May 16, 2021

Performance dog training coming to Heard County and West Georgia!

CROWE FARM CANINES (Franklin, GA) -- Get up off the sofa and get out there and play with your dog! Get your kids out of the house and off of their cell phones! Get that new puppy you got during Covid up to par and easier to live with! Performance dog training is coming to Heard County and West Georgia! Crowe Farm Canines has a 45 foot professional dock … [Read more...]

Firefighters celebrate 32nd annual ‘Give Burns The Boot’ drive

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Fire Department will join more than 100 fire departments across Georgia to help “Give Burns the Boot” during their upcoming annual boot drive benefiting the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation. Weather permitting, firefighters from Heard County Fire & Emergency Services will be collecting donations on May 27-29, 2021 … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Heard Transit Accepting Applications

HELP WANTED (Franklin, GA) -- Heard County Transit is accepting applications for a part-time transit driver. Hours are from 16 to 26 hours per week. You will be expected to provide safe, reliable, and efficient transportation services for the residents of Heard County. Applicants must have a valid Georgia driver’s license with a satisfactory MVR; … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (04/27/21)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING April 27, 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.  PUBLIC HEARINGS a.  Application to Rezone from Rural Development to Agricultural- Arrington Road b.  Application to Rezone from Rural … [Read more...]

April water cut-off date at HCWA

April Cut-Off Notice (Franklin, GA) -- To avoid interruption in water service, make your past due payment by Monday, April 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...]

Heard County Cattleman’s Association Rodeo (April 16-17)

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Cattlemen’s Association is hosting their annual rodeo April 16-17, 2021 at the Heard County Covered Arena in Franklin. Gates open at 6:00 PM each night. The PCA sanctioned Rodeo will begin at 8:00 PM Friday and Saturday night. The rodeo will feature cowboys and cowgirls competing in Bull Riding, Team Roping, Calf Roping, … [Read more...]

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month Recognizes Every Community’s Role in Growing a Better Tomorrow for All Children, Together

(Franklin, GA) -- We all share a responsibility for the physical, emotional, and mental well-being of children and their families in Georgia. And since April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, it’s the perfect time to help people understand that it’s possible to do the things they love and help families and their community thrive. Small steps can … [Read more...]

4-H Vidalia Onion Sale

(Franklin, GA) -- 4-H's annual Vidalia Onion Sale is underway! Orders and money are due by April 16! Heard County 4-H office hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM at 101 Glover Road in Franklin (across from the Franklin Dollar General at the Old Recreation Department. Payments can be mailed to: Heard County 4-H (ATTN: Onions), P.O. Box 503, Franklin GA … [Read more...]

Homecoming Concert at Centralhatchee First Baptist

Homecoming Concert! (Centralhatchee, GA) -- Centralhatchee First Baptist Church is honored to announce Appointed Quartet, from Tunnel Hill, GA will be in concert with us on Homecoming Sunday, May 2nd. Appointed Quartet is a multi-talented, Southern gospel group that loves to minister with song, testimony, and comedy. They will join us during the 10:00 … [Read more...]

Job Opening at Heard County Water Authority

The Heard County Water Authority The Heard County Water Authority is currently taking applications for a Distribution Crew Member . Applicant must have a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate. Salary is based upon experience. Applications may be picked up at the Water Authority office at 11520 Highway 34 West, Franklin, GA, or printed off the … [Read more...]