Oglethorpe man dies when crane plummets to quarry floor

A Carlton man was killed on Monday morning when the crane he was operating fell into the Millstone Granite Quarry. According to the report, the accident occurred at approximately 11:30 a.m. on Monday morning at the quarry located on Allgood Road in Oglethorpe County. Oglethorpe County Coroner Howard Sanders said the victim, who was pronounced dead at the scene, has […]

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Powell talks budget, guns and Obamacare at Politics & Pastries event

State Representative Alan Powell spoke at last Friday’s Politics & Pastries event hosted by the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce. Powell spoke on a number of issues the state legislature dealt with this past session, including healthcare, the buget, the second amendment and immigration. Powell first touted the state’s mandate to produce an annual balanced budget. “You’ve heard me talk […]

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