June 16, 2019

Weekly Arrest Reports (06/14/19)

Franklin Police Chief, Kevin Hannah, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in the city of Franklin and their various charges: Alan Luna Gomez 39, Ashley Woods Dr Warner Springs Ga. 31297 arrested on 06/08/2019 charged with (city ordinance’s) Public drunkenness, Loitering and prowling at night. Heard County Sheriff, Ross Henry, has issued … [Read more...]

CES students host ‘color run’ to help local vets

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- Prior to the end of the school year some local elementary students enjoyed a fun day of exercise for a good cause. Mrs. Tracey Hunt's fifth grade class at Centralhatchee Elementary raised funds by hosting a school "color run" as a part of their yearly community service project. The class made an awesome donation of $827.52 to the … [Read more...]

Groundhog sees rabid shadow in Carroll County

(Carroll County) -- The Georgia Public Health Lab has confirmed that a groundhog in Carroll County recently tested positive for rabies. It was sent for testing after fighting with a resident’s dogs in the Lowell area. Both dogs were vaccinated and received a booster shot. All residents are encouraged to take precautions to protect their families and pets … [Read more...]

National Flag Day (Friday, June 14)

(Franklin, GA) -- When the American Revolution broke out in 1775, the colonists weren’t fighting under a single flag. Instead, most regiments fighting against the British fought under their own flags. In June of that year, the Second Continental Congress met in Philadelphia to create the Continental Army. This led to the creation of the first “American” … [Read more...]

Head of the Class

(Franklin, GA) -- Valedictorian is just one of the many impressive accomplishments for recent Heard County High School graduate Mr. Jordan Cornelius. The popular senior led the Class of 2019 across the graduation stage at Staples Stadium on May 24 and it came as no surprise that he made the ceremony after attaining perfect attendance throughout his entire … [Read more...]

Chase Tibbits to perform Free Concert at The Carrollton AMP

(Carrollton, GA) -- Heard County local Chase Tibbitts says “Bring your coolers and lawn chairs and come out for a free concert at The AMP in Carrollton on Friday, July 19 from 7:00 to 10:00 PM.” His shirt says "I stand somewhere between Amazing Grace, Back in Black, and Simple Man" and that couldn't be any more true when you see and hear Chase Tibbitts and … [Read more...]

Weekly Arrest Reports (06/07/19)

Franklin Police Chief, Kevin Hannah, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in the city of Franklin and their various charges: Jaquaivus Deishon Brewer 25, Mary Johnson Drive, Franklin, Ga. 30217 arrested on 06/03/2019 charged with Theft by Shoplifting, Forgery. Heard County Sheriff, Ross Henry, has issued the following list of individuals … [Read more...]

HCHS Salutatorian receives Tenaska Scholarship

(Franklin, GA) -- Tenaska Georgia Partners, L.P., owner of Tenaska Georgia Generating Station near Franklin, has awarded a $1,500 college scholarship to a deserving Heard County High School senior. Since 2002, Tenaska Georgia Partners has presented 45 scholarships totaling $36,000 to local students. Scholarship recipients must demonstrate good character, … [Read more...]

Franklin City Council Agenda (06/06/19)

CITY OF FRANKLIN AGENDA MAYOR & COUNCIL MEETING, 6:30 PM, CITY HALL COURTROOM May 2, 2019 CALL TO ORDER Welcome, Mayor Joel Rogers Invocation & Pledge APPROVAL OF MINUTES (Council Meeting May 2, 2019)        AMEND THE AGENDA (IF NEEDED) APPROVE THE ORDER OF THE AGENDA DEPARTMENT REPORTS: Finance – Karen Boyd Police Department – Chief Kevin … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Anson Ahlstrom)

Heard County Student Art Spotlight (Franklin, GA) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. This week’s Student Artist Spotlight is Anson Ahlstrom. Anson is in third grade at Heard County Elementary School. Anson created his drawing of Notre Dame by using lines, shapes, … [Read more...]