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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Royston Researches Selling Water to Vanna

The City of Royston is exploring working with the Hart County Water and Sewer Authority to come up with a plan for supplying some Vanna residents with city water. At their regular meeting last week, the Royston City Council voted to research running water lines to about 33 customers off Old Elbert Road and SR17 south of the town.  Royston […]

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