August 18, 2018

Weekly Arrest Reports (08/17/18)

Franklin Police Chief, Kevin Hannah, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in the city of Franklin and their various charges: Angelica A. McKeithern, 31, Ware Street, Lagrange, GA 30241, arrested on 08/12/18, charged with Failure to Appear. Thomas Alonzo Awbrey Jr., 57, South River Road, Franklin, GA 30217, arrested on 08/17/18, charged … [Read more...]

Child Death Investigation in Greenville

(Greenville, GA) -- On Wednesday, August 15, 2018, the Georgia Bureau of Investigations was requested by the Greenville Police Department to conduct a child death investigation of Ayla Reeves, approximately 10 months old. According to a press release issued by the GBI, preliminary information indicates that at approximately 11:15 AM, Greenville Police … [Read more...]

Franklin City Council Minutes (June 7)

Franklin City Council Meeting Minutes CITY HALL COURTROOM June 7, 2018(6:30 PM) MAYOR & COUNCIL MEETING The Mayor and Council of the City of Franklin, Georgia, met in regular session Thursday, June 7, 2018 at City Hall at 6:30 p.m. All councilmembers were in attendance. Mayor Rogers began the meeting by welcoming everyone in attendance. … [Read more...]

Lady Braves sweep at Callaway Tourney

(Franklin, GA) -- The Lady Braves traveled to Shuford Fields in Lagrange Saturday where they scored two big shutout wins over Troup County teams at the annual Callaway Tournament. Coach Matt Hornby's squad were impressive in both an 11-0 win over Troup County High School and a 12-0 victory over Lagrange. Coupled with the high powered offensive effort was … [Read more...]

Heard County Hall of Fame inducts 10 new members

(Franklin, GA) -- Ten new members were honored by being placed into the Heard County Athletics Hall of Fame Friday prior to the Braves scrimmage game versus Alexander. Friends and family members of each honoree were present as the esteemed members of the second class were officially inducted into the Hall at the HCHS school cafeteria Friday afternoon before … [Read more...]

HCHS Athletic Director honored with Program Dedication

(Franklin, GA) -- Each year, the Heard County Football Program picks out one special person to honor and to dedicate the upcoming football season. It is an annual tradition that has allowed Heard County High School to say thank you for the hard work and support of many well-deserving people. The 2018 dedication took place prior to Friday night's varsity … [Read more...]

Weekly Arrest Reports (08/10/18)

Franklin Police Chief, Kevin Hannah, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in the city of Franklin and their various charges: Fredrick Eugene Dozier, 31, West Point Street, Roanoke, AL 36274, arrested on 08/05/2018, charged with Battery (FVA). Tommy Lee Jones, 37, Hillcrest Road, Bowdon, GA 30108, arrested on 08/07/2018, charged with … [Read more...]

3 Lady Braves blast first homers in opener

(Villa Rica, GA) -- Heard County fans that made the trip to Villa Rica High School Thursday evening were treated to a fun night of softball as the Lady Braves scored an exciting 12-10 win over the Wildcats in the 2018 season opener. The impact of the talented young freshmen players was felt immediately with big offensive performances from third baseman … [Read more...]

Small portion of Franklin Parkway receives unintended repairs

(Franklin, GA) -- A contractor's mistake has given a small portion of Franklin Parkway an unexpected face lift. The Heard County government hired a contractor recently to do some maintenance work including a double chip seal finish on the northern county-owned portion of Franklin Parkway between the city of Franklin and US Hwy 27. The contractors, however, … [Read more...]

2018 MDA ‘Fill the Boot’ Campaign

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County Fire & Emergency Services will proudly be at the red light in Franklin with boots in hand for this year’s annual MDA Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to help save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle disease. This event will be held on Thursday, August 30 through Saturday, September 01, 2018 between the hours … [Read more...]