Author Archives: Charles Robertson

Polar Bear Plunge Changes Location

The 21st annual Polar Bear Plunge on Lake Hartwell has been moved. The Plunge will still take place this weekend, though originally set to be at the Big Oaks recreation area this year, the event has been moved back to the same location it has been held at for many years, Alice Greene Chairman for the NE GA council on […]

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Collins Introduces New Gun Bill

Congressman Doug Collins on friday introduced the Collectible Firearms Protection Act to restore Americans’ access to historic firearms that were produced in the United States in the mid-twentieth century. The bill would nullify a 2010 State Department decision blocking the import of rifles and carbines from South Korea, firearms that the U.S. originally sent to South Korea as part of […]

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Shubert Ask for New Council in Supreme Court

Attorneys for Brent Shubert were in Franklin County Superior Court Thursday morning. During the session of Superior Court on Thursday, Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Malcom heard from Schubert’s council that Shubert was requesting a new attorney be appointed to him before moving forward with a possible new trial due to a differance of opinion between the two on what issues […]

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Demolition set for next week in Banks

In Banks County the Replacement of State Route 98 Bridge Over Hickory Level Creek will Shift Traffic Next Week. Replacement of the 50-year-old bridge that carries State Route 98 over Hickory Level Creek started in late August of 2016 and drivers will see demolition activities begin this month. On Thursday, February 23, traffic will shift over to the temporary detour […]

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Franklin Springs Council to Meets Today

The City of Franklin Springs will hold a Council Meeting today. The Franklin Springs City Council will meet at 5:30 this evening for their regular monthly meeting at the Franklin Springs City Hall. On today’s agenda a discussion concerning Spring Station Drive along with the City’s police report and a consideration to move to executive session. The meeting is open […]

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Collins Wants Transparency for EAJA

Congressman Doug Collins (R-Ga.) and Congressman Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) introduced H.R. 1033, the Open Book on Equal Access to Justice Act, to the House of Representatives on Tuesday in order to increase accountability from federal agencies. The Equal Access to Justice Act also referred to as EAJA, was enacted to bring relief to veterans, retirees, small businesses, and other individuals […]

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