Blog Archives

Sheriff Announces Juvenile Charged in Monday Shooting Death

September 30, 2014

A 15-year-old is charged in connection to the death of his mother in Stephens County on Monday, Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said Tuesday. Authorities have charged the 15-year-old juvenile, whose name was not released by authorities, with malice murder in connection to the shooting death of 46-year-old Kim Lanier at her Prather Bridge...

Read more »

Accident Blocking I-85 South in Franklin Co., Says DOT

September 30, 2014

Motorists should be aware of a traffic accident causing major problems on Interstate 85 in northeast Georgia. The Georgia Department of Transportation is reporting that there is an accident on I-85 southbound before the State Route 17 exit in Franklin County. According to the DOT, a tractor trailer overturned and has blocked all lanes...

Read more »

SCSO, GBI Investigating Death on Prather Bridge Road

September 30, 2014

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office and Georgia Bureau of Investigation are investigating a death Monday morning in Stephens County. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that authorities received a 911 call at around 11 a.m. in regards to a residence on Prather Bridge Road. “We received a 911 call that a shot had been...

Read more »

City of Toccoa Gets in New Natural Gas Trucks

September 30, 2014
City of Toccoa Gets in New Natural Gas Trucks

The city of Toccoa’s natural gas vehicle fleet continues to grow. Toccoa Utilities Director Harry Scott said the city recently converted five new Ford F-150 pick-up trucks to bi-fuel. That allows them to run off either natural gas or regular gasoline. Scott said that city workers took the trucks to a company in Asheville,...

Read more »

Scam Alert in Stephens Co.

September 30, 2014

The Toccoa Record is reporting an apparent scam. Toccoa Record Publisher Tom Law said that the paper has received reports from individuals that someone is calling people in the area, claiming to be from the Record and asking people to purchase subscriptions for the paper over the phone. Law said that the Record is...

Read more »

Renovations Continue on Lavonia Library

September 30, 2014
Renovations Continue on Lavonia Library

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Work on the exterior of the Lavonia Carnegie Library is nearing completion. Crews have been doing repairs and doing a general restoration for most of the summer on the 103-year old building. The Lavonia Carnegie Library is one of the last working Carnegie Libraries in the country. Lavonia...

Read more »

TFC Volleyball Sweeps Weekend Games

September 30, 2014

The Toccoa Falls College volleyball team travels to LaGrange Collegefor a game today after winning a pair of games over the weekend. Friday, the Screaming Eagles swept Johnson University of Florida in three sets. Then on Saturday, TFC swept Trinity College in three sets. TFC’s volleyball team has now won three of its last...

Read more »

Georgia Starting Up “Leaf Watch” Website

September 30, 2014

Georgia State Parks is again offering its online “Leaf Watch” website to help both residents and travelers keep track of the state’s Fall color. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources said that beginning in October, regular updates will keep travelers posted on how Fall color is progressing across the state. According to the DNR,...

Read more »

New Deer Rut Map Available

September 30, 2014

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division says it has recently updated the statewide deer rut map. DNR officials said this is a question that they receive each Fall from hunters. The deer rut refers to the breeding season for white-tailed deer, which can vary at the local scale, especially in areas...

Read more »

Stephens Co. Jury Duty Announcement

September 29, 2014

Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick said that jurors who received a summons to report for jury duty this week do not need to report for the remainder of the week. Jury duty has been cancelled for the week in Stephens County.

Read more »

You Are Here:

WNEG > Articles by: Charlie Bauder

NE Georgia Weather

Calendar

  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
  • September 10, 2014Earn a high school diploma at night!
  • September 15, 2014The Currahee Thunder Equestrian Drill Team of Stephens County High School
  • September 15, 2014LeTourneau WABCO Employee Reunion
AEC v1.0.4