CARNESVILLE – A total of 16 vehicles were broken into at T.I.
By David Brown
Franklin County Citizen Leader News Editor Denise Matthews passed away Friday morning at her home.
By Kandice S. Eberhardt
This is another “you-won’t-believe-it-happened-to-Denise” articles, except this time it’s something you won’t read in a Denise Matthews’ column.
By Carolyn Ten Broeck and Kandice S. Eberhardt
Longtime staff member Denise Matthews has been named editor emeritus of the Franklin County Citizen Leader.
The Franklin County Lion wrestling team will take six members to the state tournament, which begins today in Duluth.
To qualify for the state championships, wrestlers had to finish in the top eight in their weight classes at the sectional meet, held Friday and Saturday at Morgan County High School in Madison.
The Lions took nine wrestlers to the sectional tournament.
Two teams. Two championships.
The Franklin County Middle School seventh and eighth grade Lady Cubs basketball teams each won region championships in tournaments that ended earlier this week.
The seventh grade Lady Cubs defeated Stephens County 34-25 Monday at Stephens County Middle School in Toccoa.
The Franklin County Lions and Lady Lions each have three regular season games remaining.
The teams will travel to Banks County Friday.
On Saturday, the squads will take the long ride to Blue Ridge to face Fannin County to make up for a game that was cancelled by bad weather last Friday.
The teams’ will finish the regular season Feb. 5 at home against East Hall.
Inside this week's issue is the annual Franklin County Christmas section, which includes letters to Santa from local second graders and photos from all of the Christmas events in Franklin County th
CARNESVILLE – Amanda Lee Myers, 43, of 95 Mayfield Circle in Carnesville, died Nov. 18, 2015, at Regency Hospital in Greenville, S.C.
There will be a private memorial service held by the family in the near future.
Coile-Hall-Spagnoli Funeral Home of Hartwell – chsfuneralhome.com – was in charge of arrangements.