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BOE gets field of 32 applicants for superintendent  Franklin County Citizen

CARNESVILLE – The applications to be the next superintendent of Franklin County Schools are in. The deadline for applications was Sunday at midnight.

Seeking a superintendent  Franklin County Citizen

CARNESVILLE – The Franklin County Board of Education is officially now looking for a new superintendent.

Franklin County Christmas Calendar  Franklin County Citizen

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91.32 percent graduation rate is school's 2nd highest  Franklin County Citizen

CARNESVILLE – Franklin County High School has the second highest graduation rate in its history.

BOE seeking eighth superintendent since '89  Franklin County Citizen

By Kandice S. Eberhardt. Staff Writer. CARNESVILLE – The Franklin County Board of Education will hold a board retreat Saturday in lieu of a February work ...

BOE split 2-2 as decision on calendar looms  Franklin County Citizen

CARNESVILLE – With a vote planned next week, the Franklin County Board of Education appears evenly split on whether to mandate a 180-day school ...

BOE works on ad for next school superintendent  Franklin County Citizen

CARNESVILLE – The search for the next Franklin County Schools superintendent will be in full swing soon.

180-day calendar would cut school days half-hour  Franklin County Citizen

CARNESVILLE – If 16 days are added to the Franklin County School calendar next year, then it will mean 30 fewer minutes each day for students.

A preview of the 2018 Marching Pride Band  Franklin County Citizen

The 2018 Marching Pride halftime show is entitled “By the Light.” The idea behind the program, as described on the band website at, is, “The Moon ...

Wilkinson named new principal at FCHS  Franklin County Citizen

CARNESVILLE – Sometimes when you get ready to make a change in your life, things fall into place perfectly. That's how Roger Wilkinson became the new ...

Guilty plea, testimony nets life with parole in murder case  Franklin County Citizen

CARNESVILLE – Kristen Odister pleaded guilty Tuesday to the murder of Lavonia businessman Samuel Harbin.

Former assistant principal now leads FCMS  Franklin County Citizen

CARNESVILLE – There are times when the path a person is traveling on isn't a straight path to their calling. A change of directions is how Franklin County ...

Suspects sought in armed robbery, shooting  Franklin County Citizen

BOLD SPRING -- The public's help is being sought to identify two suspects -- considered armed and dangerous -- who robbed the Flying J Travel Plaza Saturday ...

New agent looks to grow county's 4-H program  Franklin County Citizen

CARNESVILLE – There is a new face at the Franklin County Extension Office. Raleigh Dawson is the county's new 4-H coordinator. Dawson was introduced to ...

Runoff election next week; Early voting starts today  Franklin County Citizen

Early voting for the Dec. 4 state runoff election begins today.

Repaving begins on Highway 17 in Lavonia  Franklin County Citizen

LAVONIA – Paving contractors are scheduled to begin repaving Highway 17 through Lavonia Monday.

Weather delays parades in Royston, Canon  Franklin County Citizen

White Christmases are great, but rainy ones just cause problems. Wet weather – and maybe worse – has caused the rescheduling of two local Christmas ...

Proposal for solar panel farm tabled to seek IBA input  Franklin County Citizen

CARNESVILLE – Prospects for a new solar farm near Lavonia were clouded Monday when Franklin County Commissioners tabled the idea to allow the county's ...

Calls to Lavonia PD up in 2018  Franklin County Citizen

LAVONIA – The Lavonia Police Department saw an increase in calls for *service* from 2017 to 2018.

State champs honored by General Assembly  Franklin County Citizen

The state of Georgia honored the state champs last week. The 2018 Class AAA State Champion Franklin County Lady Lion softball team was honored by the ...

Police seek tips on armed robbery  Franklin County Citizen

LAVONIA - The Lavonia Police Department is asking the public for any information they may have about an armed robbery that took place last week. On Feb.

Lion track star inducted into Florida Gators Hall of Fame  Franklin County Citizen

Nekita Beasley Eppes' name has been recorded with honor from Carnesville to Atlanta to New Orleans, La. And now it has been exalted even higher in ...

Beer/wine now sold every day in Royston  Franklin County Citizen

ROYSTON – Stores can now sell beer and wine on Sundays in Royston.

Christmas at every turn this weekend  Franklin County Citizen

Cold, rainy weather has dampened a host of Christmas events the past couple of weeks in Franklin County. But, weather permitting, those delayed events will be ...

Appeal of TV market switch filed with FCC  Franklin County Citizen

CARNESVILLE – All the appeals and responses have been filed and now Franklin County television viewers must wait on a final decision by the Federal ...

Powers named interim economic development director  Franklin County Citizen

CARNESVILLE – Tonya Powers has been named Franklin County's interim director of economic development. The county's Industrial Building Authority ...

Martin woman charged with hitting, killing husband with vehicle  Franklin County Citizen

GUMLOG – A Martin woman has been charged with hitting and killing her husband with a car. The incident occurred on Sept. 2 around 9:30 a.m.. Franklin ...

Two FCMS students named to state advisory board  Franklin County Citizen

CARNESVILLE – Two Franklin County Middle School students have been selected to serve on State School Superintendent Richard Woods' 2018-19 Student ...

Super Bowl-bound fan dies in car fire  Franklin County Citizen

LAVONIA – What should have been an enjoyable weekend trip to the Super Bowl for a North Carolina family ended in tragedy.

New volleyball Lions to host first home match tonight  Franklin County Citizen

A completely new team of Lady Lions has taken the court this year to represent Franklin County High School. The school's very first varsity volleyball team began ...

Ginn to leave Franklin for Madison post  Franklin County Citizen

CARNESVILLE – Frank Ginn is leaving his post as Franklin County's Industrial Building Authority (IBA) director. Ginn's resignation was announced Monday at a ...

UPDATE: CAPTURED  Franklin County Citizen

Update: Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas said Friday afternoon that Jesse Logan Waters had been arrested in Carnesville.

Runoff Election Day!  Franklin County Citizen

CARNESVILLE – Franklin County voters may return to the polls Tuesday to help the state's Republican and Democratic parties decide candidates for ...

Franklin granted switch to Atlanta TV market  Franklin County Citizen

Franklin County satellite television viewers may soon be able to watch Atlanta television stations following a ruling by the Federal Communications Commission ...

GBI releases info on shooting involving Franklin deputy  Franklin County Citizen

CARNESVILLE – On Sunday, May 13, 2018, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) was requested by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office to investigate an ...

Sample ballots for the May 22 primary  Franklin County Citizen

These are sample ballots for the May 22 party primary election. Voters must choose either a Republican, Democratic or Non-Partisan ballot. The Non-Partisan ...

Cato, Mayfield contend for Post 5 BOE seat  Franklin County Citizen

Editor's note: The Franklin County Citizen Leader sent five questions to candidates for two school board races. Their responses were then written as the stories ...

Sheriff investigating social media post about security at FCHS  Franklin County Citizen

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is investigating a social media post about security at Franklin County High School.

Sheriff: Investigation underway after Franklin Co. teacher injured by students  FOX Carolina

The sheriff of Franklin County, Georgia said an investigation is underway into an assault on a teacher Friday.

Lady Lions advance to Elite Eight  Franklin County Citizen

With 41 seconds left in Wednesday's second-round state playoff game, Franklin County's Rude Crew began chanting “29-0! 29-0!” in celebration of its Lady ...

With one day left, qualifying draws plenty of newcomers  Franklin County Citizen

CARNESVILLE – A bevy of newcomers has signed up to run for local offices during the first four days of qualifying, and two school board seats will be contested ...

Rec sign ups open for fall sports  Franklin County Citizen

The Franklin County Recreation Department has announced sign ups for fall sports. Sign-ups are being held at the recreation department at Rocky Ford Park in ...

CORRECTION  Franklin County Citizen

Editor's note: A caption for a photo on Page 3A in today's issue (Nov. 2) of the Franklin County Citizen Leader is incomplete.

USM baseball signs 11 for Class of 2020  WDAM

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) _ University of Southern Mississippi baseball got an early jump on the Class of 2020, bringing in 11 players during Decembers ...

Two northeast Georgia teens killed in wreck  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Two seniors at northeast Georgia's Franklin County High School were killed Wednesday afternoon when the vehicle they were riding in wrecked.

Grayson girls hoops coach Tony Watkins resigns for Franklin County job  Gwinnett Prep Sports

Grayson girls basketball coach Tony Watkins has resigned to accept a similar job at Franklin County High School.

Honeywell poised to take next step in 2018

No matter the setting, Brent Honeywell has risen to the occasion. Throughout his Minor League career, the Rays' top prospect has set himself apart, whether it ...

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