April 19, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE: Park closed for Special Olympics

PUBLIC NOTICE (Centralhatchee) -- The Centralhatchee City Park will be closed Friday, April 20, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. for a Special Olympics event.  The park will reopen to the public at 1:30 p.m. for regular activities. … [Read more...]

Voter Registration Deadline Approaching

(Franklin, GA) -- The deadline to register to vote in the General Primary and Non-Partisan Election is Tuesday April 24, 2018. This is also the last day to change your name or address. If you have moved since you last voted, the Elections Office may not have an accurate address for you. This could cause problems on Election Day. It is easy to check your … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Heard County Animal Control

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Animal Control Center is accepting applications for two Animal Care Attendant positions; 1 full-time and 1 part-time. Each position requires occasional heavy lifting; positive and courteous attitude and must be able to work well with animals, co-workers, and the general public. Applicants must have a valid Georgia … [Read more...]

Franklin Primary Healthcare Clinic

(Franklin, GA) -- Franklin Primary Healthcare Clinic, located at 1236 Franklin Parkway is open Monday thru Friday 8:00 AM -4:00 PM by appointments and walk-ins are welcome. The clinic is staffed by Family Nurse Practitioners Ann Hastings and Cherry Toney. Services include, but are not limited to: Women's Health • DOT Physicals • Sick Visits • Sports … [Read more...]

10th Annual Cattleman’s Association Rodeo (April 20-21)

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Cattlemen’s Association is hosting their 10th annual Rodeo on April 20 & 21, 2018. Gates open at 6:00 PM.  The PCA sanctioned Rodeo will begin at 8:00 PM Friday and Saturday night. The rodeo will feature cowboys and cowgirls competing in eight events each night. Enjoy great food, rides, and family … [Read more...]

David R. Walls for District 5 Commissioner

It is my respect and concern for Heard County that moved me to run for District 5 Commissioner. I believe this is a great place to live and I want to do my part to help make improvements. My wife of over 40 years, Lynn and myself have resided at the same address in Heard County since 1979. After raising two children and now being blessed with grandchildren, … [Read more...]

Benefit For Tricia Johnson

(Franklin, GA) -- Tricia Johnson is a 26 year old wife of Bryan Johnson, a lineman for Pike Electric. She is also the mother of three beautiful girls, ages eight, five and one. Tricia was recently diagnosed with Chondrosarcoma, a type of bone cancer, that was found in her skull. In early February, she had surgery to try and remove the tumor. Even though … [Read more...]

Confederate Memorial Day Ceremony cancelled

(Franklin, GA) -- The Confederate Memorial Day Ceremony planned for Saturday, April 21, 2018, on the square in downtown Franklin, has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. … [Read more...]

Heard Historical Society Farmhouse Museum Tour

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Historical Society will be heading to This Old Farmhouse GA on Thursday, April 19 at 5:30, to tour a farmhouse museum located on Hwy. 27 North in Heard County. We will explore early homesteading practices done in Heard County during  1920-1930. The museum grounds and buildings will be the focus with emphasis on farming … [Read more...]

Franklin City Council Meeting Postponed

(Franklin, GA) -- The Franklin City Council meeting scheduled for this Thursday has been postponed until Tuesday, April 10 due to the Spring Break holidays. … [Read more...]