January 21, 2020

Heard High School Honor Roll (1st Semester)

Heard County Comprehensive High School Honor Rolls (1st Semester) Distinguished Honor Roll (90 or above) Danielle Simone Acosta, Madison Leigh Adams, Calista Maelyn Addison, Tyler Will Alford, Megan Nicole Allen, Dezirae Courtlyn Anderson, Jasmin Rayne Aquino, John Paul Awbrey, Gracie Layne Bailey, Taylor Leigh Bailey, Kassidy Hope Baldwin, Ida Kaci … [Read more...]

Nearby Amazon warehouse to create new job opportunities for Heard County residents

(Newnan, GA) -- Amazon is opening a massive warehouse in Newnan that will create 500 new jobs. The e-commerce giant said Saturday that the 1-million-square-foot facility will be built at the Cubes of Bridgeport site. The industrial mega site is located only about 25 miles and less than a 30-minute drive from Downtown Franklin near the Coweta County Airport … [Read more...]

American Legion Post 148 December Activities

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County American Legion Post 148 received an award and participated in several activities during the month of December. Firstly, the post received an "Excellence Award." Adjutant Durell Langley received the award from 5th District Jr. Vice Commander Wade Lnenicka. Post 148 members also participated in all three community … [Read more...]

New Election Equipment Demonstrations

(Franklin, GA) -- You may have heard that the State of Georgia has purchased new voting equipment for use in elections. The Heard County Elections Office has received their allotment of this new equipment and is ready to have public demonstrations. There is a set up of the new equipment in the Elections and Registration Office located in the … [Read more...]

AARP Tax-Aide Offers FREE Tax Help

(Franklin, GA) -- The Coweta County Public Library System and volunteers from the AARP foundation have partnered once again to prepare federal and state tax returns for FREE. Tax preparation and free electronic filing is scheduled for every Wednesday, February 5th through April 15th from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM at the A. Mitchell Powell, Jr. Public Library, … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Firefighter/EMT/Paramedic Jobs in Heard County

DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES? Heard County Fire & Emergency Services is taking applications for Firefighter / EMT and Firefighter / Paramedics Till January 31, 2020 NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Must meet the following requirements: Minimum 18 years of age. Valid drivers license with good driving record. High school diploma or GED. Good moral … [Read more...]

Heard FFA students place at Leadership Development Event

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County High School FFA Members Gracelyn McIsaac and Bailey Hefner each competed and placed in Career and Leadership Development Events recently in Carroll County. Gracelyn (above left) placed first in FFA Creed Speaking, which is a public speaking event while Bailey (above right) placed second in Wildlife Identification. The two … [Read more...]

Newnan Street paving project Thursday

(Franklin, GA) -- According to Franklin Police Chief Kevin Hannah, the City of Franklin has been notified by RP Paving Solutions, LLC that based on the current weather forecast, they plan to begin paving Newnan Street in Franklin on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 7:00 AM. This project is expected to be completed the same day but will result in some delays to … [Read more...]

Great Gatsby Casino Night at EPL

(Ephesus, GA) -- Ephesus Book Club is hosting an adults only Great Gatsby Casino Night Fundraiser! All proceeds will benefit Ephesus Public Library. The event will be held at Ephesus Library on Saturday, February 8, from 6:00 - 9:00 PM. Stay and play as long as you like! This is a drop in event, and feel free to wear your best 1920's attire! No gambling … [Read more...]

Revival at Ridgeway Baptist Church

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