SCMS Track Participates in Region Meet

Results are in for the Stephens County Middle School track teams from their region meet last Saturday. The girls’ team from Stephens County Middle School finished in third place and the boys’ team tied for fourth place. Individual winners from Stephens County Middle School were Hazel Collier, who took first place in the girls’ 800 meters and Gamarian Carter, who […]

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Authorities Release Details on Fatal Motorcycle Wreck

More information is out on a fatal motorcycle wreck in Stephens County last week. The Toccoa post of the Georgia State Patrol released the accident report from Friday’s accident on Tuesday. In it, authorities identify the person killed in the motorcycle accident as 54-year-old Micky Lamar Miller of Toccoa. The accident happened just after 6:30 p.m. on Friday on Turner […]

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Banks Co. Authorities Make Gambling Bust

Banks County authorities bust a store on gambling-related allegations. Friday at about 1 p.m., the Banks County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant for the premises of The Country Store located at 2448 Highway 51 South in Lula where investigators seized four lottery gambling machines and over $16,000. Banks County investigators said they began to receive complaints regarding illegal gambling […]

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St. Mary’s Moves Into Third Year of Residency Program

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia For the third year in its three-year history, the Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership Internal Medicine Residency Program at St. Mary’s Health Care System has filled all openings for its new class of medical residents. The AU/UGA Medical Partnership Internal Medicine Residency Program is the first new graduate medical education program in Northeast […]

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Stephens Co. To Look For New Senior Center Bus

Stephens County is going to look at getting a new bus for its Senior Center. On Tuesday, the Stephens County Commission was considering approving a repair to the Senior Center’s current bus at a cost of about $9,000. Stephens County Commissioner Dean Scarborough then brought up the idea of a new bus, noting the age of the current bus. Scarborough […]

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