July 18, 2018

BOC Presents Service Award

(Franklin/Times-Journal) -- The Heard County Commissioners met on June 26, 2018 in the administration building in Franklin. All Commissioners were in attendance. Chairman Boone called the meeting to order gave the invocation and led everyone in the pledge to the flag. The commissioners presented Heard County Transit employee, Rosa Moreland with a 20-year … [Read more...]

911 Dispatcher Receives Service Award

(Franklin/Times-Journal) -- The Heard County Commissioners met on May 22, 2018 at 6:30pm in the administration building in Franklin. All commissioners were in attendance. Chairman Boone called the meeting to order gave the invocation and led everyone in the pledge to the flag. Commissioners presented 911 dispatcher Ms. Martha Kilgore with a 20-year service … [Read more...]

Centralhatchee Public Library Grand Opening & Super Saturday

(Centralhatchee/Times-Journal) -- Centralhatchee Public Library opened their door for the first time at their soft opening on May 22nd at 11:00 am. The new facility was made possible by SPLOST dollars and State Funding. Centralhatchee Elementary School's amazing group of 2nd graders and teachers, Mrs. Anderson and Mrs. Dorsey showed their support and … [Read more...]

Heard County Courthouse Undergoing Complete Overhaul

(Franklin/Times-Journal) -- For over 20 years, grand juries in every session have asked that changes be made to address deficiencies in the Heard County Courthouse. Built in the early 1960’s, the building has been plagued with problems for many years; inadequate office space, inefficient, aging HVAC systems, design flaws, security deficiencies, and … [Read more...]

BOC Discusses Plans to Revamp Glover Park

(Franklin/Times-Journal) -- The Heard County Commissioners met on April 24, 2018 in the administration building in Franklin. All Commissioners were in attendance. Chairman Boone called the meeting to order and Commissioner Hooks gave the invocation and led everyone in the pledge to the flag. The first item on the agenda was a public hearing for the special … [Read more...]

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...]