January 27, 2015

Heard County Chapter 2587 UDC February Meeting


Heard County Chapter 2587 UDC Meeting (Franklin) -- Heard County Chapter 2587 will hold its regular meeting on Wednesday, February 11 at 1:00 p.m. at the Heard County Public Library. We will be celebrating Georgia Day.  … [Read more...]

National Freedom Day


National Freedom Day is an observance on February 1 honoring the signing by Abraham Lincoln of a resolution that became the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. President Lincoln signed the Amendment outlawing slavery on February 1, 1865, although it was not ratified by the states until later. Major Richard Wright, Sr., a former slave believed there … [Read more...]

Ashlyn Summerlin named to Dean’s List at UWG


(Carrollton, GA) -- 2014 Heard High School graduate Ms. Ashlyn Summerlin was recently named to the School of Nursing Dean's List for the 2014 fall semester at the University of West Georgia. The School of Nursing Dean's List recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.5 in a minimum of 12 semester hours. Congratulations to Ashyln Summerlin … [Read more...]

Thank You from the Wiggins Family


We would like to take this opportunity to express our grateful appreciation to everyone who said a prayer, sent a card, brought food, made a phone call, sent a flower, or sent a monetary gift to the family of Gary E. Wiggins. Gary lived in Heard County in the Ephesus community for 41 years. He valued education and enjoyed sports. He was an avid reader until … [Read more...]

4-H Cooking Class


(Franklin) -- Are you interested in cooking some delicious and healthy meals? Heard County 4-H is hosting a six-week, hands-on Cooking Matters class series. You will learn how to: Make the most of your food resources Cook nutritious, delicious food Shop defensively at the grocery store Work with foods you've never used … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter DAR Meeting


(Franklin) -- The James Stewart Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will have its regular meeting on Saturday January 19th at 10 AM at the Heard County Library. This will be our yearly business meeting and we will discuss and plan the February meeting, the May workshop, the end of year reports, our partnership with the Vietnam Anniversary … [Read more...]

Heard BOC January Meeting Rescheduled


(Franklin) -- The Heard County Board of Commissioners Monthly Board Meeting scheduled for Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. has been rescheduled to Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.   … [Read more...]

West Georgia Bass Club taking Memberships

Bass Club

(Lagrange, GA) -- West Georgia Bass Club will begin taking membership at West Point lake on Jan. 18 at Highland Marina Resort. Check out our website at www.westgeorgiabassclub.com and friend us on Facebook at West Georgia Bass Club. Contact Rickey Childs at 706-523-1513 for more information. … [Read more...]

Heard County Chapter 2587 Meeting


Heard County UDC Meeting (Franklin) -- Heard County Chapter 2587 will have its regular meeting on Wednesday, January 14th at 1 PM at the Heard County Library.   Our program will be on Lee's Fighting Tigers. Anyone interested in the learning about the Daughters of the Confederacy is welcome to join us. … [Read more...]

Talented Performer to appear at the Ephesus Library

Cliff Patton (Photo: Perry Chamber of Commerce)

(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Library once again hosts Family Fun Night! On Tuesday, January 27th, at 6:00 p.m., we'll have a visit from ventriloquist, comedian, balloon twister, and magician Cliff Patton! Mr. Patton has performed all over the U.S., and will introduce us to a new character, Augie the Possum. It will be free fun for the whole family, so come ahead. … [Read more...]