October 21, 2019

Heard County BOC Agenda (10/22/19)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING October 22, 2019 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III. INVITED GUESTS – Jennifer Corcione, Executive Director, Community Action for Improvement, Inc. (CAFI) IV.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Sept. 24, 2019 V.  AMEND AGENDA VI.  OLD BUSINESS a.  Discuss County Ordinances … [Read more...]

Local art students shine bright at Hummingbird Festival

(Hogansville, GA) -- Several Heard County students were recognized for their impressive artwork over the weekend at the annual Hogansville Hummingbird Festival. Bringing home the 'Best in Show' award was Heard County High School senior Madison May. Claiming first place in the high school division was another HCHS senior Rayann Langley. This was the second … [Read more...]

2019 Heard County Homecoming Highlights

(Franklin, GA) -- A festive atmosphere took center stage in Franklin this week as the Brave Nation and Heard County High School hosted its annual Homecoming Week. The celebration included the crowning of the 2019 Homecoming Queen during the halftime of Friday night’s 49-14 region football win over visiting Jordan. The capacity home crowd cheered loudly as … [Read more...]

Municipal General Election Notice

(Heard County, GA) -- Important information regarding the Municipal General Election to be held November 5, 2019: This is the Municipal General Election for the Town of Centralhatchee and the City of Ephesus. Only those registered voters whose address of record is within the city limits of the respective cities are eligible for this election. The … [Read more...]

Local Law Enforcement offers Halloween Safety Reminders

(Franklin) -- It’s that time of the year for all of our little ghosts and goblins to come out and play. “Next to Christmas, Halloween is one our children’s favorite times of the year. Kids love it! They get the chance to dress up and get FREE CANDY!  Chief Hannah and I have discussed different safety issues that we feel are important and we wish to share … [Read more...]

Mahayley Lancaster the subject of upcoming lecture

(Newnan, GA) -- The Newnan-Coweta Historical Society's 2019 lecture series - "Living in Coweta County"- presents author Dot Moore. Dot Moore is a West Georgia native and current Montgomery Alabama resident. She graduated from The University of Montevallo with a speech and history degree and received Master’s degree from Auburn University. Moore is the … [Read more...]

New CTI program takes off at Heard High

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard High Career and Technical Instruction, otherwise known as CTI is a new program that assists students in completing CTAE pathways, working on employability skills and successfully transitioning from high school. CTI is off to a great start! The program attended Emerging Leaders Day Conference at the FFA Camp in Covington. This … [Read more...]

Riverkeeper cleans up at the Chattahoochee

(Franklin, GA) -- The Chattahoochee River Keepers came to Heard County on Saturday morning, October 5, 2019 and worked to remove trash from the banks of the Chattahoochee River. This is one of the many volunteer functions the organization does to keep our rivers clean. Chairman Lee Boone stated, "I appreciate all the time and effort these volunteers put in … [Read more...]

Approved Franklin City Council Minutes (09/11/19)

Franklin City Council Meeting Minutes CITY HALL COURTROOM Sept. 11, 2019(6:30 PM) MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING The Mayor and Council of the City of Franklin, Georgia, met in regular session Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at City Hall at 6:30 p.m. All Councilmembers, except for Councilmember Jiles and Councilmember Putzek, were in attendance. Mayor Rogers … [Read more...]

11th Annual Community Carnival Trunk-or-Treat

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Covered Arena will play host to the 11th Annual Community Carnival and Trunk-or-Treat on Halloween night (Thursday, October 31) from 6:30-8:00 PM. The night will be full of fun and festivities and feature hayrides, costume contests, prizes for most original trunks, and of course trick-or-treat candy giveaways. Trunkers … [Read more...]