Blog Archives

One Arrested on Drug Charge

February 17, 2015
One Arrested on Drug Charge

An investigation by local and regional authorities leads to a drug arrest in Toccoa. The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office, Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office, and Georgia Department of Corrections K-9 Unit served a search warrant recently at a residence on Emily Street. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that search warrant was just one...

Read more »

Search for Missing Kayaker Suspended

February 17, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The search for a missing kayaker on Lake Hartwell has been suspended temporarily. Dive teams and rescuers from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and Georgia Department of Natural Resources, as well as elsewheer canvassed the lake throughout the weekend in an attempt to locate 64-year old...

Read more »

Indian Wrestlers Have Successful State Tourney

February 17, 2015

The Stephens County High School wrestling team pulls in its highest finish in decades. As a team, the Indians took 17th place at this past weekend’s state AAAA wrestling tournament in Macon. This year’s finish was five points away from a top 12 finish, the highest since 1969. Also, the Indians had their first...

Read more »

TFC Sports Update

February 17, 2015

It was a busy weekend for athletics at Toccoa Falls College. First, the TFC baseball team lost two of three games with Truett McConnell. TFC won the one game, 2-1, but lost the others 10-7 in 10 innings and 14-4. Meanwhile, the Toccoa Falls men’s basketball team had a huge win on Friday night,...

Read more »

Winter Weather Advisory Taking Effect Later Today in Stephens Co.

February 16, 2015

A winter weather advisory is in effect for Stephens County starting at noon today and lasting through Tuesday at 7 a.m. National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg Meteorologist Neil Dixon said, however, that most of the precipitation in Stephens County is expected to be of the unfrozen variety. “Fortunately, most of the precipitation that develops later...

Read more »

Wilbros Stay Hearing Called “Victory” By Stephens Co. Attorney

February 16, 2015

Stephens County Attorney Brian Ranck called a hearing on the Wilbros’ matter with the Georgia Environmental Protection Division Friday a major victory for the community. On Friday, a Fulton County Superior Court Judge heard Wilbros’ motion for a stay on the EPD’s administrative order revoking Wilbros’ solid waste and wastewater discharge permits while Wilbros...

Read more »

Stephens Co. Schools To Look For $2.6 Million More In Cuts

February 16, 2015

Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey said that the Stephens County School System must cut another $2.6 million from its budget in the next fiscal year that starts July 1 in order to push the need to borrow money back past July in calendar year 2016. Dorsey gave the Stephens County Board of Education...

Read more »

Public’s Help Sought In Search for Stolen Van in Lavonia

February 16, 2015
Public’s Help Sought In Search for Stolen Van in Lavonia

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Lavonia Police are asking for the public’s help to find the suspect who took a white van from a local health services company. According to Lavonia Police Investigator Captain Daniel Carson, it happened sometime Monday evening. “It was stolen between 4:30p and midnight on the evening of February...

Read more »

Region 8-AAAA Wraps Up Hoops Tourney

February 16, 2015

It is on to the state playoffs for four Region 8-AAAA basketball teams after the Region tournament wrapped up Saturday at Johnson High School in Oakwood. Accessnorthga.com reports that the Johnson High School boys’ won the region title Saturday night, beating Buford 81-69. Meanwhile, the Buford girls beat Chestatee for the girls’ title 26-10....

Read more »

Stephens BOE Raises Cannery Prices

February 13, 2015

Stephens County school board members continue to debate what to do with the cannery. The Stephens County Board of Education discussed the cannery again at its work session and called meeting on Thursday. Last month, Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey announced that the cannery’s operations, after much discussion, had ben cut from 10...

Read more »

You Are Here:

WNEG > Articles by: Charlie Bauder

NE Georgia Weather

Calendar

  • February 3, 2015 9:00 amFree Tax Preparation and E-filing Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • March 3, 2015GriefShare
  • March 8, 2015 4:00 pmToccoa Symphony Concert -- "Made In America
  • March 10, 2015GriefShare
AEC v1.0.4