March 6, 2015

Centralhatchee Masonic Lodge Turkey Shoot


TURKEY SHOOT March 14, 2015 10:00 A.M. (Rain date March 21, 2014) Centralhatchee Masonic Lodge # 403 F. & A.M. 851 Centralhatchee Parkway Franklin, GA 30217 12 gauge and 20 gauge ONLY for adults Age 14 and under allowed 410 gauge as well as 12 and 20 gauge Factory Stock & Barrels NO Scopes $ 3.00 per shot … [Read more...]

Heard County Chapter 2587 UDC March Meeting


Heard County Chapter 2587 UDC Meeting (Franklin) -- The regular meeting of Heard County Chapter 2587 Daughters of the Confederacy will be held on Wednesday March 11, 2015. The meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. as soon as the library opens and we get set up. Our program is on war trivia. Come see how much you know. Our chapter is responsible for the April … [Read more...]

PUBLIC NOTICE: City of Franklin


Invitation to Bid (Franklin) -- The City of Franklin is taking sealed bids for architectural services to include normal structural, mechanical, electrical and civil engineering design drawings for a city hall. Sealed bids will be received until 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at the City of Franklin City Hall, 118 Davis Street, Franklin, Georgia … [Read more...]

Heard Welsey UMC Family and Friends Day


(Franklin) -- You are cordially invited to attend our Annual Family & Friends Day Celebration, at Heard Wesley UMC, Franklin, GA, Sunday March 8, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Our guest speaker will be Rev. DeNorris Brinkley  - Mt. Avery Baptist Church, Whitesburg. We plan to have a great time serving the Lord. Lunch will be served at 2:00 p.m.  See you there! … [Read more...]

Ephesus Library Hosting Author of Civil War Novel


(Ephesus) -- How did Stonewall Jackson really die? On Tuesday, March 17th, at 6:00 p.m., you just may find out. Ephesus Public Library will have a visit from Author Skip Tucker. Mr. Tucker's book, Pale Blue Light, is a Civil War Novel, but also full of action and adventure, and a murder mystery to boot. Mr. Tucker will speak about his book, and will have … [Read more...]

Mona Awbrey Gamble Celebrates 90th Birthday

Sisters Norma Golden, Mona Gamble and Hollis Crockett celebrating Mona’s 90th Birthday

(Franklin) -- Mona Awbrey Gamble had insisted her daughters, Dr. Georgia Evans, Joan Bradfield, and Deborah Gamble, not plan any celebration of her 90th birthday, other than the tradition of the family going to Red Lobster in Newnan.  As it turns out, the partying lasted a week. A little bird had spread the word in the UDC -- send cards to Mona, she's 90 … [Read more...]

Heard County Republican Party Meeting

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(Franklin) -- You are invited to attend meetings of the Republican Party of Heard County at the Heard County Public Library, 564 Main St. Franklin, Ga. 3rd Tuesdays. 7PM. 2/17, 3/17, 4/21/,5/19. Guest speaker on 2/17: Jesse Nieto, having lost his son aboard the USS Cole, discusses his personal experience. … [Read more...]

Poster Contest Sponsored by West Georgia Soil and Water Conservation District

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(Carrollton, GA) -- The West Georgia Soil and Water Conservation District invites all 4th- 6th grade students to participate in their annual Poster Contest this spring! Contact the USDA NRCS office at 770-832-8942 (Ext 3) for entry forms and more information. Posters are due by March 27, 2015! The 2015 Poster Contest theme is "Local Heroes – Your … [Read more...]

Beginners Quilting Seminar


(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Public Library will host a Beginners Quilting Seminar on Saturday, February 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The seminar will be led by Ms. Clenette Todd. The cost of the seminar is $5.00 per person, which includes materials. No lunch will be served. For more information, or to sign up, please call the library at (770) 854-READ, or … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter DAR February Meeting


(Franklin) -- The James Stewart Chapter will be holding its regular business meeting at 9:45 a.m. on Saturday, February 14 at the Heard County Public Library. After the business meeting, there will be an award ceremony at 11:00 a.m. to honor the Heard High Class of 2015 DAR Good Citizen, Cody Norris. … [Read more...]