August 5, 2020

Fall Sports Update for Heard County Parks and Recreation

(Franklin, GA) -- Fall Sports Registration at the Heard County Parks and Recreation Department will continue through this Friday, August 7. See updates on each individual fall sport below. For up to date information on all Recreation Department activities "like" and visit Heard County Parks and Recreation on Facebook. FALL FOOTBALL Registration … [Read more...]

PPA: Vote James Perry Heard County Commissioner District 2

Fellow citizens of Heard County District 2: Heard County District 2 it is time to vote for your next district commissioner. We face some tough times ahead and very difficult decisions will need to be made. Just like many of you, current conditions have impacted the revenue income for our county in a negative way. I expect the next quarter will be just as … [Read more...]

Malone Workforce Solutions Executive VP talks local job market

(Lagrange, GA) -- We have noticed an increasing number of jobs coming available in the Troup County market and wanted to learn more about the current condition of employment in our community. We recently sat down with Jamey Jackson, Executive Vice President of Malone Workforce Solutions, to ask the questions many job-seekers may be wondering as they’re … [Read more...]

LAND FOR SALE: Heard County (3 Tracts)

LAND FOR SALE - HEARD COUNTY JUST REDUCED! Frolona Road, Franklin, GA 30217 - $171,250.00 67.15 acres of flat and gentle rolling land. The property was reforested 8 years ago w/plantation pines. The property offers many potential uses: Hunting Land, Single Family Farm, Divide and sell to family, developer and build much needed homes. GPS: 5524 Frolona Road, … [Read more...]

Dementia Friendly Heard County seeks local caregivers

(Franklin, GA) -- Are you taking care of a loved one with dementia or do you know someone who is? If so, there are people that want to help you. A local support group is looking to connect with both dementia patients and their respective caregivers here in Heard County. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, leaders from churches, local law enforcement agencies, … [Read more...]

2020 Hehian Yearbook dedicated to Wylene Spearman

(Franklin, GA) -- The 2020 Heard County High School 'Hehian' Yearbook was dedicated to Ms. Wylene Spearman. The presentation was made at this week's Heard County Board of Education meeting at Heard High. She was honored for her service to Heard County students by helping them to be their best and prepared for their next steps in life. Ms. Spearman was … [Read more...]

JOBS: Currently Recruiting for JAC Products

(Franklin, GA) -- Surge Staffing in Carrollton and Elwood Staffing in Newnan are now recruiting for JAC Products in Franklin, GA. Temp to Hire, Weekly Pay, and Benefits Available. See above flyer for more information and APPLY TODAY! … [Read more...]

The Heard County Food Pantry (Open every Friday)

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Food Pantry is open every Friday from 8:30 AM until 12:00 PM. Available items rotate sometimes and will include items such as milk, fresh produce, butter, cheese, chicken, and pulled pork. The address is 900 South River Road, Franklin, GA 30217. (NOTE: Turn right on the gravel drive just before the Franklin Housing … [Read more...]

BettyJean Covington receives DAR Good Citizen Award and Scholarship

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, is pleased to announce that BettyJean Covington has received the DAR Good Citizen Award and Scholarship for the Senior Class of 2020. The DAR Good Citizen Program has been in existence since 1934 and recognizes outstanding young people that exhibit the qualities of good citizenship in their homes, schools … [Read more...]

Free breakfast program for Heard County students

(Franklin, GA) -- For the third year in a row Heard County School System students will receive free breakfast. The Heard County School Nutrition Department has worked hard to procure this for students. All students are encouraged to participate in the program. Save yourself some time in the mornings, save yourself some money on your grocery bill, and … [Read more...]