May 29, 2020

Public Notice from the Heard County Water Authority

HEARD COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY NOTICE (Franklin, GA) -- HCWA’s main office will reopen on June 15, 2020. The Governor’s Executive Order advises people with compromised immune systems and 65 years old or older to shelter at home. A large number of HCWA customers who visit the office are in the affected category. Our lobby is very small and currently has no … [Read more...]

Summer Reading at Ephesus Public Library

(Ephesus, GA) -- It's time for  Summer Reading at Ephesus Public Library! Although our library will not be open to the public for awhile, we will still have Summer Reading bags for you, including a bag of activities for you to pick up at the door each week so you can "Imagine Your Story!" For information on how to pick up your registration bags, we will … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Pavestone Company

(Tyrone, GA) -- Pavestone is National Leading Manufacture of concrete landscape products. We are currently hiring for multiple positions. We have benefits, paid vacation, paid holidays and retirement plans. Overtime is available. We are only seeking candidates that a serious about longevity with our company. If you are interested in applying please come … [Read more...]

Shealynn Sumner named to Dean’s List at UWG

UWG DEAN'S LIST  (Carrollton, GA) -- Shealynn Sumner was recently named to the Dean's List at the University of West Georgia for the spring semester. She will graduate in December of 2020 with a degree in Early Childhood Education and Special Education. The Dean’s List is reserved for students who achieve a minimum GPA of 3.5. Congratulations Shealynn! … [Read more...]

Summer Fest 2020 has been cancelled

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors and Staff has decided to cancel Summer Fest 2020 that was previously scheduled for June 27th. The Board discussed the possibility of a new date, but the uncertainty of when it would be safe to host an event with a large crowd made it impossible to commit to a new date. If you have … [Read more...]

Chairman announces Heard County Government to reopen to public May 26

LET'S TRY THIS AGAIN! (Franklin, GA) -- Effective Tuesday, May 26, 2020 the Heard County Administrative Building will reopen for normal hours of operation. A restrictive access on the number of people per office will be enforced. There will be a monitor at the door screening all persons wishing to enter and to control the amount of total number of … [Read more...]

Centralhatchee student receives DAR Youth Citizenship Medal

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, is pleased to announce their 2019-20 recipient of the DAR Youth Citizenship Award for Centralhatchee Elementary School. Ethan Penados-Johnson was chosen by the school faculty as the student who best exemplifies the qualities of a good citizen.  Those qualities are honor, service, courage, leadership … [Read more...]

Memorial Service for Mr. Dave Lannen

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- A memorial service for Mr. Dave Lannen will take place at 3:00 PM on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Centralhatchee First Baptist Church. Mr. Lannen, age 63, owner and operator of Store to Door Pizza, of Franklin, passed away May 17, 2020. Survivors include his wife, Tracy Lannen of Franklin; one daughter, Autumn Lannen of Baton Rouge, … [Read more...]

Monday’s HCWA Board Meeting location changed

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Water Authority Board meeting scheduled for Monday, May 18 has been moved from the Heard County Administration building to Franklin City Hall due to the County Admin building being closed tomorrow. In accordance with CDC guidance, any citizens in attendance are asked to wear a mask. … [Read more...]

Heard County government delays reopening after family member of employee tests positive for COVID-19

(Franklin, GA) -- Tomorrow's scheduled reopening of Heard County government offices is being delayed after a family member of a county employee has tested positive for COVID-19. Heard County Chairman Lee Boone alerted the Heard Citizen of the delay following the confirmation of the positive test was received earlier today. According to Heard County Fire … [Read more...]