July 16, 2019

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...]

Heard BOC presents service award to Joe Adams

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Board of Commissioners presented a service award plaque to former District 5 Commissioner Joe Adams at the regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 22. Pictured above (L-R) are new D5 Commissioner David Walls, D4 Commissioner Larry Hammond, Commission Chairman Lee Boone, Joe Adams, D1 Commissioner Larry Hooks, D2 … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (01/22/19)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING Jan. 22, 2019 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III.  SERVICE AWARD PRESENTATION – Mr. Joe Adams, Former District 5 Commissioner IV.  INVITED GUESTS – Mr. John Herbert Cranford, Jr., Coweta Judicial Circuit, District Attorney V.  PUBLIC HEARING – Revocation of an … [Read more...]

Heard County BOE 2019 Meeting Schedule

HEARD COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION 2019 MEETING DATES & TIMES January 22, 2019- 6 pm February 1, 2019 – 4:30 pm @ Heard High February 2, 2019- 8 am @ Heard High February 26, 2019- 7 pm March 12, 2019- 6:30 pm @ Centralhatchee Elementary March 26, 2019- 7 pm April 9, 2019- 6:30 pm @ Ephesus Elementary April 23, 2019- 7 pm May 14, 2019- 6:30 … [Read more...]

Franklin City Council Agenda (01/03/19)

CITY OF FRANKLIN AGENDA MAYOR & COUNCIL MEETING, 6:30 PM, CITY HALL COURTROOM Jan. 3, 2019 CALL TO ORDER Welcome, Mayor Joel Rogers Invocation & Pledge APPROVAL OF MINUTES (Council Meeting December 6, 2018)        AMEND THE AGENDA (IF NEEDED) APPROVE THE ORDER OF THE AGENDA DEPARTMENT REPORTS: Finance – Karen Boyd Police Department – Chief … [Read more...]