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Lavonia Police investigators are seeking information on the people in this car, who were seen breaking into vehicles at Cracker Barrel Sunday.
Commissioners will seek input from the Industrial Building Authority before approving a solar panel for a portion of the former Miliken Sibley Plant property near Lavonia. Commissioners will seek input from the Industrial Building Authority before approving a solar panel for a portion of the former Miliken Sibley Plant property near Lavonia.
Lt. Col. Tommy Waldrop
Contractors began work Monday to repave 1.5 miles of Georgia Highway 17 through Lavonia.

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CARNESVILLE – The applications to be the next superintendent of Franklin County Schools are in.

The deadline for applications was Sunday at midnight.

Lavonia Police investigators are seeking information on the people in this car, who were seen breaking into vehicles at Cracker Barrel Sunday.

LAVONIA – The Lavonia Police Department is searching for individuals responsible for multiple car break-ins.

Commissioners will seek input from the Industrial Building Authority before approving a solar panel for a portion of the former Miliken Sibley Plant property near Lavonia.

CARNESVILLE – Prospects for a new solar farm near Lavonia were clouded Monday when Franklin County Commissioners tabled the idea to allow the county’s economic developers to weigh in.

Lt. Col. Tommy Waldrop

CANON – The man who has headed the Georgia State Patrol since 2014 has been promoted.

Contractors began work Monday to repave 1.5 miles of Georgia Highway 17 through Lavonia.

By Shane Scoggins

LAVONIA – Paving contractors began repaving Highway 17 through Lavonia Monday.

Sports for Subscribers

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.

Franklin County Citizen Leader

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