March 3, 2015

PUBLIC NOTICE: City of Franklin


Invitation to Bid (Franklin) -- The City of Franklin is taking sealed bids for architectural services to include normal structural, mechanical, electrical and civil engineering design drawings for a city hall. Sealed bids will be received until 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at the City of Franklin City Hall, 118 Davis Street, Franklin, Georgia … [Read more...]

Deal welcomes Mercedes-Benz to Georgia

The All New Mercedes-AMG C 63 (7)

(Atlanta, GA) -- Gov. Nathan Deal today made the following statement on the announcement of Mercedes-Benz USA’s upcoming move to Georgia. “The relocation of Mercedes-Benz’s U.S. headquarters to Georgia is a huge win for our state. This internationally renowned company is a pioneer in the automotive industry and I’m confident that its legacy of high-quality, … [Read more...]

Deal: Hyundai Glovis Georgia to create 190 jobs in Harris County


(Atlanta, GA) -- Gov. Nathan Deal announced this week that Hyundai Glovis Georgia, a leading logistics services company for the automotive sector, will relocate its parts consolidation center to West Point, creating up to 190 jobs over four years. “Georgia’s booming automotive and logistics industries play critical roles in creating jobs and bringing … [Read more...]

Land For Sale near Powers Crossroads (5+ ACRES)

Land for Sale Feature

LAND FOR SALE BY OWNER ***$40,000*** > 5+ Acres including road frontage on Hwy 34 East in Heard County > Property adjacent Powers Crossroad's  > Need to sell as soon as possible due to family illness > For more information call David at 678-633-5159 or Phil at 570-655-9520       … [Read more...]

Deal: State files lawsuit demanding federal action on water supply


Georgia wants Corps to address longtime requests in Alabama-Coosa-Tallapoosa River Basin (Atlanta, GA) -- Gov. Nathan Deal Friday announced that the state of Georgia, the Atlanta Regional Commission and Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority filed lawsuits against the Army Corps of Engineers for failure to address long-standing water supply requests in the … [Read more...]

Badcock to locate new distribution center to LaGrange


Furniture retailer will employ more than 100 at new Troup County facility, invest $22 million (Lagrange, GA) -- Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that W.S. Badcock Corp., one of the largest privately held furniture retailers in the United States, will construct a new regional distribution center in LaGrange, investing $22 million and employing more than … [Read more...]

HHS asks you to commit to Safe Driving


Celebrate My Drive® powered by State Farm® encourages safe driving with a chance to win big (Franklin) -- Heard County High School staff and students are committed to keeping teens safe on the road. They are asking everyone 14 and older to go to once a day, every day, from Oct. 15 to Oct. 24. The more safe driving commitments our … [Read more...]

Steel Framing for 70′ X 100′ Building up for Bids


Steel Framing for 70' X 100' Building The Heard County School System is taking sealed bids for Steel framing from the old Heard County Elementary School gym. The dimensions are 70 feet by 100 feet and blue prints are available for viewing at the Heard County Schools central office. Bids can be delivered to the Heard County Schools central office at 131 … [Read more...]

NOTICE: Possible Unauthorized Access of Patient Information in Heard County


(Franklin) -- The Heard County EMA (the Ambulance Agency) just received notice from Advanced Data Processing, Inc. (the Company), which handles billing for the Ambulance Agency, that certain patient records connected with the Ambulance Agency may have been improperly accessed. Accessed account information may have included name, date of birth, Social … [Read more...]

Local Man Claims National Truck Driving Championship

2014 National Truck Driving Championships & National Step Van Driving Championships

(Lagrange, GA) -- Friends, family and co-workers of Matt Awbrey gathered recently at the Walmart Distribution Center in Lagrange to honor Matt, a native and life-long resident of Heard County, on his achievements at a national competition in Pennsylvania this summer. A Walmart Transportation professional truck driver, Awbrey was recently named the National … [Read more...]