October 28, 2016

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...]

City of Franklin to hold annual Christmas Parade

(Franklin, GA) -- The City of Franklin is pleased to announce their annual Christmas Parade will be held on Friday, December 2, 2016 at 6:00 PM. The parade is open to churches, groups, and businesses to participate. Our theme this year is “The Night Before Christmas.” The parade will start in the parking lot of Heard County High School and continue through … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Substitute Bus Drivers

HELP WANTED (Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County School System is looking to hire substitute school bus drivers for field trips, athletic events and regular daily routes. All training will be provided and applicants will be paid for training time. Annual physicals, MVR's, drug testing, and safety meetings will be required. Please contact Heard County Board … [Read more...]

New restaurant at Butler’s Mill

Courtesy of Vanessa Sorrell Burnside/The Randolph Leader (Graham, AL) -- One of the oldest structures in Randolph County has once again been given new life as restauranteurs Chris and Tabitha E. Phillips reopened Butler's Mill in Graham. Tabitha says it was a passion for history and a desire to carry that history into the future that led them to purchase … [Read more...]

Commission Urges Consumers to Prepare for the Winter Heating Season

(Atlanta, GA) -- The Georgia Public Service Commission advises consumers to start preparing now for the upcoming winter heating season. Consumers need to ensure their homes and heating systems are ready for the cold weather as well as making sure they are getting the best value for their natural gas dollar. “If you wait until the last minute you could be … [Read more...]

Heard Chamber announces new President

(Press release courtesy of The Heard Chamber Board of Directors) (Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the hire of Renai Brock as Kathy Knowles' successor as President of the Chamber. Renai brings to the position over 15 years of experience as a Chamber President, Event Coordinator, and Tourism Director in Union … [Read more...]

GDOL recruiting Mando America

(Lagrange, GA) -- The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will assist Mando America as the company recruits to fill a number of jobs at its manufacturing facility in Hogansville. The automotive supplier manufactures steering, brakes and suspension systems.  The recruitment will be held Thursday, Sept. 22, from 1-4 p.m. in the Callaway Center at West … [Read more...]

Proposed Property Tax Increase in the City of Franklin

(Franklin/ Times~Journal) -- The City of Franklin Mayor and Council today announces its intention to increase the 2016 property taxes it will levy this year by 6.44 percentage over the rollback millage rate. Each year the board of tax assessors is required to review the assessed value for property tax purposes of taxable property in the city.  New and/or … [Read more...]

Deal: Sentury Tire to create more than 1,000 jobs in Troup County

(Lagrange, GA) -- Gov. Nathan Deal announced this week that Sentury Tire, the fifth-largest and fastest-growing tire manufacturer in China, will create more than 1,000 jobs and invest $530 million in a car and light truck tire manufacturing operation in Troup County. The new facility in LaGrange will support Sentury Tire’s existing customer base in North … [Read more...]

Law Enforcement luncheon at PruittHealth

(Franklin/Times~Journal) -- PruittHealth of Franklin reached out on August 17 to show law enforcement their love, care and support. In appreciation for all law enforcement does for the community, PruittHealth of Franklin held a luncheon in their honor at their facility located at 360 South River Road in Franklin. It was a positive atmosphere as they served … [Read more...]