April 8, 2020

FHA meeting postponed

(Franklin, GA) -- The Franklin Housing Authority Board of Commissioners regular bimonthly meeting scheduled for Friday April 10, 2020, is being postponed until further notice due to COVID19 precautions. More than likely, the meeting will be rescheduled in virtual format and information will be made available at that time with instructions on how to … [Read more...]

Glenloch Community Outreach (Food Pantry)

GLENLOCH COMMUNITY OUTREACH WHAT: Glenloch Food Pantry WHEN: Open each Tuesday 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM ELIGIBILITY: We serve all of Heard County REQUIREMENTS: First time client we will need a valid drivers license plus 1 more proof of address MISSION STATEMENT: The need for food does not stop in a time of crisis; our Food Pantry should be open so no kids … [Read more...]

Larry Hooks announces re-election campaign in District 1

To The Citizens of District 1: Heard County Election day will be here soon in Heard County, and across America. I would like to ask for your continued support as I run for re-election for the office of District 1 Commissioner for Heard County. I will concentrate on the matters that are the most beneficial to all citizens of the county and promise to be a … [Read more...]

NOTICE: Heard County Superior Court Business Hours

NOTICE Due to the COVID-19 crisis Effective March 30, 2020 through April 24, 2020, The Clerk of Superior Court business hours will be as follows, Tuesday 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM Wednesday 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM Thursday 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM  If you have any questions, please contact our office by calling 706-675-3301. We will be able to assist you by phone or … [Read more...]

HCWA March Board meeting cancelled

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Water Authority Board Meeting scheduled for March 30, 2020 has been cancelled due to COVID-19. The HCWA hopes to resume a normal meeting schedule in April. … [Read more...]

Position Open at Heard County Water Authority

The Heard County Water Authority The Heard County Water Authority is currently taking applications for a Distribution Crew Member. Applicant must have a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate. Salary is based upon experience. Applications may be picked up at the Water Authority office at 11520 Highway 34 West, Franklin, GA, or printed off the … [Read more...]

A Message from Terry Harper at State Farm Insurance

To our valued State Farm clients: With the Covid-19 Virus making its way into Heard County we, at Terry Harper State Farm, have made the hard decision to lock our offices to the public. In this scary unpredictable environment we felt it prudent to take every precaution to keep our clients and our team members as safe as possible. We will be available by … [Read more...]

BOC and Development Authority cancel March meetings

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard Citizen received notification today that two upcoming public meetings for this month have been cancelled due to CDC restrictions on public gatherings due to COVID-19. The Heard County Board of Commissioners Monthly Board Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 6:30 PM has been cancelled. The Development Authority of … [Read more...]

A Sunday morning message from Pastor Neil Awbrey

Good Sunday morning, For the first time in my pastoral ministry, we at Glenloch Baptist Church are cancelling our services today due to a health threat to our nation and community. These seem like strange and unusual circumstances and uncertain times to us. COVID-19 is a serious event, and we are uncertain exactly how many lives are going to be ultimately … [Read more...]

Matt Dean announces candidacy for District 1 Commissioner

To the citizens of Heard County: After much consideration, I would like to announce my candidacy for the seat of District 1 Commissioner. I have lived in District 1 for the past 17 years. I have lived in Heard County since I was 15 years old. I feel my experience with the government as a previous commissioner as well as my current work in the street … [Read more...]