The FCMS Cubs baseball team advanced to the region championship game Friday in Elberton against Hart County.
A future land use map for Franklin County will be used to determine agricultural areas where poultry farms may be permitted in the future. (From franklincountyga.gov)
New regulations on future poultry farms in Franklin County will be discussed at a public hearing Thursday in Carnesville.
The Felix de Weldon sculpture of Ty Cobb will soon replace a monument and flag pole in front of the Royston Public Library. (Photo by Scoggins)
Deputies from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office participated in Bleeding Control for the Injured class at the Franklin County Recreation Department Tuesday. The class was taught by paramedic Tyler Morris of 05-30 Training. Each deputy was given a kit that has all of the tools they may need to help someone who has been injured and needs help controlling bleeding. The kits were sponsored by Ed Murdock Superstore. (Photo by Eberhardt)
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.

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A future land use map for Franklin County will be used to determine agricultural areas where poultry farms may be permitted in the future. (From franklincountyga.gov)

CARNESVILLE – Franklin County commissioners will consider a shorter list of proposed changes to the county’s zoning laws regarding chicken houses at a meeting next week.

New regulations on future poultry farms in Franklin County will be discussed at a public hearing Thursday in Carnesville.

UPDATE (March 16, 4:05 p.m.): Franklin County's Planning Commission has rescheduled its hearing on proposed plans to zoning laws concerning future poultry farms to Tuesday, March 21, at 6:30 p.m.

The Felix de Weldon sculpture of Ty Cobb will soon replace a monument and flag pole in front of the Royston Public Library. (Photo by Scoggins)

ROYSTON – Ty Cobb’s statue will soon find a home between a historical marker that details his life, in the shadow of a monument erected in his honor and in front of a building originally built as a

Deputies from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office participated in Bleeding Control for the Injured class at the Franklin County Recreation Department Tuesday. The class was taught by paramedic Tyler Morris of 05-30 Training. Each deputy was given a kit that has all of the tools they may need to help someone who has been injured and needs help controlling bleeding. The kits were sponsored by Ed Murdock Superstore. (Photo by Eberhardt)

CARNESVILLE – Law enforcement in Franklin County will soon be trained in bleeding control.

Many Franklin County residents want to be able to get Atlanta television stations.

CARNESVILLE – Franklin County residents are being asked for their input on getting Atlanta television stations.

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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.

The Franklin County Lions will play at CoolRay Field in Lawrenceville Monday at 4 p.m. (Photo from CoolRay.com)

The Franklin County Lions will play Monday on a field that is the normal home of one of the highest levels of professional baseball.

Franklin will face Pickens County Monday at 4 p.m. CoolRay Field, home of the AAA minor league Gwinnett Braves.

Tickets will be $10.

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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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