Collins Sends Another Letter to Windstream

9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins said that it is past time that Windstream address customer complaints. Collins’ office said the congressman sent a letter on Tuesday to Windstream CEO Tony Thomas to follow up on previous concerns and emphasize the growing number of complaints from Windstream customers in northeast Georgia. According to Collins, this letter builds on issues addressed […]

Read more

Stephens Scholars Reception Held

The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce honors top students in the Stephens County School System. On Tuesday, the Chamber’s Education Committee held the annual Stephens Scholars Achievement Awards Reception at Stephens County High School. Each year, the banquet recognizes some of the top academic achievements in the school system. This year, outstanding scores on both the SAT and ACT were […]

Read more

Banks Co. School Joins Ag Dept. Program

A Northeast Georgia school system is among those joining the Georgia Department of Agriculture’s “Feed My School for a Week” program. On Wednesday, Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black announced that the Georgia Grown Feed My School for a Week program is growing to include 27 schools throughout Georgia. Among the new additions is Banks County Elementary School. The Agriculture Department […]

Read more

Former WNEG TV Anchor Chuck Moore Passes Away

default-news

North Georgia is remembering a long-time fixture on local and regional television. Former WNEG TV News Anchor Chuck Moore passed away at his home at Chickasaw Point, South Carolina on Friday. Moore worked at WNEG TV in Toccoa from 1999 to 2009 as an Anchor. One of his former colleagues at WNEG is Jennifer Cathey Arbitter, who was an Anchor […]

Read more

Franklin Co. Sheriff Warns of Phone Scammer Targeting Citizens

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Authorities in Franklin County are warning of a con artist calling citizens and telling them he is with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. According to Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas, the caller tells people he is the department’s warrant officer. “The caller identifies himself as Sgt. Snyder with the Warrant Division of the Franklin […]

Read more

Morrow Wins Fishing Tournament

A local angler takes top honors at a regional fishing tournament. Eastanollee’s Troy Morrow won the FLW Bass Fishing League Savannah River Division tournament on Lake Hartwell this past weekend. His winning five-bass limit totaled 17 pounds, 11 ounces. Morrow not only won the tournament, but also caught the biggest bass of the tournament, a 7 pound, 6 ouncer, in […]

Read more

Casting Call for “Heritage Falls”

The movie filming over the next several days in Stephens County is putting out a casting call. “Heritage Falls” is accepting submissions for various featured roles, and background roles for cheerleaders and basketball players for the movie. In order to be considered, please send 2 photos, along with your name, age, height, weight, and phone number to: heritageextras@gmail.com. Please include […]

Read more
1 12 13 14 15 16 578