August 22, 2017

Local woman charged with Elder Exploitation/Neglect

(Franklin, GA) -- A local woman is in the Heard County jail today after being arrested recently on several financially related charges involving her grandmother and a local business. 39-year-old Dayna Nicole East was arrested on August 17, 2017 and charged with Exploitation of an Elder Person, Neglect to an Elder Person, Theft by Taking, Criminal … [Read more...]

Manhunt suspect found in Heard County

(Franklin, GA) -- A man suspected of leading authorities on an overnight manhunt in Coweta County earlier this month is now in jail. Frank James Dailey, 39, is facing charges of narcotics possession, speeding, driving on a suspended license, and violation of parole after he fled from authorities during a traffic stop on Aug. 1. Authorities from the U.S. … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (08/22/17)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING August 22, 2017 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES -- July 25,2017 IV.   AMEND AGENDA   V.  NEW BUSINESS     a.  Discuss Appointment to Region 6 Regional Advisory Council (Georgia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental … [Read more...]

Heard County Athletics inducts 17 into first Hall of Fame

(Franklin, GA) -- A star-studded lineup of athletes, coaches, and members of the community were inducted into Heard County High School's inaugural athletic Hall of Fame class last Friday prior to the season opening football win over South Atlanta. Over 200 friends and family members were present as the 17 esteemed members of the first class were … [Read more...]

Weekly Arrest Reports (08/19/17)

Franklin Police Chief, Kevin Hannah, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in the city of Franklin and their various charges: David Lloyd Crawford Sr., 25, North Greenwood Street, Lagrange, GA 30241, arrested on 08/12/17, charged with Violation of Probation. Dayna Nicole East, 39, Flax Court, Hogansville, GA 30230, arrested on 08/17/17, … [Read more...]

Braves pound Hornets 42-16

(Franklin, GA) -- The Braves opened the regular season in impression fashion at home Friday night, dominating the visiting South Atlanta Hornets by a final score of 42-16 in the inaugural Hall of Fame game. The induction of seventeen Brave legends into the new Hall of Fame along with a festive pregame atmosphere set the stage for a fun night of football at … [Read more...]

Solar Eclipse Information for Heard County Schools

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County will release students at normal times of 2:57 PM (Heard High School), 3:10 PM (Heard County Middle School), 3:30-3:40 (Elementary Schools) "Most systems around us are releasing 'later' on Monday, but their later release puts them right around our normal release time for our elementary students," said superintendent Rodney … [Read more...]

Lady Braves bounce back at Lagrange

(Lagrange, GA) -- The Lady Braves softball team bounced back from a 7-0 home loss to Newnan with an exciting 8-6 extra inning win at Lagrange Thursday. The hard-fought win over the Grangers moves the team's record to 2-2 on the young season. Sydney Gay and Katelyn Jiles pitched Thursday for the Lady Braves who took an early 4-0 lead before the Grangers … [Read more...]

141st Annual Flat Rock Camp Meeting

(Franklin, GA) -- The Flat Rock Camp Meeting, the longest running event in Heard County history, is once again planned to take place this year from August 16-20. This will be the 141st edition of the camp meeting taking place at the Flat Rock Campgrounds about four miles west of Franklin. The campground was originally built in 1876 and meetings have been … [Read more...]

Lady Braves split at Rival Rumble

(Bremen, GA) -- The Lady Braves varsity softball team opened the regular season with a close 4-3 walk-off loss to Bremen Saturday afternoon before bouncing right back to knock off Bowdon 10-3 at the second annual Rival Rumble. The Rival Rumble came about in 2016 after the three rival teams were moved into separate regions and classifications. The Lady … [Read more...]