November 26, 2015

HELP WANTED: Georgia Department of Public Safety

(Lagrange, GA) -- The Georgia Department of Public Safety - Motor Carrier Compliance Division will be hosting a recruiting event on Thursday, November 19th starting at 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM at the Troup County Weigh Station on I-85 South at MM 23 in LaGrange, Georgia. Motor Carrier Compliance Officers are fully sworn State Peace Officers who specialize in … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: School Bus Drivers

BUS DRIVERS NEEDED (Franklin) -- The Heard County School System is in need of full-time and part-time bus drivers. Heard County can assist in the certification process if needed. For information on these jobs please call Lance Wilson at the Board of Education, 706-675-3320. … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Heard County Animal Control

Animal Control Jobs (Franklin) -- The Heard County Animal Control Center is accepting applications for two full-time positions. The positions available are as follows: 1) Animal Care Attendant and; 2) Animal Control Officer. Each position requires occasional heavy lifting; positive and courteous attitude and must be able to work well with animals, … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Supervisors, General Cleaners, Floor Techs

Supervisors, General Cleaners, Floor Techs (Franklin, GA) -- Regional Janitorial company is currently taking applications for Supervisors, General Cleaners, and Floor Techs in Heard County. All candidates must pass drug test and background check. Please apply online at … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: RN Assessment Nurse

NURSING POSITION AVAILABLE (Franklin, GA) -- One great career choice! With McIntosh Trail management Services, Inc. (MTMS), you will work M-F/8AM-4PM. You will have your weekends and nights off. We offer excellent benefits. The position available is for a RN assessment nurse. You must be licensed to practice in GA with experience in one of the following … [Read more...]

Heard BOC Purchases Historical Downtown Gas Station

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Board of Commissioners held a called meeting on October 13, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the courtroom of the Heard County Courthouse. In attendance at the meeting were Chairman Lee Boone, District 1 Commissioner Larry Hooks, District 2 Commissioner Keri Denney, District 3 Commissioner Gwen Caldwell, District 4 Commissioner Larry … [Read more...]

AgSouth Farm Credit Offers Free Financial Training to Young, Beginning and Small (YBS) Farmers

(Statesboro, GA) -- AgSouth Farm Credit recently led a group of approximately 45 young, beginning, and small (YBS) farmers through a series of training aimed at educating them in the many aspects of running a successful agricultural operation. The national award-winning AGAware® Program was created by AgSouth’s Education, Outreach & Special Programs … [Read more...]

Local Body Shop Changes Ownership

(Franklin) -- Well it's official as of this summer, Budget Paint and Body Works is now Platinum Body Werks, Inc. under the proud new ownership of Brad Manders -- Better service and a cooler name with a quicker turn around on collision repair for our customers! I would like to personally thank each and every customer I have had the pleasure of serving over … [Read more...]

Chairman issues statement on Georgia Power

(Franklin) -- Heard County Board of Commissioners Chairman Lee Boone released the following statement this week in response to an earlier press release issued by Georgia Power regarding ash ponds: Georgia Power's Plant Wansley is not only an energy producer, but is also an economic engine for Heard County. Its contribution to the tax base, to the … [Read more...]

Georgia Power to finalize ash pond closure schedule within six months

(Atlanta, GA) -- Georgia Power announced yesterday that the company is developing a closure timeline for all of its 29 ash ponds and expects to finalize and release the schedule within the next six months. The schedule will be developed in response to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) costly Coal Combustion Residual (CCR) Rule as well as the … [Read more...]