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Franklin County School Superintendent Wayne Randall speaks at graduation. Earlier in the week, Randall touted progress made by the school system this past year.
PRIMARY TABS View(active tab) Edit Track Christopher Forrer is the lone finalist for Franklin County School Superintendent. Christopher Forrer is the lone finalist for Franklin County School Superintendent.
Two children inspect damage to Rocky Ford Road Saturday after Friday storms washed away a portion of the road to the county recreation park. Those going to the park should access the street from the Carnesville side. (Photo by Rose Scoggins)

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Franklin County School Superintendent Wayne Randall speaks at graduation. Earlier in the week, Randall touted progress made by the school system this past year.

CANRESVILLE – As the 2018-19 school year comes to a close, outgoing Franklin County School Superintendent Wayne Randall said the school system is progressing in numerous ways.

Christopher Forrer is the lone finalist for Franklin County School Superintendent.

CARNESVILLE – A finalist for the superintendent position at Franklin County Schools has been announced.

Christopher Forrer of Madison County has been named the sole finalist to be the next Franklin County School Superintendent.

CARNESVILLE – Is the Franklin County School System facing a Fiscal Year 2020 budget deficit?

The short answer is yes.

Two children inspect damage to Rocky Ford Road Saturday after Friday storms washed away a portion of the road to the county recreation park. Those going to the park should access the street from the Carnesville side. (Photo by Rose Scoggins)

CARNESVILLE – Flood waters spawned by half a foot of rain Friday caused an estimated $1 million in damages to county roads.

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Micah Roebuck takes an acrobatic shot earlier this season against Jackson County.

The Franklin County Lion and Lady Lion basketball teams will host rival Hart County tonight at FCHS in key Region 8AAA games for both teams.

The Lions, winners of four straight – including a buzzer-beating win Saturday at Stephens County – are currently 2-3 (9-7 overall) and in fifth place in the region standings.

Members of the state champion Franklin County Lady Lions named to All-State teams are (left photo, from left) Jayden Gailey, named State Player of the Year by both the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association (GACA) and the Georgia Dugout Club; Jaden Cheek, second-team All-State by the GACA; Peyton Rivers, first-team All State by the GACA; and Ellee Varner, second-team All-State by the GACA.

The Class AAA State Championship Trophy isn’t the only hardware the Franklin County Lady Lions softball team has collected this season.

Postseason state honors are pouring in for members of the team and the program as a whole.

The Georgia Athletic Coaches Association (GACA) and Georgia Dugout Club recently presented their statewide honors.

Kalyn Jinks connects with a pitch in region tournament action Saturday against East Jackson.

The Franklin County Lady Lions will play for the Region 8AAA championship this afternoon in Jefferson.

Franklin will face either Jefferson or Jackson County at 4 p.m.

The Lady Lions will have to be beaten twice to lose the championship.

Unwind North Georgia

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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