July 24, 2014

BOC Meeting Agenda (07/24/14)

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AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING JULY 24, 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 Approve Bid for Renovations to Glover Road Gymnasium Approve Contract with Clough Harbour Appointments to Heard County Board of Tax … [Read more...]

Westmoreland: I Stand with Israel

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(Washington, D.C.) -- On July 11, 2014, the U. S. House of Representatives passed H. Res. 657, a resolution condemning the acts of terrorism against Israel by Hamas and pledges support as they defend their Jewish state. The resolution passed by unanimous consent with Congressman Westmoreland’s full support. Below is Congressman Westmoreland’s … [Read more...]

Judge orders runoff election in District 5

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(Franklin) -- The honorable Judge William H. Ison of Jonesboro heard testimonies this morning at the Heard County Courthouse in case involving the challenge of the May 20, 2014 Republican primary election results by District 5 incumbent Commissioner Sandi Allen. Judge Ison ruled in favor of Allen meaning a special runoff election will be held between her … [Read more...]

Westmoreland Field Representative holds LaGrange Office Hours

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(Newnan, GA) – On Thursday, July 17, 2014, Congressman Lynn Westmoreland’s Field Representative, Theresa Robertson, will hold open office hours from 9:00am until 12:00pm at the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce in LaGrange, Georgia. This will serve as an opportunity for constituents of Georgia’s Third District to ask a member of Congressman … [Read more...]

July Meeting of the Heard County Republican Party

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(Franklin) -- Everyone is invited to participate at the next monthly meeting of the Heard County Republican Party on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. The meeting will take place from 7:00 – 8:00 PM at the Heard County Public Library located at 564 Main Street in Franklin. Bring your friends and relatives. All are invited to attend. … [Read more...]

Franklin City Council Meeting Rescheduled to July 17

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(Franklin) -- According to Franklin City Clerk Myra Braswell, the regular city council meeting that was postponed and re-scheduled for this Thursday, July 10 has been postponed again until next Thursday, July 17 at the regular start time of 6:00 p.m. at Franklin City Hall. … [Read more...]

Westmoreland Field Representative holding Office Hours this Thursday

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(Newnan, GA) -- On Thursday, July 10, 2014, Congressman Lynn Westmoreland’s Field Representative, Matt Brass, will hold open office hours from 10:00am until 12:00pm at the Burson Center in Carrollton, GA. This will serve as an opportunity for constituents of Georgia’s Third District to ask a member of Congressman Westmoreland’s staff about the services they … [Read more...]

Early Voting Schedule

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(Franklin) -- Early Voting for the Primary Runoff will begin June 30 and end July 18. All early voting will take place in Room #14 of the Heard County Courthouse (Voter Registration Office). The final day to apply for an absentee ballot is July 18. For questions regarding the Primary Runoff Election, please call the Voter Registration Office … [Read more...]

BOC Meeting Agenda (06/26/14)

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   AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING JUNE 26, 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 Approve 2014-2015 Fiscal Year Budget Appointment to Heard County Board of Tax Assessors VI. OLD BUSINESS Update on Fire Hydrant … [Read more...]

District 5 Election Hearing Set for July 14

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(Franklin) -- A hearing in the contested election result from the Heard County District 5 Commissioner's race will take place in Heard County Superior Court on July 14, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. with the honorable Judge William H. Ison of Jonesboro presiding over the case. Incumbent Heard County District 5 Commissioner Sandi Allen filed official papers in Heard … [Read more...]