City of Avalon Sports New City Hall

The town of Avalon has a new City Hall. Until recently, City Council members had been using a former country store at the corner of Old 17 and Avalon Road. But City Councilman Roger Craven tells WNEG News an Avalon resident offered to sell them a small home on the corner of New 17 and Sisk Road. “John Stowe and […]

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Franklin County Authorities Investigate Toddler Death

Franklin County authorities are investigating the death of toddler. Franklin County Sheriff Steve Thomas tells WNEG News deputies received the first call Friday, August 10 regarding a child who was unresponsive. Sources tells WNEG News the child was rushed to Atlanta Children’s Hospital and died on Sunday. “A person of interest is being held in the Franklin County Detention Center, […]

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City of Avalon Working to Toughen Traffic Ordinances

Continued issues with motorists using New Road in Avalon as a cut-through to Highway 328 has the Avalon City Council reaching out to the Stephens County Sheriff’s Department. Avalon City Council members say traffic remains heavy on New Road even though they imposed a moratorium for non-resident motorists. At their meeting Monday night, the Council and Mayor Linda Dean heard […]

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Next Town Hall Public Forum, Saturday

Stephens County Board of Commissioners Chairman Michelle Ivester recently announced the date for the next Stephens County Town Hall Public Forum. Held in the courtroom of the Stephens County Historic Courthouse, the forum is slated for Saturday, Aug. 18, and will begin promptly at 2 p.m. All residents are encouraged to come out and express their concerns and give input […]

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Attorney General Warns of New Scams

We always want to alert you to new scams circulating our area and the State. And now Attorney General Chris Carr is warning the public about yet another new scam where con artists pose as government officials in an attempt to add credibility to their schemes. Specifically, citizens are reporting that the names and titles of Attorney General Chris Carr […]

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Morocco Poultry Import Deal Good News for Georgia Producers

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced this week that the government of Morocco has agreed to allow commercial imports of U.S. poultry meat and products into Morocco for the first time. And state officials say that’s good news for the Georgia poultry industry, which represents 47% of the state’s agriculture industry. “The news […]

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