Hart Co. School Superintendent Sole Finalist Named

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The Hart County Board of Education has its sole finalist for the job of Superintendent of Schools. At a called meeting last month, the board named Jay Floyd as its single finalist. Hart County Interim School Superintendent Jennifer Carter said that after reviewing applications and interviewing a number of excellent candidates, the Hart County […]

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Job Fair in Blairsville Today

More than 20 employers are expected to participate in a career expo in Blairsville today. The North Georgia Regional Career Expo in Union County is today from 2 to 6 p.m. on the Blairsville campus of North Georgia Technical College, located at 121 Meeks Avenue in Blairsville. Conducting the expo is the Georgia Department of Labor, the Joint Economic Development […]

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NGTC Students Participate In Externship

A group of North Georgia Technical College students get an additional learning experience as part of their studies. For students who successfully complete the eight required core Criminal Justice courses at North Georgia Technical College, an additional learning experience affords them the opportunity to solidify their knowledge. These students participate in an externship that the school says shares the knowledge […]

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Stephens BOE Set To Approve Budget Tonight

The Stephens County Board of Education will meet today and is expected to vote on the final Fiscal Year 2016 budget. School board members are set to meet at 5:30 p.m. today at the Stephens County School System Administrative Offices on Mize Road in Toccoa for a called meeting to set the budget for this fiscal year. Last month, the […]

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SCHS Fall Football Practice Underway

High School football season is getting underway across the state of Georgia with the beginning of Fall practice. That includes Stephens County High School, where practice began in pads on Saturday following five days of practice in shorts last week. Indians’ Head Coach Frank Barden said the next two weeks of practice are important leading up to the team’s first […]

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Charges Filed Against FCSO Deputy

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland says he expects to file charges against suspended Franklin County Sheriff’s Office deputy Kevin Bowers. Bowers is currently being treated at a north Georgia medical facility after an altercation last month. The incident happened in the early morning hours one day in July when Bowers got into an argument […]

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Trachte Employees Go Through NGTC Program

Trachte Southeast in Toccoa recently offered seven employees the opportunity to take the new Certified Production Technician, or CPT, training through North Georgia Technical College. CPT is a nationally recognized Industry Certified program that prepares participants to take four Manufacturing Skills Standards Council CPT examinations. The course prepares students to take the four separate exams in General Industry Safety, Quality […]

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Burglary On City Property Investigated

Police in Toccoa are investigating a burglary last week on city property. According to Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell, it happened at the city gas shop on Locust Street sometime between 5:30 p.m. on July 22 and 8 a.m. on July 23. “Someone entered the grounds, broke into one of the buildings,” said Jarrell. “They cut some leads off some […]

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