July 16, 2019

HELP WANTED: Fire and Emergency Jobs in Heard County

DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES? Heard County Fire & Emergency Services Will be conducting a physical agility and written test on Saturday February 23, 2019 Testing starts at 8 am You must pass the agility test to take The written exam NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Must meet the following requirements: Minimum 18 years of age. Valid drivers license … [Read more...]

Heard Chamber Of Commerce announces new President

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is pleased to announce the addition of Melinda Brown as the new Chamber President. Melinda is a Heard County resident and has been involved for several years in various local activities and organizations. She will bring to the Chamber skills and experiences that focus on excellent … [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 a post AND tag 3 friends in the comments) Winner will be randomly chosen on February 13th to receive a FREE dozen … [Read more...]

County receives large tax payment

(Tucker, GA) -- Officials from Carroll EMC, Coweta-Fayette EMC, Diverse Power, and Oglethorpe Power Corp. recently presented a check for $801,188.93 to Heard County’s Tax Commissioner Office, bringing Oglethorpe’s total 2018 ad valorem tax payment in Heard County to $2,402,088.60. The payment is for Oglethorpe Power’s 30 percent ownership in the Hal B. … [Read more...]

FPD warns citizens about new scams

(Franklin, GA) -- The Franklin Police Department is warning citizens of a scam involving Google Play and other gift cards. “This scam commonly takes place when criminals call on the telephone informing victims of a refund, late payment, overdue taxes, and even posing as local or federal law enforcement officers and threatening legal action," says Chief … [Read more...]

Heard County Chamber of Commerce 53rd Annual Membership Dinner

(Franklin/Times-Journal) -- On Friday, January 18, Heard County Chamber held their 53rd Annual Membership Dinner at 6:30 pm in the Heard County Middle School Gym on Old Field Road in Franklin. Approximately 150 members attended the event. The theme of the annual dinner was “Celebrating Achievement.” Each table had a Heard County sports-related centerpiece … [Read more...]

Heard Development Authority Broadband Survey

(Franklin, GA) -- The Development Authority of Heard County is conducting a community needs assessment as a part of a broadband initiative to expand or enhance internet and/or cellular service in Heard County. The authority is asking for information from residents on their current service in order to determine which areas have no service or need service … [Read more...]

Georgia D.O.R. to begin processing Individual Income Tax Returns

(Atlanta, GA) -- The Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) will begin processing individual income tax returns on February 1, 2019. In addition to upgrading the state-of-the-art fraud management system, changing the opening of the processing period to February 1, helped lead to a reduction in attempted tax fraud, which decreased from $212 million in 2017 to … [Read more...]

Georgia DOR encourages taxpayers to elect to receive 1099-G electronically

(Atlanta, GA) -- With the tax filing season fast approaching, The Georgia Department of Revenue would like to encourage taxpayers who received a refund last year to create an account with the Georgia Tax Center (GTC) and elect to receive their Form 1099-G electronically. "Receiving the Form 1099-G electronically through GTC is a safe and secure way for … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Heard County 911 Communications Officer

Heard County 911 Communications Officer The Heard County 911 Department will be accepting applications for the position of Communication Officer. This is a full-time, night shift position- (6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.- 3 days one week and 4 days the next week). The applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent, and must agree to a pre-employment drug … [Read more...]