Breaking News: Toccoa Police Chief advises ‘people stay at home’ as road conditions are unsafe

Breaking News: Local road crews are out clearing roadways as wintry precipitation is expected to persist over night.  According to Toccoa Police Chief Jimmy Mize, the city road crews are out clearing major roads and pouring salt and brine to reduce the accumulation of ice. Officials are advising people who don’t need to be on the roads overnight to stay […]

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Erwin wins District 28 State Representative race by 2 votes

The Special May Primary Republican District 28 Re-run election has a winning candidate in Republican businessman Chris Erwin; however, Erwin will have to continue defending his victory after Incumbent Rep. Dan Gasaway plans to demand a recount. After boards of elections in Stephens, Banks and Habersham counties met Friday and considered provisional ballots, Erwin continued to lead by two votes, […]

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District 28 outcome to be decided later today

The outcome of the Special May Primary Republican House District 28 election will be decided later today. The delay comes after the total number of provisional ballots throughout the district exceeded the winning three-vote difference. On Tuesday, the race between House Republican Incumbent Dan Gasaway and Republican challenger businessman Chris Erwin ended with a three-vote difference, with Erwin just slightly […]

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2 injured in Thursday wreck

The Georgia State Patrol is investigating an accident that happened earlier today on Highway 106 near the Bypass in Toccoa. Few details have been released; however, WNEG News did receive word from local law enforcement that one victim sustained injuries and was transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center and another injured victim was transported to Stephens county Hospital. WNEG News […]

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15 Provisional Ballots Could Change the House District 28 Race Results

In the tight House District 28 Special Primary, it could be one County’s provisional ballots that could ultimately determine the winner. On Tuesday the race between House Republican Incumbent Dan Gasaway and Republican challenger businessman Chris Erwin ended with a three-vote difference, with Erwin just slightly ahead of Gasaway by a total vote of 3,516 to Gasaway’s 3,513. Overall, Erwin […]

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