April 22, 2019

Approved Franklin City Council Minutes (03/07/19)

Franklin City Council Meeting Minutes CITY HALL COURTROOM March 7, 2019(6:30 PM) PUBLIC HEARING Mayor Rogers opened the public hearing to receive public comments on the recommendations from the February 28th Zoning Board Meeting. There were no public comments and no public in attendance. The public hearing closed at 6:32pm. MAYOR & COUNCIL … [Read more...]

Special Called Meeting of the Franklin City Council

(Franklin, GA) -- The Franklin City Council will hold a Special Called Meeting on Tuesday, April 16 at 6:30 PM to vote on the purchase of additional wheelchair access ramps to be installed at the Franklin Housing Authority while the CDBG project is underway. This will be the only item on the meeting agenda. City Council meetings take place at Franklin City … [Read more...]

Chairman issues National Vietnam Veterans Day Proclamation

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, accepted a proclamation on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, from Lee Boone, Commission Chairman, Heard County Board of Commissioners. The proclamation was in response to the Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017 making March 29th a National holiday. The wording in the proclamation encourages Heard County … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (03/26/19)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING March 26, 2019 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES – February 26, 2019 IV.  AMEND AGENDA   V.  NEW BUSINESS        a. Discuss North and South River Circle, Hogansville (Heard County) – Commissioner Hooks VI.  OLD BUSINESS VII.  PUBLIC … [Read more...]

Longtime HCHS Assistant Principal Resigns

(Franklin, GA) -- According to a statement released by Heard County School Superintendent Rodney Kay this week, longtime Heard County High School assistant principal Chris Edwards has resigned from the school system after 16 years. "Heard County Schools received the resignation of Mr. Chris Edwards this morning. Mr. Edwards served as assistant principal and … [Read more...]

City of Franklin approves rezoning request for Heard BOE

(Franklin/Times-Journal) -- The Mayor and Council of the City of Franklin, Georgia, met in regular session Thursday, March 7, 2019 at City Hall at 6:30 PM. All council members were in attendance except Councilmember Jiles. Attorney Samson Newsome stood in for City Attorney David Mecklin. Mayor Rogers began the meeting by welcoming everyone in attendance. … [Read more...]

Franklin City Council Agenda (03/07/19)

CITY OF FRANKLIN AGENDA MAYOR & COUNCIL MEETING, 6:30 PM, CITY HALL COURTROOM March 7, 2019 CALL TO ORDER Welcome, Mayor Joel Rogers Invocation & Pledge APPROVAL OF MINUTES (Council Meeting Feb. 7, 2019)        AMEND THE AGENDA (IF NEEDED) APPROVE THE ORDER OF THE AGENDA DEPARTMENT REPORTS: Finance – Karen Boyd Police Department – Chief … [Read more...]

HCMS student serves as page for Rep. Randy Nix

(Atlanta, GA) -- Simone Acosta, an 8th grade Honor student at Heard Middle School, served as a Page for Rep. Randy Nix in the Georgia House of Representatives yesterday, February 26th. She is the granddaughter of Heard County native, Mona Awbrey Gamble. Simone (pictured above left) thoroughly enjoyed the experience, and hopes to Page in the Senate again … [Read more...]

‘Georgia Day’ Proclamation

(Franklin, GA) -- Members of the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, met with Lee Boone, Commission Chairman, Heard County Board of Commissioners recently to proclaim February 12 as 'Georgia Day' in Heard County. Georgia Day Chairman, Judy Miller, is pictured above with Heard County Chairman Lee Boone. … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (02/26/19)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING February 26, 2019 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III.  PUBLIC HEARINGS  1) – Application for a Special Use Application for a Private Family Cemetery – Richard Brice, Sr., 6945 Charlie B. Johnston Road, Hogansville (Heard County; Corinth community) 2) Revocation … [Read more...]