Collins to Hold Town Hall Meeting in Lavonia

U.S. Representative Doug Collins will be in Franklin County later this month to speak to constituents. Collins is holding a series of town hall meetings across the 9th District during his August break. On August 28, he will be speaking to voters and local leaders at the Lavonia Welcome Center and Historic Train Depot from 5:30p to 6:30p. “He’s going […]

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Royston Back to School Bash a Big Success, Organizers Say

Organizers of this year’s Back to School Bash in Royston say it was a huge success. Sponsored by the Royston Housing Authority, The Royston Police Department and local ministries, Housing Authority Executive Director Charity Hallford said this year’s event at the Royston Train Depot was bigger than last year. “We’re estimating there were approximately 1,500 people that came out, Hallford […]

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Sports Tech President Charged With Child Molestation

In Banks County, the president of Sports Tech Training Center in Banks Crossing is facing charges of child molestation and authorities say more charges are expected. According to Banks County Sheriff’s spokesperson Sgt. Carissa McFaddin, 67-year old Will Doc “Buddy” Fowlkes of Commerce was arrested Friday.  McFaddin said the GBI has been called in to assist in the investigation.  According […]

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