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News & Notices
Franklin County Government offices will be closed on Friday, December 22nd and Monday, December 25th in observance of Christmas. Offices will re-open on Tuesday, December 26 at 8:00 a.m. Happy Holidays!
The Franklin County Board of Commissioners recognized County Clerk; Elaine Evans for completing the requirements for the Georgia County Clerk Certification. The certificate program is jointly sponsored by the Georgia Municipal Clerk Association, Financial Officers Association, Georgia County Clerk Association,
Carl Vinson Institute of Government at UGA, Association of County Commissioners of Georgia along with the Georgia Municipal Association. Chairman Bridges said this is a significant accomplishment and shows a commitment to Franklin County by Mrs. Evans to be a professional in the clerk position. He asked all Commissioners to come forward and present Mrs. Evans with her certificate. Shane Scoggins of the Franklin County Citizen took the photograph of the presentation.
The Jail Subcommittee presented their summary at the Board of Commissioners work session meeting on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. Their primary goal was to provide guidance to the County Commission on the best course of action for the immediate and future needs of Franklin County regarding the existing jail.
Board Appointed Positions
The Franklin County Board of Commissioners is seeking interested citizens with a desire to serve for the following boards:
Industrial Building Authority – 2 positions
Tax Assessor Board – 1 position
Recreation Board – 4 positions
Applications can also be picked up from the Franklin County Board of Commissioners Office located at 141 Athens Street, Carnesville, GA 30521. For more information or questions contact the County Clerk at 706-384-2483. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Jailer. Completed applications need to be turned into the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. Please click the following links for more information.
In order to foster transparency The Franklin County Board of Commissioners has made the Franklin County Employee Handbook available to the public.Learn More