TPD investigating hit-and-run at Threads Sports

The Toccoa Police Department is investigating a hit-and-run that occurred on Wednesday, August 3, after a vehicle struck the side of Threads Sports, located at 96 North Sage Street, in Toccoa and left the scene. According to Toccoa Police Chief Jimmy Mize, his office is filing a private property accident report; but they have no details to go on. He […]

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SCBC yet to set dates for public hearings on proposed Land Use Ordinances Amendments

The Stephens County Board of Commissioners has yet to set the dates for the two public hearings to discuss the proposed changes to the Land Use Ordinances. As WNEG News previously reported, in April, County Administrator Phyllis Ayers presented the proposed changes during the board’s meeting. At that meeting, Ayers explained that over the course of several months, the county […]

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Last Call Band will headline this weekend’s Ida Cox Music Series

Main Street Toccoa’s Ida Cox Summer Music Series continues this weekend on Saturday, August 6. The annual summer music series runs through August. Main Street Toccoa Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby says this year’s concert series will be a combination of returning and new performers. Crosby says this week’s performance will include headlining act Last Call Band. The rest of the […]

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Gov. Kemp will stop in Toccoa today

As a reminder, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp will make a campaign stop in Toccoa this morning. At 10:00 a.m. Governor Kemp will be at Currahee Station, located at 770 Big A Road, in Toccoa. This stop is a meet and greet and will give residents of Toccoa-Stephens County an opportunity to meet Governor Kemp and to ask him questions regarding […]

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Addison selected as Voting Delegate for 2022 Legislative Leadership Conference

The Stephens County Board of Commissioners recently appointed a legislative voting delegate for the 2022 Legislative Leadership Conference. During the Commissioners’ regular scheduled meeting last week, County Administrator Phyllis Ayers explained that the board would need to appoint a delegate from the board to attend the Legislative Leadership Conference. Chairman James Addison was selected as the voting delegate. A motion […]

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Absentee Ballot Applications can be requested for November Election starting later this month

Stephens County Election Supervisor Krista Terry has announced that August 22, 2022, is the first day registered voters can submit an absentee ballot application for the November election. She says state law allows Election Offices to start accepting absentee ballot applications 78 days prior to an election. Again, anyone wishing to vote by absentee ballot for the upcoming November election […]

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New WEGG radio station up and running

There is a new radio station on the air serving the northeast Georgia counties of Franklin, Hart and Madison with secondary service to adjacent areas in Northeast Georgia and Upstate South Carolina. The call sign is WEGG and the frequency of the Class A FM station is 95.3. Lake Hartwell Radio, Inc. a subsidiary of Georgia-Carolina Radiocasting, owns WEGG along with […]

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