Early Voting Ends Today

Those who have not voted early yet in the Presidential Preference Primary have just today to do so. Today is the final day for early voting for Tuesday’s Presidential Preference Primary. Stephens County Registrar Bill Cochran said polls will be open all day today in Stephens County. “Early voting ends today at 5 p.m.,” said Cochran. Early voting in Stephens […]

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Collins Questions Corps Decision in Letter

A letter from 9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins to the Army Corps of Engineers is questioning the Corps’ recent policy change regarding the application process for residents to apply for Shoreline Use Permits and licenses. Joining Collins in sending the letter were the Lake Hartwell Association and the Lake Lanier Association. The congressman and the groups are questioning December’s […]

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Indians Edged By Bulldogs in Baseball

A late run pushes Hart County past Stephens County in non-region baseball play. Stephens County lost to the Hart County Bulldogs on the road Thursday night, 5-4. Hart County scored the winning run on an RBI double in the bottom of the sixth inning by Jeremy Hicks off of Indian relief pitcher Dylan Simpson. The Indians jumped out on top […]

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Lavonia City Council To Go To Tablets

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Lavonia City Council members and Mayor Ralph Owens will be moving into the 21st century with some new high-tech equipment. At the Lavonia City Council meeting earlier this month, City Manager Charles Cawthon put forth the idea of ordering tablets for each city council member and the mayor. Cawthon said it would make life […]

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Moratorium On Hwy. 17 Signage In Place As Sign Ordinance Work Continues

The new, four-lane Georgia Highway 17 corridor in Stephens County will have a temporary moratorium on new signs larger than a certain size will work to consider a county-wide sign ordinance continues. On Tuesday, Stephens County Commissioners approved a temporary moratorium for signage within the unincorporated portions of Highway 17 extending from the Franklin County line to the intersection of […]

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