Johnny Sewell

Johnny Mack Sewell, age 78, of Bowersville, passed away Monday, November 23, 2020 at his home following an extended illness. Mr. Sewell was cremated in accordance with his request. No services are planned at this time. To sign the online guest register and leave personal condolences to the family, please visit stricklandfh.com. Strickland Funeral Home of Lavonia is in charge […]

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Stanley Carey

Stanley Drew Carey, 61, of Carnesville, passed away Sunday morning, November 22, 2020, at the Sacred Heart Hospital in Lavonia, GA. Services will be Tuesday afternoon at 3pm at the Liberty Baptist Church with Rev. Roy Bainey and Rev. David Souderes. Interment will be in Carey Memorial Gardens. The family is at the home. They will receive friends from 1pm […]

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Deryl Rowland

Deryl Roy Rowland,  age 69, of Hartwell, GA died on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Due to COVID concerns, the family asks that friends respect their wishes to keep the funeral service private. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date to honor and remember Deryl. In lieu of flowers the family asks that you please consider a […]

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Franklin County Man Arrested for Sexually Exploiting Children Online  

On Wednesday, October 28, 2020, Franklin County resident, Matthew Daniel Seay, age 36, was taken into custody on arrest warrants originating out of Virginia by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes Unit. The arrest warrants were for the use of communication systems to facilitate certain offenses involving children (victim under the age of 15). The GBI’s […]

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Arrests Made and Seizure of Trafficking Amount of Meth in Rabun Gap, Georgia

A month-long investigation was conducted by the Rabun County Sheriff’s Office and the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office into distribution of illegal drugs and thefts that resulted in multiple arrests made and the seizure of Trafficking Amounts of methamphetamine Rabun Gap. On Wednesday, October 21, 2020, the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office and Rabun County Sheriff’s Office executed a search […]

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