May 25, 2020

Dollar General offering discount to medical, guardsmen and first responder communities

(Franklin, GA) -- Beginning today, Dollar General will provide all medical personnel, first responders and activated National Guardsmen with a 10 percent discount on qualifying purchases. Individuals can present their employment badge or ID at more than 16,300 stores to receive the discount. "At Dollar General, we are deeply appreciative for the ongoing … [Read more...]

Georgia Income Tax and Tag Renewal Deadlines Extended

(Atlanta, GA) -- Governor Brian P. Kemp announced on Monday that the Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR), in conformance with the U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS), is automatically extending the 2019 income tax filing and payment deadline to July 15, 2020, without penalties or interest. "Aligning with this decision makes filing … [Read more...]

Position Open at Heard County Water Authority

The Heard County Water Authority 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, or printed off the … [Read more...]

A Message from Terry Harper at State Farm Insurance

To our valued State Farm clients: With the Covid-19 Virus making its way into Heard County we, at Terry Harper State Farm, have made the hard decision to lock our offices to the public. In this scary unpredictable environment we felt it prudent to take every precaution to keep our clients and our team members as safe as possible. We will be available by … [Read more...]

UPDATE: Heard County COVID-19 Closings and Cancellations

(Franklin, GA) -- The COVID-19 Global Pandemic has prompted many closings and cancellations in Heard County this week. See the below list for updated information and related news as of Sunday evening. If you have an announcement to add to this list please email editor@heardcitizen.com. Cancellation/Closing Information Alcoholics Anonymous -- The … [Read more...]

AARP Free Tax Prep at Heard County Public Library

(Franklin, GA) -- AARP Free Tax Prep at Heard Co Public Library Tuesday, March 3 from 10AM-2PM. You do NOT have to be a member of AARP! … [Read more...]

HCHS student gains valuable experience during ‘National Job Shadow Day’

(Lagrange, GA) -- On Tuesday, February 4, Sydney Goddard, a junior from Heard County High School participated in National Job Shadow Day at Southern Rehab and Sports Medicine in LaGrange, Georgia. According to Sydney, her shadowing experience exceeded her expectations. "The physical therapists allowed those of us shadowing to experience the rehab methods … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Program Support

NOW HIRING! FOR OUR CARROLLTON OFFICE PROGRAM SUPPORT (F/T TEMPORARY POSITION) Applicants must have: Good writing and communication skills Basic math skills High School Diploma/GED Pass criminal background check and drug screen To apply: Send resume to Sherry Hendrix, Administrative … [Read more...]

Win FREE Roses from Nancy’s Flower Shop!

(Franklin, GA) -- Want to win some FREE roses?!? 🌹🌹 🥰🥰❤️❤️ Contest Rules: Flowers are for local delivery only (Heard County, GA) Visit Nancy's Flower Shop on Facebook for more information on the simple contest! (All you must do is share the pinned post AND tag 3 friends in the comments) Winner will be randomly chosen on February 13th to receive a FREE … [Read more...]

2019 Year in Review for Heard County Health Department

(Franklin, GA) -- 2019 was a very busy year for the Heard County Health Department! Callie Hill, FNP, was hired March 3, 2019 to provide expanded services to clients of the Heard County Health Department. Callie is a Family Nurse Practitioner, which allows her to provide additional services for chronic diseases (such as hypertension and diabetes) & … [Read more...]