Lavonia Council begins transition


The final regular meeting for long-time Lavonia Mayor Ralph Owens included the swearing in of one of two new council members as the Lavonia council begins a transition to a new mayor and board.

Lavonia Mayor Ralph Owens (right) swears in new Councilmember Michael Schulman (left) during Owens’ final meeting as mayor. City Attorney John Dickerson looks on.
LAVONIA – It is truly the end of an era. And the beginning of another. Monday night was the last Lavonia City Council regular meeting overseen by longtime mayor Ralph Owens. During the meeting,…

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