Author Archives: MJ Kneiser

Two Injured in Monday Night Wreck

Authorities say charges are pending against a driver who caused a wreck in Lavonia Monday night. It happened about 7:30p Monday on State Route 17 near Grady School Road. Georgia State Patrol Hartwell Post Commander Sergeant Scott Andrews said a vehicle traveling north on 17 crossed into oncoming traffic. “It appears that vehicle 1, which was the at-fault vehicle, was […]

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Hart BOC to Meet Tonight for First Session of 2017

Hart County Commissioners meet tonight for their first meeting of the new year. The first order of business will be to choose a new County Commission chair. Unlike Franklin County where the County Commission Chair is elected every four years by voters, the County Commission chair in Hart County is chosen from among the five commissioners by the commissioners themselves. […]

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Accused Police Shooter Back in Court Wednesday

Franklin County’s Magistrate Judge rules there is enough evidence against the man accused of shooting two Lavonia police officers to go to trial. 22-year old Khari Anthony Dashaun Gordon of Greenville was back in court Wednesday in Franklin County. Gordon is charged with two counts of felony aggravated assault on a police officer, two counts of felony criminal attempt to […]

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Robert Franklin Jr to Ask for Reduced Sentence

The son of Franklin County Commissioner Robert Franklin is asking to have his prison sentence reduced. Attorneys for 26-year old Robert Franklin Junior are expected to be in Franklin County Superior Court Wednesday petitioning for the reduced sentence. Franklin is currently serving 10 years of a 20-year sentence after pleading guilty last June to multiple counts of child molestation involving […]

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