Puppy Ejected on I-85 Saturday is Found

A family involved in a wreck on I-85 over the weekend found their puppy late Wednesday morning after asking the public for help. The 13-week old Shihtzu puppy was ejected from the Parks family van during the wreck on I-85 northbound Saturday between mile markers 154 and 155.  Frances Parks suffered a broken arm, but the worst hurt of all […]

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Lavonia Night Out Against Crime Tonight

Lavonia Police will be reaching out to the community this evening when they sponsor their annual Lavonia Night Out. Lavonia Night Out is based on the National Night Out Against Crime, a crime and drug prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Hall Watch. Lavonia Police Chief Bruce Carlisle said the event in downtown Lavonia is free.  “This […]

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Advance Voting Steady in Franklin and Hart Counties

It’s been a steady stream of people lining up to cast their ballots in Franklin and Hart counties this first week of advance voting. As of 4p Wednesday in Franklin County, county elections superintendent Tess Eubanks said over 300 people had voted in her office since Monday.  Eubanks tells WLHR News she’s received 176 absentee paper ballots back of the […]

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Free HIV Testing Scheduled for Franklin County

District Two Public Health will be offering free HIV testing at the Franklin County Health Department in Carnesville on November 5th. The test should take about 20 minutes, according to Sara Taylor, District 2 Public Health Nurse Specialist with HIV Prevention and Education. The Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta recommends that everyone be tested once in their lifetime and […]

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Martin Man Arrested After Losing Meth in Lavonia Bank

A Martin man is now behind bars, charged with possession of methamphetamine. Lavonia Police Chief Bruce Carlisle made the arrest Wednesday afternoon and it wasn’t hard to do apparently. According to Carlisle, one Jeffery Wayne Cheek, 30 of Martin stopped in to Pinnacle Bank in Lavonia last week to speak with a banker about his account. Carlisle said Cheek left […]

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