SungEel Leaders answer questions about new facility coming to Stephens County

As WNEG News previously reported, lithium-ion battery recycler and raw materials provider SungEel Recycling Park Georgia, LLC, will locate its first U.S. recycling facility here in Stephens County. SungEel Recycling Park Georgia’s new facility will be located at the Hayestone Brady Business Park, a Georgia Ready for Accelerated Development (GRAD) Certified site, in Toccoa. Last week, WNEG News submitted questions […]

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TCC will consider Ground Penetrating Radar Scan and Cemetery Mapping Services during today’s meeting

The Toccoa City Commission will meet today for its regular scheduled meeting. The meeting will begin promptly at 5:00 p.m. inside the City Commission/Court Room at Toccoa City Hall. Up for consideration includes a proclamation for National Recovery Month, the consideration of Ground Penetrating Radar Scan and Cemetery Mapping Services, and a public hearing and initial zoning for annexation request […]

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Stephens County Elections Office reminds voters to leave firearms at home

Stephens County Election Supervisor Krista Terry is reminding voters that election day voting will look a little different in November. Terry says, voters will be able to cast ballots at the Stephens County Senior Center and the Stephens County Recreation Department’s Gym adjacent to the Senior Center on election day. She says the gym will provide space for additional voting […]

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State Board of Election’s Investigation says Stephens County failed to respond to Open Records Requests

Continuing our coverage from earlier this week, the State Board of Elections released its findings regarding seven complaints involving the Stephens County Elections Office. According to information obtained by WNEG from the State Board of Elections under the Open Records Act, between November 2020 and January 2021, the Georgia Office of the Secretary of State Investigations Division received multiple complaints […]

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FBI warns of Technical Support Fraud currently targeting older Americans

The FBI is warning the public about a Technical Support Fraud currently targeting older Americans. Technical Support Fraud involves a criminal posing as technical support to defraud unwitting individuals. Criminals may offer support to resolve issues such as compromised email or bank accounts, computer viruses, or software renewals. The scam begins with a computer intrusion. Victims of this scam experience […]

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Hamilton named sole finalist for Stephens County Administrator position

Stephens County has announced the sole finalist for the Stephens County Administrator position. On Tuesday, Current County Administrator Phyllis Ayers announced that Christian Hamilton has been selected as the sole candidate for the position. Hamilton currently works as the Main Street Manager for Main Street Toccoa. As WNEG News previously reported, Ayers has not retired nor resigned; but plans to […]

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