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Arrest Made in Homicide of UGA Campus Nursing Student in AthensDaily Coffee PressNewsBreak Contributor
Mugshot Released of Suspect in Homicide of 22-Year-Old Nursing Student at the University of GeorgiaDaily Coffee PressNewsBreak Contributor
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Dirt roads safe, thanks to Mr. Robert
Robert Lee Turner, affectionately known as Mr. Robert by residents, spends much of his day on a road grader, scraping dirt roads throughout Oglethorpe County. Turner is technically part time, but often works full days. (Abby Peacock/The Oglethorpe Echo) The following story is reprinted with permission from The Oglethorpe Echo.
A Slice of Heaven: The 4 Unmissable Pizzas in Commerce
In this article, we explore four commercially available pizzas. Have you had the chance to try any of these yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts, so please leave your comments below!
🚨 UPDATE: Cleared Crash on I-85 South in Franklin County, GA
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Georgia. As per the latest update, the previously reported crash on I-85 South before Toccoa Carnesville Rd. (mile marker 166) in Franklin County, Georgia, has been cleared. All lanes are now open to traffic. Drivers who were expecting delays through the estimated end time of 5:00 pm can now anticipate a return to normal traffic flow. For ongoing updates and travel advisories, motorists are encouraged to call 511 or follow the incident here: https://t.co/MPyrSrhsFQ.
Georgia man falls into quarry, dies, coroner confirms
Authorities are still investigating the death of 36-year-old Michael Alan Watts.
Man Refuses to Leave Lavonia Insurance Company, Claims He Was Robbednd
An employee of Frank’s Insurance called the police this week after a customer demanded his money back from a canceled policy and would not leave. According to Lavonia Police Chief Shane Edmisten, it happened Monday afternoon at the Frank’s Insurance office on Augusta Road. He said Monday at...
The Mystery Behind The Georgia Guidestones Solved…in Iowa!
Discover the surprising Iowa connection to the mysterious Georgia Guidestones and unravel the secrets behind America’s Stonehenge. #MysteryUnraveled #GeorgiaGuidestones #Iowa. Fort Dodge, Iowa – In the small town of Elberton, Georgia, a mysterious monument called the Georgia Guidestones once stood, drawing curious visitors for over four decades. These stones,...
Royston City Council Decides on Number of Package Sale Licenses
The Royston City Council has approved an amendment allowing for the issuance of four licenses for four package stores. At their called meeting Tuesday evening, the Council heard a second reading of an amendment to the City’s Alcohol Ordinance from City Attorney Doug Ashworth. The amendment of Chapter 6...
PEDESTRIAN STRUCK BY VEHICLE IN HARTWELL WEDNESDAY NIGHT
A 70-year-old Hart County man suffered serious injuries Wednesday night as he attempted to help a motorist at the intersection of Highway GA8/US29 and Elizabeth Road. According to Corporal William Jordan with the Georgia State Patrol Hartwell Post 52 it happened at about 8p Wednesday evening. “TFC Green and Cadet...
‘Resurrection and rebuild’
By Shane Scoggins Publisher ROYSTON – Dill’s Food City burned down Saturday morning. The Royston Fire Department responded to the grocery store around 12:15 a.m., Chief Matt Elrod said. When…
Georgia Cop Canned for DUI Dragnet on the Up-and-Up
A Commerce, Georgia police officer has been terminated after a spree of DUI arrests targeting innocent motorists, according to a FOX 5 Atlanta investigation. Officer Jacob Wood, who joined the Commerce Police Department in June 2022, was found to have wrongfully charged numerous drivers, casting doubt on the integrity of his assessments and shrouding the department in controversy.
Area briefs: week one of early voting extends to Saturday, Elbert Co plans to honor Hardman
The Banks County School Board names a new principal for Banks County High School.
Good Samaritan Injured Helping Truck Driver in Hartwell
A good Samaritan was seriously injured Wednesday night while trying to help a pickup truck driver near Hartwell. According to state troopers, a Chevy Avalanche traveling south on GA 8 attempted to turn onto Elizabeth Road and lost part of its load. A Toyota 4-Runner northbound on GA 8 struck Ray Burt of Hartwell, who had exited his vehicle and was standing in the roadway, helping the pickup truck driver clear the road.
Grave mistake: woman crashes car in cemetery in Franklin Co
The woman said she was late for an appointment when she wrecked at the Lavonia Cemetery, damaging several graves.
Highschool Baseball | 26 February Franklin County Boys Game Notice
The Franklin County Boys Baseball team will have a Non-conference game with Madison County(Danielsville, GA) on 26 February, 2024, 5:55 PM. As of now, Lions has won 7 games and lost 18 games, and the winning rate is 0.28.
Victorious Over The Lions; The Warriors Head To The Elite 8
Sports – The Lady Warriors broke a 40-year-old dry spell last night, and will head to the Elite 8 for the first time since 1984. White County took on the Franklin County Lady Lions last night in the Sweet 16 round of the GHSA State Basketball Playoffs, and they also took home the win, 66 – 35.
Frank: Beautiful Young Siamese Cat Available at Hart Co Humane Society
Frank is a super sweet 18-month-old male Siamese. When a rescuer began trapping feral cats so they could be fixed and released she quickly realized this frightened kitty wasn’t feral but just trying to survive. Frank enjoys being petted and loved on but is fearful of being picked up....
Hartwell Hart County earns stressful win over Jasper Pickens County
Hartwell Hart County topped Jasper Pickens County 64-62 in a tough tilt in Georgia boys basketball on Feb. 24.
A Taste of Mexico: Discover Commerce's Three Outstanding Mexican Eateries
In this article, we will be exploring three outstanding Mexican restaurants located in Commerce. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences! Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Increased risks of fire in parts of Northeast Georgia due to weather conditions
FRANKLIN/HART/ELBERT, G.C. (FOX Carolina) - The National Weather Service has issued a special alert in parts of Northeast Georgia due to an increased risk of fires on Saturday. An increased fire danger alert is in effect this afternoon until 7 p.m. across Franklin, Hart, and Elbert Counties. Officials advise residents...
Advance Voting Continues This Weekend
A reminder that Advance voting continues today for the Presidential Preference Primary. However, if you can’t make it during the week, you will also have a chance on Saturday to cast an early ballot. As of Thursday morning 106 people in Franklin County had cast early ballots at the...