April 25, 2018

BOC discusses Opioid Multi-District Litigation

(Franklin/Times-Journal) -- The Heard County Board of Commissioners met on March 27, 2018 in the administration building in Franklin. All Commissioners were in attendance except Commissioner Joe Adams. Chairman Boone called the meeting to order, gave the invocation and led everyone in the pledge to the flag. Boone introduced invited guests Henry Jacobs, … [Read more...]

Heard Chamber honors STAR Student and Teacher

(Franklin/Times-Journal) -- The Heard County Chamber of Commerce hosted the Spring Education Luncheon on March 13 at the Franklin Community Center. The Spring Luncheon was held to honor Heard County High School Senior, Sarah Grace Rogers as the 2018 Heard County STAR Student. Sarah Grace is the daughter of Greg and Vicki Rogers from Ephesus. Upon … [Read more...]

Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner

(Franklin/Times-Journal) -- On Friday, January 26 Heard County Chamber held their 52nd Annual Membership Dinner at 6:30 pm in the Heard County Middle School Gym on Old Field Road in Franklin. The theme of the annual dinner was “Growing for Tomorrow.” Each table had a pine cone as a centerpiece to go with the theme. “As a small community we are looking for … [Read more...]

Heard Senior Center 40th Anniversary

(Franklin/Times~Journal) -- The Heard Senior Activity Center recently celebrated their 40 year Anniversary. On September 12,1977, the program began with Dorothy Cummings Gosdin as Director. The Center started as a program for fellowship, nutrition awareness, a balanced meal and many health resources for the elderly citizens of Heard County. Meals were … [Read more...]

Heard BOC September Meeting

(Franklin/Times~Journal) -- The Heard County Commissioners met on September 26 for their regular monthly meeting at the courthouse in Franklin. Chairman Boone welcomed all,  gave the invocation and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. The commissioners approved the minutes from the August 22nd meeting as written. Jan Rayfield was … [Read more...]

Heard County students and staff donate to Texas hurricane victims

(Franklin, GA) -- In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, which has caused record levels of catastrophic flooding and damage in Houston, Texas and the surrounding areas, Southwire’s Project GIFT hosted a disaster relief collection from Wednesday, August 30 until Friday, September 1. The collection was held in the parking lot of the Walmart Supercenter in … [Read more...]

Heaven Bound Church celebrates 25 Year Anniversary

(Centralhatchee/Times-Journal) -- Heaven Bound Church of God in Centralhatchee celebrated their 25-year Anniversary Homecoming on Sunday, July 9th. Heaven Bound Church began April 19, 1992 on Easter Sunday as a Mission Church in a little wood frame building that was used for Cassel’s Restaurant which is presently Head To Toe Salon. Heaven Bound Mission … [Read more...]

HCWA Receives Gold Award

(Franklin/Times-Journal) -- Heard County Water Authority (HCWA) was honored on June 26  at the monthly meeting with the Water Gold Award and Wastewater Gold Award. “This is an important accomplishment and speaks volumes about the exceptional commitment and level of service that HCWA provides their customers” states, Ernest Earn, President- Elect of Georgia … [Read more...]

BOC Meeting Notes (05/23/17)

(Franklin/Times-Jorunal) -- Heard County Board of Commissioners met on May 23, 2017 at 5:00 pm in the courthouse for a SPLOST workshop. The board discussed plans for the proposed 2019 SPLOST dollars and listened to the requests made by the Road Department, Heard County EMS and Heard County Sheriff office for the projects planned that would receive the … [Read more...]

Former Brave named CHS Teacher of the Year

(Carrollton/Times-Journal) -- Every year during the Carrollton High School Academic Awards program, this year held on April 20th at the Joshua Mabry Center for the Arts, the Teacher of the Year is announced for the upcoming school year. Faculty-chosen, the recipient of the award then competes for the school system honor. This year, math teacher Thomas … [Read more...]