October 20, 2014

Ephesus Library Book Presentation

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(Ephesus) -- On Tuesday, October 21st, at 6:30 p.m., Ms. Cheryl Pollard will be doing a book presentation at Ephesus Public Library. Having published 2 books previously, Ms. Pollard now has her third book ready, Love Lifted Me. This is the story of Fannie Billingsley Cooley Sullivan, a black woman born in the South during the depression. Ms. Pollard will … [Read more...]

Deal: Ebola Response Team Will Examine State Preparedness

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Governor taps team of experts to ensure that Georgia stands prepared should the need arise (Atlanta, GA) -- Gov. Nathan Deal announced yesterday that he will sign an executive order to create an Ebola response team, which will assess current state health and emergency management procedures and produce necessary recommendations to minimize any potential … [Read more...]

Braves surge past Blue Devils

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(Manchester, GA) -- After a much needed bye last week, the Brave Nation traveled south to Manchester Friday night and used a strong second half to defeat the Blue Devils 35-20 in a game that featured the return of Duranta Dunson from a broken collarbone injury that happened in week two of the season. The star senior tailback did not start the game instead … [Read more...]

Criss Langston facing new charge of Child Molestation

Criss Langston is now charged with Statutory Rape and Child Molestation in  Heard County and further charges may be pending

(Franklin) -- The wanted fugitive who turned himself in to Heard County authorities this morning on a Statutory Rape charge is now facing a new charge of Child Molestation said Sergeant Dan Boswell this afternoon. The two charges involve the same 15-year-old female victim. 28-year-old Criss Langston of Franklin had eluded law enforcement since an arrest … [Read more...]

Wanted man surrenders to authorities; charged with Statutory Rape

28-year-old Criss Langston of Franklin is believed to be armed and possibly dangerous. Investigators believe he may be hiding in the Glenn area of western Heard County

(Franklin) -- At the urging of his father, 28-year-old Criss Langston of Franklin  turned himself in to Heard County authorities around 6:00 a.m. Friday morning at the Sheriff's Office in Franklin. According to the lead investigator in the case Sergeant Dan Boswell, Langston had been hiding out in the area surrounding his home on Highway 34 west of … [Read more...]

Wanted man believed to be in Heard County area

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(Franklin) -- Authorities with the Heard County Sheriff's Office are following new leads tonight and believe that 28-year-old Criss Langston remains on foot in the local area. "We believe the suspect is still in the local area," said Sergeant Dan Boswell Thursday evening. According to Boswell, Langston apparently returned to his home overnight around 12:30 … [Read more...]

Authorities Conducting Manhunt for Armed and Dangerous Man

28-year-old Criss Langston of Franklin is believed to be armed and possibly dangerous. Investigators believe he may be hiding in the Glenn area of western Heard County

(Franklin) -- Authorities with the Heard County Sheriff's Office are conducting a man hunt tonight for 28-year-old Criss Langston of Franklin. Langston is alleged to have committed a felony act earlier on Wednesday. According to information released by Sergeant Dan Boswell with the HCSO, Langston is considered to be armed and possibly dangerous and is … [Read more...]

Centralhatchee Fall Festival and Bingo

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(Centralhatchee) -- Centralhatchee Elementary PTO invites you to attend its Annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 18th, 5:00-7:00 PM. We have several new games, as well as your old favorites, that will be set up in the gym. Delicious food and snacks will also be for sale. Bingo will begin at 6:00 PM in the Cafeteria. Come on out and bring the entire … [Read more...]

Heard County Lineman Commits to Marshall University

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(Huntington, WV) -- Heard County Braves offensive lineman Levi Brown committed to play his collegiate football at Marshall University after visiting the school over the weekend. Brown was offered by the Division I school during the spring and finalized his decision after attending the Thundering Herd's 49-24 romp over Middle Tennessee State … [Read more...]

Lady Braves score elusive Region 5-AA Championship

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(Bremen, GA) -- The Lady Braves traveled to Bremen Saturday with a lot to prove at the Region 5-AA Championship softball tournament after failing to capture the trophy the past two seasons despite very strong third place finishes at the state tournament in Columbus. At the end of the night, senior Cali Harrod and the rest of the team had a lot to celebrate … [Read more...]