Stolen truck recovered damaged, inoperable

Toccoa police continue their investigation in a recent Grand Theft Auto case. According to Toccoa Police Chief Jimmy Mize, on the morning of April 13, a gold 2004 GMC Sierra pickup truck was taken from 49 Letourneau Drive, in Toccoa. The owner, Hunter Lee told officers he did not leave the key in the vehicle. Mize says around 4 p.m., […]

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Clarkesville Man arrested for drugs in Stephens County

A Stephens County Sheriff Deputy uncovers drugs after noticing a suspicious vehicle parked outside of a local service station. According to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley one of his investigators had noticed the vehicle parked, with two occupants, outside of a local service station, and thought it was odd that neither occupant was getting out of the vehicle, prompting him […]

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Toccoa to Celebrate the Red and Blue

The City of Toccoa is joining with other municipalities across the State to “Celebrate the Blue and Red.” Each year the Georgia Municipal Association celebrates Georgia Cities Week as an opportunity to showcase and celebrate cities and the services they provide. This year the theme is, “Georgia’s Cities True Colors” and will be held April 21 – 27. Here in […]

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Accident on Hwy 106 closes one lane

An accident involving a Gasoline Tanker and an SUV Monday morning is being investigated by the Georgia State Patrol. According to officials with the GSP, the accident occurred around 7:15 a.m. on Hwy 106 and the by-pass, when a 2001 Chevy Suburban rear ended a 2016 KenWorth Fuel Tanker. The report states that the Suburban came to an uncontrolled rest […]

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Toccoa-Stephens County Welcome Center new home of Butterfly Garden

Spring has sprung in downtown Toccoa with the addition of the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce Butterfly Garden, being called “The Butterfly Station.” This project was a joint effort with Keep Toccoa-Stephens County Beautiful, the Stephens County Extension and 4-H, City of Toccoa, and the Stephens County Chamber of Commerce. The garden includes nectar plants to attract butterflies, host plants […]

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NWS Storm Team Confirms Tornado Touchdown Sunday in Hart County

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg confirms a tornado did touch down in Hart County Sunday. Storm investigators with the National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg are in Franklin and Hart counties today checking on damage from Sunday’s two powerful storms. Meteorologist Lauren Carroll tells WNEG News the storm team confirmed the twister touched down near Airline-Goldmine Road in Bowersville and […]

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Two vehicle accident closes one lane on Hwy 106

WNEG News has received reports of an accident involving a Gasoline Tanker and an SUV. The accident occurred this morning around 7:15 a.m. on Hwy 106 at the by-pass. At this time, officers have one lane closed to traffic, and are advising all motorist to use an alternative route or to be prepared to wait. No injuries have been reported. […]

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Lenten Luncheon Series starts today at noon

Toccoa First United Methodist Church on East Tugalo Street in Toccoa will be hosting the Lenten Luncheon Series this week beginning, today, April 15, through Friday, April 19. The services will start at noon each day. Toccoa First United Methodist Church Pastor Dr. John Brown says these daily services draw attention to what Holy Week is all about. Scheduled speakers […]

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