August 28, 2016

4-H Halloween Lock-In

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Church presents wooden flags to local law enforcement

(Franklin, GA) -- Last week, the annual Flat Rock Camp Meeting was held at Flat Rock Camp Ground. During this past Sunday’s service, the Heard County Sheriff’s Office and Franklin Police Department were presented with a hand-made wooden flag which contained a blue line. The presentation was made by Prospect Church. The flag was made by Bobby Davis on … [Read more...]

A Public Service Message from Heard Co. Fire and EMS (08/22/16)

What to do when an Emergency Vehicle approaches Drivers should always be on the lookout for emergency vehicles. In modern cars with air conditioning and stereos, drivers may not hear an approaching emergency vehicle. Often, police agencies, not wanting to warn a prowler of their approach, will respond with lights only and no siren. In your lane -- … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Beck Facility Services

HELP WANTED Beck Facility Services is currently taking applications for General Cleaners in the Heard County area. Please visit to fill out an application. All applicants must pass a drug test and background check prior to hire. … [Read more...]

2017 Alcohol License Renewal Season begins September 1

(Atlanta, GA) -- The Department of Revenue today announced that the 2017 Alcohol License renewal season begins on September 1, 2016. Due to an error in the Alcohol License Reminder, some license holders believed that the Department began accepting payments on August 2, 2016. The Department cannot process payments for alcohol license renewals until the … [Read more...]

Free Car Seat Inspections in Franklin this Friday

(Franklin) -- The Franklin Police Department, Heard County Fire and Emergency Services, and the Georgia Department of Public Health are teaming up to offer free car seat inspections and installation guidance this Friday between 8-10 AM at the Franklin Community Center. Car seat installations and guidance will be performed by certified technicians at no … [Read more...]

TCSO holds 4th Annual Sheriff’s Academy for Youth

(Lagrange, GA) -- The Troup County Sheriff's Office recently held its fourth annual Sheriff’s Academy for Youth (SAY) Camp during the 2nd and 3rd weeks of July. The first week saw 20 boys and girls ages 9 to 10 and the second week also had 25 campers ages 11 to 12. During the week the campers were exposed to various aspects of the Sheriff's Office … [Read more...]

Back to School Safety Tips

 (Franklin, GA) -- Heard County schools resume normal activities tomorrow and everyone is reminded to review the following safety tips regarding buses, driving, and other important reminders: School Bus Safety Get out of bed on time so you don’t have to rush to the bus stop Arrive at the bus stop five minutes early Stand about 5 giant … [Read more...]

Bake Sale at EPL

(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Public Library will hold a Bake Sale on Saturday, August 27th, from 9:00 a.m. until noon. All proceeds from the sale will benefit the library. Anyone willing to donate baked goods or to help with the sale, please contact Phyllis Wiggins at 770-854-8281. … [Read more...]

August Art Display at EPL

(Ephesus) -- Ms. Kelli Cadena, a 17-year-old from Douglasville, Georgia, will have a few of her art pieces on display at the Ephesus Public Library during the month of August. Kelli won the state championship in a competition for advertising and design. Congratulations to Kelli, and we hope everyone will come out to see her artwork! … [Read more...]