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A cast of 38 campers, a production crew and counselors at Franklin Community Players’ annual Youth Summer Theatre Camp have been working for two weeks on Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” The show opens Friday, with two performances each on Saturday and Sunday. (Photos courtesy of Amy Burns)
David Hosemann (left), 65, of Salem, S.C., and Jamie Harvey, 41,  and Amber Carroll, 36, both of West Union, S.C., are facing drug charges after a traffic stop on I-85 last week.
Franklin County teen and Cystic Fibrosis patient Breeleigh Thomason received new lungs in a transplant Friday.
The Chapman family is (from left) D.J. Judy, Katrina and Rika.

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A cast of 38 campers, a production crew and counselors at Franklin Community Players’ annual Youth Summer Theatre Camp have been working for two weeks on Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” The show opens Friday, with two performances each on Saturday and Sunday. (Photos courtesy of Amy Burns)

LAVONIA – “You don’t have time to be timid. You must be bold and daring!”

David Hosemann (left), 65, of Salem, S.C., and Jamie Harvey, 41,  and Amber Carroll, 36, both of West Union, S.C., are facing drug charges after a traffic stop on I-85 last week.

CARNESVILLE – A traffic violation last week ended with three South Carolina residents facing drug charges.

Franklin County teen and Cystic Fibrosis patient Breeleigh Thomason received new lungs in a transplant Friday.

HOUSTON, Texas – Breeleigh Thomason has received a new pair of lungs.

Thomason, a 16-year-old cystic fibrosis patient, has been on the transplant list, since October of last year.

The Chapman family is (from left) D.J. Judy, Katrina and Rika.

LAVONIA – When August rolls around, Judy Chapman is going to have two children in college this year.

ROYSTON – The Royston City Council will soon look at changes to its beer and wine ordinance to help its local stores compete with neighboring Hart County.

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Otis Nixon

A New York Yankees great and a popular contributor to the Atlanta Braves early 1990s turnaround will be the headliners for the 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Ty Cobb Museum July 26-28.

Bobby Richardson, the Yankees’ second baseman from 1955-66, will be the keynote speaker for the Breakfast of Champions event July 28 at the John W. Swails Center at Emmanuel College.

Joe Mitchell and Tyler Campbell finished second in the Georgia Bass Nation High School State Classic on Lake Eufaula, Ala., and qualified for the national tournament in August in Tennessee.

Two fishing teams from Franklin County High School will compete in August in the national fishing tournament sponsored by Bass Nation.

The teams of Tyler Campbell and Joe Mitchell and Grayson York and Colman Hill will travel to Paris, Tenn., for the national tournament on Kentucky Lake Aug. 2-4.

Franklin County Lady Lions (from left) Allie Cobb, Aleah Hylton, Maylon Childers and Jade Wester finished seventh at the state tournament held at Cateechee Golf Club in Hartwell. (Photo by Manus)

The Franklin County Lady Lions golf team carded a top 10 finish in the state golf tournament, held Monday and Tuesday at Cateechee Golf Club in Hartwell.

The Lady Lions finished seventh in Class AAA, with a two-day total of 568.

Franklin was the highest finishing school among Region 8AAA schools and followed only Union County from its golf area.

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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