November 29, 2015

Skandalakis named recipient of Governor’s Public Safety Award

(Atlanta, GA) -- Coweta Judicial Circuit Peter J. Skandalakis has been selected as a recipient of the 2015 Governor's Public Safety Award. The Governor’s Public Safety Awards Program was initiated by Governor Zell Miller in 1998 in order to provide an opportunity for the men and women of Georgia’s public safety community to be recognized for outstanding … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (11/24/15)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING November 24, 2015 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III.  INVITED GUESTS - Amy Weaver, Georgia Forestry IV.  PUBLIC HEARING – Request to Change Special Zoning Conditions for Go Kart Track, Jimmy & Terri Thomaston, 10 Knight Road, Franklin, GA V.  APPROVAL OF … [Read more...]

Air Evac Lifeteam and Centralhatchee team up for local residents

From The Times-Journal (Centralhatchee) -- Mayor Barbie Crockett and the Town of Centralhatchee City Council members recently voted to providing the city's residents with peace of mind when it comes to air medical service. Missy Welborn, membership sales manager for the Troup County, Ga., Air Evac Lifeteam base, said the Centralhatchee Mayor and Council … [Read more...]

Deal: Georgia will not accept Syrian refugees

(Atlanta, GA) -- Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that he will not accept Syrian refugees in Georgia and called upon President Obama to suspend the resettlement program in the United States. Since 2012, Deal has demanded that the federal government limit the number of refugees sent to Georgia. “In light of the terror attacks in Paris, I’ve issued an … [Read more...]

Senator David Perdue: A Salute to Georgia Veterans

(Washington, D.C.) -- Around this time every year, Americans across the country recognize the sacrifices our veterans have made for our freedom. Towns hold parades, churches host covered dish suppers, and businesses offer discounts. All of these gestures are commendable, but we must continue to thank our veterans daily and recognize the sacrifices they made … [Read more...]

Heard BOC Approves 2 Construction Projects

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Board of Commissioners unanimously gave the go-ahead at Tuesday night's regular meeting for two new construction projects scheduled to be completed from 2016-2017. The first phase of the approved work will be the construction of a new administration building that will house most of the county offices. That portion of the … [Read more...]

Heard BOC Worksession Notice

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Board of Commissioners will hold a Board Worksession on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. to discuss the Heard County Courthouse renovations and construction of a new Administration Building and other matters as needed. … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (10/27/15)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING October 27, 2015 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III.  INVITED GUESTS a.  Marina Parez, Georgia Department of Public Health b.  Carroll County EMA Director, Tim Padgett & Carroll County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy, Jeff Richards – Representing the Western … [Read more...]

PUBLIC NOTICE: City of Franklin Accepting Sealed Bids

Public Notice The City of Franklin will be accepting sealed bids for the following two vehicles. 2001 Ford F-150 truck Minimum bid $1000.00 2000 Dodge Neon Minimum bid $400.00 The two vehicles can be seen behind the Franklin City Hall. Both vehicles are currently running but are sold as is without warranty or guarantee of condition. All … [Read more...]

Heard BOC Purchases Historical Downtown Gas Station

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Board of Commissioners held a called meeting on October 13, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the courtroom of the Heard County Courthouse. In attendance at the meeting were Chairman Lee Boone, District 1 Commissioner Larry Hooks, District 2 Commissioner Keri Denney, District 3 Commissioner Gwen Caldwell, District 4 Commissioner Larry … [Read more...]