October 28, 2020

JOB OPENINGS: Production Workers

(West Point, GA) -- Malone Workforce Solutions is now hiring Production Workers for temp-to-hire positions with KIA in West Point, GA! Come join the team that builds the award-winning KIA Sorento and all new KIA TELLURIDE; proudly named by J.D. Power as the Highest Ranked Midsize SUV in Initial Quality, 2 out of 3 years in a row; named Best 3-Row SUV for … [Read more...]

Position Open at Heard County Water Authority

The Heard County Water Authority The Heard County Water Authority is currently taking applications for a Distribution Crew Member. Applicant must have a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate. Salary is based upon experience. Applications may be picked up at the Water Authority office at 11520 Highway 34 West, Franklin, GA, or printed off the … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Drivers, Quality Inspectors

(West Georgia) -- Stellar Staffing, LLC currently has positions available in the West Georgia area. Quality Inspectors ($13 hourly) needed in Carrollton, GA. Drivers ($12.75 hourly) needed in West Point, GA. Submit your application at stellarstaffingllc.com and then call 706-298-0257 for further information. … [Read more...]

Heard County Halloween: HCPR hosting special drive-thru ‘Trunk or Treat’ this year

(Franklin, GA) -- The Parks and Recreation Department on Thompson Road is hosting a new drive-thru style 'Trunk or Treat' this year in an effort to adhere to COVID-19 safety guidelines and keep the Heard County community event family-friendly. The Trunk or Treat will be held Saturday, Oct. 31 at 2020 Thompson Road from 6:30 - 8:00PM. Several county and … [Read more...]

Heard County Food Pantry reopening this Friday

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Food Pantry will reopen to the public this Friday, October 23 from 8:30 AM until 12:00 PM at its new location! Pick-up will be drive-thru style at the back of 1191 Franklin Parkway (Health Department Building). Please be sure to bring ID.   … [Read more...]

Local Veterans invited to upcoming special ceremony at Centralhatchee Park

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- The Town of Centralhatchee cordially invites all Veterans to a special ceremony in their honor on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 10:00 AM at the Veteran’s Memorial in Centralhatchee City Park, 139 Nutt Road, Franklin, Georgia. … [Read more...]

Heard County School System announces launch of ‘Baby Braves Academy’ in 2021

(Franklin, GA) -- In any community where poverty exists in a sizable portion of the population, an equally large percentage of students will begin school missing critical academic and social skills. To counteract this reality and to make sure ALL Heard County students have an opportunity to succeed, the Heard County School System along with the Heard County … [Read more...]

DPH urges all Georgians to get a Flu Shot

(Atlanta, GA) -- The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has a message for Georgians: Everyone needs a flu shot. Yes, you! That’s the focus of a new campaign urging all Georgians over the age of six months to get a flu shot this year. “Now more than ever, influenza vaccination is critical not only to protect people from getting sick, but to reduce … [Read more...]

FREE COVID-19 testing at Heard County Health Dept.

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Health Department is offering FREE drive-thru COVID-19 test each Monday between 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM. Pre-Registration is strongly recommended. Visit covid19.dph.ga.gov for more information and to make an appointment. … [Read more...]

Early Voting for the Nov. 3 General Election

(Franklin, GA) -- Early Voting (AKA Advance Voting) is held prior to all elections. It is a way to exercise the right to vote when it is most convenient for the voter. It also allows voters to avoid longer lines that typically develop on Election Day. For Primaries, Special Elections, and the General Election, Early Voting begins on the fourth Monday before … [Read more...]