Train Depot Renovation Chugging Along

Phase 2 of the Lavonia train depot restoration is moving full steam ahead. The project involves taking the front office and meeting room back to its original look when the depot first opened. “We just about have all of the interior gutted out, back to the original walls and ceilings,” said Lavonia City manager Gary Fesperman. Fesperman said crews have […]

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Drive-thru Flu Clinic This Morning in Carnesville

If you missed any of the flu clinics in Franklin County this week, there’s one more today at the Franklin County Senior Center in Carnesville. Health Department nurse manager Angie Fowler said the clinic will take place today from 10:30a to noon. “The community clinics are offered to all of our residents,” said Fowler. “We hope that these special clinics […]

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Royston Library Board to Approve New Design Today

The Royston Public Library board will be meeting this morning with members of the Royston City council and staff, as well as board members from the Athens Regional Library system to go over the proposed designs for the new library and media information center. Last week, the board, mayor David Jordan and the Royston city council received copies of the […]

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Lavonia Cracks Down on Employee Use of Social Media

The City of Lavonia has instituted a new policy for employees regarding their use of social media and the Internet. At their meeting last week, the Lavonia City Council voted to approve the new policy, which was recommended by City manager Gary Fesperman. Fesperman said the guidelines are an effort to curtail potential problems with city employees’ use of social […]

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September is National Voter Registration Month

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp is reminding Georgians that September 2012 is National Voter Registration Month. “As Georgians and citizens of the United States of America, we have no more solemn honor than our privilege to cast a vote,” said Kemp.  “As Georgia’s chief elections officer, I want to make sure that every Georgian has the opportunity to register […]

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