October 21, 2019

Heard County BOC Agenda (10/22/19)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING October 22, 2019 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III. INVITED GUESTS – Jennifer Corcione, Executive Director, Community Action for Improvement, Inc. (CAFI) IV.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Sept. 24, 2019 V.  AMEND AGENDA VI.  OLD BUSINESS a.  Discuss County Ordinances … [Read more...]

Local art students shine bright at Hummingbird Festival

(Hogansville, GA) -- Several Heard County students were recognized for their impressive artwork over the weekend at the annual Hogansville Hummingbird Festival. Bringing home the 'Best in Show' award was Heard County High School senior Madison May. Claiming first place in the high school division was another HCHS senior Rayann Langley. This was the second … [Read more...]

Weekly Arrest Reports (10/18/19)

Franklin Police Chief, Kevin Hannah, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in the city of Franklin and their various charges: Brandon Letrez Daniel 27, Hwy 27 Franklin, Ga. 30217 arrested on 10/16/2019 charged with Failure to appear in court.  Spencer Edward King 26, Sandy Flat Rd. Bowdon, Ga. 30108 arrested on 10/16/2019 charged with … [Read more...]

Braves blast Red Jackets 49-14

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Braves remain perfect (3-0) in Region 5-AA competition following a 49-14 homecoming game win over Jordan at Staples Stadium Friday night. A large crowd was on hand to see the Braves (3-4, 3-0) dismantle the visiting Red Jackets behind strong performances on both sides of the ball. The home squad led 37-0 at the half … [Read more...]

2019 Heard County Homecoming Highlights

(Franklin, GA) -- A festive atmosphere took center stage in Franklin this week as the Brave Nation and Heard County High School hosted its annual Homecoming Week. The celebration included the crowning of the 2019 Homecoming Queen during the halftime of Friday night’s 49-14 region football win over visiting Jordan. The capacity home crowd cheered loudly as … [Read more...]

Braves take down Temple, will host championship game Thursday at Staples

(Franklin, GA) -- Current Florida Gator Emory Jones was the eighth grade quarterback of the Heard County Middle Braves football team the last time they won a league championship in 2013. This year's squad will have a chance to equal that feat next week when they host Villa Rica in the 2019 West Georgia Small School Championship game at Staples Stadium. The … [Read more...]

Municipal General Election Notice

(Heard County, GA) -- Important information regarding the Municipal General Election to be held November 5, 2019: This is the Municipal General Election for the Town of Centralhatchee and the City of Ephesus. Only those registered voters whose address of record is within the city limits of the respective cities are eligible for this election. The … [Read more...]

Local Law Enforcement offers Halloween Safety Reminders

(Franklin) -- It’s that time of the year for all of our little ghosts and goblins to come out and play. “Next to Christmas, Halloween is one our children’s favorite times of the year. Kids love it! They get the chance to dress up and get FREE CANDY!  Chief Hannah and I have discussed different safety issues that we feel are important and we wish to share … [Read more...]

Lady Braves punch ticket No. 7 to Columbus

(Franklin, GA) -- For a remarkable seventh time in eight years, the Lady Braves are once again bound for Columbus in hopes of bringing home the school's second GHSA Class State Softball Championships. The No. 2 state ranked Lady Braves made short work of the visiting Bleckley County Royals at Heard High Wednesday sweeping the visitors in a doubleheader that … [Read more...]

2019 Heard County High School Homecoming Court

(Franklin, GA) -- Pictured above is the full 2019 Heard High School Homecoming Court. All will be featured in Thursday's annual Homecoming Parade through Downtown Franklin beginning at 4:30 PM. The Homecoming King will be announced during a Friday afternoon Pep Rally at the school and the Homecoming Queen will be crowned during halftime of Friday's home … [Read more...]