Franklin County BOE Hires New Athletic Director

Franklin County High School has a new Athletic Director. At their called meeting last Thursday evening, the Board of Education voted to hire former Assistant Principal Clay Moore as the New Athletic Director and Contract Services Director. Moore has been serving as the Acting Athletic Director since Jason Oliver retired in November. “God gave me the opportunity to do this. […]

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Fr. Co. Board of Education Officially Hires Burton-Brown as New School Superintendent

As expected, the Franklin County Board of Education has formally hired Melanie-Burton Brown as the new School Superintendent for the Franklin County Charter System. At their meeting last week, the Board voted unanimously to hire Burton-Brown to succeed the late Superintendent Chris Forrer. After the vote, Burton-Brown thanked everyone for their confidence in her and said she has a great […]

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Hart County Charter System Awarded $100K Rural Technology Grant

The Hart County Charter System is among 115 rural school districts across the state to recently receive a $100,000 Rural Technology grant from the Georgia Department of Education’s Office of Rural Education and Innovation. The grant funds will be used to improve the district’s network infrastructure, positively impacting wireless internet speeds at each of our schools. The Instructional Technology Department […]

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Franklin County Middle School Student Caught With Gun in Bookbag Friday

A possible dangerous incident at the Franklin County Middle School Friday may have been averted by a quick-thinking student. According to a press release by Acting School Superintendent Chuch Colquitt Friday, a student came to class with a gun in their book bag. “Staff and the SRO (Student Resource Officer) responded quickly and the gun was confiscated,” Colquitt said. “Everyone […]

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