January 17, 2017

‘Silly Selfie’ Challenge for youth

(Ephesus) -- Coming to Ephesus Library this month...we will be having a "Silly Selfie" challenge for youth! You can post your silly selfie on the library's Facebook page, or you can email it to us at donna@wgrl.net. You can also turn a picture in at the library. At the end of January, we will choose a winner based on how silly and unique the selfie … [Read more...]

Baby Brave Reunion

(Franklin, GA) -- The Baby Braves will be holding their first class reunion on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at Heard County Elementary School in Franklin. The event will start at 6:30 PM and feature food, festival games, classroom visits, door prizes and more! Baby Braves are asked to wear their official Baby Brave shirts for the first class photo! The … [Read more...]

Free Showing of ‘War Room’

(Lagrange, GA) -- Special FREE Showing of WAR ROOM this Sunday Night, Jan 15 at 6:00 PM at the Franklin Road Baptist Church Sanctuary. Visit the church website for more information and directions. Everyone is welcome! … [Read more...]

Library Reading Program Allows Kids to DREAM BIG and Earn Circus Tickets!

RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY  - Reading with Ringling Bros.!  (Ephesus) -- Kids, are you interested in reading some cool library books?  Are you interested in earning a circus ticket at the same time?  Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey and area libraries will be hosting some serious fun with 'Reading with Ringling Bros.'  Ephesus Public … [Read more...]

Thank you from the Barido Family

(Franklin) -- The Barido Family would like to thank everyone who helped make Alex's Spirit Night a success. We are truly humbled by how generous our community is, and want everyone to know how much we appreciate their support. We would like to give a special thank you to Molly Engel for organizing the event, to Betty and Sandy Covington for all the work … [Read more...]

New Year’s Resolutions for Pets: The top five for 2017

(Atlanta, GA) -- Your pet’s idea of advance planning is to wait for the next tasty treat to fall from your fingertips. But we humans know 2017 is almost here and that New Year’s is a traditional time to look to the future. So BluePearl Veterinary Partners is offering this short list of New Year’s resolutions, all aimed at preparing you and your pets for … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Maintenance Technician

NOW HIRING (Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County School System is currently accepting applications for a maintenance technician. Applicants should have the experience, in-depth knowledge, and exceptional skills necessary to complete quality HVAC and electrical, plumbing and carpentry work. Must have experience in commercial and/or residential HVAC and be … [Read more...]

Ashlyn Garrett named to Dean’s List at UWG

(Carrollton, GA) -- Ashlyn Garrett, a 2016 graduate of Heard County High School was named to the Dean's List at the University of West Georgia for the fall semester. Ashlyn is majoring in chemistry. The Dean’s List is reserved for students who achieve a minimum GPA of 3.5. Her mother Cara is extremely proud of her dedication and hard work that resulted in … [Read more...]

Spirit Night for Alex Barido

SPIRIT NIGHT (Franklin, GA) -- LocoMex in Franklin has generously allowed us to host a spirit night for Laura Barido and her son, Alex. Alex has a very rare genetic disorder called Pitt-Hopkins. Alex requires therapy, specialized equipment, medicine, and at-home care. Let's come together to support this family and eat tasty Mexican food! It's a … [Read more...]

Christmas Play at Olive Branch Baptist Church

(Franklin) -- We are blessed to announce a special Christmas play by our youth on Sunday, December 18th at 5:00 PM with Christmas dinner to follow. We will also host our Christmas candlelight service on Wednesday, December 21st at 7:00 PM. Come worship with us.  Olive Branch Baptist Church with Pastor Rodney Roquemore is located at 40 Frolona Rd in … [Read more...]