• Franklin man enters a guilty plea for drug trafficking

    District Attorney Ashley Hornsby Welch said a Franklin man will spend 70 to 96 months in prison for his role in a two-state distribution of large quantities of illegal drugs. James “Jimmy” Steele, 47, pleaded guilty to continuing criminal enterprise, a class C felony. Senior Resident Superior Court Judge Bill Coward handed down the sentence […]

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  • Franklin man admitted to sexually abusing a child

    sexually abusing a child

    District Attorney Ashley Hornsby Welch said a Franklin man admitted this week in court to sexually abusing a child. He will serve at least nine years in prison. Michael Bruce Thompson, 52, pleaded guilty in Macon County Superior Court to attempted first-degree statutory sex offense and taking indecent liberties with a child. Senior Resident Superior […]

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  • Happy New Year!!!

    We know this year has been a tough one. But we are here to tell you 2021 is a new year and hopefully a better one! Happy New Year from all of us here at FYN!

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  • DPH Release – Expanded Testing For COVID-19 In Georgia

    Revised Testing Criteria and Increased Number of Test Sites Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is increasing the number of specimen collection sites statewide for COVID-19 testing, and is revising the current testing criteria to accommodate more testing of Georgia residents. Effective immediately, all symptomatic individuals will be eligible for COVID-19 testing. […]

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  • Happy Easter from FetchYourNews.com

    Happy Easter

    During this trying time, FetchYourNews.com wants you to know we are a part of your community. We know this Easter will be much different than most. No family gatherings, Sunrise services, or church gatherings but we want you all to remember, that we will get through this. We are all in this together. Here at […]

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  • New Data Supports Social Distancing Now More Than Ever

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    News Release from the Department of Public Health – April 2, 2020 Atlanta – As Governor Brian Kemp and DPH Commissioner Kathleen E. Toomey, M.D., M.P.H., finalize the details of the Executive Order requiring Georgians to shelter in place, it is important to emphasize why these measures are needed now to keep all Georgians healthy […]

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  • Volunteer for COVID-19 Response

    Volunteer for COVID-19 Response Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is receiving offers from medical professionals and other individuals looking for ways to help with the COVID-19 response. An effective response relies on volunteers who are pre-credentialed and organized. Georgia Responds is Georgia’s health and medical volunteer program which matches the skills […]

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