February 21, 2018

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...]

Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner

(Franklin/Times-Journal) -- On Friday, January 26 Heard County Chamber held their 52nd Annual Membership Dinner at 6:30 pm in the Heard County Middle School Gym on Old Field Road in Franklin. The theme of the annual dinner was “Growing for Tomorrow.” Each table had a pine cone as a centerpiece to go with the theme. “As a small community we are looking for … [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...]

FREE Tax Seminar at the Franklin Community Center

(Franklin, GA) -- The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act which President Trump signed into law on December 22, 2017 is the most significant change to the Internal Revenue Code since 1986. This law reduces tax rates for individuals and corporations, doubles the standard deduction, eliminates personal exemption, and repeals many deductions in an effort to simplify tax … [Read more...]

YTH Dentist To Lead Georgia Oral Health Council

(Palmetto, GA) -- YourTown Health is both proud and a bit sad to announce that Adam Barefoot, DMD, MPH, is leaving us after six years to become the Oral Health Director for the state of Georgia. In his capacity as a dentist at YTH, Dr. Barefoot helped hundreds of people in our community to realize healthier smiles. He also assisted in the development of … [Read more...]

UPDATE: State releases further details in Yates Insurance fraud case

(Atlanta, GA) -- The State of Georgia released further details and information Tuesday morning in regards to last week's arrest of local insurance agent Michael "Brad" Yates. The former Mayor of Franklin was arrested on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, and transported to the Heard County jail where he is charged with 32 counts of felony Insurance Fraud, and one … [Read more...]

Filling Station Museum open for Winterfest

(Franklin) -- The 1932 Gulf Filling Station Museum will be open from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, December 8th during the Winterfest celebration in Franklin. In addition to station t-shirts, Chattahoochee River Books, Oracle of the Ages (Mayhayley Lancaster) books, and if you donate $1 you can have Heard County Deed Book 1 (1894-1898) and Book 2 (1894 through … [Read more...]

Make your ‘Toys For Tots’ donations at State Farm

(Franklin) -- The Terry Harper State Farm Insurance office in Franklin is still accepting your 'Toys For Tots' donations at their office for the holidays. Harper Realty and State Farm Insurance is located at 270 E. Court Sq. in downtown Franklin across from the Piggly Wiggly. For more information call (706) 675-3093. The deadline for drop off is Friday, … [Read more...]

Online Security — 7 Steps for Safety

(Atlanta, GA) -- A Security Summit consisting of the Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), other state tax agencies and the tax community, is marking "National Tax Security Awareness Week", Nov. 27-Dec.1, with a series of reminders to taxpayers and tax professionals. Part one of a five-part series highlights online … [Read more...]