January 17, 2021

HELP WANTED: Survey Technician

HELP WANTED (Ephesus, GA) -- Immediate opening for an experienced Survey Technician at Merritt Paul Land Surveying. Technician must be willing to travel; must be organized and hard-working. We are looking for someone that can work outdoors in many different environments. This field based role includes Boundary Surveys, Construction Staking, and ALTA … [Read more...]

Heard County Food Pantry receives $10K donation from local business

(Franklin, GA) -- Recently, Plasti-Paint, Inc. (PPI) made a $10,000 donation to the Heard County Food Pantry. PPI leadership is committed to giving back to and making a difference in the local community. Heard County Community Partnership (HCCP) gratefully accepted this donation on December 23, 2020, on behalf of the food pantry. HCCP board, staff and … [Read more...]

Thursday Night Bingo at American Legion Post 148

(Franklin) -- Thursday Night Bingo returns to the Heard County American Legion this Thursday, January 7! Doors open at 6:00 PM and game starts at 7:30 PM. Family fun, smoke-free area, and no alcohol served. We look forward to seeing you! $15.00 minimum cash only. Proceeds support the Heard County American Legion and the work they do for the veterans of … [Read more...]

WANTED: Deer Hunting Lease

WANTED: HUNTING LAND (West Georgia) -- Father and son want to lease 25-75 acres in Troup, Meriwether or Heard County for hunting in 2021. We are responsible, experienced and ethical hunters and will take great care of the land. We will pay a premium price up front, and provide a clearly written agreement that protects the landowner. Text or call Don at … [Read more...]

Christmas Hours at the Heard County Water Authority

The Heard County Water Authority will be closed in observance of Christmas on Thursday, December 24th and Friday, December 25th. Normal operating hours will resume Monday, December 28th. Please note, cut-off day for non-payment is December 29, 2020. Please make your past due payment by December 28, 2020 to avoid service disruption. You may place payments … [Read more...]

JOB OPENINGS: Production Workers

(West Point, GA) -- Malone Workforce Solutions is now hiring Production Workers for temp-to-hire positions with KIA in West Point, GA! Come join the team that builds the award-winning KIA Sorento and all new KIA TELLURIDE; proudly named by J.D. Power as the Highest Ranked Midsize SUV in Initial Quality, 2 out of 3 years in a row; named Best 3-Row SUV for … [Read more...]

Mobile Home for Rent (Franklin Housing and Redevelopment)

Franklin Housing and Redevelopment Newly Remolded 3 Bedroom 2 Full Bath Mobile Home located at 9769 GA Hwy 34. Trailer # 3 $650 per Month Rent with $650 Deposited Floor Plan Highlights Approximately 1,000 heated square feet Double closet in Master Bedroom Brand new vanity in Master Bedroom Two Secondary Bedrooms and Full Bath … [Read more...]

2020 Heard County Christmas Parade and Event Preview

Winterfest in Downtown Franklin The square in downtown Franklin will once again play host to the annual Winterfest celebration on Saturday, December 5, 2020 from 4:00 PM-9:30PM. Admission is FREE and the celebration will feature the Christmas Parade at 6:00 PM, live music by Charlie Hudgins from 7:00-8:00 PM, photos with Santa from 7:00-8:30 PM, Christmas … [Read more...]

Heard County resident wins distinguished award for youth influence

(Franklin, GA) -- Dinah Rowe of Heard County was recently awarded the William H. Booth Award for the Northwest District which recognizes the outstanding work of Georgia extension agents involved in the 4-H program. The Booth Awards, sponsored by Georgia Electric Membership Corp., were presented virtually through the Georgia 4-H broadcast, “Stars Across … [Read more...]

Brand new Christmas Event debuts December 5 at historic Flat Rock Campground

(Franklin, GA) -- West Georgians and East Alabamians will get the opportunity to experience a brand new Christmas Event this year at Flat Rock Campground located on HWY 34 just a few miles west of Franklin. 'Christmas at the Campground' will take place at the historical venue on Saturday, December 5 from 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM. The all day event will feature … [Read more...]