December 4, 2016

Commissioners Approve Purchase Of New Fire Truck

(Franklin/Times-Journal) -- Heard County Commissioners met on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at 6:30 PM in the courthouse in Franklin. Under new business, Chief Steve Wirth, EMS Director for Heard County requested the board to approve the purchase of a new fire truck along with the needed equipment. On October 30, 2016, one of the 10 fire trucks used in … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (11/22/16)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING Nov. 22, 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.  Discuss Purchase of New Fire Truck – Chief Steve Wirth      b.  Discuss Burn Ban Ordinance – Chief Steve Wirth      c.  Discuss … [Read more...]

Putzek wins council race by one vote

(Franklin, GA) -- Bank of the Ozarks branch manager Cindy Putzek took the race for the vacated Franklin City Council seat Tuesday winning by just a single vote over second place vote-getter and retired housewife Linda Phillips. Putzek garnered 58 votes while Phillips captured 57 votes in the special election to replace Shane Manders who vacated the position … [Read more...]

Westmoreland announces mobile office hours in LaGrange

(Newnan, GA) -- U.S. Representative Lynn Westmoreland’s staff will be holding mobile office hours on Tuesday, November 15th in Griffin and LaGrange, 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 office in a … [Read more...]

Early Voting Continues

(Franklin, GA) -- Over 1,000 voters in Heard County have already cast their ballot for the General Election on November 8, 2016. Remember that Saturday October 29 is Saturday Early Voting from 9:00 AM until 4:00 PM. Early Voting will also be conducted next week Monday - Friday from 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM. All Early Voting is in the Voter Registration Office … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (10/25/16)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING Oct. 25, 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. Discuss Appointments to The Development Authority of Heard County      b. Discuss Appointments to The Heard County Public Facilities … [Read more...]

Westmoreland Announces October Mobile Office Hours in Franklin

(Newnan, GA) -- U.S. Representative Lynn Westmoreland’s staff will be holding mobile office hours on Tuesday, October 25th in Franklin and Columbus, 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 office in a … [Read more...]

Voter Registration Deadline Today!

(Franklin) -- The deadline to register to vote for the November General Election is Tuesday, October 11, 2016. This is also the last day to change your name or address. If you have moved since you last voted, the Registrars Office may not have an accurate address for you. This could cause problems on Election Day. It is easy to check your registration … [Read more...]

Four vying for vacated city council seat

(Franklin, GA) -- Four candidates have qualified for the Post 1 Franklin City Council seat vacated by Shane Manders who resigned in August after moving out of the city. Election Day will be on Tuesday, November 8 at the new Franklin City Hall. According to City Clerk Myra Braswell, early voting will begin on Monday, October 17 and run through Friday, … [Read more...]

BOC presents 25-year service awards

(Franklin/Times~Journal) -- Heard County Commissioners met on September 27, 2016 for their regular monthly meeting in the Heard County courthouse in Franklin. Those in attendance were Commission Chair Lee Boone, Commissioners Larry Hooks, Gwen Caldwell and Joe Adams. Commissioners Keri Denney and Larry Hammond were not present due to being out of town … [Read more...]