Area F.O.P. Hosts “Cops and Kids” Program

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Some local children will have a happier Christmas this year, thanks to help from the local chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police. Earlier this month, officers with Chapter 105 of the Northeast Georgia Fraternal Order of Police took 22 children from nine families shopping for gifts at the Toccoa Wal-mart as part of […]

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SCHS Hoops Splits With Hart Co.

The Stephens County Lady Indians pull away late to beat Hart County in non-region basketball action. Tied at 38 entering the fourth quarter, the Lady Indians went on an 11-1 run to start the quarter on their way to a 60-49 win over the Lady Bulldogs Monday in Hartwell. Stephens County’s girls outscored Hart 22-11 overall in the final eight […]

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SCMS Basketball Update

In middle school basketball action from last Friday, Stephens County played Madison County. In the 7th grade girls’ game, Stephens County won 18-16 over Madison County. Brooklyn Deshazer had 10 points to lead the Lady Rebels. Meanwhile, the Stephens County Middle School 8th grade boys lost to Madison County by a score of 32-25. That loss drops the 8th grade […]

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Ga. DOT Getting Ready for Christmas Traffic

The Georgia Department of Transportation is getting the state’s roads ready for what is expected to be a busy couple of weeks starting with Christmas this week. From 5 a.m. Tuesday through 10 p.m. Sunday, the Georgia DOT says it will suspend construction-related lane closures on interstates and major state routes throughout Georgia. That also applies to state routes near […]

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IRS Offers Tax Tips on Giving to Charity

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The 2014 tax year is almost over and that means tax filing season is just around the corner. With that in mind, Internal Revenue Service Spokesman Mark Green is offering some year-end tax tips for people to consider, especially when it comes to holiday charitable giving. “This is the season of giving and the […]

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Clarkesville Resident Appointed to State Board

A Clarkesville resident will serve on the state Real Estate Appraisers Board. Governor Nathan Deal recently announced that Jeanmarie Holmes of Clarkesville was appointed to that board. Holmes is the co-owner of Land and More, Inc. a real estate and appraisal firm. She also currently serves as a board member of the Soque River Watershed Association in Habersham County. Holmes […]

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