State Endorses Franklin County Family Connection

Officials from the Georgia Department of Health and Human Services will be in Carnesville Tuesday to formally present a resolution in support of the Franklin County Family Connection and its efforts to increase the health and wellness of the citizens of Franklin County. Dr. Ken Westphal, director of District 2 Public Health, will make the presentation Tuesday at noon at […]

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Voter Registration Deadline Today

And a final reminder for those of you who plan to vote in the November General Election, but haven’t registered yet – today is the last day you can do so if you live in Georgia. Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp reminds Georgians there are a number of ways you can register to vote. Download, complete, and mail a […]

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Emmanuel College Opens New Athletic Center

The new Athletic and Wellness Complex on the campus of Emmanuel College in Franklin Springs, was officially open Saturday. Hundreds of Emmanuel College students, faculty, and alumni gathered Saturday for the official opening and ribbon cutting of the college’s new athletic complex. The ribbon cutting took place as part of the college’s Homecoming weekend. The $10-million dollar athletic center contains […]

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Lavonia Man Turns Self In For Alto Shooting

A Lavonia man, wanted by Habersham County authorities for a shooting last week, is now behind bars. 28 year-old Clinton “Kulaid” Jester turned himself in to Lavonia Police over the weekend. Jester was wanted by the Habersham County Sheriff’s department for allegedly shooting Jared Carter in the leg last Thursday evening after an argument at Carter’s home in Alto. He […]

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Dickson Indicted For April Fatal Wreck

A Canon man, allegedly responsible for a wreck that killed two people and injured a third last April, has been indicted by the Franklin County Grand Jury. The Grand Jury found there was enough evidence to indict James Thomas Dickson on four counts of homicide by vehicle in the first degree, two counts of serious injury by vehicle, possession of […]

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