May 24, 2016

TCSO presents check to Youth Home

(Lagrange, GA) -- On Monday the Troup County Sheriff’s Office presented a check in the amount of $13,000 dollars to Georgia Sheriffs’ Youth Home Pineland which was the proceeds generated from the 7th annual car show that was on May 7th. This year’s car show once again topped the amount of money raised from the previous year and it also had a record turnout … [Read more...]

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Heard High School graduates record 154 students

(Roopville, GA) -- A record 154 students received their diplomas at Friday night's 2016 Heard County High School commencement ceremony held at Roopville Road Baptist Church in Carroll County. It was notably the first Heard County graduation held outside county lines after a grim weather forecast forced officials to move the event indoors. The graduation was … [Read more...]

Commission cuts Georgia Power rates

(Atlanta, GA) -- Georgia Power customers will save an average of $4.60 a month beginning June 1, 2016 as the Georgia Public Service Commission (Commission) this week unanimously approved a reduction in the amount Georgia Power collects each month to cover the cost of fuel used to generate electricity. The $4.60 a month savings is for a typical residential … [Read more...]

Upcoming BOC Meeting Time Change

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Board of Commissioners Monthly Board Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. has been rescheduled to 5:30 p.m. due to the Primary/Non-Partisan Election. The monthly board meetings will resume at the normal time of 6:30 p.m. on June 28, 2016. The Board of Commissioners will also hold a budget work session at … [Read more...]

Weather forecast forces Friday night’s HHS Graduation indoors

(Franklin) -- Plans to christen the newly remodeled Staples Stadium for the 2016 Heard High School graduation ceremony have been changed due to a poor weather forecast for the Frankin area Friday night.  Instead, the commencement exercises will take place indoors at Roopville Road Baptist Church, the same site as Thursday night's scheduled … [Read more...]

First Heard County Farm Day

  (Franklin, GA) -- If you talk to a third or fourth grader in Heard County this week, be sure and ask them what they did last Tuesday at school! You may be surprised to get a variety of interesting answers. They may tell you they got to pet a calf, touch a chicken, discover how to milk a goat, learn about bees, climb on a tractor or watch a … [Read more...]


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New regional workforce board appointed

(Franklin/Times~Journal) -- The Three Rivers Workforce Development Board (TRWDB) seated 19 new board members during its normal business meeting on April 28, 2016.  The TRWDB is the oversight board for a job training program designed to serve citizens in Butts, Carroll, Coweta, Heard, Lamar, Meriwether, Pike, Spalding, Troup, and Upson counties. The TRWDB … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS: $20K Reward for Stolen Equipment

$20,000.00 REWARD (Franklin, GA) -- A $20,000.00 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the person or persons responsible for a recent theft of two vehicles from Heard County Concrete. According to a press release issued this morning by Lieutenant Melinda Davis of the Heard County Sheriff's Office, the vehicles … [Read more...]