June 26, 2016


AUCTION -- Estate of Paul and Elsie Milam Saturday, June 25, 2016 Preview:  8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Begins:  9:00 AM 2683 Glenloch Road Franklin, Georgia 30217 Click here to see list of items and photographs … [Read more...]

SummerFEST 2016 – Food, Fun, and Fireworks over the ‘Hooch

(Franklin, GA) -- “The newest go-to venue with more to do than any other venue around is Franklin’s SummerFEST. We have more activities, crafts and vendors than any other event in this area. We’re not just a fireworks show,” said Keri Denney, SummerFEST Committee Chair. Children’s activities include a Water Walker which allows youth to step inside an … [Read more...]

AgSouth Farm Credit Reports Earnings of $39.9 Million Returns $26 Million to Members

Members Served by the Carrollton Branch Receive $581,463 (Statesboro, GA) -- AgSouth Farm Credit CEO Bill Spigener recently announced that the customer-owned cooperative had net earnings of $39.9 million during 2015. He stated that, “The association remained strong in 2015, and we are able to once again announce a healthy return of profits to our … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Beck Facility Services

HELP WANTED Beck Facility Services is currently taking applications for General Cleaners in the Heard County area. Please visit www.becksupport.com to fill out an application. All applicants must pass a drug test and background check prior to hire. … [Read more...]

Fraudulent filing effects processing of Georgia Tax Returns

(Atlanta, GA) -- Commissioner Lynne Riley this week announced that due to increased fraudulent activity this filing season, 2015 Georgia Income Tax Returns may take longer to process. "The 2016 tax filing and processing period has been complicated for the Department of Revenue for a variety of factors," Riley stated. "Whether it be one of the many data … [Read more...]

Heard County School System Surplus Auction

Surplus School Buses/Items for Auction Bid Opening May 27, 2016 *PICK UP ANYTIME BEFORE JUNE 3RD, BY APPOINTMENT ONLY AFTER JUNE 3RD Bus # 00-3 2000-lnternational -3800/ 72 Passenger Blue Bird Body/ International T444E-Engine/ Allison 545 Auto Transmission/ Power Steering/ Air Brakes/ 132,550 Miles/ Running Bus # 01-4 2001-lnternational … [Read more...]

Commission cuts Georgia Power rates

(Atlanta, GA) -- Georgia Power customers will save an average of $4.60 a month beginning June 1, 2016 as the Georgia Public Service Commission (Commission) this week unanimously approved a reduction in the amount Georgia Power collects each month to cover the cost of fuel used to generate electricity. The $4.60 a month savings is for a typical residential … [Read more...]

New regional workforce board appointed

(Franklin/Times~Journal) -- The Three Rivers Workforce Development Board (TRWDB) seated 19 new board members during its normal business meeting on April 28, 2016.  The TRWDB is the oversight board for a job training program designed to serve citizens in Butts, Carroll, Coweta, Heard, Lamar, Meriwether, Pike, Spalding, Troup, and Upson counties. The TRWDB … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS: $20K Reward for Stolen Equipment

$20,000.00 REWARD (Franklin, GA) -- A $20,000.00 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the person or persons responsible for a recent theft of two vehicles from Heard County Concrete. According to a press release issued this morning by Lieutenant Melinda Davis of the Heard County Sheriff's Office, the vehicles … [Read more...]

HHS Students participate in mock interviews

(Franklin, GA) -- On Wednesday, April 13th, students participated in mock interviews at Heard County High School. This was the second phase of our Career Planning Event for seniors. Also, Youth Ventures students and Work-based Learning students were invited to participate. Over 60 students participated in the mock interviews with community and business … [Read more...]