May 26, 2017

Heard County BOC Agenda (05/23/17)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING May 23, 2017 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES (April 25,2017) IV.   AMEND AGENDA   V.  NEW BUSINESS      a.   Discuss ATV Park – Mr. David Barker, Heard County Resident b.   Discuss Appointments to Heard County Board of Elections – Mr. … [Read more...]

Public Meeting Held On Proposed ATV Park In Heard County

(Franklin/Times-Journal) -- A public meeting was held Tuesday, May 16, at the Heard County Extension office concerning the proposed ATV Park. The meeting was held to allow residents to ask questions and voice their opinions on the proposed park. Many attending showed strong opposition to building it on the Bush Head Shoals State Park property. Bush Head … [Read more...]

Franklin City Council Minutes (04/06/17)

FRANKLIN MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING April 6, 2017 The Mayor and Council of the City of Franklin, Georgia, met in regular session Thursday, April 10, 2017 at City Hall at 6:30 p.m.  All council members were in attendance except Councilwoman Bradfield. Mayor Rogers began the meeting by welcoming everyone in attendance and gave the invocation.  Councilman … [Read more...]

Ferguson to Host Workshop for Third District Seniors

(Washington, D.C.) -- Congressman Drew Ferguson’s (R-Ga.) office will be hosting an upcoming workshop for senior citizens in the Third District. The event will be an opportunity for seniors to learn more about navigating Social Security and Medicare. Representatives from Congressman Ferguson’s office and other government agencies will be available to … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Meeting Notes (04/25/17)

(Franklin/Times-Journal) -- The Heard County Commissioners met on April 25, 2017 at the courthouse in Franklin. Chairman Lee Boone called the meeting to order and welcomed everyone attending. Chairman Boone also gave the invocation and lead the pledge to the flag. The first item on the agenda was a public hearing for the request to amend zoning for the … [Read more...]

ATV Trails to be discussed at public meeting on May 16

(Franklin, GA) -- The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has scheduled a public meeting to discuss creating all-terrain vehicle (ATV) trails at Bush Head Shoals in Franklin. The meeting is set for 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16, at the Heard County 4-H Center (Old Recreation Dept.) on Glover Road. The state recently received a $1.1 million federal … [Read more...]

Franklin City Council Minutes (03/02/17)

FRANKLIN MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING March 2, 2017 The Mayor and Council of the City of Franklin, Georgia, met in regular session Thursday, March 2, 2017 at City Hall at 6:30 p.m. Mayor Rogers began the meeting by welcoming everyone in attendance and gave the invocation.  Councilman Almond lead the pledge to the flag. MINUTES OF February 2, … [Read more...]

School System celebrates Board Appreciation Week

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County School System is joining in a statewide celebration this week (March 13-17) to salute the efforts of local school board members. This week has been proclaimed School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia. The week-long observance calls attention to the contributions of local boards of education. Citizens elect board members … [Read more...]

Franklin City Council Meeting (02/02/17)

(Franklin/Times-Journal) -- The Mayor and Council of the City of Franklin met in regular session Thursday, February 2, 2017 at city hall at 6:30 p.m. Mayor Rogers began the meeting by welcoming everyone in attendance. Mayor Rogers gave the invocation and Councilman Almond led the pledge to the flag. Present at the meeting were Mayor Joel Rogers, City Clerk … [Read more...]

Full agenda at first 2017 BOC Meeting

(Franklin/Times-Journal) -- The first 2017 meeting of the Heard County Board of Commissioners was held January 24 in the courthouse. The first item on the agenda was the presentation of a service award to Melinda Davis. Davis was honored with a plaque for 20 years of loyal and dedicated service to Heard County. She started her career on January 20, 1997 … [Read more...]