SCSO Announces Multiple Drug Arrests

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is reporting several arrests related to illegal drugs in the past few weeks. Sheriff Randy Shirley said that his traffic and crime suppression unit has made 24 arrests since the beginning of an operation targeting drug activity in selected areas in Stephens County. Shirley said the areas were chosen both as a result of citizens’ […]

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Indians Open Varsity Football Season Tonight

A new era of Stephens County High School football officially starts tonight. The Indians open the 2014 regular season on the road tonight in Carnesville against the rival Franklin County Lions. Tonight marks the first regular season game for the Indians under new head coach Frank Barden. Stephens County will look to tame the Lions for the fifth straight year […]

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Law Enforcement Urge Safety Over Labor Day

Law enforcement agencies are reminding people to stay safe on the roads this Labor Day holiday weekend. Local and state law enforcement agencies are teaming up to patrol the highways throughout the Labor Day holiday weekend. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said people should use caution and make sure this weekend is a safe one. “I hope that the citizens […]

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DOT Suspending Lane Closures For Labor Day

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A busy weekend is expected on highways around Georgia this Labor Day holiday weekend. AAA is projecting that more than 800,000 people in Georgia will travel more than 50 miles from home this Labor Day. DOT Spokesperson Teri Pope said as usual, the Georgia Department of Transportation is suspending all construction and maintenance-related lane […]

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Toccoa Speedway Hosting Sunday of Speed

Toccoa Speedway is hosting a big weekend of racing this weekend. The third annual “Sunday of Speed” is this Sunday starting at 7 p.m. The “Sunday of Speed” at Toccoa Speedway will feature three divisions of racing. The United Sprint Car Series Outlaw Thunder Tour, Southeastern Limited Late Model Sportsman Series, and new Monster Mini Stock Series for four cylinder […]

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