Hart County to Put Increase Homestead Exemption Referendum for Seniors on November Ballot

The Hart County Commission has voted to put a referendum on the November ballot that would increase the homestead exemption for those aged 65 and up. In 2021, the Board voted to raise the Senior Homestead Exemption by $5,000 instead of the requested $10,000. At their meeting last week, Commissioner Joey Dorsey asked for the referendum noting that Commissioners at […]

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Royston Police Department is Hiring

Royston Police Department is taking applications for a new officer. According to Chief Donnie Boleman, the Department is seeking applicants who are POST-certified with a high school diploma or equivalent. Applicants must be at least 22 years old with no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions. They must also be US citizens and pass a background check and drug screening. Boleman […]

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Georgia’s Unemployment Rate Remained Unchanged in April

Georgia Labor Commissioner Bruce Thompson announced today that Georgia’s April unemployment rate was 3.1, unchanged for the fourth consecutive month. The unemployment rate was eight-tenths lower than the national unemployment rate. Thompson said with nearly 70,000 jobs added to the economy over the last year, including a whopping 15,000 this past month alone, there are now more opportunities than ever […]

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Dornellas Denied Bond in Franklin County

The South Carolina man accused of kidnapping his 3-year-old son and then setting the truck they were on fire has been denied bond. 31-year-old Joshua Dornellas was denied bond earlier this week in Franklin County Superior Court. Dornellas is facing 32 counts, about half of them felonies. Meantime, Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland said the Sheriff’s office has set up […]

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