November 17, 2017

BREAKING NEWS: Franklin restaurants given green light to serve liquor

(Franklin, GA) -- In a special called meeting Thursday at City Hall, the Franklin City Council approved an updated alcohol ordinance to implement the serving of distilled spirits in restaurants possibly as soon as this weekend for establishments that already serve beer and wine. An alcohol referendum passed by a vote of 63-52 in the city election on … [Read more...]

Putzek retains seat, Alcohol referendum passes

(Franklin, GA) -- Residents and visitors to the City of Franklin soon will be able to order a margarita or cocktail with their meals thanks to the results of Tuesday's election. The alcohol referendum passed by a result of 63-52, and will allow the city to begin issuing licenses to sell distilled spirits for beverage purposes by the drink for consumption on … [Read more...]

NOTICE: Heard BOC meetings moving to new location

PUBLIC NOTICE The Heard County Board of Commissioners Monthly Board Meetings beginning Tuesday, November 28, 2017 will be held at the new Heard County Administration Building located at 201 Park Ave., Franklin, GA (new building BEHIND the current Courthouse.) The meetings are still scheduled as follows: The FOURTH (4th) TUESDAY of each month beginning … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: Restaurant owner reaches out to Franklin voters

Dear Residents of Heard County: First of all, I would like to begin by thanking each and every one of you that have visited our establishment, because without your support over the last three years, we wouldn’t be here today, and it is with the support and wishes of our loyal patrons that I write to you today expressing our desire to secure a liquor license … [Read more...]

Candidate for Franklin City Council Post 1

My name is Alan Slaughenhaupt, and I am running for City Council Post 1 because I believe I can make a positive impact on the future of our city through my education and experience. I have lived in the City of Franklin for 7+ years, and my family has lived in Heard County for over 20. I love the community of Franklin and want to help it continue to grow and … [Read more...]

Heard BOC Closing/Moving Schedule

EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 3, 2017 Heard County Board Of Commissioners Office Will Be In The Process Of Relocating To 201 Park Ave, Franklin, Ga (New Building Behind Courthouse) Beginning Friday, November 3, 2017. Our Office Will Resume Regular Business Hours Of 8:00 A.M. To 5:00 P.M. Beginning On Monday, November 6, 2017 At Our New Location Listed Above. Thank … [Read more...]

Heard County Tax Commissioner’s Office Closing

Heard County Tax Commissioner's Office The Heard County Tax Commissioner's  Office will be closed the 2nd and 3rd of November. We will be moving to our new location in the administration building across the street from where it is now. The new address is 201 Park Avenue room # 300 / P.O box 519 Franklin, GA 30217. We are sorry for any inconvenience this … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (10/24/17)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING October 24, 2017 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III.  PRESENTATION OF SERVICE AWARD – Mr. Brant Steen IV.  PUBLIC HEARING – Request for Special Use Application – Mrs. Wendy Brewer, 329 Fir Road, Franklin, GA V.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES -- September 26, 2017 VI. … [Read more...]

Heard BOC September Meeting

(Franklin/Times~Journal) -- The Heard County Commissioners met on September 26 for their regular monthly meeting at the courthouse in Franklin. Chairman Boone welcomed all,  gave the invocation and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. The commissioners approved the minutes from the August 22nd meeting as written. Jan Rayfield was … [Read more...]

Elections and Registration Office Update

(Franklin, GA) -- The Elections and Voter Registration Office has moved from the Courthouse to the Heard County Health Department Building located at 1191 Franklin Parkway. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM, closed for lunch 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. The office will be moved back to the Courthouse once the Courthouse renovation … [Read more...]