MST holds annual Main Street Awards

Main Street Toccoa held its annual Main Street Awards last week in Toccoa-Stephens County. First United Methodist Church was awarded the Best Historic Restoration Project. Shantelle Grant was awarded Outstanding Volunteer of the Year. Living Room Roasters was awarded Main Street Newcomer. Derek and Sarah Addison was awarded Best Adaptive Reuse. CK Morgan and Co. was awarded Best Historic Renovation. […]

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SCHS host annual Freshmen Fest

Stephens County High School welcomed incoming 9th graders to tour the school last week during Freshmen Fest. According to Stephens County High School Assistant Principal for Curriculum and Instruction Jessica Simmons, Freshmen Fest was started several years ago to give incoming freshmen an opportunity to see first-hand the CTAE Pathways the school offers and to tour the school. “Freshmen Fest […]

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SCBC will meet this morning for annual Planning Retreat

The Stephens County Board of Commissioners will meet this morning for its annual Planning Retreat. The meeting is set to start at 9 a.m. in the conference room at the Toccoa-Stephens County Airport. Some topics of interest include a discussion regarding livestreaming the Stephens County Board of Commissioners meetings. As WNEG News previously reported, Commissioner Chuck Wright and Chairman Dennis […]

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Addison appointed Private Sector Representative for GMRC by SCBC, TCC

The Toccoa City Commission appointed James Addison as the Private Sector Representative for the Georgia Mountains Regional Commission. The decision was made on Monday, during the City Commission’s regular scheduled meeting. City Manager Billy Morse explained that this appointment is made by both the Toccoa City Commission and the Stephens County Board of Commissioners. He says the county submitted Addison’s […]

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Adults invited to take advantage of free Adult Education Courses at North Georgia Technical College

Adults who want to finish or get their GED can take advantage of free Adult Education Courses offered by North Georgia Technical College. Adult Education Instructor Jackie Morgan works with students wanting to get their GED. She says they offer a variety of courses for adult learners with a range of skills. “We’ve got a program designed for people with […]

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SCBC tables discussion on Humane Shelter supplemental funding

The Stephens County Board of Commissioners voted to table its discussion on providing the Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter $25,000 in supplemental funding. The decision was made on Tuesday, during the Commission’s regular scheduled meeting. County Administrator Christian Hamilton explained that in July 2022 the County approved $25,000 of a $50,000 request from the Shelter and that it was time to […]

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