SC Hospital CEO Hester Resigns

By Ethan Jordan, WNEG Radio, Toccoa Stephens County Hospital is under interim leadership after Chief Executive Officer Mike Hester resigned. Hester’s last day was Tuesday, May 4. In a press release, the hospital authority board named Ray Leadbetter as Interim CEO. Leadbetter has been with the hospital since June of 2020, but has over twenty years of hospital administration experience. […]

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Colquitt Named Interim Franklin County School Superintendent

Franklin County Assistant School Superintendent Chuck Colquitt has been named Interim School Superintendent. Board Chair Robin Cato made the motion at the called Board of Education meeting Thursday evening. The motion was seconded by Randall Gailey and passed unanimously. Colquitt is assuming the Superintendent duties while School Superintendent Chris Forrer recovers. “Many of you are aware that Mr. Forrer is […]

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Fr Co Health Department Schedules May Rabies Clinic

The Franklin County Health Department will be holding their countywide rabies clinic Saturday, May 22 at various locations. Veterinarians from all three of the county’s animal hospitals will be out offering the rabies vaccine for dogs and cats for just $5 each. Rabies in wild and domestic animals is a problem all year round but is particularly prevalent in the […]

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Lavona Man Arrested on Drug Charges in Stephens County

By Ethan Jordan, WNEG Radio, Toccoa A Lavonia man faces multiple drug charges in Stephens County. According to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley, on April 9, deputies with his office were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Fieldcrest Drive and GA Hwy 17. When they arrived, they located the driver, identified as 58-year old Glen Raymond […]

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