More Counterfeit Bills Turning Up After Arrests Last Week

Businesses from Franklin, Hart and surrounding counties are still finding counterfeit bills after two men from Conyers were arrested last week in Royston for allegedly passing them. 21-year old Roderick Anthony Powell and 20-year old Teven Deandre Dudley were caught last week after they tried to pass a phoney $100 dollar bill at the Royston Rite-Aid. Royston Police Chief Donnie […]

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Local Democrat Heads to NC as Convention Delegate

Whether you’re Republican or Democrat, it’s pretty exciting to be able to go to a national political convention during an election year and not many people get to do that. No delegates from our area attended the Republican convention in Tampa, but someone from Franklin County will be a delegate at the Democratic National Convention next week in Charlotte, NC. […]

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Georgia DOT Suspends Construction Over Holiday Weekend

It’s the start of the Labor Day holiday weekend and lots of people will be heading out of town. That’s why  the Georgia Department of Transportation has suspended lane closures throughout the holiday weekend. Georgia DOT spokesperson Terri Pope said that just like the July 4th holiday, Labor Day weekend is typically a high-volume traffic period for the state of […]

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State Races to be Certified Today

Franklin County Elections Superintendent Tess Eubanks is expected to certify the results of the run-off for the Republican candidacy in that 9th District Congressional race. State Representative Doug Collins narrowly beat out challenger radio talk show host Martha Zoller in the 13-county district race getting 39,002 votes to Zoller’s 32,406 votes. In Franklin County, the unofficial vote count gives Collins […]

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