October 20, 2021

City of Franklin Walking Trail Maintenance Notice

(Franklin, GA) -- The City of Franklin Walking Trail will be closed to the public to complete post-tornado brush clearing maintenance beginning Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at 5:00 PM until Friday, October 29, 2021, at 5:00 PM. Please contact City Hall by phone at (706) 675-6623, or by email at maintenance@franklinga.gov with any questions or concerns.  … [Read more...]

Mary Hines Johnson Day proclaimed in Franklin

(Franklin, GA) -- In a special program hosted by the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, Mary Hines Johnson was posthumously awarded the NSDAR Women in American History Award on Saturday, October 9, 2021.   Mary Hines Johnson received this award because of her impact on the education of African-American children during the early to mid 1900’s in Heard County.  … [Read more...]

Dedication of Historical Church

(Glenn, GA) -- Dedication and Renewal Service for Glenn Independent Methodist Church will be held Sunday, October 24, 2021, at 11:00 AM. Tim and Alecia Wilson will be leading the service. They have served for the past 34 years in Ministry. Tim’s family is also from the Glenn Community. The beginning of this Church was organized in 1825 in Heard County … [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...]

Mr. Walker Hampton

Mr. Walker Eugene Hampton, age 19, of Franklin passed away October 9, 2021. The family will accept guests at Stutts Funeral Home Tuesday October 12, 2021 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. Walker’s friends are invited to share their memories of him with the family. A celebration of life service will be announced at a later date with a private interment to follow in … [Read more...]

Position Available: City of Franklin

(Franklin, GA) -- The City of Franklin is taking applications for the Full-Time position of City Clerk. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED equivalency, a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and be able to attend paid, mandatory state training. Applicants must also be willing to undergo a criminal background investigation and … [Read more...]

Heard County Water Authority Food Drive

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Water Authority will be collecting pre-packaged, non-perishable food items to donate to the Three Sisters Food Pantry located on Caney Head Road. Those that wish to donate to the effort may drop donations off at the Heard County Water Authority located at 11520 Highway 34 W, Monday through Friday, between the hours of … [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...]

Ms. Mary Cate Meacham

Ms. Mary “Cate” Meacham, beloved daughter of Randall and Donna, age 25, of Franklin passed on to Heaven on September 26, 2021. Her funeral will be held on Sunday, October 3, 2021 at 2:00 PM in the sanctuary of Glenloch Baptist Church with Reverend Neil Awbrey officiating. Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery. Those serving as pallbearers will … [Read more...]