Madison and Oglethorpe County investigators search for burglary suspects.

Madison and Oglethorpe County investigators are searching for the suspects invovled in two burglaries at local pharmacies. According to a report in the Athens-Banner Herald, the burglaries happened at the Colbert Pharmacy and the Skrip Shoppe Discount Pharmacy on U.S. Highway 78 north of Lexington. In both cases, numerous bottles of prescription drugs were taken and authorities believe the two […]

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Pat Robarts

Patrick Allen “Pat” Robarts, 59, of Carnesville, GA, passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2016, at his home. Services will be Saturday morning at 11am, at the B D Ginn Memorial Chapel. The body is at the Ginn Funeral Home. The family is at the home and will receive friends from 6 until 8pm Friday evening at the funeral home.  The family respectively […]

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The 4th of July was busy but safe.

With the 4th of July holiday over, the Georgia State Patrol and DNR got a chance to look over the states from the weekend and see that drivers both on the road and on the water were at their best behavior over the weekend. Sergeant Brian Roberts of the Hartwell Post of the Georgia State Patrol says that in the […]

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Franklin County to get 30% more on LMIG This year

The Franklin County Commissioners got some good news for a change last week. Franklin County got a 30% increase in their 2017 LMIG award. LMIG is local maintenance and improvement grant. That is a grant from the federal government through the Georgia Department of Transportation to be used on road improvements. County Manager Beth Thomas advised the County commissioners that […]

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