Indians Basketball Returns on Tuesday

The Stephens County boys and girls will take to the basketball court at Currahee Arena on Tuesday hosting Seckinger. This will be the opener for the Indians boys team. The Indians season ended last year in the Region-8 tournament and an overall record of 6-20. The Stephens County Lady Indians have already played in two games this season falling to […]

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Mr. James Vernon Moore

Mr. James Vernon Moore, age 78, of Eastanollee, passed away Friday, November 25, 2022 at The Clary Care Center in Toccoa, GA. Born March 27, 1944 in Toccoa, GA he was the son of the late James Mira “Pete” and Nannie Lee Voyles Moore. He was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church, was a four-year veteran of The United States […]

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Mrs. Martha Elizabeth Goddard Mitchell

Mrs. Martha Elizabeth Goddard Mitchell, age 85, of 482 E. Tugalo Street, Toccoa, passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at Stephens County Hospital.   A daughter of the late Volney and Elizabeth Graham Goddard, she was born August 28, 1937, in Birmingham, Alabama, although she lived most of her childhood in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, where she graduated from Oak Ridge High School in 1955. She attended Salem College in Winston Salem, North Carolina, graduating […]

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Mrs. Joyce Rider Allen

Mrs. Joyce Rider Allen, age 59, of Hazlehurst, Georgia, formerly of Toccoa, passed away Tuesday November 22, 2022, at Memorial Hospital in Savannah. A daughter of the late Joe and Qunnie Mae Weaver Rider, she was born December 26, 1962, in Stephens County, Georgia where she lived most of her life before moving to Hazlehurst in 2017. She enjoyed doing […]

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Local Voice of Democracy Essay Winners Announced

The local Voice of Democracy Essay Contest was held last week. Established in 1947, the Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regard to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. Each year, nearly 40,000 9-12 grade students from across the country enter to win their share of $2.1 million in […]

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Mr. Joshua Kane Isbell

Mr. Joshua Kane Isbell, age 37 of Toccoa passed away Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at his residence. A son of Debbie Isbell, and the late Fred Robert Edmonds, Sr. he was born January 31, 1985 in Stephens County, Georgia where he had lived all his life.  He was employed with Industries Control Electric as an electrician.  He was a member of Rock Creek Baptist Church.  He loved his son and family, […]

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Mr. Tony J. Hill

Mr. Tony J. Hill, age 64 of Brickyard Road, Lavonia, GA passed away Thursday, November 17, 2022, at the Northeast GA Medical Center in Winder, GA. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, November 21, 2022 at the Gateway Church, Carnesville, Ga with Pastor Andy Coker, officiating. Interment will follow in the Maple Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Dewy […]

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Mr. Clyde Ronald “Ron” Hicks

Mr. Clyde Ronald “Ron” Hicks, age 77 of Seneca, South Carolina, passed away Monday, November 14, 2022, at his residence.   A son of the late Clyde Luther Hicks and Dorothy Coe Hicks Simmons, he was born June 8, 1945, in Stephens County, Georgia where he lived most of his life. In recent years, he had lived in Watkinsville, Georgia […]

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022

The Swap Shop airs Monday-Friday from 8:30 am until 9:00 am on 93.1 FM and AM 630 WNEG. Here’s how to get on the show: Our phone lines are open from 8:30 am until 9:00 am. The number to call is 706-886-1551. You can also email to wneg@windstream.net Fax items to 706-282-0189 Mail to Swap Shop, P.O. Box 1159, Toccoa, GA 30577 […]

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