Mobile Job Training Unit in Habersham Co. Today

A mobile job training unit will make its way to Habersham County today. The Georgia Mountains Regional Commission Workforce Development Mobile Training Unit will be at the Habersham County-Clarkesville Library on East Green Street in Clarkesville today. The unit will be there from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mobile Training Unit Instructor Micah Thomas said that the mobile unit can […]

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Two Found Guilty in Lavonia Credit Union Robbery

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Two Franklin County men charged in the 2011 armed robbery of the Lavonia Branch of North Georgia Credit Union, have been found guilty in U.S. District Court in Athens. Last Monday, a jury handed down guilty verdicts for 46-year old Orlando Brock of Lavonia and 43-year old Walter Butler, Jr. of Bowersville. Brock and […]

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TFC Splits Baseball Doubleheader

The Toccoa Falls College Eagles split a double header with Georgia Gwinnett College. At home Saturday in games broadcast on AM 630 WNEG and wnegradio.com, the Eagles lost Game One to Georgia Gwinnett, the number six team in the nation in NAIA baseball, 8-1. However, the Eagles came back to win the second game 7-4. In the first game, the […]

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Indian Baseball Wraps Up Regular Season With Win

The Stephens County Indian baseball team will now prepare for the first round of the state AAAA baseball playoffs later this week. Stephens County wrapped up the regular season Friday with a 13-1, five-inning win over the Johnson Knights at the Reservation. Seven different players had RBIs for the Indians. They were led by Matthew Henson, who crushed a three-run […]

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Martin Spring Festival Saturday

Downtown Martin will host its annual Spring Festival this weekend. The fourth annual Martin Spring Festival is set to take place Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jeraldine Hayes helps to organize the festival each year. She said they are looking to great weather and a great day with lots of things for people to do at the festival. […]

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Taste of Toccoa Goes Well

Organizers are counting up the tokens from this year’s “A Taste of Toccoa.” The 24th annual event took place Thursday night in downtown Toccoa. A large crowd turned out on what was a great evening weather-wise to enjoy food from local restaurants and caterers, as well as entertainment and children’s activities. The Toccoa Main Street Program will announce this year’s […]

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All Clear After Banks Co. Suspicious Package

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Authorities in Banks County are searching for the person who left a suspicious package in a Starbucks’ parking lot. Banks County Sheriff’s Office Spokesperson Carissa McFaddin said it happened Thursday morning at the Starbucks in Banks Crossing at Exit 149 off of Interstate 85. McFaddin said the manager was advised by a customer about […]

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Investigation Into Hart Co. Murder-Suicide Continues

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The investigation continues into the murder suicide two weeks ago that began at the Froh’s Restaurant in Hart County and left three people dead. On Wednesday, Northern Judicial District Attorney Parks White confirmed agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation continue to look into the case. “The GBI has been conducting an investigation and […]

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