Wilkinson Wins State Senate Race

John Wilkinson will keep his 50th District State Senate seat. The Stephens County Republican defeated Roy Benifield in Tuesday’s Republican primary by nearly 10,000 votes. Wilkinson said it was a great night. “I really appreciate the support that I received,” said Wilkinson. “We were fortunate. We carried every county in the 50th Senatorial District, so it was a big win […]

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Collins Cruises To Re-election in House Race

Doug Collins overcomes a five-man race to earn another two-year term in Washington. Collins easily avoided a run-off Tuesday night in the 9th District U.S. House Republican primary, earning 61.27 percent of the vote in the 9th District. There is no Democratic candidate for Collins’ seat. Collins said he is ready to continue to serve the people of northeast Georgia. […]

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Christian Wins DA’s Race

George Christian will serve a full four-year term as Mountain Judicial Circuit District Attorney. Christian defeated Bruce Russell, Jr. in Tuesday’s Republican primary and will run without Democratic opposition in the Fall. District-wide, Christian received 8,555 votes, or 60.10 percent, to Russell’s 5,680 votes, or 39.9 percent. In Stephens County, Christian received 2,298 votes, or 64.82 percent, to Russell’s 1,247 […]

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Over 4,000 Vote in Stephens County

Overall, things went well at the polls on Tuesday. That is according to Stephens County Registrar Bill Cochran. “The poll workers were outstanding,” said Cochran. “I can’t say enough about their dedication to the community. They do a great job. We had a great team and I can’t brag on them enough.” Overall, 4,193 votes were cast for this election […]

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Franklin Co. Election Totals

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The votes are now in and Franklin County voters were decisive in who they wanted in office. Voters were deciding on five local races in Franklin County, Sheriff, County Commission Chair, County Commission District 1, and Board of Education Posts 1 and 2. In the race for Franklin County Sheriff, incumbent Sheriff Steve Thomas […]

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Election Day is Today in Stephens Co.

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Stephens County voters will head to the polls today to decide a host of races in the primary and non-partisan election. Registrar Bill Cochran said all voting today will take place at the Stephens County Senior Center on Rose Lane in Toccoa. “Polls will open at 7 a.m.,” said Cochran. “They will go through the day and close at 7 […]

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Franklin Co. Voters Also Headed to Polls

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Voters in Franklin County are also headed to the polls. In Franklin County, voters will have five local races to decide, including Franklin County Commission Chair, County Sheriff, County Commission District 1 and two Franklin County Board of Education seats. First, incumbent Sheriff Stevie Thomas has qualified and is being challenged by Tim Hill. […]

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