Escapee and Companion Caught

An escape prisoner from South Carolina and his female companion are arrested after bizarre trek up and down Highway 17 in Lavonia.  According to Lavonia Police Chief Bruce Carlisle, it all began Tuesday morning in the Shell Station parking lot on Highway 17 South.  Carlisle says a concerned citizen noticed a couple in a car acting strangely Carlisle said, “They […]

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Local Chamber Seeks Award Nominees

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce is looking for nominations for two annual awards. The first is the Charles E. Bradshaw Good Citizen Award for 2012. Chamber Director of Services Aida Reynolds said they’re looking for people who have made significant contribution to the county over the past year. Reynolds said, “We ask that folks who are nominated are either […]

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Georgia Labor Day Weekend Fatalities include one in Northeast Georigia

The accident numbers are in from the Labor Day Holiday Weekend travel period.  The Georgia State Patrol reports that ten people died in eight traffic crashes across the Peach state during the travel period.  The Georgia State Patrol investigated 373 traffic accidents, which resulted in 230 injuries.  Troopers also arrested 240 people for driving under the influence.  They issued 983 citations for seat belt […]

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