Senior Hunter Dunn launches a long home run Monday against Social Circle at FCHS. Dunn and the rest of the seniors will be honored Friday in the team’s final home game in Carnesville against Seneca, S.C.
During Lion Athletics Day, FCMS students taught elementary students about sports played in Franklin County and put their younger students through drills used to practice the sports.
Brent Honeywell Jr.
Stewart Ravenell
Carroll’s Methodist Church, the oldest church in Franklin County, will hold a beautification day Saturday, which will include the planting of daffodils.

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Lavonia Main Street will be sponsoring the band, Second Time Around. in concert on Friday evening April 21 at 7:00 p.m.

During Lion Athletics Day, FCMS students taught elementary students about sports played in Franklin County and put their younger students through drills used to practice the sports.

By Lisa W. Manus

Staff Writer

 

Brent Honeywell Jr.

Franklin County native Brent Honeywell Jr. is one step away from the Major Leagues.

Stewart Ravenell

MARTIN – A Canon man is being sought for a shooting in Martin Sunday that left a victim in critical condition.

Carroll’s Methodist Church, the oldest church in Franklin County, will hold a beautification day Saturday, which will include the planting of daffodils.

LAVONIA – Carroll’s Methodist Church will plant daffodils as part of a beautification day April 15 from 9 a.m. until noon.

Volunteers are asked to bring a favorite bulb to plant.

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Senior Hunter Dunn launches a long home run Monday against Social Circle at FCHS. Dunn and the rest of the seniors will be honored Friday in the team’s final home game in Carnesville against Seneca, S.C.

The Franklin County Varsity Lion baseball team improved to 20-8 on the season with a 2-0 win at Social Circle Wednesday.

The FCMS Cubs baseball team advanced to the region championship game Friday in Elberton against Hart County.

It’s tournament time for Franklin County Middle School’s spring sports.

Several spring sports will finish their seasons with region tournaments.

• Soccer.

FCMS’s two soccer teams will compete this weekend in a region tournament at Hart County High School.

The Lady Cubs’ team is the No. 1 seed and has a 7-1 record.

The Delta College Pioneers visited the Ty Cobb Museum Friday on their way to about 10 days of games in sunny Florida. The team left Michigan with several feet of snow on the ground and temperatures in the 10s.

ROYSTON – Coach Danny Smith told his Delta Community College baseball team Friday that Ty Cobb was a greater ballplayer than Babe Ruth.

One of his players argued that remark.

Smith quickly reminded the player that he was the one to get a bunt single in the game the day before.

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Obituaries

LAVONIA – Bobbie Ann Wilson Pierce, 78, of Lavonia died Sept. 30, 2015, at her home. Born Aug.
CARNESVILLE – Kathryn Elizabeth Mc-Connell Worley, 70, of Carnesville, died Oct.
HARTWELL – James Alton “Boone” Milford, 84, died Oct.

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