July 6, 2020

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...]

Thursday Night Bingo at American Legion Post 148

(Franklin) -- Thursday Night Bingo is returning to the Heard County American Legion this Thursday, July 9! 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...]

July 4th, the Birth of Our Nation

Written by Carla Brown During the American Revolution, the legal separation of the 13 Colonies from Great Britain occurred on July 2, 1776, when the Second Continental Congress voted to approve a resolution of independence that had been proposed in June by Richard Henry Lee of Virginia declaring the United States independent from Great Britain. After … [Read more...]

LAND FOR SALE: Heard County (3 Tracts)

LAND FOR SALE - HEARD COUNTY JUST REDUCED! Frolona Road, Franklin, GA 30217 - $171,250.00 67.15 acres of flat and gentle rolling land. The property was reforested 8 years ago w/plantation pines. The property offers many potential uses: Hunting Land, Single Family Farm, Divide and sell to family, developer and build much needed homes. GPS: 5524 Frolona Road, … [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...]

Heard County Food Pantry open this Friday

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Food Pantry will be open this Friday, July 3 from 8:30 AM until 12:00 PM. Available items will include milk, fresh produce, butter, cheese, some whole chickens, and pulled pork. The address is 900 South River Road, Franklin, GA 30217. … [Read more...]

Local church honors Heard County’s heroes

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Sheriff's Office and the Heard County Fire & Emergency employees were honored by the delivery of 'Plates of Love' on Wednesday, June 24. The lunch plates were prepared with love by all the members at Heaven Bound Church of God located in Centralhatchee. Heaven Bound Church of God also presented Heard County Sheriff … [Read more...]

Birth Announcement: Newborn baby girl

(Franklin) — Cody and Jessica Newborn of Franklin announce the birth of a 7-pound, 13-oz baby girl. Waylynn Charlotte Newborn was born at Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton on May 8, 2020. She was 20 and 1/2 inches long. … [Read more...]

Ephesus Public Library Reopening

Ephesus Public Library Reopening (Ephesus, GA) -- Keeping you safe is of the utmost importance to us, so here are a few things you need to know when coming back into the library! Our hours are Monday - Wednesday, 10:00 to 2:00, and Thursday, from 3:00 to 7:00. For the safety of patrons and staff, masks are not required, but are recommended. If you or your … [Read more...]

HCMS student receives DAR Youth Citizenship Medal

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, is pleased to announce their 2019-20 recipient of the DAR Youth Citizenship Award for Heard County Middle School. Landon McLendon was chosen by the school faculty as the student who best exemplifies the qualities of a good citizen. Those qualities are honor, service, courage, leadership and … [Read more...]