Franklin Co. Conducting Death Investigation

By WLHR Radio, Lavonia The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are conducting an investigation involving murder and aggravated assault. Law Enforcement in Franklin County say they received a call around 8:30 a.m. Thursday morning, August 28, regarding a welfare check at a residence on Grady School Road. Officers say they arrived at the residence and […]

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Indians Tame Lions in Season Opener, 34-7

Stephens County starts the regular season with a win over an arch rival. The Indians beat Franklin County Friday night at the Reservation in Toccoa, 34-7. Coming off the scrimmage game loss to Hart County, Indians’ Head Coach Frank Barden said the team had a good week of practice and it showed on the field. “It is just a matter […]

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SCMS Football Team Starts Season With Win

The Stephens County Middle School football team is off to a winning start this week. On Saturday night, the Rebels opened their season by defeating Hart County at the Reservation, 20 to 6. Rebel running back Mucha Wiley scored all 3 Stephens County touchdowns. The first was a 14 yard pass reception from Rebel quarterback Elijah Stowe with 7 minutes […]

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Schedule Change for SCHS Softball

There is a schedule change with Stephens County High School softball. The Lady Indians’ varsity and junior varsity softball games scheduled originally for today against Hart County have been moved to this Wednesday, September 2. Stephens County softball’s next game will now be tomorrow, Tuesday, September 1 against North Oconee. Junior varsity will start at 4:30 p.m. and varsity will […]

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Stephens Co. Registrar Resigns

Stephens County Registrar Theresa Kelley has resigned. She made that decision Thursday morning, according to county officials. It was immediate. County Administrator Phyllis Ayers said that she had not received an official resignation letter as of Thursday afternoon, but was expecting one to be forthcoming. Ayers said that the county is moving forward to get Kelley’s responsibilities covered with a […]

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SCSO Deputy OK After Being Hit By Car Wednesday

A Stephens County Sheriff’s Office deputy is doing well after an accident on Wednesday. Sheriff Randy Shirley said it happened when his office responded to a call on Wednesday evening. “They received a 911 call to go to a residence on Whisnant Street regarding a domestic dispute,” said Shirley. “Upon arrival, there was a physical altercation between a husband and […]

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Lady Indian Softball Splits With Madison Co.

The Stephens County Lady Indian softball team opens region play with a loss. Madison County defeated the Lady Indians Thursday, 6-1. Emma Whitfield took the loss pitching for the Lady Indians. Meanwhile, Natalie Morgan led the Lady Indians at the plate, getting a triple and scoring Stephens County’s lone run. Stephens County is now 6-2 on the season and 0-1 […]

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