Banks Co. School Joins Ag Dept. Program

A Northeast Georgia school system is among those joining the Georgia Department of Agriculture’s “Feed My School for a Week” program. On Wednesday, Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black announced that the Georgia Grown Feed My School for a Week program is growing to include 27 schools throughout Georgia. Among the new additions is Banks County Elementary School. The Agriculture Department […]

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Former WNEG TV Anchor Chuck Moore Passes Away

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North Georgia is remembering a long-time fixture on local and regional television. Former WNEG TV News Anchor Chuck Moore passed away at his home at Chickasaw Point, South Carolina on Friday. Moore worked at WNEG TV in Toccoa from 1999 to 2009 as an Anchor. One of his former colleagues at WNEG is Jennifer Cathey Arbitter, who was an Anchor […]

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Franklin Co. Sheriff Warns of Phone Scammer Targeting Citizens

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Authorities in Franklin County are warning of a con artist calling citizens and telling them he is with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. According to Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas, the caller tells people he is the department’s warrant officer. “The caller identifies himself as Sgt. Snyder with the Warrant Division of the Franklin […]

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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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