Counterfeit Money From Peru Turning Up in Georgia

Authorities say counterfeit money smuggled into the U.S. from Peru is continuing to find its way to Georgia. The bills are being smuggled from South America a year after authorities broke up a ring that flooded the Athens area with the fake money, according to a report Monday in the Athens Banner-Herald. Details of the South American counterfeiting scheme were […]

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Franklin County BOC Meets – Road Striping on Agenda

After months of planning, Franklin County commissioners will release the first list of roads that will undergo major re-striping and signage improvement when they meet tonight. In June, the board of commissioners voted to hire KCI Technology Consultants to spearhead an effort to apply for a Georgia Dept of Transportation grant through their Off-System Safety Road program. KCI is working […]

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Flu Clinics Held in Franklin County This Week

Flu shots are now available at the Franklin County Health Department  but this week, the Health Department will be scheduling flu clinics in Lavonia, Canon, and Royston. Today, vaccinations will be available at the Lavonia City Hall from 9a to 11a, at Canon City Hall from 9a to 11a and at the Royston Housing Authority from 1:30p to 3:30p. On […]

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