Lavonia Investigating Smash and Grab Burglaries

The Lavonia Police Department is looking for the public’s help in finding someone who has allegedly burglarized multiple city businesses. The incidents all occurred during the midnight hour on Wednesday morning. Lavonia Police Investigator Captain Daniel Carson says three businesses were all burglarized. He says all of the burglaries were “smash and grab” burglaries where the suspect appeared to only […]

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SCSO Assists in Arrest of Fugitive

Local authorities assist in the arrest of a man wanted on charges in Bartow County. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that his office recently assisted the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force in apprehending the fugitive. Shirley said that on Tuesday, his office received a call from a federal agent with the task force requesting assistance in apprehending a fugitive […]

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Ga. DOT Ready For Busy Holiday Weekend

The Georgia Department of Transportation is preparing for a busy weekend on the state’s highways. AAA is projecting that more than 2.7 million Georgians will travel 50 miles or more by car between now and the start of 2017. That is an increase of 2.4 percent from last year. With that in mind, Georgia DOT Spokesperson Katie Strickland said the […]

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Martin Returns From Germany

Stephens County Development Authority Executive Director Tim Martin is back home after a trip to Europe this month. Martin traveled to Germany, as well as Turkey, during his 10-day trip. The main part of the trip was a trade mission organized by the European American Investment Council to Germany. He said they had the chance to visit numerous companies in […]

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Cops and Kids Deemed a Success

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Some local children will have a happier Christmas this year, thanks to help from the local chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police. Earlier this month, officers with Chapter 105 of the Northeast Georgia Fraternal Order of Police took children from several Northeast Georgia counties shopping for gifts at the Toccoa Wal-mart as part […]

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Officer Schulman Returns Home

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Wounded Lavonia Police Captain Michael Schulman is home for Christmas. A line of Lavonia Police officers, Sheriff’s deputies and law enforcement from several Northeast Georgia agencies saluted Schulman Tuesday as he was released from the hospital in Greenville. Late Tuesday morning, a procession of dozens of law enforcement vehicles escorted the ambulance that brought […]

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