Franklin County Citizen Leader News Editor Denise Matthews passed away Friday morning at her home.
By Kandice S. Eberhardt
This is another “you-won’t-believe-it-happened-to-Denise” articles, except this time it’s something you won’t read in a Denise Matthews’ column.
By Carolyn Ten Broeck and Kandice S. Eberhardt
Longtime staff member Denise Matthews has been named editor emeritus of the Franklin County Citizen Leader.
CARNESVILLE – The man who has been in charge of Franklin County High School’s athletics program for most of the last 34 years is stepping down.
By Shane Scoggins
Two teams. Two championships.
The Franklin County Middle School seventh and eighth grade Lady Cubs basketball teams each won region championships in tournaments that ended earlier this week.
The seventh grade Lady Cubs defeated Stephens County 34-25 Monday at Stephens County Middle School in Toccoa.
The Franklin County Lions and Lady Lions each have three regular season games remaining.
The teams will travel to Banks County Friday.
On Saturday, the squads will take the long ride to Blue Ridge to face Fannin County to make up for a game that was cancelled by bad weather last Friday.
The teams’ will finish the regular season Feb. 5 at home against East Hall.
Two Franklin County Fastpitch softball players are among the best in the state.
Senior Meredith Reece and junior Lindsey South were each named to the All-State softball team for Class AAA.
Inside this week's issue is the annual Franklin County Christmas section, which includes letters to Santa from local second graders and photos from all of the Christmas events in Franklin County th
CARNESVILLE – Amanda Lee Myers, 43, of 95 Mayfield Circle in Carnesville, died Nov. 18, 2015, at Regency Hospital in Greenville, S.C.
There will be a private memorial service held by the family in the near future.
Coile-Hall-Spagnoli Funeral Home of Hartwell – chsfuneralhome.com – was in charge of arrangements.