September 30, 2016

Heard County BOC Agenda (09/27/16)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING Sept, 27, 2016 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III. PRESENTATION OF SERVICE AWARDS IV.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES V.   AMEND AGENDA   VI.  NEW BUSINESS      a. Approve Contract for New Administration Building – Kevin Hamby, Project Manager      b. Discuss Ordinance … [Read more...]

Absentee Ballots Are Now Available

ABSENTEE BALLOTS Are you a voter who is in the military on state-side or overseas duty? Are you a voter who is in college living on campus? Are you a voter who is unable to go to the polls on Election Day? Are you a voter who works out of town for extended periods? Are you a voter who is planning a vacation the week of the election? If you can say … [Read more...]

Centralhatchee breaks ground on new City Hall

(Centralhatchee/Times~Journal) -- On Monday, September 12, 2016, the Town of Centralhatchee had a ground-breaking ceremony for the new City Hall building located at 715 Centralhatchee Parkway. Among those in attendance were Mayor Barbie Crockett, City Clerk Linda Rogers as well as City Council Members Eley Loftin, Walt Wiggins, Barbara Norwood, Emmett … [Read more...]

Proposed Property Tax Increase in the City of Franklin

(Franklin/ Times~Journal) -- The City of Franklin Mayor and Council today announces its intention to increase the 2016 property taxes it will levy this year by 6.44 percentage over the rollback millage rate. Each year the board of tax assessors is required to review the assessed value for property tax purposes of taxable property in the city.  New and/or … [Read more...]

Knowles named Executive Director of Heard County Development Authority

(Franklin, GA) --The Development Authority of Heard County has named Kathy Knowles as Executive Director effective October 1, 2016. For the past ten years Knowles has served as Executive Director of Heard County Community Partnership, a Family Connections affiliate which works to provide resources to the community and promote the health and welfare of … [Read more...]

Westmoreland Announces September Mobile Office Hours

(Newnan, GA) -- U.S. Representative Lynn Westmoreland’s staff will be holding mobile office hours on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 in Fayetteville and Hogansville, Georgia. Representative Westmoreland’s district office is permanently located in Newnan, and the mobile office hours serve as an opportunity for constituents to speak with a representative from his … [Read more...]

Are You Ready for the Election?

(Franklin) -- Have you made the effort to make sure that your voter registration is up to date? If the Voter Registrar does not have your correct address, it may cause trouble for you on Election Day. If you have moved to another address, it is important that you update your address with the Voter Registrar. If you have never registered to vote, now is the … [Read more...]

September meeting of the Republican Party

(Franklin) -- Everyone is invited to participate at the next monthly meeting of the Heard County Republican Party on Tuesday, September 20, 2016. The meeting will take place from 7:00 – 8:00 PM at the Heard County Public Library located at 564 Main Street in Franklin. Bring your friends and relatives. All are invited to … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (08/23/16)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING August 23, 2016 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES IV.   AMEND AGENDA   V.  NEW BUSINESS a. Approve Drug & Alcohol Testing Policy for Heard County Transit VI.  OLD BUSINESS VII.  PUBLIC COMMENTS VIII.  EXECUTIVE SESSION IX.  ADJOURN … [Read more...]

Senator David Perdue issues statement on passing of his mother

(Atlanta, GA) -- U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) released a statement Monday on the passing of his mother, Gervaise Wynn Perdue. “It is with great sadness to announce today the passing of my mother, Gervaise Perdue, who earlier this year celebrated her 90th birthday," said Perdue. "As my mother’s health declined in the past few months, many of our family … [Read more...]