Franklin BOC to Meet for Work Session Tonight

Franklin County’s Board of Commissioners will continue their discussions tonight regarding what to do about a dirt race track on SR106 that nearby residents say is a nuisance. The board is expected to get some further legal clarification on what, if anything, the county can do to force the owner of the track to turn down the noise.  People living […]

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State House Moving Quickly to Finish Session

 The State House of Representatives is moving quickly to wrap up this year’s Legislative session and last week passed a number of bills covering a variety of issues.  Speaking at Saturday’s Eggs and Issues breakfast in Hartwell, State Representative Alan Powell said he was surprised at how  much the State Legislature has gotten done this year.  “I thought it was […]

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Banks County Authorities Searching for Burglary Suspect

Banks County authorities are asking for the public’s help to locate a suspect invovled in a burglary.  It happened Sunday night at a home on Shady Grove Road.  According to Banks County Sheriff’s office spokesperson, deputy Carissa McFaddin, the suspect was caught leaving the home by the homeowner.  “The complainant advised there was an ongoing situation between her and Jeffrey […]

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