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A new platform used to load caskets on fire engines for firefighter funerals was recently completed. Pictured are (from left) Franklin County Firefighter Association President Garren Hall, Carnesville Firefighter Walt Meyers and Franklin County High School Metals Class members Malachi Simms, Landon Hall, Payton Richard, Cameron Bell, Tommy Loudermilk, Wyatt Mize, Hunter Hill, Julian Coto, Shane Carter, Logan Thompson and teacher Wayne Ertzberger. (Photo by Scoggins)
Franklin County’s slow-pitch softball team played for a state title Wednesday.
Franklin County School Superintendent Wayne Randall speaks Tuesday at the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce’s quarterly luncheon, which focused on education. (Photo by Eberhardt)
A Life Flight helicopter is being stationed at the Carnesville Headquarters EMS on alternating days.
Stanley Bernard Hunt
Armendy Davis (right) hugs Lavonia postal worker Eric Pierce, who rescued her from drowning earlier this month.

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A new platform used to load caskets on fire engines for firefighter funerals was recently completed. Pictured are (from left) Franklin County Firefighter Association President Garren Hall, Carnesville Firefighter Walt Meyers and Franklin County High School Metals Class members Malachi Simms, Landon Hall, Payton Richard, Cameron Bell, Tommy Loudermilk, Wyatt Mize, Hunter Hill, Julian Coto, Shane Carter, Logan Thompson and teacher Wayne Ertzberger. (Photo by Scoggins)

CARNESVILLE – The metals class at Franklin County High School recently were called on to build something that will honor those who risk their lives for the community.

Franklin County School Superintendent Wayne Randall speaks Tuesday at the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce’s quarterly luncheon, which focused on education. (Photo by Eberhardt)

CARNESVILLE – “Feed Your Focus and Starve the Distractions.”

A Life Flight helicopter is being stationed at the Carnesville Headquarters EMS on alternating days.

CARNESVILLE – Franklin County now has another potential life-saving emergency responder close to home.

Stanley Bernard Hunt

CANON – Two men have been arrested after one of the men fled from law enforcement Tuesday afternoon.

Armendy Davis (right) hugs Lavonia postal worker Eric Pierce, who rescued her from drowning earlier this month.

LAVONIA – A normal day can change into an unforgettable one in a minute.

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Franklin County’s slow-pitch softball team played for a state title Wednesday.

Franklin County played on the biggest stage in Georgia Wednesday morning.

The Franklin County Lady Lions slow-pitch softball team played for a state championship in the two-year old revival of the sport.

Franklin fell 10-0 to now two-time champion Haralson County in the title game after the Lady Lions advanced through the state tournament bracket.

Mya Jones (left) has picked up All-State honors after a sterling senior season at Franklin County High School.

Franklin County Lady Lion senior Mya Jones has picked up two All-State honors.

Jones was named to the Sandy’s Spiel Class AAA All-State first team.

The honor is given by Kyle Sandy, who covers Georgia high school basketball on his website sandysspiel.com.

Jones was also named to the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association’s Class AAA North Team.

The Region 8AAA champion Franklin County Lady Lions will host Dawson County Friday at 6 p.m. in the first round of the state basketball tournament.

The Franklin County Lady Lions will begin their efforts to conquer the state with a first round Class AAA tournament game Friday against Dawson County.

Tipoff will be Friday at 6 p.m. in the Lions’ Den at FCHS in Carnesville.

Dawson County, 15-11, will come into the game as the fourth-seed from Region 7AAA, one of the toughest basketball regions in the state.

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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