October 19, 2021

Weekly Arrest Reports (10/15/21)

Franklin Police Chief, Kevin Hannah, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in the city of Franklin and their various charges: Kyle Hayden Folsom 34, arrested on 10/08/2021 charges with Arson 1st degree, Criminal damage to property 1st degree, obstruction. Gerald Robert Kordelewski Jr 37, arrested on 10/10/2021 charged with Disorderly … [Read more...]

‘Moving Wall’ coming to Centralhatchee

ARTICLE COURTESY OF CLAY NEELY/NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD (FRANKLIN, GA) -- The Moving Wall, a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., will be coming to Centralhatchee later this month. The replica will be on display at the Centralhatchee City Park, located at 139 Nutt Road, Franklin.  The Moving Wall will be escorted to the … [Read more...]

Weekly Arrest Reports (10/08/21)

Franklin Police Chief, Kevin Hannah, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in the city of Franklin and their various charges: Pete Allen Brooks 30, arrested on 10/03/2021 charged with Failure to appear in court.  Christopher Lamar Oliver 47, arrested on 10/04/2021 charged with Aggravated assault Battery/simple battery family violence … [Read more...]

Franklin City Council Agenda (10/07/21)

CITY OF FRANKLIN AGENDA MAYOR & COUNCIL MEETING, 6:30 PM, CITY HALL COURTROOM October 7, 2021 CALL TO ORDER Welcome, Mayor Kevin Hayes Invocation & Pledge APPROVAL OF MINUTES (Council Meeting September 2, 2021) AMEND THE AGENDA (IF NEEDED) APPROVE THE ORDER OF THE AGENDA DEPARTMENT REPORTS: Finance – Karen Boyd Police Department – Chief … [Read more...]

Patsy Pike celebrates 20 years with Heard County court system

(Franklin, GA) -- On Thursday, September 30, Ms. Patsy Pike was honored with a luncheon for her 20 years of service to Heard County. Through the years, Ms. Pike has served as a Bailiff for the various courts in the county to include Probate Court, Superior Court, Juvenile Court and Magistrate Court. Ms. Pike was presented with a certificate by Heard County … [Read more...]

Weekly Arrest Reports (10/01/21)

Franklin Police Chief, Kevin Hannah, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in the city of Franklin and their various charges: John Caldarera Sr., 50, arrested on 09/25/2021 charged with Brake light violation, Driving while license is suspended, Driving while unlicensed, Expired tag.  Jamarius Collins, 20, arrested on 09/29/2021 charged with … [Read more...]

Langston coming to Franklin

(Franklin, GA) -- The legacy of the Franklin Music Park will be alive and well starting this January, as the Heard County School System is proud to announce that rising country music star Jon Langston is coming to Franklin to perform at the opening date of the new performing arts center. On Saturday, January 22, Langston and his band will perform at the … [Read more...]

City of Franklin General Election

(Franklin, GA) -- The Board of Elections is conducting the City Election for the City of Franklin scheduled for November 2, 2021. Early Voting for the City of Franklin Election begins October 12 at 8:30 AM and will continue according to the following schedule: October 12 – 16  October 18 – 23 October 25 – 29 Times are 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM daily. Early … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (09/28/21)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING Sept. 28, 2021 – 6:30 P.M. Heard County Administration Building 201 Park Ave., Franklin, GA 30217 I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III. INVITED GUESTS -- a.  Darlene Shoemake – 30 Years of Service  b.  Larry Clifton- Noise Ordinance IV. APPROVAL OF MINUTES -- Meeting … [Read more...]

Heard County Schools continues excellence in Academics

(Franklin, GA) -- The 2020-2021 school year was tough on school systems across the nation, as schools were forced to deal with quarantines, social distancing, and virtual education. Heard County Schools were not immune from these issues, and it would have been easy for everyone in the system to lower academic expectations due to the pandemic. This did not … [Read more...]