August 18, 2018

Franklin City Council Minutes (June 7)

Franklin City Council Meeting Minutes CITY HALL COURTROOM June 7, 2018(6:30 PM) MAYOR & COUNCIL MEETING The Mayor and Council of the City of Franklin, Georgia, met in regular session Thursday, June 7, 2018 at City Hall at 6:30 p.m. All councilmembers were in attendance. Mayor Rogers began the meeting by welcoming everyone in attendance. … [Read more...]

Small portion of Franklin Parkway receives unintended repairs

(Franklin, GA) -- A contractor's mistake has given a small portion of Franklin Parkway an unexpected face lift. The Heard County government hired a contractor recently to do some maintenance work including a double chip seal finish on the northern county-owned portion of Franklin Parkway between the city of Franklin and US Hwy 27. The contractors, however, … [Read more...]

Franklin City Council Agenda (08/02/18)

CITY OF FRANKLIN AGENDA MAYOR & COUNCIL MEETING, 6:30 PM, CITY HALL COURTROOM August 2, 2018   CALL TO ORDER Welcome, Mayor Joel Rogers Invocation & Pledge APPROVAL OF MINUTES (Council Meeting June 7, 2018)        AMEND THE AGENDA (IF NEEDED) APPROVE THE ORDER OF THE AGENDA DEPARTMENT REPORTS: Finance – Karen Boyd Police Department – … [Read more...]

Heard County Primary Runoff Election Results

(Franklin, GA) -- Georgians including around 1000 Heard County voters went to the polls Tuesday to vote in the primary runoffs in advance of the Nov. 6 general elections. In the nation's most watched governor's election, Secretary of State Brian Kemp won a sold victory over Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle to determine who will face Democrat Stacey Abrams this … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (07/24/18)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING July 24, 2018 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III. PUBLIC HEARING – (Continued from last month) Rezoning Requested by Robert Payne, (Property located at corner of Pea Ridge Road and Franklin Parkway) IV.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES – June 26, 2018 V.  AMEND … [Read more...]

Solicitor-General Baker elected to Board of Governors of State Bar of Georgia

(Amelia Island, FL) -- Troup County Solicitor-General Nina Markette Baker of LaGrange was elected to serve on the Board of Governors of the 50,000-member State Bar of Georgia and was installed June 9 during the organization’s Annual Meeting. Baker will serve in the Coweta Judicial Circuit, Post 1 seat on the board, representing Carroll, Coweta, Heard, … [Read more...]

BOC Presents Service Award

(Franklin/Times-Journal) -- The Heard County Commissioners met on June 26, 2018 in the administration building in Franklin. All Commissioners were in attendance. Chairman Boone called the meeting to order gave the invocation and led everyone in the pledge to the flag. The commissioners presented Heard County Transit employee, Rosa Moreland with a 20-year … [Read more...]

No Franklin City Council Meeting in July

(Franklin, GA) -- The scheduled July 5, 2018 Franklin City Council Meeting has been postponed to the August 2, 2018 regularly scheduled meeting.   According to a press release issued by the city, there were no items on the July agenda to discuss. … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (06/26/18)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING June 26, 2018 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III.  SERVICE AWARD PRESENTATION – Rosa Moreland IV. PUBLIC HEARINGS -- Rezoning Requested by Mr. Robert Payne, (Property located at corner of Pea Ridge Road and Franklin Parkway) V.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES – May 22, … [Read more...]

Voting by Absentee Ballot

(Franklin, GA) -- Absentee ballots for the Primary Runoff Election on July 24, 2018 are now available. If you have not received an application and would like one sent to you, you may call the Elections and Registration Office at 706-675-3907. Disabled voters and voters living temporarily outside of the county (such as college students) may have a relative … [Read more...]