SCMS Rebel Football Wins League Title

The Stephens County Middle School football team wins its conference championship. Saturday, the Rebels traveled to Carnesville and came away with a 28-6 win over Franklin County. Stephens County started the scoring on its first play, getting a 48-yard touchdown run from Jaquarian Scott to take a 6-0 lead. After Stephens County’s Tracy Lowery caused a fumble that Ty Kellar […]

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Indians Win 30-10 on Homecoming

The Stephens County Indians pick up another region win on Homecoming at the Reservation. Stephens County fell behind early in the game, but stormed back and beat White County 30-10 on Friday night in Toccoa. Indians’ Head Coach Frank Barden said the win was a complete team effort. “We are trying to form that team bond and team chemistry,” said […]

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Search for New Franklin Co. Manager Continues

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County continues its search for a new county manager. At a regular meeting last week of the Franklin County Commission, Commission Chair Thomas Bridges announced that they had received 12 applications to this point for the position. Bridges said he is asking the Franklin County Board of Commissioners to start sifting through those, […]

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Wilkinson Part of Legislative Livestock Event

50th District State Senator John Wilkinson was among state legislators who participated in this year’s annual Legislative Livestock Showdown. It took place during the 2014 Georgia National Fair at the New South Arena in Perry, Georgia. Co-sponsored by the Georgia Department of Agriculture and the Georgia National Fair, this event brings together members of the Georgia General Assembly with students […]

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DOT Announces Water Line Work Today in Martin

Water line work in the Martin area associated with the Highway 17 road construction project in Stephens County could affect water service to some areas of Martin today. The Georgia Department of Transportation said it is working to install a new water line for the Anderson Thomas Road area of Martin this week and expects to make the new water […]

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Homecoming Tonight at Reservation

Stephens County will go for its third region win in a row tonight when White County visits the Reservation. It is Homecoming at the Reservation. The Indians enter tonight’s game with a 4-1 overall record and a 2-0 record in Region 8-AAAA. Last week, Stephens County held on to beat Monroe Area on the road 42-34 behind more than 250 […]

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Sage Purchased By Private Equity Firm

A private equity firm purchases a company with ties to Stephens County. The publication GSA Business reported this week that Clearlake Capital Group of Santa Monica, California has bought Greenville, South Carolina-based Sage Automotive Interiors for an undisclosed sum. The GSA Business report said Sage management also invested in the transaction. According to the report, personnel changes are not expected […]

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Accident Thursday Afternoon on Hwy. 17

Crews in Stephens County responded Thursday afternoon to an automobile accident in Martin. The accident took place on Highway 17 close to Freeman Road Extension, according to reports. Initial reports indicate two vehicles were involved and one of those vehicles reportedly overturned in the accident. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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