Ty Cobb Regional Medical Center Celebrates Anniversary

A year ago, hundreds gathered in the sweltering sun on the campus of the new Ty Cobb Regional Medical Center to officially open the state-of-the-art hospital. On Sunday, a special open house was held in celebration of the hospital’s one year anniversary. It’s been a year of working out the kinks and bugs, according to Ty Cobb Healthcare CEO Greg […]

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Investigation Continues In Elbert Co. Drowning

In Elbert County, the investigation continues into a reported accidental drowning that occurred on June 18th on Lake Russell According to Elbert County Sheriff Melvin Andrews, autopsy results received back from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Crime Lab in Augusta, GA indicate that 29-year-old Meredith Watkins of Bowman, drowned. At approximately 1:50am on the 18th, Watkins body was located in […]

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Franklin County BOC Calls for Ethics Investigation

A Franklin County Commissioner is calling for an investigation into ethics violations after learning issues discussed behind closed doors in executive session were leaked. In Georgia, certain matters, such as personnel issues or decisions, real estate, and pending litigation may be discussed in executive session without it becoming public record as in a regular open meeting. At Tuesday’s work session, […]

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Reception Held For Retiring Franklin County Clerk

 Today is the last day of full-time employment for Franklin County clerk Laverne Hilley. Hilley begins her retirement after today after 15 years with the county.  Yesterday, a special reception was held for Hilley at the county commission office in Carnesville where dozens gathered to wish her well. Hilley has been working for Franklin County since 1998.  She began her […]

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