January 20, 2017

HELP WANTED: Distribution Crew Member at HCWA

POSITION OPEN: Heard County Water Authority (Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Water Authority is currently taking applications for a Distribution Crew Member. Applicant must have a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate. Salary is based upon experience. Applications may be picked up at the Water Authority office at 11520 Highway 34 West, Franklin, GA. … [Read more...]


(Centralhatchee, GA) -- Central Pawn & Gun is currently hosting an 'End Of The Year' Clearance Sale featuring many items at 10-50% off! Customers may also enter a free drawing to win a Brand New Ruger America 30-06 valued at $429.00 from now until January 7, 2017. See the ad below for more details. Central Pawn & Gun is located at 229 … [Read more...]

Radon: The Present Nobody Wants for the Holidays

December is a time of the year everyone can celebrate. Families come together to spend time huddled up watching holiday movies while drinking hot chocolate, neighbors greet each other with happiness even as Jack Frost is nipping at their noses. But there is something far worse than the chilling cold that could be sitting in your house at this very moment. … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Maintenance Technician

NOW HIRING (Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County School System is currently accepting applications for a maintenance technician. Applicants should have the experience, in-depth knowledge, and exceptional skills necessary to complete quality HVAC and electrical, plumbing and carpentry work. Must have experience in commercial and/or residential HVAC and be … [Read more...]

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...]

Taxpayers to expect process changes during 2017 income tax filing season

(Atlanta, GA) -- Due to the continued threat of tax fraud, the Department of Revenue (DOR) is taking action to protect taxpayer's sensitive identity information and precious tax dollars in the State of Georgia. In addition to implementing a state-of-the-art fraud management system, which has blocked over $70 million in fraudulently filed refund requests … [Read more...]

2016 West Point Lake Monitoring Results Within Acceptable Standards

(Troup County, GA) -- The quality of water in West Point Lake in 2016 met state standards according to the results of Chattahoochee Riverkeeper's (CRK) annual water monitoring program. Between April and October of this year, CRK devoted one full day out of every month to collect water samples from the lake at three separate locations — one of which is … [Read more...]

Make your ‘Toys For Tots’ donations in Franklin (Deadline-Dec. 9)

(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...]

Heard FBLA attends Fall Leadership Conference

(Athens, GA) -- On November 16-17, the Heard High Chapter of FBLA attended the Georgia Fall Leadership Conference in Athens. The Fall Leadership Conference provided leadership training for members and officers. Each student attending the conference was assigned to a two-day leadership track that focused on development of personal and leadership skills … [Read more...]

Development Authority leases land for solar system

(Franklin, GA) -- The Development Authority of Heard County has signed a 25 year lease with two five year options with Inman Solar, a solar energy developer and contractor, for a five acre tract in the floodplain of the Chattahoochee River in the Industrial Park East in Franklin. The project was awarded by Georgia Power under their Georgia Power Advanced … [Read more...]