Alyssa Kilgore, a member of the ‘Footloose’ cast, performs during a recent all-night rehearsal. (Photo by Manus)
Conner Williams delivers a pitch against Seneca, S.C., Friday during Senior Night at FCHS.
First place photo by Tammie Jourdanais
Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle spoke at Emmanuel College's Founding Farmers Gala Tuesday at the Swails Center.
Senior Hunter Dunn launches a long home run Monday against Social Circle at FCHS. Dunn and the rest of the seniors will be honored Friday in the team’s final home game in Carnesville against Seneca, S.C.
During Lion Athletics Day, FCMS students taught elementary students about sports played in Franklin County and put their younger students through drills used to practice the sports.

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Alyssa Kilgore, a member of the ‘Footloose’ cast, performs during a recent all-night rehearsal. (Photo by Manus)

CARNESVILLE – Everybody will cut footloose this weekend at the Telford Center for the Fine Arts.

First place photo by Tammie Jourdanais

The piggies take it.

A photo of four happy little piglets snuggling their mother has been chosen as the winner of the fourth Franklin County Citizen Leader photo contest.

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle spoke at Emmanuel College's Founding Farmers Gala Tuesday at the Swails Center.

FRANKLIN SPRINGS – Just days before he is expected to declare to take the state’s highest post, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle visited Emmanuel College to talk about education, agriculture and jobs.

During Lion Athletics Day, FCMS students taught elementary students about sports played in Franklin County and put their younger students through drills used to practice the sports.

By Lisa W. Manus

Staff Writer

 

Brent Honeywell Jr.

Franklin County native Brent Honeywell Jr. is one step away from the Major Leagues.

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Conner Williams delivers a pitch against Seneca, S.C., Friday during Senior Night at FCHS.

The Franklin County Lions will make a long trip Friday to Northwest Georgia for the first round of the state playoffs.

The Lions, the No. 3 seed from Region 8AAA, will travel nearly three hours to Dalton to face Region 6AAA’s runner-up Coahulla Creek.

Game one will be Friday at 4 p.m., with a second game to follow.

Senior Hunter Dunn launches a long home run Monday against Social Circle at FCHS. Dunn and the rest of the seniors will be honored Friday in the team’s final home game in Carnesville against Seneca, S.C.

The Franklin County Varsity Lion baseball team improved to 20-8 on the season with a 2-0 win at Social Circle Wednesday.

The FCMS Cubs baseball team advanced to the region championship game Friday in Elberton against Hart County.

It’s tournament time for Franklin County Middle School’s spring sports.

Several spring sports will finish their seasons with region tournaments.

• Soccer.

FCMS’s two soccer teams will compete this weekend in a region tournament at Hart County High School.

The Lady Cubs’ team is the No. 1 seed and has a 7-1 record.

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Obituaries

LAVONIA – Bobbie Ann Wilson Pierce, 78, of Lavonia died Sept. 30, 2015, at her home. Born Aug.
CARNESVILLE – Kathryn Elizabeth Mc-Connell Worley, 70, of Carnesville, died Oct.
HARTWELL – James Alton “Boone” Milford, 84, died Oct.

Franklin County Citizen Leader

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P.O. Box 580, 12150 Augusta Road
Lavonia, GA  30553

Phone: 706-356-8557
Fax: 706-356-2008
Email: fcc@franklincountycitizen.com