April 22, 2019

ALERT: Paving project begins this week in Downtown Franklin

(Franklin, GA) -- The City of Franklin roadway resurfacing project on the square and Davis Street will begin on Monday, April 22nd, resulting in limited parking and street closure. We ask that you pay close attention to the instructional signage that will be present during this time and be patient as progress is made as soon as possible. Thank you for your … [Read more...]

Important updated road closure information for South River Road residents

(Franklin, GA) -- The City of Franklin previously issued a press release regarding the temporary closure of South River Road for a short period of time to complete some necessary sewer upgrades and repairs. After additional inspection and discussion with the project contractor, the originally proposed closure will have to be expanded for safety … [Read more...]

Indoor music groups finding early success at Heard High

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County High School's Indoor Percussion and Indoor Winterguard had an outstanding season this year. Indoor season is where groups go out without the marching band and compete against similar groups in their classification. The Indoor Season begins in January and goes through the beginning of April. Percussion and Winterguard are … [Read more...]

Pinwheel Garden recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Month

(Franklin, GA) -- April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month! This year we celebrated the 36th Anniversary of our national awareness month as April was first designated as Child Abuse Prevention Month by President Ronald Reagan in 1983. It’s the time of the year again we recommit to giving every child a chance to succeed and to ensuring that every child … [Read more...]

Rabid Racoon in Roopville

Written by Hayla Folden, D-4 Public Health (Roopville, GA) -- A private lab has confirmed that a raccoon in southern Carroll County recently tested positive for rabies. It was sent for testing after fighting with someone’s dog in Roopville. Confirmatory testing from the Georgia Public Health Laboratory (GPHL) is pending. All residents are encouraged to … [Read more...]

Temporary Road Closure Notice (South River Road)

(Franklin, GA) -- Beginning April 22, 2019 until the project completion, selected portions of South River Road will be single lane access only to complete some necessary sewer system upgrades and repairs. Additionally, on the weekend of April 27, 2019 through April 28, 2019 the Franklin Parkway entrance to South River Road will be closed to non-resident … [Read more...]

Approved Franklin City Council Minutes (03/07/19)

Franklin City Council Meeting Minutes CITY HALL COURTROOM March 7, 2019(6:30 PM) PUBLIC HEARING Mayor Rogers opened the public hearing to receive public comments on the recommendations from the February 28th Zoning Board Meeting. There were no public comments and no public in attendance. The public hearing closed at 6:32pm. MAYOR & COUNCIL … [Read more...]

Little ones flock to annual Easter Egg Hunt

(Franklin, GA) - Chattahoochee Old Town (formerly Brush Creek Park) played host over the weekend to a large group of young children who enjoyed the annual Heard County Community Easter Egg Hunt. The spring weather was ideal Saturday at noon for the annual holiday event sponsored each year by Sheriff Ross Henry and the Heard County Sheriff’s Department. The … [Read more...]

Special Called Meeting of the Franklin City Council

(Franklin, GA) -- The Franklin City Council will hold a Special Called Meeting on Tuesday, April 16 at 6:30 PM to vote on the purchase of additional wheelchair access ramps to be installed at the Franklin Housing Authority while the CDBG project is underway. This will be the only item on the meeting agenda. City Council meetings take place at Franklin City … [Read more...]

Baby Brave Reunion at Centralhatchee Park (April 27)

(Franklin, GA) -- The Baby Braves will be getting together for another big "class reunion" on Saturday, April 27 at Centralhatchee Park. Baby Brave members and families are invited out to the park to enjoy free food, giveaways, a train ride, face painting, arts and crafts, and much more. The latest Baby Brave event will take place from 3-5 PM at the park … [Read more...]