May 27, 2016

Fraudulent filing effects processing of Georgia Tax Returns

(Atlanta, GA) -- Commissioner Lynne Riley this week announced that due to increased fraudulent activity this filing season, 2015 Georgia Income Tax Returns may take longer to process. "The 2016 tax filing and processing period has been complicated for the Department of Revenue for a variety of factors," Riley stated. "Whether it be one of the many data … [Read more...]

Heard County School System Surplus Auction

Surplus School Buses/Items for Auction Bid Opening May 27, 2016 *PICK UP ANYTIME BEFORE JUNE 3RD, BY APPOINTMENT ONLY AFTER JUNE 3RD Bus # 00-3 2000-lnternational -3800/ 72 Passenger Blue Bird Body/ International T444E-Engine/ Allison 545 Auto Transmission/ Power Steering/ Air Brakes/ 132,550 Miles/ Running Bus # 01-4 2001-lnternational … [Read more...]

Commission cuts Georgia Power rates

(Atlanta, GA) -- Georgia Power customers will save an average of $4.60 a month beginning June 1, 2016 as the Georgia Public Service Commission (Commission) this week unanimously approved a reduction in the amount Georgia Power collects each month to cover the cost of fuel used to generate electricity. The $4.60 a month savings is for a typical residential … [Read more...]

New regional workforce board appointed

(Franklin/Times~Journal) -- The Three Rivers Workforce Development Board (TRWDB) seated 19 new board members during its normal business meeting on April 28, 2016.  The TRWDB is the oversight board for a job training program designed to serve citizens in Butts, Carroll, Coweta, Heard, Lamar, Meriwether, Pike, Spalding, Troup, and Upson counties. The TRWDB … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS: $20K Reward for Stolen Equipment

$20,000.00 REWARD (Franklin, GA) -- A $20,000.00 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the person or persons responsible for a recent theft of two vehicles from Heard County Concrete. According to a press release issued this morning by Lieutenant Melinda Davis of the Heard County Sheriff's Office, the vehicles … [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 to fill out an application. All applicants must pass a drug test and background check prior to hire. … [Read more...]

HHS Students participate in mock interviews

(Franklin, GA) -- On Wednesday, April 13th, students participated in mock interviews at Heard County High School. This was the second phase of our Career Planning Event for seniors. Also, Youth Ventures students and Work-based Learning students were invited to participate. Over 60 students participated in the mock interviews with community and business … [Read more...]

Franklin Hardee’s Biscuit Maker Wins Regional Competition

(Franklin, GA) -- Who bakes the best Hardee’s® Made from Scratch™ Biscuits in America? It just might be Alma Van Vorst from the local Hardee's right here in Franklin. Alma turned up the kitchen heat and beat out all the other bakers in both her district and regional competitions recently and as a result she, along with her general manager and district … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Full-Time Clerk Position

HELP WANTED (Franklin) -- The Heard County Clerk of Superior Court is now accepting applications for a full-time clerk position. Must have computer and multi-tasking skills; be able to work with the public with a professional, positive and courteous attitude; must possess a high school diploma or equivalent; be able to pass a criminal background check and … [Read more...]


HELP WANTED Heard County Concrete is now hiring CDL Drivers (Class B Minimum) to work in the West Georgia/East Alabama area. For more details call Justin at 770-853-8598 or 770-854-7218. To learn more about Heard County Concrete visit our website at       … [Read more...]