September 30, 2020

Youth football opens on high note for Little Braves

(Franklin, GA) -- The youth football season got underway Saturday at the Heard County Parks and Recreation Department. All three Heard County teams were in action and each pulled off a big opening day wins. The 10U Braves took down Mt. Zion by a final score of 26-6 to begin their season with a 1-0 record. Leading the way for the Braves on offense were … [Read more...]

Softball Round-Up: JV, HCMS Lady Braves score big wins

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Middle School Lady Braves softball team recognized its five 8th grade players prior to Wednesday's home game versus rival Bowdon. The Lady Braves rounded out the day's celebration with a 5-0 win over the Red Devilettes to earn the top seed for next week's middle school championship tournament. Starting pitcher Kinley … [Read more...]

Heard County School Superintendent addresses upcoming SPLOST referendum

Brave Nation: We have seen another 136 students graduate from the Brave Nation, and we are gearing up for another great year. I want to take a moment and make you aware of some very exciting things that are going on in our school system. But before I dive into the projects that we have going on I want to take a moment and say THANK YOU. Thank you for … [Read more...]

Superintendent Kay issues COVID-19 update

Good morning Brave Nation: I hope by now you all know that we strive for transparency in all we do. From test scores to finances to educational resources, to SPLOST expenditures, and now COVID reports. Transparency is the best practice! With that said, below you will find a COVID report that we will issue every week. Due to privacy issues it may seem … [Read more...]

Fall Sports Update for Heard County Parks and Recreation

(Franklin, GA) -- Fall Sports Registration at the Heard County Parks and Recreation Department will continue through this Friday, August 7. See updates on each individual fall sport below. For up to date information on all Recreation Department activities "like" and visit Heard County Parks and Recreation on Facebook. FALL FOOTBALL Registration … [Read more...]

Lagrange College profiles former Lady Brave distance runner

Article written by Trevor Wenners, Assistant Director of Sports Information at Lagrange College (Lagrange, GA) -- Holly Moreland has never cracked under pressure. If anything, when the lights are shining the brightest, the rising junior on the LaGrange College women's cross-country team brings her game to another level. Moreland put on a show in Rome, … [Read more...]

Pro Wrestling at HCPR this Saturday night

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Parks and Recreation Department (2020 Thompson Road, Franklin) will be hosting a Pro Wrestling Event this Saturday night at the Sports Complex. Doors open at 6:30 PM and the action begins at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $10 Buy One Get One Free and fans are asked to bring their own chairs and practice social distancing at the … [Read more...]

Important Update from the Heard County School System

Brave Nation: I hope this letter finds you enjoying the last few weeks of your summer! In my letter on Monday, July 6th, I promised that things would change as we approach the beginning of the school year. As was stated in our video message, we did not see any good virtual learning options out there for our K-5 children. We have continued to look and we … [Read more...]

Heard County Athletics announces 2020 Hall of Fame Class

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Athletics Hall of Fame Committee is proud to announce its fourth class of inductees for 2020. The Hall of Fame was established in 2017 as a way to recognize and honor in a permanent manner those who have excelled in their dedication to the community of Heard County sports and those who have made outstanding coaching and … [Read more...]

Superintendent Kay provides important update on Heard County’s 2020-2021 school year

 Brave Nation: I hope you are all having a restful summer. To say we are in uncharted territory would be stating the obvious. Being in unfamiliar territory makes us all feel uneasy, uncomfortable, and sometimes, down right scared. We understand your fears and frustrations as we share them too. But, as we continue to look toward the 20-21 school year, … [Read more...]