September 4, 2015

James Stewart Chapter DAR Meeting

(Franklin) -- The September meeting of the James Stewart Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution  will be held at the Heard County Library on Saturday September 12 at 10:00 a.m. We have four new members to induct, a memorial to 9-11, a program on the Constitution and  an award to present. Members are urged to attend and help us start the new chapter … [Read more...]

HHS Students and Teacher of the Month (August)

(Franklin) -- Heard High School this week announced the teacher and students of the month for August. Pictured above left to right are Student of the Month Derrick Emory, Teacher of the Month Lindsey Stewart, and Student of the Month Lora Glover. Stewart was recognized by her colleagues and Emory and Glover were recognized by the faculty. Congratulations … [Read more...]

Special Quilt Display at Ephesus Library

(Ephesus) -- During the month of September, Ephesus Public Library will have a Quilt Display in our lobby display case. Quilts are on loan from Judy and Robert Rogers, Paige Rogers, Clenette Todd, Phyllis Wiggins, and Colleen Workman. The quilts were handcrafted by artists both living and deceased.  Also displayed are pictures of the Ephesus Quilting … [Read more...]

Heard High Class of 1970 Reunion

(Franklin) -- The Heard High School graduating class of 1970 will be having a 45th class reunion at Heard High on October 9, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. If interested in helping organize this reunion, please meet at the Centralhatchee Parkway Baptist Church on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. Please call Randy Chesnut at 706-675-6579 if interested in … [Read more...]

Calling All 4th through 6th graders!

(Franklin) -- 4-H Wants You! Heard County 4-H is starting a new group activity called “Clover Kids” and we want you to be a part of the fun! It will be for youth in grades 4th, 5th , & 6th that live in Heard County. Clover Kids will be led by a special group of kids that serve on our Leadership Council. We will meet at the Old River Gym the second … [Read more...]

Ephesus Library Computer Classes

(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Public Library has one-on-one classes for anyone who needs computer instruction. Ms. Diane Langley has graciously volunteered to teach these classes. They can be scheduled at any time during the day. Whether you've never even turned on a computer before, or you're a novice and need a little help with Word, Excel, Powerpoint, or surfing … [Read more...]

Carrollton Career Expo scheduled for Sept. 1

(Atlanta, GA) -- The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will assist several other organizations with a career expo in Carrollton on Tuesday, Sept. 1. The expo will be held from 1-4 p.m. at the Tabernacle Baptist Church located at 150 Tabernacle Drive. The other organizations conducting the expo are the Carrollton Goodwill Career Center, Carrollton Housing … [Read more...]

Ephesus Baptist Church to Celebrate 125 Years

(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Baptist Church, located on Highway 100 in Ephesus, Georgia, will be celebrating its 125th Anniversary on Sunday, August 30th, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Dinner will be served on the grounds. Fred Cooke, the 22nd pastor of Ephesus Church, will bring the message. If you would like to dress in old-fashioned attire, please feel free to do … [Read more...]

Prospect Youth Lunch Plate Fundraiser

PROSPECT CHURCH (Franklin) -- Prospect Youth will be selling lunch plates (hot dogs, baked beans, chips, cookies and drinks) at Flat Rock Campground following the 11:00 a.m. Camp Meeting Service on Sunday, August 16, 2015. The proceeds will be used toward the expenses to attend the Passion 2016 Youth Rally/ Conference. For more information please contact … [Read more...]

‘Back to School Blast’ at Glenloch Baptist Church

(Franklin) -- Glenloch Baptist Church will host a "Back to School Blast" on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at their church located at 2807 Glenloch Rd, off Highway 27 between Carrollton and Franklin. The event will feature games, food water slides and much more. For more information visit or call 770-854-5346. … [Read more...]