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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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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Phillips Steps Aside as Franklin Co. Manager, Still County Engineer

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia John Phillips is stepping aside as Franklin County Manager and returning to his previous job as Franklin County Engineer and Interim Planning Director. After coming out of an executive session meeting Tuesday evening, Franklin County Commission Chair Thomas Bridges announced the reshuffling of county personnel. Bridges said the county commission decided that now is […]

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