Toccoa Police Department Update Latest on Deceased Female Found Thursday

Toccoa Police Chief Jimmy Mize provided WNEG the following release concerning the death of a female found Thursday afternoon. “At approximately 3:30pm yesterday afternoon Stephens County 911 received a call regarding a possible deceased person near the railroad tracks on Currahee St. and Highland Ave. Once officers arrived on scene it was confirmed that a deceased female had been located. […]

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GBI Investigating Death of Woman Found Thursday

No additional details have been released concerning the death of a female found Thursday on Currahee Street near the train tracks. The Toccoa Police Department tells WNEG that the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating and has been confirming the identity of the woman. This does not mean that any foul play is involved. WNEG News will provide an update […]

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LaFevers Named Volleyball Coach at SCHS

The Stephens County Indians Athletic Department has announced the hiring of a new volleyball coach. Athletic Director Chuck King has named John LaFevers the new volleyball coach at the school. LaFevers has been working in the position since March of this year. LaFevers and his family have lived in Toccoa since 2006 and his wife Allison is a teacher at […]

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Mr. George Nathan Richie

Mr. George Nathan Richie, age 64 of Toccoa, GA passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at the Pruitt Health Hospice in Milledgeville, Ga. following an extended illness.  A Memorial service for Mr. George Nathan Richie will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, 2022 at Cleveland CME Church in Martin, GA. Moss-Stovall-Neal Funeral Home of Toccoa is in […]

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Mrs. Mildred Gay Sparks

Mrs. Mildred Gay Sparks, age 94 of West Currahee Street, Toccoa passed away Saturday June 11, 2022 at her residence. Born April 25, 1928 in Brooks County, Georgia, She was a daughter of the late Bessie Davis and Sam Bond Gay. She was preceded in death by her husband Al Sparks, a son Gerald (Jerry) Sparks, son-in-law Tom Bennett, and brothers Raymond Gay, Frank […]

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Toccoa Little League Sandlot and Rookie Teams Eliminated in Sectionals

Sectional tournament play ended for the Toccoa Sandlot All-Stars falling to Martinez-Evans Little League American 14-3 at Holland Park in Athens. It was Toccoa’s 2nd loss to the team from the Augusta area in the tournament. The Toccoa Sandlot All-Stars had eliminated East Athens 10-4 on Monday night. Franklin County defeated Martinez-Evans and advanced to the Sectional final vs. Oconee […]

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Nine SCHS Tennis Players Named All-Region

The Stephens County High School boys’ and girls’ tennis teams had successful seasons and both advanced to the Elite 8 of the state AAA tennis tournament.  Recently, the Region 8-AAA all region tennis teams were announced.  The SCHS tennis program was well represented by having 9 players selected as all-region. *  Makiya Hutto was unanimously selected as region 8-AAA most […]

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Mr. James Edward “Jimbo” Ray

Mr. James Edward “Jimbo” Ray, age 67, of Toccoa, GA, passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born January 17, 1955 in San Antonio, Texas, he was the son of the late Joseph and Harlow Frances Brownd Ray. Jim was self-employed owning and operating Jim Ray and Associates a real estate appraisal company for several years […]

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Jake Morris Boyd

Jake Morris Boyd, 40, husband of Robin Deus Boyd, passed away Monday, May 30th, 2022. Jake was born in Stephens County, Georgia and was the son of Jimmy Boyd and Margaret M. and Donnie Alexander. Jake was a grading foreman with E R Snell, Inc. and was of the Baptist Faith. Jake was a hard worker who enjoyed camping, music, jeeping […]

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