October 31, 2014

General Election Early Voting Continues

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(Franklin) -- Early Voting for the General Election continues through October 31. All early voting will take place in Room #14 of the Heard County Courthouse (Voter Registration Office). For questions regarding the General Election, please call the Voter Registration Office at 706-675-3907 or the Election Superintendent at 706-675-3353. EARLY VOTING … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (10/23/14)

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Agenda Heard County Commissioners Meeting October 23, 2014 – 6:30 P.M.   I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES IV.  AMEND AGENDA V.  NEW BUSINESS  a. Set 2014 Millage Rate  b. Discuss New EMS Billing Contract  c. Discuss Increasing Business License Fees  d.Appointment to Heard County … [Read more...]

Heard BOC Minutes (08/28/14)

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HEARD COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING AUGUST 28, 2014 - 6:30 P.M. (Franklin) -- The Heard County Board of Commissioners held a Commissioners Meeting on August 28, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in the courtroom of the Heard County Courthouse. In attendance at the meeting were Chairman Lee Boone, District 1 Commissioner Larry Hooks, District 2 Commissioner Jacob … [Read more...]

Early Voting for the General Election

Little Miss Ava reminds you that Early Voting is a great way to avoid crowds on Election Day! Ava is the daughter of Daryl and Katrina Billingsley

(Franklin) -- The General Election is right around the corner. Early Voting begins October 13 and continues until October 31. Dates and times for early voting are as follows: EARLY VOTING HOURS October 13-17: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM October 20-24: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM October 25: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM October 27-31: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM All Early Voting will take … [Read more...]

Registration Deadline for the November General Election

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(Franklin) -- This is the last week you can register to vote and still be eligible for the General Election on November 4, 2014. This year’s election includes the two highly publicized races for Governor and United States Senate, as well as state executive offices and other legislative offices. The registration deadline is Monday October 6, 2014. Remember … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (09/25/14)

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AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING SEPTEMBER 25, 2014 – 6:30 P.M.   I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III.  PRESENTATION OF SERVICE AWARD – MR. PHILLIP SPRADLIN IV.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES V.  AMEND AGENDA VI.  NEW BUSINESS  a. Request from Wireless Hometown Internet Service, LaGrange, Georgia  b. Discuss … [Read more...]

Heard County’s Estimated Cost for Special Election: $8K and Counting

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(Franklin) -- The expenses to Heard County associated with the recent special election for District 5 Commissioner appear to be in the range of about $8000.00 thus far with some legal fees still mounting according to open records obtained this week by the Heard Citizen. The special election won last week by Joe Adams took place after District 5 incumbent … [Read more...]

Special Election Yields New District Commissioner

Newly elected District 5 Commissioner Joe Adams will take office in January of 2015.

(Franklin) -- The special election held Tuesday for the Heard County District 5 Commissioner seat resulted in a new face being elected to Heard County Board of Commissioners. Joe Adams defeated incumbent Sandi Allen by a final tally of 143-115 to claim the commission seat which was embroiled in controversy after the Republican primary. Adams was the … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (8/28/14)

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AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING AUGUST 28, 2014 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III.  PRESENTATION – PROCLAMATION FOR CONSTITUTION WEEK IV.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES V.   AMEND AGENDA VI.  NEW BUSINESS Discuss Acquisition of Purchasing Card (P-Card) – Felicia Adams, Finance … [Read more...]

Early Voting Hours for District 5 Special Election

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Dates and times for early voting in the District 5 Commissioner Special Election: August 18 – August 22              8:30 AM – 5:00 PM August 25 – August 29              8:30 AM – 5:00 PM September 2 – September 5      8:30 AM – 5:00 PM  ***Early Voting will take place in Room #14 of the Courthouse*** … [Read more...]