March 4, 2021

6U Flag Braves go undefeated!

(Franklin, GA) -- The 6U Tiny Braves flag football team went undefeated this year at Heard County Parks and Recreation. The squad defeated Temple Black, Carroll County, and Temple Gold at home and scored big wins over Bowdon and Haralson County on the road! Leading the charge were Will Coleman and Justus Harmon who each scored a plethora of … [Read more...]

Pulpwood Classic IX Preview: Heard Co. Braves @ Callaway Cavaliers

Heard Co. Braves @ Callaway Cavaliers WHAT: The 9th Edition of the Pulpwood Classic WHEN: Friday, Nov. 20 @ 7:30 PM WHERE: Callaway Stadium, 801 Dallis St., Lagrange, GA 30240 TICKETS: Advance tickets are $10 each and available at Go Fan (Limited to 1250 per team), remaining tickets will be sold at the gate DIRECTIONS: http://mapq.st/2dKr6bJ RADIO: … [Read more...]

10U Braves close out season with exciting Farmer Bowl win

(Franklin, GA) -- The 10U Heard County Braves football team ended the season with an exciting 29-19 win over the Mount Zion Eagles Tuesday night at Staples Stadium in Franklin. The game featured a plethora of first half scoring before the defenses for both quads took over late in the game. The Braves led 29-19 at the half and that tally would remain before … [Read more...]

Youth Winter Baseball Camp at HCHS

(Franklin) -- Head coach Trent Bianco and the Braves varsity baseball team will be hosting their annual Winter Baseball Camp from December 1-3, 2020 at Heard High School. The camp is open to grades K-8 and will focus on the fundamentals of baseball including hitting, fielding, throwing, and catching. This is the 7th year the high school coaches have held … [Read more...]

Lady Braves GHSA Class AA State Softball Final Four Preview

Heard Co. Lady Braves WHAT: GHSA CLASS AA State Championship Final Four Tournament (Double Elimination) WHEN: Friday-Saturday (October 30-31) OPENING GAMES: The Lady Braves will battle the Lovett Lions at 3:00 PM on Friday, Oct. 30 (Field #2), The Vidalia Indians will battle the Bremen Blue Devils at 3:00 PM Friday (Field #1) WHERE: South Commons … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Destiny Brown)

Heard County Student Art Spotlight (Franklin, GA) -- We regularly spotlight the art creations of Heard County students. Today's Student Artist Spotlight was created by Heard County Middle School 8th grader Destiny Brown. In the recent 'Double Vision' 8th Grade drawing project, students selected a portrait by a famous artist and recreated it. Next, the … [Read more...]

Heard County School System announces launch of ‘Baby Braves Academy’ in 2021

(Franklin, GA) -- In any community where poverty exists in a sizable portion of the population, an equally large percentage of students will begin school missing critical academic and social skills. To counteract this reality and to make sure ALL Heard County students have an opportunity to succeed, the Heard County School System along with the Heard County … [Read more...]

2020 Heard County Homecoming Highlights

(Franklin, GA) -- A festive atmosphere took center stage in Heard County last week as the Brave Nation and Heard County High School hosted its annual Homecoming celebration. The celebration of course included the crowning of the 2020 Homecoming Queen during the halftime of Friday night’s football game versus Central. The eager home crowd screamed loudly as … [Read more...]

HCHS Cross Country finishes strong at home meet

(Franklin, GA) -- Four Heard County High School distance runners earned Top 10 finishes during a home varsity cross country meet held last week at the Heard County Parks and Recreation facility on Thompson Road. Leading the way for the girls was Senior Annie Bradley who scored a top finish at the meet among all female competitors. Bradley finished the 5000M … [Read more...]

Brave alumnus in critical need of a Heart Transplant

(Franklin, GA) -- A Heard High Class of 1989 graduate and former standout Brave athlete is in need of a heart transplant and a family member is trying to help raise funds to make the surgery possible. Dante Emory is on a journey to becoming eligible for the Heart Transplant list. Dante was born and raised here in Franklin, and has previously worked for … [Read more...]