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The Franklin County Sheriff's Office released surveillance camera photos of the suspects in a Saturday morning armed robbery and shooting at the Flying J in Carnesville.
PRIMARY TABS View(active tab) Edit Track Jack Gaines (left) and Dee Oliver Jack Gaines (left) and Dee Oliver
New interim Franklin County economic  development director Tonya Powers hands out gift bags to visitors to the Central Franklin Industrial Park during an event last year in Carnesville. New interim Franklin County economic development director Tonya Powers hands out gift bags to visitors to the Central Franklin Industrial Park during an event last year in Carnesville.
An artist rendering by Zachary Jordan shows the idea for a new monument near the Royston Public Library that displays the bronze plaques previously on display at Cobb Memorial Hospital.

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The Franklin County Sheriff's Office released surveillance camera photos of the suspects in a Saturday morning armed robbery and shooting at the Flying J in Carnesville.

BOLD SPRING -- The public's help is being sought to identify two suspects -- considered armed and dangerous -- who robbed the Flying J Travel Plaza Saturday morning and shot a customer..

The Seven Day Weekend Band will be in concert tonight a

ATLANTA – Will the school year be moved to after Labor Day?

Jack Gaines (left) and Dee Oliver

CARNESVILLE – Two Franklin County Middle School students have been selected to serve on State School Superintendent Richard Woods’ 2018-19 Student Advisory Council.

CARNESVILLE – Franklin County satellite television viewers may soon be able to watch Atlanta television stations following a ruling Monday by the Federal Communications Commission.

Sports for Subscribers

The Franklin County Lady Lions play the top two teams in 8AAA and the No. 3 team in Class AAAAAAA in consecutive days this week.

Franklin Fastpitch had a relatively easy week last week.

The Lady Lions went 3-0 with games on the road at Stephens County and Monroe Area and a home matchup with Gainesville.

The rivalry game with Stephens was not easy, nor was the Region 8AAA contest at Monroe.

But, if the comparison is with this week’s slate of games, there’s no doubt which is harder.

Members of the Franklin County Lady Lion varsity volleyball team celebrate a play Tuesday in their first competition at Athens Christian School. The team will have its first home match today at 5 p.m. at Rocky Ford Park. (Photos by Rose Scoggins)

A completely new team of Lady Lions has taken the court this year to represent Franklin County High School.

The school’s very first varsity volleyball team began play Tuesday in Athens against Athens Christian and Oglethorpe County.

FCHS added the new sports program over the summer, with Michael Ritcey as the program’s first coach.

Titlan Wells (No. 5) will lead the Lions against the Banks County Leopards tonight in Ed Bryant Stadium.

The last time the Franklin County Lions faced the Banks County, FCHS alumni Biff Parsons led the Leopards.

When the two teams meet Friday at 7:30 p.m. in Ed Bryant Stadium, another Franklin County native, Jay Reid, will be the head Leopard.

Reid, also a former Franklin County assistant coach, was hired in May to lead Banks County. It is his first head coaching job.

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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