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Local and Regional Media


The Toccoa Record
The Toccoa Record has kept Stephens County residents informed about important local and regional issues since 1873! This historical newspaper is published every Thursday by Community Newspapers, Inc., which is headquartered in Athens, Ga.

Read The Toccoa Record Online


WNEG Radio, the "Voice of Northeast Georgia and Beyond"
Established in 1956, AM 630 WNEG is the only full-service radio station operating in Stephens County. WNEG provides 24-7 broadcasting with local news, sports, weather, and community events. Stephens County residents listen to WNEG more than any other radio station!

WNEG Website

Toccoa Falls Radio
A media ministry of Toccoa Falls College, the stations of Toccoa Falls Radio cover northern Atlanta, GA to southern Greenville, SC. The station is also broadcast via internet.


WUGA TV Channel 32, formerly CBS affiliate WNEG-TV, is a non-commercial educational public television station licensed to Toccoa. It serves several counties in northeast Georgia which are part of the Greenville/Spartanburg/Anderson, SC, and Asheville, NC, television market. The signal can also be seen in the extreme east-northeastern portions of the metro Atlanta media market, including Athens, Gainesville and Braselton. The station transmits its digital signal on UHF TV channel 24, and uses virtual channel 32.1. It is owned and operated by the University of Georgia.

WUGA-TV Website

Regional News Sources

92.1 Lake Hartwell Radio
Athens Banner-Herald
WPPR 88.3 FM, Georgia Public Broadcasting
Anderson Independent-Mail
The Northeast Georgian
The Gainesville Times


The SCDA is responsible for the recruitment of new businesses including industrial, manufacturing, distribution, corporate and regional headquarters and customer service centers. It also provides support and assistance with all other types of economic development projects.

The SCDA also works with existing businesses and industries to ensure their continued success. While recruitment of new industry is a significant function, aiding in existing industry expansion and retention is just as significant. About 80 percent of all new jobs in Georgia come as a result of existing industry expansion.

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