October 24, 2016

Mt. Pleasant’s 141st Church Anniversary

(Franklin) -- Please join us on October 23, 2016 at 2:00 pm to celebrate Mt. Pleasant's 141st Church Anniversary! Our guest Pastor will be Pastor Ronnie Jones of Mt. Carrie Baptist Church and their wonderful choir. … [Read more...]

Red Ribbon Week at HES

(Franklin) -- Heard County Elementary School will participate in Red Ribbon Week from October 24 - 28. The main theme for Red Ribbon Week this year is 'Respect Yourself and Elect to be Drug Free!' Each day will have a different sub-theme.  Monday, October 24th  Dress for the Day - Twin Day - dress like a friend(s) Theme for Day - "Friends don't let … [Read more...]

Fall Festival at Olive Branch Church

(Franklin) -- Olive Branch Baptist Church and Pastor Rodney Roquemore invite everyone to join us in fun and fellowship as we host a Family Fall Festival on Saturday, October 22 from 3-7 p.m. -- Lots of games, candy, and prizes! -- Hot dogs and Dessert Auction beginning at 5 -- Hayride beginning at 6, and a bon fire, too! -- EVERYTHING IS FREE!! except the … [Read more...]

Westmoreland Announces October Mobile Office Hours in Franklin

(Newnan, GA) -- U.S. Representative Lynn Westmoreland’s staff will be holding mobile office hours on Tuesday, October 25th in Franklin and Columbus, Georgia. Representative Westmoreland’s district office is permanently located in Newnan, and the mobile office hours serve as an opportunity for constituents to speak with a representative from his office in a … [Read more...]

4-H Shooting Sports Meeting

4-H SHOOTING SPORTS MEETING (For those interested in archery) WHEN: Monday, October 24 WHERE: 4-H Building (Old Recreation Dept.) TIME: 6:00-7:00 PM WHO: Grades 4-12 Boys & Girls and parents WHAT: BB (4th-8th grader) and Shotgun (7th-12th grade) … [Read more...]

City of Franklin to hold annual Christmas Parade

(Franklin, GA) -- The City of Franklin is pleased to announce their annual Christmas Parade will be held on Friday, December 2, 2016 at 6:00 PM. The parade is open to churches, groups, and businesses to participate. Our theme this year is “The Night Before Christmas.” The parade will start in the parking lot of Heard County High School and continue through … [Read more...]

Heard Fire and EMS says check your smoke alarms

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT (Franklin) -- NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm Code®, requires smoke alarms be replaced at least every 10 years, but because the public is generally unaware of this requirement, many homes likely have smoke alarms past their expiration date, putting people at increased risk in the event of a home fire. “Smoke alarms play an … [Read more...]

Benefit For Baby KJ

(Franklin, GA) -- A benefit  for Baby KJ will be held at the Franklin Community Center at 2484 Franklin Parkway on October 15, 2016 from 12 noon-until. Kamdyn Jace was born August 25, 2016 with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalas. Since birth he has been at Scottish Rite in Atlanta and has had three major surgeries, one on his back and two on his brain. By … [Read more...]

Voter Registration Deadline Today!

(Franklin) -- The deadline to register to vote for the November General Election is Tuesday, October 11, 2016. This is also the last day to change your name or address. If you have moved since you last voted, the Registrars Office may not have an accurate address for you. This could cause problems on Election Day. It is easy to check your registration … [Read more...]

It’s a Baby Girl!

Novah-Grayce Olyvia Boyd (Franklin, GA) -- Grandmother Tammy Jenkins of Franklin announces the birth of her beautiful granddaughter Ms. Novah-Grayce Olyvia Boyd born October 1, 2016 at 6:29 PM. Novah-Grayce's mother is Tyra Boyd and she entered the world weighing 7-pounds, 5-ounces and measuring 20 inches tall. She is the 5th living generation born into … [Read more...]