DNR Expands Eligibility for Its Conservation Teacher of the Year Grant

The coronavirus pandemic has posed unprecedented challenges to teachers and students this year. So, to help advance life-sciences education during these trying times, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is expanding the eligibility for its Conservation Teacher of the Year grant. The $1,000 grant is now offered to a kindergarten through fifth-grade public or private school teachers in Georgia who […]

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2020 U.S. Census Sees Higher Count Results Than 2010

The 2020 U.S. Census ended on last Thursday at midnight and according to the U.S. Census Bureau, updated numbers released this week show 99.98% of all housing units and addresses nationwide were accounted for as of the end of self-response and field data collection operations on Oct. 15. Bureau officials say paper responses are still arriving and will be processed […]

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Toccoa Neighborhood Cancels Traditional Halloween Event

By Ethan Jordan, WNEG Radio, Toccoa Residents of Toccoa-Stephens County continue to feel the effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic; however, this time, another beloved tradition has been put on hold for this year. According to Toccoa City Commissioner and East Tugalo Street resident Gail Fry, the residents of East Tugalo Street from Paul Anderson Park to Boulevard have decided not […]

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Technical College System of Georgia’s Office of Workforce Development Receives Added Funding

The Technical College System of Georgia’s Office of Workforce Development, in partnership with the Georgia Department of Labor, was recently awarded an additional $13 million in dislocated worker relief funding by the U.S. Department of Labor. That brings the total grant award to $25 million since the initial award in April 2020. The Dislocated Worker Grant has aided in addressing […]

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