July 3, 2020

Heard County Convenience Centers will be closed July 4

Attention Heard County Citizens: The Convenience Centers will be closed Saturday, July 04, 2020 in observance of Independence Day. Regular hours and days of operation will resume starting July 06, 2020. Please assist us by notifying your family and friends in regard to the closings, in case they do not see the announcement. Thank You, Lee Boone, … [Read more...]

Franklin City Council Meeting Postponed

(Franklin, GA) -- The Franklin Mayor's Office announced this week that the regularly scheduled July 2, 2020 council meeting is being postponed until Thursday, July 9, 2020. The meeting will begin at 6:30 PM at Franklin City Hall. … [Read more...]

Important Information on the August Runoff Election

(Franklin, GA) -- The Runoff Election for District 2 Commissioner will be held August 11, 2020. All voters of District 2 are eligible to vote in this election, regardless of how you voted in the June Primary. Absentee ballots are available at this time. Those voters (elderly and disabled) who indicated that they wished to receive ballots for the entire … [Read more...]

PPA: James Perry hosting a ‘Meet the Candidate’ event on June 30

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- James Perry, runoff candidate for Heard County District 2 Commissioner is hosting a 'Meet the Candidate' event on Tuesday, June 30 from 5-7 PM at the pavilion in Centralhatchee Park. All Heard County citizens are invited to stop by for a discussion and to share any thoughts or concerns. For more information visit Vote James Perry … [Read more...]

Heard BOC approves budget, discusses Old Jail

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Board of Commissioners met for its July meeting Tuesday night at the Heard County Administration Building in Franklin. In attendance were Chairman Lee Boone, District 1 Commissioner Larry Hooks, District 3 Commissioner Gwen Caldwell, District 4 Commissioner Larry Hammond, and District 5 Commissioner David Walls. The … [Read more...]

Commissioners present Alan Head with Service Award

(Franklin, GA) — At Tuesday night’s Heard County Board of Commissioner’s meeting, Chairman Lee Boone presented Parks and Recreation employee Mr. Alan Head with a 20-year Service Award. Head worked for many years with the Roads Department before recently moving to HCPR. The Board of Commissioners recognized and thanked Head for his 20 years of dedicated … [Read more...]

Sheriff Ross Henry awarded the DAR Distinguished Citizen Medal

(Franklin, GA) -- At the monthly meeting of the Heard County Board of Commissioners held Tuesday, June 23, 2020, members of the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, presented the DAR Distinguished Citizen Medal to Sheriff Ross Henry. Sheriff Henry was honored for his 20+ years of service in Heard County but also because of his outreach within the community. For … [Read more...]

Senior Center director presented with Service Award

(Franklin, GA) -- At Tuesday night's Heard County Board of Commissioner's meeting, Chairman Lee Boone presented Senior Center Director Mrs. Luisa “Lou” Wakeman with a 20-year Service Award. The Board of Commissioners recognized and thanked Wakeman for her 20 years of dedicated service to the citizens of Heard County. Pictured above (L-R) are Commissioner … [Read more...]

Public Notice from the Heard County Water Authority

HEARD COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY NOTICE (Franklin, GA) -- HCWA’s main office reopened last week. Our lobby is small, and we will limit access to one customer at a time. As a reminder, payments may be put in the drop-box in an envelope on the door. Credit card payments can be made on-line. New service applications and water user agreements are also available … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (06/23/20)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING June 23, 2020 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III. PRESENTATION OF SERVICE AWARDS – Mrs. Luisa “Lou” Wakeman, Heard County Senior Center; Mr. Alan Head, Heard County Recreation Department IV.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES – May 26, 2020 and June 9, 2020 V.  AMEND … [Read more...]