Local Group Organizing Hurricane Relief Effort

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A local ministry organization is putting together help to send to the people of South Carolina and North Carolina affected by Hurricane Matthew. Steve Paysen’s P230 Foundation is headed to the Nichols, South Carolina area on Monday, October 24. This area, on the South Carolina-North Carolina border near the coast, has been devastated by flooding. Paysen said he knows pastors […]

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Stephens Co. Man Arrested in Reported Burglary

A Stephens County man faces charges in connection with an alleged burglary at Camp Mikell. The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office has announced that it arrested 35-year-old Dustin Addam Mederios and charged him with one count of Burglary in the First Degree and one count of misdemeanor Theft By Taking. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said it stems from deputies responding […]

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One Arrested in Habersham Co. For Drugs

A Habersham County man faces drug charges after a search warrant was served on an area residence. 49-year-old Donnie Dixon of Clarkesville has been charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Firearms During the Commission of a Crime. The Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office says it and the Habersham County Sheriff’s Office were located on the […]

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Habersham Man Charged in Child Sex Trafficking Sting

A Demorest man is among those arrested in an operation that targeted and arrested alleged child predators in Georgia in recent days. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said that as a result of a proactive undercover investigation coordinated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes Unit, the Athens-Clarke County Police Department, […]

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Toys for Tots Campaign Starting

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The annual Toys for Tots campaign is gearing up in Stephens and surrounding counties. “Toys for Tots” is a program of the Marine Corps and Marine Corps Reserve that collects and distributes toys to children and families in need each holiday season. Don Alexander is the Toys for Tots Coordinator for Stephens, Habersham, Franklin, Hart, and Elbert counties. He said […]

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Butterworth To Leave GEMA

Former 50th District State Senator Jim Butterworth is leaving his post as the director of the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency later this year. Governor Nathan Deal announced Monday that Butterworth will transition to a position in the private sector on December 1. Deal said he thanks Butterworth for his extensive service, first as a floor leader at […]

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