May 28, 2016

Weekly Arrest Reports (05/27/16)

Franklin Police Chief, Kevin Hannah, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in the city of Franklin and their various charges: Jeffery Thomas Faulkner, 60, Franklin Parkway, Franklin, GA 30217, arrested on 05/21/2016, charged with Simple Battery. Melinda Ann Payne, 52, Franklin Parkway, Franklin, GA 30217, arrested on 05/21/2016, charged … [Read more...]

Cuttin Crew Customer Turns 100

(Franklin/Times~Journal) -- As the rain fell on Friday May 20, 2016 it didn’t stop Mrs. Lura Walker Fincher from coming to get her hair done at the Cuttin Crew on the Franklin Parkway. Little did she know that a surprise 100th Birthday Party was planned for her at the shop. Upon entering the salon, the entire Cuttin Crew family sang Happy Birthday. They … [Read more...]

Light spring for Barron’s Braves

Article written by Jordan Hofeditz / The Times-Georgian (Franklin, GA) -- Once again, the Heard County High School football team opted not to hold a traditional spring practice this year in order to play two scrimmages in the fall leading into the 2016 campaign. It is something head coach Tim Barron not only likes to do, it is something he believes is in … [Read more...]

Perfect Attendance at HCMS

(Franklin, GA) -- Pictured above are those Heard County Middle School students that received Perfect Attandance Awards this year after not missing a single day of school. Congrats to the following students for such hard work and effort! 6th Grade Luke Bennett Daniel Burgos-Prado Marisa Cook Amber Elkins Raven Gamble Brooke Milam Mary Moreland Joseph … [Read more...]

Fraudulent filing effects processing of Georgia Tax Returns

(Atlanta, GA) -- Commissioner Lynne Riley this week announced that due to increased fraudulent activity this filing season, 2015 Georgia Income Tax Returns may take longer to process. "The 2016 tax filing and processing period has been complicated for the Department of Revenue for a variety of factors," Riley stated. "Whether it be one of the many data … [Read more...]

Brass wins District 28 seat in State Senate

(Newnan, GA) -- Matt Brass of Newnan, Georgia, has been elected to represent the 28th District in the Georgia State Senate. Georgia’s 28th District encompasses part or all of Coweta, Heard, Carroll, Troup, and Fulton counties. “Maegan and I would like to thank the people of Georgia’s 28th District for entrusting me with this high honor," said Brass. "I am … [Read more...]

Heard County Voters Say Yes to Boone, Jennings, and education SPLOST

(Franklin, GA) -- With all Heard County precincts reporting tonight, voters have made their voices heard on the three major local ballot items placed before them during Tuesday's Primary/Non-Partisan elections. In the biggest race, incumbent Heard County Commission Chairman Lee Boone handily defeated former chairperson June Jackson on the Republican … [Read more...]

District 2 Commissioner recognized for achievement in continuing education

(Atlanta, GA) -- ACCG, Georgia’s county association, recognized several county officials for completing core and specialty certification levels in the ACCG Lifelong Learning Academy, the education and training program offered to Georgia’s county commissioners. Commissioner Keri Denney was one of many county officials honored for earning the designation of … [Read more...]

TCSO presents check to Youth Home

(Lagrange, GA) -- On Monday the Troup County Sheriff’s Office presented a check in the amount of $13,000 dollars to Georgia Sheriffs’ Youth Home Pineland which was the proceeds generated from the 7th annual car show that was on May 7th. This year’s car show once again topped the amount of money raised from the previous year and it also had a record turnout … [Read more...]

Weekly Arrest Reports (05/20/16)

Franklin Police Chief, Kevin Hannah, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in the city of Franklin and their various charges: Darius Jamal Magby, 25, Ware Street West , Lagrange, GA 30241, arrested on 05/14/16, charged with Driving On Suspended License, Driving While Unlicensed, and Cracked Windshield. Dylan Phillip Laster, 18, Hwy 219, … [Read more...]