Special Election To Be Held To Fill Seat of Late Lavonia Councilman

April 25, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia With the passing of Councilman Don Canady, the Lavonia City Council now has a vacant seat to fill. Canady passed away earlier this month, leaving two and a half years still left in his term. Recently, Lavonia City Manager Gary Fesperman announced a special election will take place...

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SCSO Urges Prom Safety This Weekend

April 24, 2015

Local authorities are urging safety this prom weekend in Stephens County. Stephens County High School students have their annual prom on Saturday night and this past week, the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office and others went to the high school to send home the message of safety on the roadways. Sheriff Randy Shirley said it...

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Alleged Puppy Thieves Arrested in Franklin Co.

April 24, 2015
Alleged Puppy Thieves Arrested in Franklin Co.

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Four puppies stolen from the Northeast Georgia Animal Shelter are now safe. On Thursday, Royston Police, in conjunction with Lavonia Police Investigators and the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office arrested two people in connection with the burglary at the Northeast Georgia Animal Shelter. According to Shelter Director Sheri Lockhart,...

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Stephens Co. Unemployment Drops in March

April 24, 2015

Stephens County sees its unemployment rate drop in March. According to figures released this week by the Georgia Department of Labor, Stephens County had a preliminary unemployment rate for March of 6.9 percent. That is three-tenths of a percentage lower than the revised February rate of 7.2 percent and half a percentage point lower...

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SCSO Destroys Unwanted Prescriptions

April 24, 2015

A recent event helps destroy a large amount of unwanted, unneeded prescription medications. The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office recently destroyed about 68 pounds of prescription medication that was obtained through the Prescription Pill and Drug Disposal Program. According to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley, the Sheriff’s Office started participating in this program about five...

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Indians Fall to Buford in Baseball Season Finale

April 24, 2015

It appears as if the Stephens County Indian baseball team will come up just short in its bid for the AAAA state baseball playoffs. The Indians had a 2-0 lead on Buford heading into the bottom of the fifth inning Thursday at Buford. However, Buford sent 15 men to the plate in the bottom...

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