July 27, 2015

Westmoreland Announces July Mobile Office Hours in Franklin

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(Newnan, GA) -- Representative Lynn Westmoreland’s staff will be holding mobile office hours on Wednesday, July 29th in Franklin, 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 location closer to … [Read more...]

PUBLIC NOTICE: City of Franklin accepting sealed bids on construction of new City Hall

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(Franklin, GA) -- The City of Franklin will be accepting bids from General Contractors for the construction of a new 3,905 sq. ft. City Hall located at 144 Davis Street, Franklin, Georgia 30217. Construction documents can be obtained at alanbellarchitect.com and for additional information contact Mark Smith at 770-830-8856 ext. 13 or ms.abarch@gmail.com. A … [Read more...]

Ephesus Precinct Republican Party Meeting

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(Ephesus) -- On Monday, July 20th, at 7:00 p.m., a meeting of the Heard County Republican Party will be held for the Ephesus Precinct. The meeting will take place at Ephesus Public Library in the Community Room. All are welcome to attend this information meeting. … [Read more...]

Congressman Westmoreland: The Importance of Protecting Christian, Traditional Values

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(Written by Congressman Lynn Westmoreland) I believe in the word of God as it is written in the Bible: that marriage is between one man and one woman. I am disappointed by the Supreme Court’s ruling on Obergefell v. Hodges, which requires states to issue and recognize same-sex marriages. The Constitution does not define marriage and the Supreme Court’s … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (06/23/15)

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AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING JUNE 23, 2015 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III.  PUBLIC HEARING – Road Abandonment of Evans Drive IV.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES V.  AMEND AGENDA VI.  NEW BUSINESS a.  Approve 2015-2016 Budget b.  Decision on Road Abandonment of Evans Drive c.  Discuss … [Read more...]

Senator Speaking in Franklin Tuesday Night

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(Franklin) -- Georgia State Senator Mike Crane will be the guest speaker tonight at the GOP monthly meeting at the Heard County Library on Main Street in Franklin. Crane was elected to the State Senate in December of 2011. He represents the 28th District, which includes Coweta and Heard counties as well as portions of Carroll, Fulton and Troup … [Read more...]

Westmoreland Announces Mobile Office Hours in Columbus and Hogansville

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(Newnan, GA) -- Representative Lynn Westmoreland’s staff will be holding mobile office hours on Thursday, June 25, 2015 in Columbus and Hogansville. 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 location … [Read more...]

Heard BOC Called Meeting Agenda

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AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS CALLED MEETING JUNE 9, 2015 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III.  PUBLIC HEARING – Public Hearing on 2015-2016 Budget IV.  AMEND AGENDA V.  NEW BUSINESS a. Discuss Purchase for Heard County EMA – Chief Steve Wirth VI.  PUBLIC COMMENTS VII.  ADJOURN   … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (05/26/15)

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AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING MAY 26, 2015 – 6:30 P.M. I. CALL TO ORDER II. WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III.  PUBLIC HEARING – Text Amendments to the Zoning Ordinance IV.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES V.  AMEND AGENDA VI.  NEW BUSINESS     a.  Decision on Text Amendments to the Zoning Ordinance       b.  Discuss … [Read more...]

Heard County is Storm Ready

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From the Times~Journal (Franklin) -- The Heard County Commissioners met on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 for their regular monthly meeting at 6:30pm at the Courthouse in Franklin. Commission Chair Lee Boone called the meeting to order, Commissioner Larry Hook gave the invocation, which was followed by the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. Commission Chairman … [Read more...]