Morrow Wins Fishing Tournament

A local angler takes top honors at a regional fishing tournament. Eastanollee’s Troy Morrow won the FLW Bass Fishing League Savannah River Division tournament on Lake Hartwell this past weekend. His winning five-bass limit totaled 17 pounds, 11 ounces. Morrow not only won the tournament, but also caught the biggest bass of the tournament, a 7 pound, 6 ouncer, in […]

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Casting Call for “Heritage Falls”

The movie filming over the next several days in Stephens County is putting out a casting call. “Heritage Falls” is accepting submissions for various featured roles, and background roles for cheerleaders and basketball players for the movie. In order to be considered, please send 2 photos, along with your name, age, height, weight, and phone number to: heritageextras@gmail.com. Please include […]

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Martin Woman’s Club Working on Town Cleanup

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The Martin Woman’s Club is leading a beautification and improvement effort in the heart of downtown Martin. Club Vice-President Diane Cole said that work has been taking place throughout the downtown area in a number of different areas. “We have already planted 24 plants in the park and ordered two benches to go in the park and they will be […]

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Stephens Co. Commission To Meet Today

Stephens County Commissioners will hold a regularly scheduled meeting later today. The county commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. today in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. County commissioners will begin with a work session to discuss items on the meeting agenda, while the actual business meeting where commissioners vote on agenda items as […]

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Two Injured in Thursday Motorcycle Accident

An accident last week in Toccoa ended up sending two people to Stephens County Hospital with injuries. It occurred Thursday just after 11 a.m. at the intersection of Big A Road and Tugalo Street. According to a report on file with the Toccoa Police Department, a 1995 Harley XL 883 driven by Levey Simpson Green, age unlisted of Stonewall Court […]

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Ribbon Cutting Held for New Lavonia NGCU Office

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The North Georgia Credit Union is celebrating 75 years of service to the community with the grand opening of its new offices in Lavonia. Doors officially opened earlier this month for customers, but last Thursday local leaders, Credit Union board members and employees along with members of the Lavonia DDA and Chamber cut the […]

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Shirley Warns Of Skimming At Gas Station Pumps

Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley is warning area residents about a problem that a couple of area residents have already fallen victim to after traveling that could make its way to this area. Shirley said his office received the reports recently from two individuals who fell victim to skimming at gas station pumps. “We had two individuals that reported to […]

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