April 16, 2021

Franklin Walking Trail reopens to public

(Franklin, GA) -- The City of Franklin walking trail from the public restrooms and playground, located near the Franklin Police Department to Three Rivers Regional Commission was reopened a short time ago. City Maintenance Supervisor Edward Ponder announced that the trail is now safe for travel, although lots of work remains between the Chattahoochee River … [Read more...]

Former Franklin deputy one of 3 officers injured in Carroll County shooting

(Carroll County, GA) -- A former Franklin Police Department deputy was one of three officers injured during a high speed chase and shooting in Carroll County early this morning. Officer Jay Repetto, who was shot in the line of duty during the incident, is currently employed with the Carroll County Sheriff's Office after serving with the City of Franklin … [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...]

Mrs. Latressa Michelle Glenn Williams

Mrs. Latressa Michelle Glenn Williams was born November 12, 1973 in LaGrange, Georgia to Hurley and Lavonia Glenn. The Lord called our loved one home on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at Piedmont Hospital in Newnan, Georgia. Michelle was preceded in death by her grandparents, Harvey and Margaret Glenn; Nellie Ruth Hendrick, and Auburn Brewer, Sr. She was a 1993 … [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...]

City of Franklin Walking Trail partially reopens to the public

(Franklin, GA) -- About 3/4 of the City of Franklin Walking Trail has been reopened to the public this week. The popular trail from the public restrooms and playground, located near the Franklin Police Department to Three Rivers Regional Commission had been closed due to the extensive amount of damage caused during the recent tornado. "Although the City of … [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...]

Free food and hygiene items available at Franklin City Hall

(Franklin, GA) -- The City of Franklin has had an outpouring of very generous food and hygiene donations dropped off at City Hall. Officials say food and supplies are there for anyone that needs them so please stop by and get what you need! … [Read more...]

Book Sale at the Heard County Public Library (April 9-26)

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Public Library in Franklin is having a book sale starting April 9-22, 2021. We have a large selection of books and novels! … [Read more...]