl Stinnett told […]

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The Malpass Brothers perform tonight at the Ritz

The Malpas Brothers return to downtown Toccoa, tonight. The North Carolina-based duo will be in concert at the Ritz Theatre as part of the Night at the Ritz series. Christopher and Taylor Malpass have toured with the late Don Helms, former steel guitarist for Hank Williams, and have opened for music legend Merle Haggard on multiple tours. Gifted musicians and […]

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