Swenson To Make History As Pitt Panther

Former Stephens County Baseball standout Davis Swenson will now take his talents to the University of Pittsburgh. Swenson was a key part of a pitching rotation for three seasons with the Indians and in 2018 was named 1st team All-Region and 2nd team All-State. He also played 1st base in 2018 and led the team in hitting. This past season […]

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GHSA Says No to Scrimmage Games

The Georgia High School Association has canceled pre-season scrimmage games for the upcoming 2020 Georgia High School Football season. Stephens County was scheduled to scrimmage East Hall at home on August 21st, and at Banks County on August 28th. Stephens County High School is scheduled to host the annual Red Rage Pep rally to kick off the season now scheduled […]

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GHSA Pushes High School Season Back to September

The Georgia High School Association Board of Trustees has voted unanimously to postpone the high school football season until September 4th. The decision by the GHSA means that games scheduled for August 21st will now be two weeks later on September 4th. In other words, the complete schedule will still be played, only two weeks later. The regular season will […]

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Latest Announcements Related to Covid-19…Updated Daily

Out of caution to prevent the spread of COVID-19, several local agencies have announced changes with group activities, including schools, government, organizations, businesses and courts in Toccoa-Stephens County and surrounding area. Schools -Stephens County Schools will open August 12th. Teachers are to report July 29th. -The school nutrition department will continue to provide meals without a break in service into […]

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GHSA Expands Guidelines for Member Schools

The Georgia High School Association has made the following guidelines for coaches across the state beginning Monday. The GHSA will now allow teams to have inter-squad competitions(such as 7 on 7 or 3 on 3), but competition between schools is still not allowed. Groups of 50 continue to be allowed if done safely. The GHSA continues to recommend a mask […]

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Indians Football Update after Workouts

The Stephens County High School football team was allowed by the Georgia High School Association to begin workouts on June 8th and Head Coach Wesley Tankersley says the workouts have gone well. “ We have had great attendance. All of the players that we expected, with the exception of one or two, have been back out so we are real […]

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GHSA Approves Schools to Start Conditioning…with Restrictions

The Georgia High School Association Board of Trustees met this afternoon and approved member schools to begin conditioning programs on June 8th for Fall sports with the following requirements: 1) Workouts are conditioning only, no balls or sport specific equipment. 2) Member schools should prepare an Infectious Disease Prevention Plan prior to staff and athletes returning for conditioning. 3) It […]

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Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce and WNEG Radio’s Political Forum

The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce and WNEG Radio’s Political Forum was held on Monday, May 11. To listen to the program and hear from the Republican candidates for the State Senate District 50 seat and the Stephens County Sheriff click here. The candidates answer questions submitted to the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce. Republican candidates for the District 50 […]

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Woerner, Kinsey, Headed to NFL

Two football players that played high school football in this area of Northeast Georgia will now join the professional ranks with a shot in the NFL. UGA tight end Charlie Woerner was drafted on Saturday in the 6th round by last year’s Super Bowl runner-up, the San Francisco 49ers. Woerner was a do-everything standout on some of Rabun County’s best […]

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UPDATED DAILY… COVID-19 RELATED ANNOUNCEMENTS

Out of caution to prevent the spread of COVID-19, several local agencies have announced changes with group activities, including schools, government, organizations, businesses and courts in Toccoa-Stephens County and surrounding area. Schools STEPHENS COUNTY SCHOOLS INFO: May 4th: Will begin the final week for new assignments/material. May 8th: All students work is due. Principals will provide a drop of schedule […]

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