Main SR 365 Intersection Getting New Traffic Signal

A major Habersham County intersection is getting a new type of traffic signal. The Georgia Department of Transportation says a new flashing yellow arrow turn signal will become operational by 2 p.m. on Wednesday if weather permits at the intersection of State Route 365 and State Route 384/Duncan Bridge Road in Baldwin. DOT Spokesperson Teri Pope said the new turn […]

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SCHS Football Scrimmaging Habersham Central Tonight

The Stephens County Indian football team will get ready for the regular season against a rival tonight. Stephens County makes the trek to Mt. Airy tonight to take on Habersham Central in the pre-season scrimmage games for both teams. Indians’ Head Coach Frank Barden said tonight’s scrimmage game will feature both varsity and junior varsity players. “We will go (like […]

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Franklin Co. HS Settling Into New Core Building

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Students at Franklin County High School are getting into the swing of a new year in a new, state-of-the-art core building. School started earlier this week in Franklin County and last Sunday, before school started, Franklin County High School held an open house for students, parents, and the public to tour the new academic […]

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Toccoa Creating Crew To Work On Expanding Gas Lines

Toccoa will create a crew dedicated to expanding the city’s natural gas system. Monday, city commissioners unanimously approved a resolution authorizing City Manager Billy Morse to create what the city is calling a “system expansion crew.” Morse said the city is not spending extra money to create the crew, but using already budgeted funds. “We have identified funds in the […]

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Opportunity Zone Designation Denied for Hayestone-Brady

State officials will not grant the Hayestone-Brady Business Park in Stephens County a designation that would make it eligible for additional state tax credits. The Stephens County Development Authority received word recently that the Georgia Department of Community Affairs denied the Development Authority’s application to make Hayestone-Brady Business Park an Opportunity Zone. Stephens County Development Authority Executive Director Tim Martin […]

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