Wilkinson Hosting Habersham County Round Tables

50th District State Senator John Wilkinson will host a series of round table meetings with elected officials in Habersham County next month. Meetings will take place on Tuesday, October 6th with officials from Habersham County, as well as with officials from the cities of Cornelia and Demorest. The public is welcome to attend and listen to the round table meetings. […]

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Indians Hang on to Beat North Hall

Stephens County hangs on to open Region 8-AAAA football play with a win. Friday night, the Indians jumped out early, but had to hold off North Hall in the second half to pull out a 14-13 win on the road in Hall County. With about one minute left, North Hall’s Chris Dennis missed a 60-yard field goal short that would […]

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SCHS Softball Wraps Up Regular Season

The Stephens County High School softball team is getting ready for the region tournament this week. Last week, the Lady Indians finished up their regular season with another Region 8-AAAA win, defeating Chestatee 8-0 at the Reservation. The Lady Indians were led at the plate by Peyton Terrell’s 2 for 4 effort, with a triple, double, and 2 RBI’s. Karly […]

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Corps Recognizing National Public Lands Day Saturday

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District will waive all day use fees for visitors during Fee-Free Day this Saturday, September 26, which held in conjunction with National Public Lands Day. Also, the Corps says National Public Lands Day volunteers are additionally eligible to receive a fee-free coupon valid for one year from the issue date. Corps officials say Fee-Free Day covers […]

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Wilkinson Receives Legislator of the Year Award

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia 50th District State Senator John Wilkinson is the recipient of an award from the Association of County Commissions in Georgia. At the regular Franklin County Board of Commissioners meeting Monday evening, Shaun Adams, Associate Legislative Director for ACCG presented their 2015 Legislator of the Year award to Wilkinson. Adams said the award was for […]

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Investigation Into Possible Northern Circuit DA Candidate

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A possible candidate for the Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s race is now under investigation by the State. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into allegations that Banks County Assistant District Attorney Sam Skelton may have removed items from the Banks County Sheriff’s Office evidence room. According to a report on Mainstreet.com, Piedmont […]

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Amnesty Day on Saturday in Stephens Co.

Stephens County will hold its second amnesty day for dumping of large trash this weekend. The amnesty day for Stephens County residents only will be on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Stephens County Road Department at 1597 Scenic Drive. That is off of Prather Bridge Road and organizers say there will be signs to follow. Keep […]

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Memorial Drive, Sorrells Road Project Underway, Says County

Work is underway on miles of street re-surfacing in Stephens County. County Administrator Phyllis Ayers updated Stephens County Commissioners on the status of road work at Tuesday’s county commission meeting. “While we were sleeping Sunday night and Monday night, Sorrells Road and Memorial Drive were paved, although they are not completely done,” said Ayers. She said crews had a number […]

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