July 8, 2020

Birth Announcement: Newborn baby girl

(Franklin) — Cody and Jessica Newborn of Franklin announce the birth of a 7-pound, 13-oz baby girl. Waylynn Charlotte Newborn was born at Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton on May 8, 2020. She was 20 and 1/2 inches long. … [Read more...]

PPA: James Perry hosting a ‘Meet the Candidate’ event on June 30

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- James Perry, runoff candidate for Heard County District 2 Commissioner is hosting a 'Meet the Candidate' event on Tuesday, June 30 from 5-7 PM at the pavilion in Centralhatchee Park. All Heard County citizens are invited to stop by for a discussion and to share any thoughts or concerns. For more information visit Vote James Perry … [Read more...]

Ephesus Public Library Reopening

Ephesus Public Library Reopening (Ephesus, GA) -- Keeping you safe is of the utmost importance to us, so here are a few things you need to know when coming back into the library! Our hours are Monday - Wednesday, 10:00 to 2:00, and Thursday, from 3:00 to 7:00. For the safety of patrons and staff, masks are not required, but are recommended. If you or your … [Read more...]

An Important Update from the Heard County School System

Brave Nation: We wanted to reach out to the community and give an update regarding the progress we are making toward the planning of the 20-21 school year. First and foremost, we want to acknowledge the pandemic and the uncertainty of the situation, but we also want to make it clear that as of today our intent is to hold face-to-face school beginning … [Read more...]

Heard County Courthouse closing June 30 for maintenance

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Courthouse will be closed on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 for courthouse maintenance. The building will re-open on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 for normal operations if you have any questions, please contact Sheriff Ross Henry at 706-675-3329. … [Read more...]

Public Notice from the Heard County Water Authority

HEARD COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY NOTICE (Franklin, GA) -- HCWA’s main office reopened last week. Our lobby is small, and we will limit access to one customer at a time. As a reminder, payments may be put in the drop-box in an envelope on the door. Credit card payments can be made on-line. New service applications and water user agreements are also available … [Read more...]

A reopening message from State Farm Insurance

A message to our Heard County customers: State Farm Insurance has reopened its doors to the public. Due to high at risk persons in the office we are asking that all clients please follow the guidelines below: -- EVERY client should wear a mask and use the hand sanitizer provided by the front door. This is for your safety as well as ours. -- … [Read more...]

Thank You from Dianne Watson

To the Citizens of Heard County: I want to thank all who voted to re-elect me as your Tax Commissioner for a second term. I will always represent this office with respect and integrity. My staff and I Look forward to serving you and any needs you may have now and in the future. I am Honored to be your Tax Commissioner and I will work hard to serve … [Read more...]

Glenloch Community Outreach (Food Pantry)

GLENLOCH COMMUNITY OUTREACH WHAT: Glenloch Food Pantry WHEN: Open each Tuesday 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM ELIGIBILITY: We serve all of Heard County REQUIREMENTS: First time client we will need a valid drivers license plus 1 more proof of address MISSION STATEMENT: The need for food does not stop in a time of crisis; our Food Pantry should be open so no kids … [Read more...]

Memorial Service for Wendell Langley

Mr. Wendell E. Langley, age 79, of Roopville (Ephesus) GA passed away on May 18, 2020. His memorial service will be held Friday, June 19 at 7:00 PM at Ephesus Community Center. The family will accept guests at the Community Center from 6:00 PM until the service hour. He was born on November 04, 1940 in Carroll County, Georgia, the son of the late “C.L.” … [Read more...]