State Route 145 Now Clear

State Route 145 was cleared earlier this afternoon for motorists after fallen trees blocked the road earlier in the afternoon. SR-145 was closed around 2 P.M. to all traffic while crews work to remove downed trees. Toccoa Police Chief Jimmy Mize advised all motorists to avoid SR-145. Motorists travelling to Stephens County Middle School to pick up children were advised […]

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Friends of the Ritz Theatre Receives Tax-Exempt Status

Friends of the Ritz Theatre has recently received their tax-exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service. Friends of the Ritz President Keith Kozicki tells WNEG News the tax exempt status has some very important implications for the group. “The IRS designation gives us a tax-free status meaning we are listed as a charity,” Kozicki said. “It also gives people who […]

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Historic Oak Hill Elementary School to receive dedication later this week

The Stephens County History Museum will be recognizing the historic Oak Hill Elementary School this week in Stephens County. Stephens County History Museum Executive Director Brenda Carlin says a plaque remembering the elementary school will be dedicated on Thursday, at the historic train depot. “Back in the ’50’s there were a lot of new schools built in the area,” she […]

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