July 6, 2020

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...]

Franklin Police investigating burglary at local business

(Franklin, GA) -- The Franklin Police Department is investigating a burglary at a local manufacturing facility. According to a report issued by FPD Investigator Lt. Tino Brooks, the burglary occurred at Plasti Paint, Inc. (PPI) which is located at 12991 GA Highway 34 just east of Downtown Franklin. Employees discovered the burglary upon arrival early … [Read more...]

LAND FOR SALE: Heard County (3 Tracts)

LAND FOR SALE - HEARD COUNTY JUST REDUCED! Frolona Road, Franklin, GA 30217 - $171,250.00 67.15 acres of flat and gentle rolling land. The property was reforested 8 years ago w/plantation pines. The property offers many potential uses: Hunting Land, Single Family Farm, Divide and sell to family, developer and build much needed homes. GPS: 5524 Frolona Road, … [Read more...]

USDA grant will bring broadband to Heard County

(Bremen, GA) -- Broadband deployment efforts by SyncGlobal and Carroll Electric Membership Cooperative are coming together with the announcement of USDA/RUS grant money awarded for the region. The official partnership to deploy fiber optic networks and broadband speed internet (up to 1Gbps) in the cooperative’s rural service territory was announced … [Read more...]

PSC works with Georgia Power/Gas Marketers to provide payment plans

(Atlanta, GA) -- In its continuing mission to ensure Georgians receive access to low-priced and uninterrupted utility service, the Georgia Public Service Commission has been working with Georgia Power and natural gas companies to create the easiest methods possible to start repaying utility bills that fell behind during the COVID-19 pandemic. Any customer … [Read more...]

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...]

Heard County Food Pantry open this Friday

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Food Pantry will be open this Friday, July 3 from 8:30 AM until 12:00 PM. Available items will include milk, fresh produce, butter, cheese, some whole chickens, and pulled pork. The address is 900 South River Road, Franklin, GA 30217. … [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...]

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...]

Important Notice: City of Ephesus water customers

(Ephesus, GA) -- The City of Ephesus has re-opened City Hall to the public; however, all State regulations and COVID-19 guidelines will remain in place until further notice. We encourage anyone having business inside the building to wear a mask, as we continue to try and protect the health and well-being of our citizens and staff. As a reminder, Water … [Read more...]