April 25, 2018

HHS students participate in mock interviews, job fair

(Franklin, GA) -- On Tuesday, April 10th, Heard County High School students were put to the test as they participated in mock interviews. Juniors, seniors and Work-based Learning students were invited to participate in this valuable experience. Approximately 60 students participated in the mock interviews with community and business leaders. The … [Read more...]

Position Open at Heard County Water Authority

POSITION OPEN AT THE Heard County Water Authority The Heard County Water Authority is currently taking applications for an entry level office job “Operations Specialist.” Minimum qualification is applicant must have a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate. Preferred qualification is an Associate Degree in Accounting, Business, or other related field … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Heard County Animal Control

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Animal Control Center is accepting applications for two Animal Care Attendant positions; 1 full-time and 1 part-time. Each position requires occasional heavy lifting; positive and courteous attitude and must be able to work well with animals, co-workers, and the general public. Applicants must have a valid Georgia … [Read more...]

Franklin Primary Healthcare Clinic

(Franklin, GA) -- Franklin Primary Healthcare Clinic, located at 1236 Franklin Parkway is open Monday thru Friday 8:00 AM -4:00 PM by appointments and walk-ins are welcome. The clinic is staffed by Family Nurse Practitioners Ann Hastings and Cherry Toney. Services include, but are not limited to: Women's Health • DOT Physicals • Sick Visits • Sports … [Read more...]

Georgia PSC approves additional refunds for Georgia Power Customers

(Atlanta, GA) -- The Georgia Public Service Commission today unanimously approved $330 million in refunds to Georgia Power Company customers over the next three years as a result of the lower corporate tax rate under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) which President Trump signed into law on December 22, 2017. The refunds will total approximately $70 over the … [Read more...]

Heard County Farmers Wanted!

(Franklin, GA) -- UGA Extension Heard County is excited to share our plans to develop the third Farm and Food Resource Guide. More and more consumers are looking to find and purchase locally grown food and products. A farm guide is one tool that farmers can use to help market their farm business. We are now looking for Carroll, Haralson, and Heard County … [Read more...]

Police warning people to be wary of counterfeit money

(Franklin, GA) -- The Franklin Police Department is warning local consumers and merchants to examine all cash transactions carefully after several counterfeit bills have emerged in the area over the last few weeks. Fake $100 and $20 bills have been confiscated recently and authorities suspect there are probably more fakes out there. FPD investigator Lt. … [Read more...]

Heard Chamber honors STAR Student and Teacher

(Franklin/Times-Journal) -- The Heard County Chamber of Commerce hosted the Spring Education Luncheon on March 13 at the Franklin Community Center. The Spring Luncheon was held to honor Heard County High School Senior, Sarah Grace Rogers as the 2018 Heard County STAR Student. Sarah Grace is the daughter of Greg and Vicki Rogers from Ephesus. Upon … [Read more...]

Atlanta Gastroenterology Newnan Office Relocation

(Newnan, GA) -- Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates’ Newnan office has moved to a new, free-standing building located at 1200 Lower Fayetteville Road, Suite B. At this location, Dr. Mubashar Munir, Dr. William Norris, and Dr. Bharat Puchakayala provide evaluation and treatment for digestive and liver diseases. Appointments can be made by … [Read more...]

HHS hosts FBLA Region Leadership Conference

(Franklin, GA) -- On Tuesday, January 30, Heard County High School was the host site for the FBLA Region 7 Leadership Conference. Region 7 is made up of eight counties including Heard, Carroll, Coweta, Douglas, Haralson, Paulding, Cobb and Polk. Approximately 35 schools were represented at the conference with over 450 in attendance. The Heard County FBLA … [Read more...]