September 26, 2021

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...]

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...]

City of Franklin Cemetery Maintenance Notice

City of Franklin Cemetery Maintenance Notice Beginning October 1, 2021, the City of Franklin will begin completing non-routine maintenance on City Cemetery located on College Drive near Heard County High School. The updates include, but are not limited to: Un-maintained or Broken Fence Removal Un-maintained or Broken Chain Removal … [Read more...]

Heard County’s September 11 Remembrance Program

Article written by David Posey -- photos courtesy of Julia Saint, Faye McIntyre, and Tracey Hunt (Franklin, GA) -- On Saturday, September 11, 2021, the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, hosted an event to mark the 20th anniversary of the attacks on our nation.  This year's memorial is even more meaningful given that this area recently lost a most beloved First … [Read more...]

Local veteran group presented with 4th Honor Ribbon

(Franklin, GA) -- Local America legion Post 148 were honored during their monthly post meeting in Franklin on Tuesday Sep 7, 2021. The post received its fourth 100% Membership Paid Honor Ribbon. Pictured above at the presentation (L-R) are Ronnie Pate, Commander Post 143, Carrollton; Durell Langley, Adjutant Post 148; Theron Levens, Commander Post 148 and … [Read more...]

Approved Franklin City Council Minutes (08/05/21)

Franklin City Council Meeting Minutes JOEL W. ROGERS MUNICIPAL COURTROOM August 5, 2021 (6:30 PM) MAYOR & COUNCIL MEETING The Mayor and Council of the City of Franklin, Georgia, met in regular session Thursday, August 5, 2021, at Franklin City Hall, 150 Davis Street, Franklin, GA 30217 at 6:30 p.m. All Councilmembers were in attendance. Mayor Hayes … [Read more...]

Braves Patrol at CES completes training on Flag Etiquette

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- The Braves Patrol at Centralhatchee Elementary had a couple of visitors on Friday, August 20th. Jane Barker, Chairman of the Flag of the USA Committee for the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, and Georgia State NSDAR Flag Chairman, Pamela Lyle, stopped by the school to review flag etiquette and other topics with the new patrol members … [Read more...]

Franklin City Council Agenda (09/02/21)

CITY OF FRANKLIN AGENDA MAYOR & COUNCIL MEETING, 6:30 PM, CITY HALL COURTROOM Sept. 2, 2021 CALL TO ORDER Welcome, Mayor Kevin Hayes Invocation & Pledge APPROVAL OF MINUTES (Council Meeting August 5, 2021) AMEND THE AGENDA (IF NEEDED) APPROVE THE ORDER OF THE AGENDA DEPARTMENT REPORTS: Finance – Karen Boyd Police Department – Chief … [Read more...]

‘We Will Remember’ Commemoration: The 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks

(Franklin, GA) -- Etched in the bricks at the 9/11 Memorial at Heard County Fire & Emergency Services, are the names of the 343 fire fighters that perished in the line of duty 20 years ago. Heard County citizens are invited to attend a Remembrance Program: Honoring the memory of the thousands of innocent victims that were lost Honoring the heroic … [Read more...]