Indian Baseball Wins Region Opener

The Stephens County Indians broke open a 3-3 tie by scoring six runs over their final two turns at bat to defeat White County, 9-3, at the Reservation Friday night. It was the region opener for both teams. Kooper Briley went 4 for 4 with two RBIs for the Indians, while Chaz Bridges added a two-run single and Bryson Fowler […]

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Toccoa Commission To Meet Today

The Toccoa City Commission will meet later today for both a work session and a regular meeting. First, city commissioners will meet at 3 p.m. for a work session at Toccoa City Hall. Commissioners are scheduled to discuss a host of topics at their work session later today. Among the items up for discussion is the utilization of Alewine Park. […]

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Martin Fight Results In Arrests

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Two people are under arrest in connection with a fight that broke out last month in Martin. It happened February 4 on Stonecypher Road where authorities said two groups met, one group of adults and one group of minors. Athens GBI Agent in Charge Jesse Maddox said a month-long investigation yielded warrants that were […]

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Candidate Qualifying Complete

The final list of candidates for county, state, and federal races is in. Candidate qualifying ended Friday at noon. Stephens County has a number of contested races after a host of candidates qualified Friday morning. First, five people are running as Republicans for the Post 2 seat on the Stephens County Commission. Challenging incumbent Debbie Whitlock are former Stephens County […]

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Spring Ahead This Weekend

Daylight saving time begins this weekend. That means it is time to move those clocks ahead one hour before going to bed Saturday night since daylight saving time begins on Sunday at 2 a.m. Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said changing clocks is not the only thing people should do this weekend. Hudgens said when changing the […]

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Qualifying Wraps Up Today

With just a few hours left to qualify for the May primary, there is still no candidate for the open District 1seat on the Stephens County Board of Education. Qualifying ends at noon today for county, state, and federal races for the May primary. Nobody has qualified yet for the school board seat that became open earlier this year when […]

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Banks Co. Authorities Seeking Escaped Inmate

Banks County authorities are asking for the public’s help to find an escaped inmate from the Banks County Detention Center. Banks County Sheriff’s Office Spokesperson Sgt. Carissa McFaddin said 23-year old Paul Dylan Gross walked away from the jail’s recreation area at about 7 p.m. on Thursday. McFaddin said a perimeter near the Banks County Sheriff’s Office is in place […]

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Better Brains for Babies Seminar on Saturday

Parents are invited to attend a free seminar called “Better Brains for Babies” on Saturday. The seminar will run from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Glad Tidings Assembly of God, which is located at 234 Collier Road in Toccoa. Stephens County First Steps Georgia Coordinator and Better Brains for Babies Community Outreach Educator Merry Carol Scott will be the […]

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SCHS Tennis Swept at Madison Co.

The Stephens County High School tennis teams traveled to play the Madison County Red Raiders on Thursday, March 10. The Lady Indians lost 0-5 and the Indians lost 1-4. Ben Smith won at #1 singles to get the lone win for the Tribe. Both Stephens County High School tennis teams are now 1-3 in Region 8-AAAA play.

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