Blog Archives

Traveler’s Rest Now Open on Sundays

March 2, 2015

A Stephens County state historic site is now open more to the public on weekends. Starting this past Sunday, Traveler’s Rest State Historic Site is open for public tours on Sundays. For the past several years, Traveler’s Rest has only been open on Saturdays. Built in the early 1800s, it was a popular stopping...

Read more »

Stephens Co. Schools Release Info on Pre-K, New Student Registration

March 2, 2015

The Stephens County school system said that beginning today, all new students or students transferring between elementary schools within Stephens County need to use the new Central Registration Office. The new Central Registration office is located at Stephens County Middle School. Registration can be completed between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m....

Read more »

Indian Baseball Comes From Behind To Earn Doubleheader Split

March 2, 2015

Stephens County splits a high school baseball doubleheader Saturday at the Reservation. After losing the first game to Rabun County, the Indians scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh to come from behind and beat Habersham Central, 6-5. Bryson Fowler won the game with a walk-off single with two out, scoring Tristen...

Read more »

Lavonia To Start Search for New City Manager

March 2, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The City of Lavonia will soon begin its search for a new city manager. Current Lavonia City Manager Gary Fesperman has announced he plans to retire at the end of the year. At a work session earlier this month, Lavonia City Council members discussed how to proceed with...

Read more »

Hudgens Says 3.7 Million Georgians Affected by Anthem Computer Breach

March 2, 2015

Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens has said that the recent data breach and cyber-attack of Anthem Inc.’s computer system has potentially impacted millions of Georgians who may have had their personal information compromised. Anthem Inc. is the parent company of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia. Anthem announced earlier this month that their computer network...

Read more »

Theft Investigation in Toccoa Leads To Arrests

February 27, 2015

A theft investigation leads to two arrests in Toccoa. Police Chief Tim Jarrell said it started when the Toccoa Police Department responded to an alarm at a Currahee Street convenience store on February 18. “Officers arrived,” said Jarrell. “They found that the front door glass had been busted out. It appears as if someone...

Read more »

Hospital Authority Finances Cardiac Monitoring Unit Purchase

February 27, 2015

Monday, the Stephens County Hospital Authority approved a financing agreement to pay for new cardiac monitoring equipment that the hospital recently agreed to purchase. Stephens County Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said that while the purchase was already approved, hospital staff needed a signed resolution to be able to go through with paying for the...

Read more »

St. Mary’s Signs Letter of Intent for Ty Cobb Purchase

February 27, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia St. Mary’s Health Care System, Inc., announced today that it has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire Ty Cobb Regional Medical Center in Lavonia, Ga., from Ty Cobb Healthcare System, Inc. Terms of the proposed purchase are confidential and several regulatory agencies must approve the transaction before...

Read more »

Million Dollar Ticket Sold in Toccoa

February 27, 2015

A Toccoa store sells a million dollar ticket. R K Foods, located at 1194 W. Currahee St. in Toccoa, sold a winning Powerball Quik Pik ticket that matched the first five winning numbers from the January 28 drawing. The winner was Walter Vaughn of Demorest. He claimed his prize February 12 at the Georgia...

Read more »

Eastanollee Angler Prepares for Upcoming Pro Season

February 27, 2015

A Stephens County angler is getting ready to kick off a new season on a professional tour in a couple of weeks. The first tournament of the 20th anniversary season of the Walmart FLW Tour, the most competitive Tour in professional bass-fishing, kicks off March 5-8 with the Walmart FLW Tour at Lake Toho...

Read more »

You Are Here:

WNEG > Articles by: Charlie Bauder

NE Georgia Weather

Calendar

  • March 31, 20152015 Youth Summer Theatre Program
  • April 6, 2015Low Cost Spay/Neuter
  • April 6, 2015Fund raiser for Conner Payne
  • April 21, 2015GriefShare
AEC v1.0.4