August 21, 2019

Ask-A-Lawyer Day in Lagrange

(Lagrange, GA) – The Columbus Regional Office of the Georgia Legal Services Program, Inc. and the Community Foundation of the Chattahoochee Valley, Inc. are hosting a Free Legal Clinic for Low Income Georgians in civil legal matters only. Attorneys are available to provide assistance with Advance Directives, Child Support, Consumer Disputes, Credit/Debt … [Read more...]

Local police issue SCAM warning involving gift cards

(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 BOC Agenda (07/23/19)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING July 23, 2019 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III. INVITED GUESTS – Ms. Doris J. Turner, Partnership Specialist, Atlanta Regional Census Center – U.S. Census Bureau IV. PUBLIC HEARINGS  1) Special Use Application for a Private Family Cemetery – Ms. Elizabeth … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Heard Transit Accepting Applications

HELP WANTED (Franklin, GA) -- Heard County Transit is accepting applications for a part-time transit driver. Hours are from 16 to 26 hours per week. You will be expected to provide safe, reliable, and efficient transportation services for the residents of Heard County. Applicants must have a valid Georgia driver’s license with a satisfactory MVR; … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Registered Nurses

(Franklin, GA) -- Registered Nurse (RN) positions available. NO nights, NO weekends, and NO holidays. Currently licensed in the State of Georgia w/2 years experience in geriatric, community health, or long-term care. Computer skills are a must. RN will perform in-home assessments for the Elderly and Disabled Waiver Program. Office is in Franklin, … [Read more...]

Motor Vehicle Division reminds drivers that services will be unavailable

(Atlanta, GA) -- The Georgia Motor Vehicle Division is implementing the Georgia Driver Record and Integrated Vehicle Enterprise System (Georgia DRIVES), a new state-of-the-art system upgrade for vehicle registration and titling services during Memorial Day weekend. Statewide, all County Tag Offices will be unable to process vehicle registrations and titling … [Read more...]

ALERT: Paving project begins this week in Downtown Franklin

(Franklin, GA) -- The City of Franklin roadway resurfacing project on the square and Davis Street will begin on Monday, April 22nd, resulting in limited parking and street closure. We ask that you pay close attention to the instructional signage that will be present during this time and be patient as progress is made as soon as possible. Thank you for your … [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 to fill out an application. All applicants must pass a drug test and background check prior to hire. … [Read more...]

Local authorities warn consumers to beware of potential phone scams

(Franklin, GA) -- Authorities in Heard County are reminding residents to be cautious about potential IRS and Social Security scams especially during tax season. There are dozens of new scams each year and in some cases, the scammers can sound very convincing. Investigator Dan Boswell of the Heard County Sheriff's Office says the number of reports of scams … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Sandblasters, Painters, and Helpers

(Newnan, GA) -- Airco Sandblasting, Inc. is now accepting applications for several available positions. We are currently interviewing for Sandblasters, Painters, and Helpers. Pay is based on experience. Positions include day shift, night shift, weekends and some out of town traveling. Experience preferred! Below are the requirements we are looking … [Read more...]