June 18, 2018

Letter to the Editor: From District 5 Commissioner-Elect

To The Voters of Heard County District 5: I am honored and humbled that you have placed your trust in me. It has been so encouraging to meet and greet so many people during my campaign visits. With your trust, I will work tirelessly on your behalf to help address challenges, and to secure lasting and important improvements to our quality of life. Not … [Read more...]

Franklin City Council Agenda (06/07/18)

CITY OF FRANKLIN AGENDA MAYOR & COUNCIL MEETING, 6:30 PM, CITY HALL COURTROOM June 7, 2018   CALL TO ORDER Welcome, Mayor Joel Rogers Invocation & Pledge APPROVAL OF MINUTES (Council Meeting May 3, 2018)        AMEND THE AGENDA (IF NEEDED) APPROVE THE ORDER OF THE AGENDA DEPARTMENT REPORTS: Finance – Karen Boyd Police Department – … [Read more...]

911 Dispatcher Receives Service Award

(Franklin/Times-Journal) -- The Heard County Commissioners met on May 22, 2018 at 6:30pm 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. Commissioners presented 911 dispatcher Ms. Martha Kilgore with a 20-year service … [Read more...]

Local BOC winners thankful for support

(Franklin, GA) -- Much will remain the same in Heard County politics following Tuesday night's Primary/Non-Partisan Election results with the exception of Heard County adding one new district commissioner. Newcomer candidate David R. Walls will take over the District 5 Board of Commissioners seat after defeating the more experienced candidate Larry Pike … [Read more...]

Unofficial Heard County Election Results

Heard County Commissioner District 2 Keri Denney (R) (I) -- 178 (Winner) James Perry (R)  -- 142 Heard County Commissioner District 4 Larry Hammond (R) (I) -- 133 (Winner) Heard County Commissioner District 5 David R. Walls (R) -- 129 (Winner) Larry A. Pike (R) -- 90 SPLOST Yes -- 872 (Winner) No -- 383 School Board - District 1 Chad Wood -- 116 … [Read more...]

Primary and Non-Partisan Election Day in Heard County

(Franklin) -- The 2018 Primary and Non-Partisan election polls will be open all day today at all six Heard County voting precincts. Three seats on the Board of Commissioners will be up for grabs in the county as well as three school board seats although three of these candidates are running without opposition. Polls will be open from 7:00 AM thru 7:00 … [Read more...]

David R. Walls for District 5 Commissioner

It is my respect and concern for Heard County that moved me to run for District 5 Commissioner. I believe this is a great place to live and I want to do my part to help make improvements. My wife of over 40 years, Lynn and myself have resided at the same address in Heard County since 1979. After raising two children and now being blessed with grandchildren, … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (05/22/18)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING May 22, 2018 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III.  SERVICE AWARD PRESENTATION – Ms. Martha Kilgore IV. PUBLIC HEARINGS a.  Text Amendment to Agricultural Zoning Classification b.  Special Use Application – Klaus & Katharina Huenermann, 1463 Welcome Road, … [Read more...]

Re-Elect Keri Denney for Heard County Commissioner District 2

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James Perry for Heard County District 2 Commissioner

Vote For James Perry District 2 Dear citizens of Heard County District 2, Over the past several weeks I have spoken to hundreds of you and would like to speak to all of you but time and other circumstances have not allowed that to happen. However, from the huge number I have spoken to I can truthfully say I respect your opinions and collectively know we … [Read more...]