June 1, 2016

A note of thanks from Chairman Boone

(Franklin) -- THANK YOU to the voters who gave me a decisive victory on May 24th! I will always represent our County with professionalism, honesty and integrity. I will always strive to make our lives in Heard County the best it can be. My door is always open. Sincerely,  Lee Boone, Chairman Heard County Commission … [Read more...]

Brass wins District 28 seat in State Senate

(Newnan, GA) -- Matt Brass of Newnan, Georgia, has been elected to represent the 28th District in the Georgia State Senate. Georgia’s 28th District encompasses part or all of Coweta, Heard, Carroll, Troup, and Fulton counties. “Maegan and I would like to thank the people of Georgia’s 28th District for entrusting me with this high honor," said Brass. "I am … [Read more...]

Heard County Voters Say Yes to Boone, Jennings, and education SPLOST

(Franklin, GA) -- With all Heard County precincts reporting tonight, voters have made their voices heard on the three major local ballot items placed before them during Tuesday's Primary/Non-Partisan elections. In the biggest race, incumbent Heard County Commission Chairman Lee Boone handily defeated former chairperson June Jackson on the Republican … [Read more...]

District 2 Commissioner recognized for achievement in continuing education

(Atlanta, GA) -- ACCG, Georgia’s county association, recognized several county officials for completing core and specialty certification levels in the ACCG Lifelong Learning Academy, the education and training program offered to Georgia’s county commissioners. Commissioner Keri Denney was one of many county officials honored for earning the designation of … [Read more...]

VOTE MART HYATT Magistrate Judge

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Upcoming BOC Meeting Time Change

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Board of Commissioners Monthly Board Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. has been rescheduled to 5:30 p.m. due to the Primary/Non-Partisan Election. The monthly board meetings will resume at the normal time of 6:30 p.m. on June 28, 2016. The Board of Commissioners will also hold a budget work session at … [Read more...]

RE-ELECT BRENDA JENNINGS CHIEF MAGISTRATE

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RE-ELECT LEE BOONE CHAIRMAN

CITIZENS OF HEARD COUNTY: In reference to the Paid Political Advertisement that my opponent ran in the last edition of The Times~Journal, I would like to share some facts for you to ponder: Qualifications do mean something, but job performance means everything. Leadership is a quality recognized by others and your ability to make tough decisions is … [Read more...]

Council meets at new Franklin City Hall

(Franklin/Times~Journal) -- The City of Franklin mayor and council met last Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 6:30 pm in the new city hall building in Franklin. Those in attendance were, Mayor Joel Rogers, City Council members Cliff Jiles, Kevin Hayes, Willie Almond, Alane Bradfield, City Clerk Myra Braswell and City Attorney David Mecklin. Mayor Rogers gave the … [Read more...]

UWG to receive Westmoreland archives

(Carrollton, GA) -- U.S. Representative Lynn Westmoreland has formally designated The University of West Georgia’s Ingram Library to be the recipient of his public service records. The records will reflect his tenure in the United States House of Representatives, the Georgia State House, and as Vice Chairman of the National Republican Congressional … [Read more...]