Morning Collision Results in Fatality and Injuries

Officials were on the scene of a head-on accident throughout this (Fri) morning at the intersection of Highways 106 and 320 in Stephens County near the Franklin County line. The accident happened around 9 A.M. this morning and according to WNEG’s sister station WLHR, the calls originally stated the accident was in Franklin County with emergency crews including Franklin County […]

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Collins Makes Trip To Shirley’s To Present Honor

  U.S. Congressman Doug Collins was in Toccoa on Thursday to present a special award recognition. Collins was at Shirley’s Sole Food on Currahee Street to honor owner Shirley Combs. Collins told WNEG News about the recognition.“ We entered Shirley in the Congressional Record which will always be there and people can look her up. It is a special way […]

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State Route 145 Now Clear

State Route 145 was cleared earlier this afternoon for motorists after fallen trees blocked the road earlier in the afternoon. SR-145 was closed around 2 P.M. to all traffic while crews work to remove downed trees. Toccoa Police Chief Jimmy Mize advised all motorists to avoid SR-145. Motorists travelling to Stephens County Middle School to pick up children were advised […]

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Stephens County Board of Education Adopts 2020 Budget

The Stephens County Board of Education held the 2nd public reading of the Fiscal Year 2020 budget at Tuesday night’s meeting, and it was unanimously adopted. Stephens County Schools Superintendent Bryan Dorsey outlined the budget’s key components. “What we are looking at is a balanced budget between our revenues and expenditures which includes the $3000 certified staff increases on their […]

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Hughes Named Basketball Coach at SCHS

Stephens County High School has a new boys basketball head coach. Jeremy Hughes moves to Stephens County from Elbert County High School where he spent six seasons as the Varsity boys basketball assistant coach and Junior Varsity Boys head coach. The Blue Devils went 29-4 last season and advanced to the AA Final Four. Hughes says he is excited to […]

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Toccoa 11U Shutout-Franklin Falls in 12U

Warner-Robins American advanced to the Georgia 11U Little League baseball final with a win over previously undefeated Toccoa 12-0 today in Savannah. Toccoa is still just one win away from advancing to the Championship round when they face Northern of Columbus Wednesday at 11 A.M. Franklin County was eliminated in the 12U state tournament  falling to Rockmart earlier today 8-7 […]

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Toccoa Rolling in Savannah

The Toccoa 11U Little League All-Stars Baseball team is off to a great start in the state tournament in Savannah. Toccoa had blow out wins on Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday, Toccoa rolled to a 17-6 win over the host team Chatham County, and followed that up with a 15-3 victory over East Marietta on Sunday. The Toccoa team received […]

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Franklin County Downs Toccoa

Franklin County has advanced to the Little League baseball District 7 12U championship with a 12-1 win over Toccoa in 4 innings Wednesday night in Danielsville. Franklin County scored 4 runs in the top of the first, 3 in the 2nd, and 5 in the 4th. The offensive attack was led by Ty Peeples with 3 hits, including a home […]

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Toccoa Defeats Habersham-Moves to Semi Final

Toccoa has advanced to the 12U Little League District 7 baseball semi-final. Toccoa scored 4 runs in the first inning on Tuesday night and rolled to a 10-4 win over Habersham County in an elimination game in Madison County. Toccoa will now face Franklin County for the 2nd time in the tournament. Hart County defeated Franklin County 5-3 last night […]

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