Franklin County Sheriff’s Tip Leads to Four Drug Trafficking Arrests in Commerce

Information from the Franklin County Sheriff’s office was instrumental in the arrest of four people in Commerce on drug charges. On Wednesday, January 13th, 2021, Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office Agents, along with Banks County Sheriff’s Office Deputies executed a search warrant at the Howard Johnson Hotel Room 237 in Commerce. “Information developed by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office led […]

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Georgia National Guard Troops in Washington, DC for Inauguration

Thousands of National Guard troops are in the nation’s capital from as far away as Guam to support authorities through today’s presidential inauguration. According to the Military Times, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy has now authorized up to 21,000 National Guard troops from around the country to assist law enforcement with security surrounding the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. That’s an […]

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Stephens County Registrar Resigns

By Ethan Jordan, WNEG Radio, Toccoa Stephens County Registrar Eureka Gober has resigned.  Friday, January 15, was Gober’s last day with Stephens County’s Registrar’s Office. She said her decision to resign was due to health reasons. Gober was the first black woman to be Registrar in Stephens County. Before leaving, Gober recommended Deputy Registrar April Roberts to fill her seat in […]

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