Franklin County Commissioners will pay more than $16,000 – and possibly near $30,000 – to monitor noise and air quality around a power plant near Carnesville.

County hires company, buys equipment to keep eye on emissions, noise

CARNESVILLE – Franklin County Commissioners will pay more than $16,000 – and possibly near $30,000 – to monitor noise and air quality around a power plant near Carnesville. Commissioners announced Tuesday that the county has contracted with…

UNWIND: Living in the Lavender

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“It’s about giving back to the community.” For Tina and David Duffey, operating the Red Oak Lavender Farm is a way to interact with the community and to stay active postretirement. Originally from Atlanta, Tina has always preferred the outdoors and living in the country. Ten years ago, she...

A woman ahead of her time

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Helen Dortch Longstreet was no stranger to controversy or fighting for the causes she believed in by the time the Georgia Railway and Power Company began work to dam Tallulah Falls in the 1910s.

Loeffler tapped over Collins as new Georgia Senator

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   Gov. Brian Kemp went against President Trump’s recommendation Wednesday when he selected businesswoman Kelly Loeffler over U.S. Rep. Doug Collins (R-Gainesville) to fill the U.S. Senate seat left by the retiring Johnny Isakson.    Loeffler will represent the state of...