October 20, 2021

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...]

Michael Maxwell of Heard County named 2021 Conservationist of the Year

(Franklin, GA) -- West Georgia Soil and Water Conservation District held their Annual Banquet on September 11, 2021 at the farm of Mr. Tommy Waldrop in Winston, GA. During this event, the Conservation District announced Mr. Michael Maxwell as their 2021 Conservationist of the Year. The Conservationist of the Year Award is presented to an individual living … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Parts Specialist

LOOKING TO HIRE A PARTS SPECIALIST FOR SMALL PRIVATE MECHANIC SHOP.  NEED TO HAVE BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS.  MECHANICAL EXPERIENCE IS A PLUS. $14-$18/HR.   Please email resume to kerri@ngturf.com … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Machine Operators

HELP WANTED Entry Level No Experience Required  Machine Operators  2 Shifts  Monday through Friday 6:30 AM to 5:00 PM  Monday Through Friday 5:00 PM to 3:00 AM  *Must have Steel Toed Boots* Please Call 678-673-6828 for more information Piratestaffing.com … [Read more...]

August cut-off date and COVID office procedures at HCWA

August Cut-Off Notice (Franklin, GA) -- To avoid interruption in water service, make your past due payment at the Heard County Water Authority no later than the close of business on Monday, August 30, 2021. Due to an increase in COVID cases, the business office is closed to walk-ins until further notice. Payments should be put in our drop-box located on … [Read more...]

10,000 pounds of FREE food this week in Franklin

FREE FOOD GIVEAWAY (Franklin, GA) -- A FREE food giveaway will take place in Franklin on August 19 from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM. The FREE food giveaway is open to everyone. Glenloch Food Pantry, Heard County Food Pantry and Three Sisters Food Pantry will partner to distribute 10,000 pounds of food to the local community. No proof of income required. Food given … [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...]

Notice to Customers of the Heard County Water Authority

Notice to HCWA Customers (Franklin, GA) -- Due to increased operations costs, the Heard County Water Authority will be increasing rates effective September 1, 2021. These rates will be reflected on the bill to be processed on October 18, 2021, with a due date of November 10, 2021. You can compare these rates with the rates printed on the back of your bill … [Read more...]

June water cut-off date at HCWA

June Cut-Off Notice (Franklin, GA) -- To avoid interruption in water service, make your past due payment by Monday, June 28, 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...]

Charles Truitt celebrates 50th anniversary with Franklin Aluminum

(Franklin, GA) -- Charles Truitt celebrated his 50th Anniversary at JAC Products -- formerly known as Franklin Aluminum -- last week. Mr. Truitt began working with the company in 1971 when he was just 16-years-old. He began through a work program at Heard County High School. His parents and siblings have also spent time working with JAC. Mr. Truitt has … [Read more...]