Collins Talks Internet in Royston

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia 9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins is touring the District this month visiting small business owners who are developing their own Internet provider services. Last week, Collins was in Royston talking to the owners of Paladin Wireless. For many customers in northeast Georgia, Windstream is the only Internet service available and Collins has said […]

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GSP Releases Name of Man In Chase Friday

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The Georgia State Patrol has released the name of a man who led authorities on a multi-county chase Friday that ended in Stephens County. According to the GSP, 29-year-old Darren Adam Dawson of Commerce was the driver of the motorcycle that led authorities from Habersham and Stephens counties, as well as state troopers, on a chase from Habersham County into […]

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SC Board of Education Work Session Update


At Thursday night’s Stephens County Board of Education work session board members were presented with a resolution requesting the Georgia Department of Education’s assistance in developing a new five-year local facilities plan. Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey explained to board members the importance of the resolution. “This is so we can involve them in our plan.” Said Dorsey “As […]

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Senator Wilkinson Co-Hosts Ag Event in Perry

50th District State Senator John Wilkinson and State Rep. Tom McCall of Elberton co-hosted the Joint Agriculture Chairman Ag Issues Summit in Perry last week. Committee members from the Georgia Senate and House of Representatives, several agency commissioners and other stakeholders were present.  In a press release to WNEG, Senator Wilkinson expressed thanks to all that attended and participated, especially […]

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Lavonia Man Arrested on Carjacking Charges

The Oconee County South Carolina Sheriff’s Office arrested a Lavonia, GA man Wednesday on charges related to a late July carjacking. 22-year old Copeland Lee Vaughn of Poplar Springs Road was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 2:38pm Wednesday. According to the incident report, the victim, a Toccoa resident, and others riding with him in his black 2014 […]

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