September 5, 2015

Cavs stun Braves at Staples Stadium

(Franklin) -- The Callaway Cavaliers rallied from an early 17 point deficit Friday night at Staples Stadium, scoring 20 unanswered points to edge the Heard County Braves 20-17 in the 4th annual Pulpwood Classic. The Braves' defense dominated almost the entire first half of the game not allowing a first down to the Cavs until very late in the second … [Read more...]

Candidates Qualify for City Elections

(Centralhatchee/Ephesus) -- Candidates officially qualified this week for the upcoming elections in both the Town of Centralhatchee and the City of Ephesus. Not much will change as far as the political landscape in Ephesus where only the incumbents qualified for their current positions. No new candidates qualified meaning Mayor Denney Rogers, City Recorder … [Read more...]

Weekly Arrest Reports (09/04/15)

Franklin Police Chief, Kevin Hannah, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in the city of Franklin and their various charges: Dusty Ray Carney, Maple Street, Franklin, GA 30217, arrested on 08/30/2015, charged with Disorderly Conduct. Andricus Lashun Jackson, 27, Main Street, Franklin, GA 30217, arrested on 08/30/2015, charged with … [Read more...]

UWG Opens Football Season at Catawba College

(Carrollton, GA/uwgsports.com) -- The 2015 season is finally here, as the anticipation has reached a fever pitch in Carrollton after a banner year for the West Georgia Wolves in the first year under head coach Will Hall. The Wolves begin the 2015 season with a trip to Salisbury, NC on Saturday afternoon, with kickoff for the 2015 season set to commence at … [Read more...]

Troopers to Crackdown on Impaired Drivers on Labor Day Weekend

(Atlanta, GA) -- The Labor Day weekend is quickly approaching, and the Georgia State Patrol is reminding motorists to put safety first. “Troopers will be on concentrated and high visibility patrols actively looking for impaired and unsafe drivers this holiday weekend,” said Colonel Mark W. McDonough, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public … [Read more...]

JV Lady Braves storm back in Bowdon

(Bowdon, GA) -- Things looked bleak early on for the junior varsity Lady Braves softball team Wednesday afternoon in Bowdon where they faced the Red Devils in a big rivalry game. The Red Devils jumped out to a 6-0 lead after two innings and looked to be in full command, but the Lady Braves never gave up scoring eight unanswered to tally the 8-6 comeback … [Read more...]

2015 Heard Elementary Fall Pageant

(Franklin) -- The 2015 Heard Elementary Fall Pageant will take place on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at Heard Elementary School. Please pick up an entry form at HES or visit the Heard Elementary website to print one. Also, you will find a pageant information sheet on the website. The entry fee is $30 per contestant for formal wear and $5.00 for … [Read more...]

West Georgia Composite Squadron visits Fort Benning

(Fort Benning, GA) -- Cadets for the West Georgia Composite Squadron visited the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center at Fort Benning, the home of the infantry. The museum tells the story of the United States Army infantryman, from the American Revolution to Afghanistan. The many galleries house artifacts from all eras of American history and contain … [Read more...]

A Constitution Minute I

Constitution Week is commemorated September 17 – 23. Celebrating Constitution Week has been a tradition for many years. In 1955, the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) petitioned Congress to set aside September 17-23 annually to be dedicated to, or the observance of Constitution Week. The resolution was later adopted by the U.S. Congress and signed … [Read more...]

Weekly Arrest Reports (08/28/15)

Franklin Police Chief, Kevin Hannah, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in the city of Franklin and their various charges: Brian Lashay Moreland, 35, Tuscan Hill Road, Franklin, GA 30217, arrested on 08/23/2015, charged with VGCSA (2 cts) and Drug Related Objects. Jared Webster Rogers, 37, Riverside Street, Franklin, GA 30217, arrested … [Read more...]