May 23, 2015

Local resident crowned 2015 Miss PruittHealth

(L-R Front) -- 1st Runner up Mrs. Ella Wright of Franklin, the winner Mrs. Annie Wilkes of Franklin, Georgia Winner, crowned Ms PruittHealth Franklin 2015 L-R Back-Ms. Judith Beach of Miami, Florida, Ms. Sarah Blocker of Augusta, Georgia, Ms. Christine Jordan of Midway Alabama and Ms. Terry Helton of Newnan Georgia

(Franklin) -- PruittHealth of Franklin sponsored a Beauty Pageant on Thursday May 14, 2015 at 2:00 PM. The emcee for the program was Sheila Moody, the DHS at PruittHealth. Contestants were Mrs. Ella Wright of Franklin, Georgia, Mrs. Annie Wilkes of Franklin, Georgia, Ms. Terry Helton of Newnan Georgia, Ms. Sarah Blocker of Augusta, Georgia,  Ms. Christine … [Read more...]

Experience Of A Lifetime

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Written by Harlee Rood (Franklin) -- Ever wonder what it would be like to live in a foreign country even for a little while? Miranda Ríos does, she is a tenth grade foreign exchange student at Heard County High School from Barcelona, Spain. She loves Franklin so far, and loves many aspects of it. Miranda loves the farms, animals, and the different things … [Read more...]

Lagrange Police Searching for Murder Suspect

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(Lagrange, GA) -- 21-year-old Cherise Keteiana Newton is wanted by Lagrange authorities in connection with the murder of Tony Kennedy on April 14, 2015 on McGregor Street in Lagrange. Newton has active warrants for Murder, five counts of Aggravated Assault, and several Gang Charges. Anyone with information concerning Newton's whereabouts is asked to … [Read more...]

Franklin Health Fair a Success

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(Franklin) -- Pruitt Health of Franklin and Peach State Health Plan hosted a fun-filled informational health fair on Saturday May 2, 2015 on the Square in Franklin near the Franklin Police Department from 10:00 a.m - 1:00 pm. The Health Fair had a great turnout, beautiful weather and provided lots of fun for the whole family. Many Franklin residents … [Read more...]

Escapee Captured in Bremen

Casey Summerville was last seen in the Roopville area on Tuesday

(Carroll County) -- A Carroll County escapee is back in police custody after two days on the run. 18-year-old Casey Summerville was captured in Bremen Wednesday by the U.S. Marshal's Service Southeastern Regional Fugitive Task Force.  Summerville escaped late Monday afternoon from investigators who had taken him into the edge of Heard County to recover … [Read more...]

Heard County is Storm Ready

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From the Times~Journal (Franklin) -- The Heard County Commissioners met on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 for their regular monthly meeting at 6:30pm at the Courthouse in Franklin. Commission Chair Lee Boone called the meeting to order, Commissioner Larry Hook gave the invocation, which was followed by the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. Commission Chairman … [Read more...]

Franklin City Council Agenda (05/07/15)

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CITY OF FRANKLIN AGENDA MAYOR & COUNCIL MEETING, 6:30 P.M. May 7, 2015   I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  Welcome, Mayor Joel Rogers III.  Invocation & Pledge IV.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES -April 2nd  & April 21st V.  AMEND THE AGENDA (IF NEEDED) VI.  APPROVE THE ORDER OF THE AGENDA VII.  DEPARTMENT REPORTS a.  Finance – Myra Braswell, City … [Read more...]

UPDATE: Escaped Carroll Co. Inmate Captured in Bremen

Casey Summerville was last seen in the Roopville area on Tuesday

UPDATE: Casey Summerville is back in custody after two days on the run. He was captured in Bremen Wednesday by the U.S. Marshal's Service Southeastern Regional Fugitive Task Force, which was acting on a tip. (Roopville, GA) -- A search was still in progress Tuesday night for an escaped Carroll County inmate who fled late Monday afternoon into the woods … [Read more...]

Authorities Seek Escaped Carroll County Inmate

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9:45 PM MONDAY UPDATE: Authorities continue to investigate but have suspended the search until Tuesday morning. Anyone with information is still asked to call 911  (Carroll/Heard County, GA) -- According to a report released tonight by Newstalk1330 on facebook, Carroll County Sheriff's deputies are looking for an escaped inmate near the border of Carroll … [Read more...]

Joel Rogers honored at Confederate Memorial Day Program

Pictured above (L-R): Chapter 2587 President Mary Lane, Joel Rogers, and Assistant Recorder of Military Crosses Carla Brown

(Franklin) -- Heard County Chapter 2587 celebrated Confederate Memorial Day on April 26, 2015 with a special meeting. Joined by members of the Heard County Rangers and other guests, they held a Memorial Day program followed by the presentation of National Defense medal #2471 to Joel Rodgers for his service during the Vietnam War. The National Defense Medal … [Read more...]