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Officials to save what's left of destroyed Hancock courthouse

Officials to save what's left of destroyed Hancock courthouse

Hancock County officials say they're going to try to preserve what's left of the town's historic courthouse.

The 131-year-old building was destroyed in a fire early Monday only leaving behind a facade, that was still smoldering Wednesday.

College may provide space to displaced Hancock Co. government

College may provide space to displaced Hancock Co. government

Hancock County government may set up shop at the Oconee Fall Line Technical College.

The government was displaced when the county courthouse was destroyed in a fire early Monday.

College president Lloyd Horadan offered it to the county to use and the county would only have to pay for utilities.

Fire destroys Hancock County Courthouse

Fire destroys Hancock County Courthouse

 

The Hancock County Courthouse in Sparta burned to the ground early Monday morning.

Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff

Gilchrist, Watkins, Bell elected to Hancock BOE

Gilchrist, Watkins, Bell elected to Hancock BOE

Runoff elections set for Tuesday

Runoff elections set for Tuesday

July runoffs are Tuesday. Polls open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Here is a breakdown of the races to be decided this month.

U.S Senate Race: Republican Runoff

Rep. Jack Kingston

David Perdue