Report States Teen Charged in Clarkesville Attempted Armed Robbery

August 7, 2015

A teen is charged in connection with an attempted armed robbery in Habersham County, according to a report on accessnorthga.com. The attempted armed robbery happened at about 10 p.m. Tuesday at the Clarkesville Post Office. Accessnorthga.com reported that 17-year-old Samuel Wright of the Atlanta area turned himself in at the Habersham County Detention Center...

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Stephens BOE FY 14 Audit Delayed by State

August 6, 2015

The Stephens County school system will have to wait longer for its Fiscal Year 2014 audit. Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey said that the state Department of Audits told him that the school system would not receive its audit for a few more months. “The FY 14 audit, because the Audit Department is...

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Lady Indian Volleyball Getting Started

August 6, 2015

The Stephens County High School Lady Indian volleyball team starts its second year tonight. Last night, the Lady Indians took part in a scrimmage and tonight, they start the regular season on the volleyball court at home against Rabun County and Hart County. Head Coach Michael Thomas said the team has worked hard during...

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SCSO Arrests Man Sought on Burglary Charges

August 6, 2015

A man wanted in connection with local burglaries in Stephens County is now in custody. The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office says that authorities took Douglas Mark Dodd of Rock Road in Mt. Airy into custody on August 3 without incident. No details of the arrest have been released at this time. The 48-year-old Dodd...

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Lavonia Officially Hires New City Manager

August 6, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The City of Lavonia officially has its new City Manager. At its regular meeting Monday, the Lavonia City Council voted unanimously to hire Charles Cawthon as the new City Manager to replace current manager Gary Fesperman. Fesperman is retiring at the end of the year. Lavonia Mayor Ralph...

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No Charges Filed Against Man Who Wielded Sword at Ethicon

August 6, 2015

No charges were filed after police in one Habersham County town respond to an unusual incident in front of an area industry. Cornelia Police officers responded to Ethicon’s front gate at about 11 a.m. Wednesday in response to concerns about a white male holding a sword and acting strangely. According to Cornelia Police Chief...

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