August 4, 2021

Franklin City Council Agenda (08/05/21)

CITY OF FRANKLIN AGENDA MAYOR & COUNCIL MEETING, 6:30 PM, CITY HALL COURTROOM August 5, 2021 CALL TO ORDER Welcome, Mayor Kevin Hayes Invocation & Pledge APPROVAL OF MINUTES (Council Meeting July 1, 2021) AMEND THE AGENDA (IF NEEDED) APPROVE THE ORDER OF THE AGENDA DEPARTMENT REPORTS: Finance – Karen Boyd Police Department – Chief Kevin … [Read more...]

Local libraries add new ‘on-demand’ streaming services

(West Georgia) -- The West Georgia Regional Library System is announcing the introduction of Hoopla and Kanopy to our communities in Carroll, Douglas, Haralson, Heard, and Paulding County. We are excited to offer these two on-demand digital resources to meet the educational and entertainment needs of our growing population. Your library card will now give … [Read more...]

Qualifying dates for upcoming City of Franklin Municipal General Election

Qualifying for City of Franklin Municipal General Election August 16    8:30 AM - 4:30 PM August 17    8:30 AM - 4:30 PM August 18    8:30 AM - 12:00 PM August 19    8:30 AM - 4:30 PM August 20    8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Qualifying will take place at: Franklin City Hall 150 Davis St Franklin, GA 30217 Qualifying fees are as follows: Mayor:    … [Read more...]

Weekly Arrest Reports (07/30/21)

Franklin Police Chief, Kevin Hannah, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in the city of Franklin and their various charges: David Alberto Roldan, 21, arrested on 07/24/2021 charged with Defective tires, Windshield requirements, Driving while license is suspended, Driving while unlicensed.  Brian Thomas Thornhill, 51, arrested on … [Read more...]

FREE YARD SALE: First Baptist Church Franklin

FREE YARD SALE (Franklin, GA) -- First Baptist Church Franklin will be hosting a FREE YARD SALE this Saturday, July 31 from 9:00 AM until noon at the FBC gym (222 Main Street) in Downtown Franklin. All items are FREE including furniture, household items, toys, clothes, tools, and more! … [Read more...]

Weekly Arrest Reports (07/23/21)

Franklin Police Chief, Kevin Hannah, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in the city of Franklin and their various charges: Malachi Elijah Lemonds, 18, Wes St. Roanoke, Al. 36274 arrested on 07/16/2021 charged with Criminal attempt to commit entering an automobile, Loitering/prowling, Obstruction of an officer.   Brittaney Nicole Baines, … [Read more...]

American Legion Post 148 installs officers for 2021-2022

(Franklin, GA) -- Earlier this month, Heard County American Legion Post 148 in Franklin installed their new officers for the 2021-2022 year. Pictured above (left to right) are Ronnie Pate, (Post 143 Carrollton) Sr. Vice Commander 5th District of Georgia; Al Hillman, (Post 57 Newnan) Installing Officer Past State Officer; Theron Levens, Commander; Jim … [Read more...]

July water cut-off date at HCWA

July Cut-Off Notice (Franklin, GA) -- To avoid interruption in water service, make your past due payment by Monday, July 26, 2021. If you are unable to come to the office during normal business hours, you may place payments in our drop-box located on the front door, visit www.myhcwa.com or call our automated payment system at 1-888-695-7749 to make a … [Read more...]

Former councilman pleads guilty to Theft by Shoplifting

(Franklin, GA) -- A former Franklin City councilman pleaded guilty to Theft by Shoplifting in Heard County Superior Court last week. The plea stemmed from an April, 2020 incident at the Piggly Wiggly in downtown Franklin. Jiles was accused of stealing a beef filet tenderloin from the local grocery store. According to reports, Jiles allegedly swapped the … [Read more...]

Franklin motel manager charged with raping a guest

(Franklin, GA) -- A Franklin motel manager is facing sexual assault charges after allegedly raping a guest of the establishment. 63-year-old Manubhai Kantilal Patel is charged with Rape, Sexual Battery, and Criminal Trespass related to an incident that occurred after midnight on July 10, 2021. According to a report by the Franklin Police Department, the … [Read more...]