Maddie Moorhead catches a pass during a recent game at FCHS. Moorhead and the Lady Lions will host Hart County tonight.
An Alaska man was injured Wednesday when he wrecked his Corvette after fleeing from deputies and striking a tractor-trailer on I-85.
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A Honda Odyssey van was reported stolen this week from the Bi-Lo parking lot in Royston.
The deal on land for a future Cracker Barrel in resturant is final. Construction is set to take 16-18 weeks.

News Stories

An Alaska man was injured Wednesday when he wrecked his Corvette after fleeing from deputies and striking a tractor-trailer on I-85.

SANDY CROSS – An Alaska man was seriously injured in an accident on I-85 Wednesday after he fled Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies at speeds of more than 145 miles per hour.

LAVONIA – Two people were injured after an accident Monday night. According to Georgia State Patrol Hartwell Post Commander Sgt.

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LAVONIA – A man who was on the run from law enforcement in Franklin County has been captured.

A Honda Odyssey van was reported stolen this week from the Bi-Lo parking lot in Royston.

ROYSTON – The Royston Police Department is investigating several thefts from businesses in the last week.

The deal on land for a future Cracker Barrel in resturant is final. Construction is set to take 16-18 weeks.

LAVONIA – Cracker Barrel has closed on the Ross Place property in Lavonia.

Sports

Maddie Moorhead catches a pass during a recent game at FCHS. Moorhead and the Lady Lions will host Hart County tonight.

Nothing will be settled after Friday night’s game between the Franklin County Lady Lions and the Hart County Lady Bulldogs.

It’s still early in the Region 8AAA schedule, and there’s the rest of the regular season and a tournament left.

But the matchup has all the makings of a great ballgame and could go a long way in showing who is the region favorite the rest of the way.

Mya Jones makes a pass during a recent game in Carnesville. Jones, who leads the Lady Lions in points per game, will lead the team against Morgan County Tuesday.

The holidays are nearly over, and for Franklin County High School’s basketball and wrestling teams, the real games are about to begin.

The Franklin County Lions and Lady Lions basketball teams will open Region 8AAA play Tuesday at home, while the Lion wrestlers are preparing for the Area 4AAA duals tournament.

Manazia Merriett kicks out a pass to Maddie Moorhead during a recent Lady Lions game.

The Franklin County Lady Lions have changed their after-Christmas plans.

Originally planning to play in the Apple Classic in Walhalla, S.C., the Lady Lions basketball team will now play in one of the premier high school tournaments in the state: the Deep South Classic.

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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