Freshpet Inc. Issues Recall of Pet Food Product

Food maker Freshpet Inc. has announced a voluntary recall of the product: Freshpet Select Fresh from the Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken Recipe (4.5 lb. bag), with sell-by date of 10/29/22. The product is sold in Georgia. Anyone who purchased the product should immediately dispose of it and contact Freshpet Inc. at 1-800-285-0563. According to the Federal Drug Administration, the Salmonella […]

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Georgia’s Unemployment Rate Hits All-Time Low in May

Georgia’s May unemployment rate hit an all-time low of 3 percent while Georgia’s number of jobs continued to climb to an all-time high of 4.8 million. That is up 18,100 from April to May and up 244,100 over the year. Georgia’s unemployment rate was also slightly lower than the national May 2022 unemployment rate of 3.6 percent. State Labor Commissioner […]

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Runoff Election Today in Stephens County

It is the Republican runoff election day and voting will be held today at the Stephens County Senior Center from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. All registered voters are eligible to vote in the runoff election, even if you did not vote in the General Primary on May 24. Anyone who requested absentee ballots, the deadline to return those to […]

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Runoff Candidates Responses

Below are the responses from the candidates vying for posts on the Stephens County Board of Commissioners. The public was recently invited to submit questions for the candidates. Each candidate was asked the same seven questions. For Post 1: Republican candidate Dennis Black’s responses can be found here. Republican candidate Tara D. Simmons’ responses can be found here. For Post […]

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Voters Go Back to the Polls Tomorrow

The Advance Voting Period ended Friday, but election day voting will be held tomorrow at the Stephens County Senior Center from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for the runoff election. All registered voters are eligible to vote in the runoff election, even if you did not vote in the General Primary on May 24. Anyone who requested absentee ballots, the […]

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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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