Franklin BOC Pushes Back Regular Meeting After Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

Franklin County Commissioners have postponed their July regular meeting and the Planning and Zoning public hearing after an employee in the County Commission office tested positive last week for COVID-19. County Manager Beth Thomas issued the notice late Saturday night. “Out of an abundance of caution for the public, a majority of the Board has opted to postpone the regular […]

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Franklin-Hart Airport Receives Grant for New Weather Observing System

The Franklin-Hart County Airport Authority is receiving a large grant from the Georgia Department of Transportation for a new Automated Weather Observing System at the Airport. An Automated Weather Observing System units provide continuous, real-time information and reports on airport weather conditions for pilots. Airport Authority President Eddie Addison tells WLHR News the Board applied for the grant because the […]

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Toccoa Main Street Unveils Equal Rights Plaque at Ritz Theatre

By Ethan Jordan, WNEG Radio, Toccoa A plaque recognizing the history of the Civil Rights movement in Toccoa now hangs in the Historic Ritz Theatre in Toccoa. Mistress of ceremonies Danyelle King began the program by reading a quote about the significance of a community knowing its history. Toccoa Improvement Association President Marie Cochran read the inscription of the plaque […]

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