Home opener delayed a week by lightning


UPDATE: The Franklin County/Habersham Central football game has been confirmed for Sept. 2y.

A thunderstorm brought heavy rain to Ed Bryant Stadium and lightning to the area Friday.

At first the game against Habersham Central was delayed, and then, not long after, it was put off altogether.

Franklin County officials decided to call off the game and reschedule it for Sept. 27.

Franklin County Lion football fans first waited out a rainstorm (left) Friday but then had to line up at ticket boots for refunds after the game between Franklin County and Habersham Central was cancelled due to lightning. The game has been rescheduled for Sept. 27.
The fans came. The teams began to warm up. But the 2019 Franklin County football home opener set for Friday night at Ed Bryant Stadium was not meant to be. A thunderstorm brought heavy rain to the…

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