May 25, 2020

Heard School System releases tentative FY21 Budget

(Franklin, GA) -- As required by Georgia Code the Heard County Board of Education is posting a Tentative FY21 Budget. The budget will be considered for approval at the May 12, 2020, regular meeting at Heard High School. Citizens with questions about financial matters (including the FY21 Budget) are welcome to contact Superintendent Rodney Kay at … [Read more...]

HCWA meeting on schedule for April 27

PUBLIC NOTICE (Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Water Authority Board will hold their regular monthly meeting Monday, April 27, 2020 at 5:00 PM in the Commission Chamber of The Heard County Administration Building located at 201 Park Avenue, Franklin, Georgia. In keeping with the current CDC recommendations, the Heard County Water Authority recommends … [Read more...]

COVID-19 testing at Franklin Primary Healthcare

(Franklin, GA) -- Franklin Primary Healthcare Clinic, located at 1236 Franklin Parkway is open Monday thru Friday 8:00 AM-4:00 PM by appointments and walk-ins are welcome. The clinic is staffed by Family Nurse Practitioners Ann Hastings and Cherry Toney. COVID-19 testing is now available by appointment. You do not have to be symptomatic. Call the office at … [Read more...]

Charles Israel announces campaign for Franklin City Council seat

Dear Citizens of Franklin: After many prayers and self-reflection, I have qualified to run for the City of Franklin City Council Post 3. This comes at a difficult time during the current global pandemic and economic crisis coupled with the tragic position opening caused by the death of Mayor Rogers. While I am not native to Heard County, I have family … [Read more...]

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County 911 is celebrating the second full week of April as National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. The week of April 12-18 is sponsored by the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International and celebrated annually, honors the thousands of men and women who respond to emergency calls, dispatch … [Read more...]

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...]