April 26, 2015

Chattahoochee Riverkeeper presents: The 2nd Annual Art of Water

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(Lagrange, GA) -- In 2014, the first annual Art of Water brought together over 300 people of all ages and backgrounds from the middle Chattahoochee region to celebrate the Chattahoochee River and the works of art it has inspired. Thanks to its overwhelming success last year, we look forward to hosting the 2nd Annual Art of Water in 2015 with the same … [Read more...]

Local DAR Chapter to Offer Genealogy Workshop in May


(Franklin) -- For many it is exciting to learn about their ancestors and the historical period in which they lived. It is so gratifying to uncover nuggets of information about their lives through a variety of sources including census records, history books, county records, photographs, obituaries, bible records, etc. How fulfilling for this ancestor to … [Read more...]

FCA Revival at HHS


(Franklin) -- The Heard High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be hosting a Revival next week in the Heard High School gymnasium. The revival will take place each night from April 27- May 1 at 7:00 p.m. and will feature guest preachers from the local area. For more information contact Kinley Cantrell at 404-576-2953 or Ethan Caldwell at … [Read more...]

Rabies Clinic at HC Animal Control Saturday


(Franklin) -- A Rabies Clinic will be hosted on Saturday April 25, 2015 at Heard County Animal Control in Franklin from 9:00 a.m. until noon. Bring your dogs on leashes and cats in carriers. Price is $8.00 per animal. … [Read more...]

Open Range Cowboy Church in Carrollton


(Carrollton, GA) -- Open Range Cowboy Church will host its first annual Bike Ride and Cowboy Church event on May 9, 2015 at the VFW Complex/ Fairgrounds in Carrollton. In addition to the Bike Ride, the event will also feature lunch, music, horseback rides, and Cowboy Church beginning at 1:00 p.m. All are invited to attend. For more information call … [Read more...]

PUBLIC NOTICE: City of Franklin Called Meeting


Public Notice (Franklin) -- There will be a special called meeting of the Mayor and Council on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. This meeting has been called in reference to approving the preliminary drawings for the new city hall project. … [Read more...]

Hillside Art, Music and Food Festival


(Lagrange, GA) -- The inaugural Hillside Art, Music and Food Festival on April 18th from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on Garfield Street in LaGrange (625 Jefferson Street). Over 40 local vendors are planning to attend that will have unique finds including pottery, watercolors, crochet, beadwork and much more. An array of “Do It Yourself” artisans will have … [Read more...]

Upcoming Health Fair in Franklin

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(Franklin) -- Fun for the whole family. Prutt Health of Franklin and Peach State Health Plan will host a fun filled informational health fair Saturday May 2,2015 on the Square in Franklin, Georgia near the Heard County Police Department from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Join us in staying healthy. Free Safe Link Cell Phones, Free Blood Pressure & Finger … [Read more...]

Bass’N for the Braves Fishing Tournament ($1,000 Grand Prize)


(Lagrange, GA) -- A big fishing tournament will take place on Saturday, April 25, 2015 to benefit the Heard County Braves varsity football program. The tournament will begin at safe light and continue until 3:00 p.m. from the Yellow Jacket Access on West Point Lake in Troup County. The entry fee is $70.00 per two-man team and the top prize will be … [Read more...]

Cattleman’s Association Rodeo


(Franklin) -- The Heard County Cattlemen’s Association is hosting their seventh annual Rodeo April 17-18, 2015. The gates open at 6:00 pm and rodeo will begin at 8:00 pm Friday and Saturday night. The PCA sanctioned Rodeo will feature cowboys and cowgirls competing in eight events. Enjoy great food, games, rides, and family entertainment. Tickets will … [Read more...]