Tom Hanks Donates $25,000 to Camp Toccoa Project

By Charlie Bauder, WNEG Radio, Toccoa The Camp Toccoa at Currahee project is getting some support from international super star Tom Hanks. The Camp Toccoa at Currahee board announced recently, it received a $25,000 donation for the restoration of the camp from Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, through the actor’s foundation. The Camp Toccoa at Currahee project is an […]

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Dickson Trial Starts Today

Jury selection gets underway today for the trial of a Franklin Springs man facing multiple charges in connection with a fatal wreck last year that killed two people. It happened in April, 2012 on SR17 between Canon and Royston. Authorities say James Thomas Dickson, 43 was heading north on 17 from Royston when he crossed the center line and hit […]

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Hart Co. Investigates Storage Facility Burglaries

Hart County investigators are looking into two burglaries that targeted storage units. Both happened sometime last weekend, according to Hart County Sheriff’s office incident reports at the Herring Mini Storage on Beacon Light Road in Hartwell. In the first, the victim told deputies someone broke off the lock on their storage unit and made off with a host of items, […]

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Arrest in Franklin County Meth Lab Bust

Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas says a recent meth lab bust could not have happened without the help of several state and local agencies. Last week, his office announced they had broken up a meth lab in the Canon area. Thomas said a search of a residence uncovered all of the ingredients to make meth amphetamines, including Drano crystals, Lantern […]

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