Category Archives: News

High School Football Scores

Franklin County put up a valiant effort but lost to Madison County 20 to 14 Friday night. Hart County lost to Stephens County 23 to 6. Other games ……. Elbert County  28       Putnam County  10       //// Apalachee  10    Monroe area  7                    //// Morgan County […]

Read more

Lavonia Fall Festival is Saturday

The Fall Festival is tomorrow and it looks like it’s going to be bigger and better then ever. Janet Appling, Events Coordinator at the Lavonia Chamber of Commerce says there are lots of vendors signed up the be here this Saturday for the event. “We’re very excited that the fall festival is going to be this Saturday from 9 till […]

Read more

Bowersville Scavenger Hunt Saturday

The city of Bowersville has an interesting event planned for Saturday. It’s the Bowersville Community Scavenger Hut. A community scavenger hut was the idea of Bowersville’s Events Coordinator Jill Lay. “Saturday in the Town of Bowersville we’re going to be holding our first annual public event under the new administration of Bowersville. We’re very excited about the news things we […]

Read more

Hull Man Arrested on Firearms Charges

A Hull man was arrested earlier this week on firearms charges. The North Georgia Drug Task Force , Madison County Sheriff’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and firearms made the arrest of Jeffery Allan Jones age 36 of Hull for possession of a firearm by a drug user, and possession of an unregistered firearm. The arrest was the […]

Read more

Homecoming Football Games Tonight

In Sports….. It’s Homecoming week at both Hart County and Franklin County. Hart County Bulldogs will host Stephens County Indians for homecoming tonight. The Indians come in with a three and one record. Hart County Head Coach William Devane says Stephens County has a well balanced very solid team. Meanwhile Franklin County will celebrate homecoming hosting the Madison County Red […]

Read more

Two Hart County Schools Locked down Wednesday

Two Hart County Schools were on lockdown briefly Wednesday morning. A student at Hartwell Elementary School reported to an administrator that another student had a firearm at school. The student who allegedly had the firearm was detained while the Hartwell police department was contacted. As a safety precaution the elementary school and Hart County Middle School were put on lockdown […]

Read more

One Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Trafficking Meth

One man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for trafficking methamphetamine yesterday. Norther Judicial Circuit District Attorney Parks White announced yesterday that James Sanders was sentenced to 10 years in prison without the possibility of parole followed by 15 years on probation and $400,00.00 fine and banishment from the Norther Judicial Circuit. Sanders was found in possession of a […]

Read more

SR17, All Lanes to Open Next Week

Work is finishing on the State Route 17 bypass this month. Traffic will shift on either side of the median north bound between Hayes Wilbanks to Scott Road today.  East Main Street will remain closed as additional drive way work is completed. Final paving for the bypass will be completed by the weekend and all lanes will be open to […]

Read more
1 2 3 582