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O'Barr retires as Lavonia fire chief

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LAVONIA – Lavonia Fire Chief Scott O’Barr has retired from the department.

O’Barr informed the Lavonia City Council of his retirement Sept. 8, saying he knew it was short notice.

'Mermaid' on stage this weekend

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LAVONIA – The Franklin Community Players’ (FCP) production of “The Little Mermaid” will be on stage for four performances this weekend at the Lavonia Cultural Center. 

Franklin County Schools to hold budget hearing

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The Franklin County School System will hold a budget hearing Aug. 27 at 5:30 p.m. before meeting to adopt its budget at 6 p.m.

An announcement sent out by the system reads: