December 12, 2017

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...]

Heard County BOC Meeting Notes (04/25/17)

(Franklin/Times-Journal) -- The Heard County Commissioners met on April 25, 2017 at the courthouse in Franklin. Chairman Lee Boone called the meeting to order and welcomed everyone attending. Chairman Boone also gave the invocation and lead the pledge to the flag. The first item on the agenda was a public hearing for the request to amend zoning for the … [Read more...]

Chamber honors Star Student at Spring Luncheon

(Franklin, GA/Times-Journal) -- The Heard County Chamber of Commerce held their annual Spring Education Luncheon on March 14 at the Heard County 4-H Center on Glover Road in Franklin. The event was held to honor 2017 Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) winner. The STAR program honors Georgia’s highest achieving high school seniors and the … [Read more...]

Passions Made Possible

(Franklin/Times-Journal) -- Just about everyone from Heard County has knowledge of or has heard of JAC Products in Franklin. JAC was founded in 1967 and is a leading designer and manufacturer of original equipment roof racks and other auto body trim, supplying vehicles worldwide. With the most innovative roof rack patents globally, they stand alone as the … [Read more...]