February 22, 2019

HELP WANTED: Fire and Emergency Jobs in Heard County

DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES? Heard County Fire & Emergency Services Will be conducting a physical agility and written test on Saturday February 23, 2019 Testing starts at 8 am You must pass the agility test to take The written exam NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Must meet the following requirements: Minimum 18 years of age. Valid drivers license … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Immediate Openings in Heard County

HELP WANTED Beck Facility Services is currently taking applications. Immediate openings 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...]

Heard Chamber Of Commerce announces new President

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is pleased to announce the addition of Melinda Brown as the new Chamber President. Melinda is a Heard County resident and has been involved for several years in various local activities and organizations. She will bring to the Chamber skills and experiences that focus on excellent … [Read more...]

Win FREE Roses from Nancy’s Flower Shop!

(Franklin, GA) -- Want to win some free roses?!? 🌹🌹 🥰🥰❤️❤️ Contest Rules: Flowers are for local delivery only (Heard County, GA) Visit Nancy's Flower Shop on Facebook for more information on the simple contest! (All you must do is share a post AND tag 3 friends in the comments) Winner will be randomly chosen on February 13th to receive a FREE dozen … [Read more...]

County receives large tax payment

(Tucker, GA) -- Officials from Carroll EMC, Coweta-Fayette EMC, Diverse Power, and Oglethorpe Power Corp. recently presented a check for $801,188.93 to Heard County’s Tax Commissioner Office, bringing Oglethorpe’s total 2018 ad valorem tax payment in Heard County to $2,402,088.60. The payment is for Oglethorpe Power’s 30 percent ownership in the Hal B. … [Read more...]

FPD warns citizens about new scams

(Franklin, GA) -- The Franklin Police Department is warning citizens of a scam involving Google Play and other gift cards. “This scam commonly takes place when criminals call on the telephone informing victims of a refund, late payment, overdue taxes, and even posing as local or federal law enforcement officers and threatening legal action," says Chief … [Read more...]

Heard County Chamber of Commerce 53rd Annual Membership Dinner

(Franklin/Times-Journal) -- On Friday, January 18, Heard County Chamber held their 53rd Annual Membership Dinner at 6:30 pm in the Heard County Middle School Gym on Old Field Road in Franklin. Approximately 150 members attended the event. The theme of the annual dinner was “Celebrating Achievement.” Each table had a Heard County sports-related centerpiece … [Read more...]

Heard Development Authority Broadband Survey

(Franklin, GA) -- The Development Authority of Heard County is conducting a community needs assessment as a part of a broadband initiative to expand or enhance internet and/or cellular service in Heard County. The authority is asking for information from residents on their current service in order to determine which areas have no service or need service … [Read more...]

Georgia D.O.R. to begin processing Individual Income Tax Returns

(Atlanta, GA) -- The Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) will begin processing individual income tax returns on February 1, 2019. In addition to upgrading the state-of-the-art fraud management system, changing the opening of the processing period to February 1, helped lead to a reduction in attempted tax fraud, which decreased from $212 million in 2017 to … [Read more...]

Georgia DOR encourages taxpayers to elect to receive 1099-G electronically

(Atlanta, GA) -- With the tax filing season fast approaching, The Georgia Department of Revenue would like to encourage taxpayers who received a refund last year to create an account with the Georgia Tax Center (GTC) and elect to receive their Form 1099-G electronically. "Receiving the Form 1099-G electronically through GTC is a safe and secure way for … [Read more...]