Indians Boys Basketball Take Region Opener

Stephens County Senior Ty Nails scored 20 of his team high 25 points in the 2nd half, and the Indians overcame an 8 point 2nd half deficit to defeat Madison County 85-77 Friday night at Currahee Arena in the boys basketball Region-8 opener for both teams. Nails teammate Nigel Green added 23 points, including a huge 3-pointer to tie the […]

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IRS Scam reported in Stephens County

The Internal Revenue Service is issuing some important reminders after another scam was reported in the area. Someone called WNEG recently and said that they received a phone call from someone claiming to be from the IRS. According to that person, the caller told them they owed the IRS a significant amount of money and if they did not pay […]

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Historic Plaque Program dedicates 4th Historic building for 2018-2019

Main Street Toccoa recently held its fourth historic plaque unveiling of the 2018-2019 series. According to Main Street Manager Christian Hamilton the unveiling was dedicated to the downtown building, at 46 East Doyle Street, the current location of Just Right Catering and the former location of the Main Street Cafe. He says the ceremony brought out many community members, including […]

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$20K worth of illegal drugs uncovered in Cornelia

Earlier this week, in Habersham County, a Cornelia man was arrested after authorities uncovered $20,000 worth of drugs. On Wednesday, the Habersham County Sheriff’s Office, the Department of Community Supervision, the Department of Corrections’ K-9 Unit, and the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office executed a search warrant of the residence at 277 Hubert Hill Road, in Cornelia. The home is […]

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The last Open Mic Night before Finale is Monday

The second annual Open Mic Night will host its fourth monthly competition next Monday evening at the Ritz Theatre in downtown Toccoa. Ritz Theatre General Manager Danita Gaudette says this is the final preliminary round. The competition is open to the general public and contestants do not have to be from Toccoa-Stephens County. However, it’s important those who want to […]

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SCMS Rebels Boys Drop Two at Franklin

The Stephens County Middle School Rebels Boys basketball teams drop two by identical scores at Franklin County Tuesday night. In the 7th grade boys game, Franklin County took advantage of 12 free throws made to Stephens County’s 3 and defeated the Rebels 41-33. SCMS was led in scoring by Nuri Winters with 11 points,  Javin Gordon scored 9, Daeshawn Wilson […]

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