February 22, 2019

Upcoming Baby Brave Reunion at Centralhatchee Park

Baby Braves Class Reunion  Baby Braves will receive a free ticket at check in! Be sure to wear your Baby Braves shirt or HC Colors! Shirts will be available for purchase. $12 Baby Brave $15 Adult *Don’t forget your chairs April 27th 3:00 PM-5:00 PM Centralhatchee Park 139 Nutt Rd. Franklin, GA 30217 Snacks and drinks, Giveaways, Train Ride , … [Read more...]

‘League of Ephesians’ helps local needy children

(Ephesus, GA) -- The “League of Ephesians” teen/tween group, at Ephesus Public Library, packed 90 bags to help some children in need. The bags were delivered to all the schools around Heard County today in hopes of helping serve our community and neighbors. Thank you to everyone who graciously donated items along with the many monetary donations that made … [Read more...]

State Champions visit the Georgia State Capitol

(Atlanta, GA) -- The Heard County Brave State Championship football team visited the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta on Thursday, February 7 where they were recognized and commended for the outstanding accomplishment of winning the GHSA Class AA football title at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in December. House Resolution 46 was introduced by Mr. Randy … [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...]

Heard County PreKindergarten Registration 2019-2020

Heard County PreKindergarten Registration 2018-2019 WHO: Any child who will be four years old prior to September 1, 2019 and is a Georgia resident can register WHERE: The Heard County School System Central Office - 131 East Court Square Franklin, Georgia WHEN: April 8th - April 19th - 7:30 am - 6:00 pm (Monday- Friday) REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: … [Read more...]

Long serving TCSO K-9 passes away

(Troup County, GA) -- It is with great sadness that Sheriff James Woodruff announces that Sheriff K-9 Biko has passed away after a long battle with several medical illnesses. K9 Biko was a Dutch Shepherd trained in narcotics detection, apprehension, and tracking. His handler, Lt. Nathan Taylor obtained him when he was approximately two years old in January … [Read more...]

Heard BOC presents service award to Joe Adams

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Board of Commissioners presented a service award plaque to former District 5 Commissioner Joe Adams at the regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 22. Pictured above (L-R) are new D5 Commissioner David Walls, D4 Commissioner Larry Hammond, Commission Chairman Lee Boone, Joe Adams, D1 Commissioner Larry Hooks, D2 … [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...]

National Signing Day: Seven football Braves moving up

(Franklin, GA) -- A program record seven senior Heard County Braves signed letters of intent to play football at the next level Wednesday morning at Heard County High School on National Signing Day. All-state defensive standouts Zaylin Wood and Andrew Leak each signed with Middle Tennessee State University, a public university in Murfreesboro, … [Read more...]