Canon Voters Select New Mayor, City Councilman

The City of Canon has a new mayor, officially. City councilwoman Annie Wallace was the only person to qualify for the mayor’s race. She ran unopposed and will fill the unexpired term of late mayor Ray Morgan who passed away on January 27. Though she ran unopposed, Wallace received 44 votes on Election Day, one advanced vote and two absentee […]

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Stop the Rendering to Undergo Name Change But Not Purpose

The success on the part of citizens in preventing Pilgrim’s Pride from building a rendering plant in Franklin County has created a new awareness of the power of the people directing the future of their community. That’s why on Monday, Elizabeth Busby, the administrator for the Stop the Rendering  Facebook page announced she was changing the name of the group […]

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The GBI Recognizes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

The GBI and the Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Aging Services (DAS) recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. “We send our sincere appreciation to all of those who care for an elder person or an adult with disabilities and to those who protect victims, prevent future abuse, and prosecute offenders,” said GBI spokeswoman Nelly Miles. In February, the […]

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