November 27, 2014

Middle Braves down Callaway 33-19

Alijah Huzzie

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Middle Braves basketball team coached by Joe Nutt got their first win of the season Saturday with a 33-19 victory over Callaway during the 4th Annual Turkey Shoot-Out at HCMS. The Braves outscored the Cavaliers 11-2 in the third quarter to secure the win. Leading scorers for the Braves were Andrew Leak with 10, Alijah Huzzie … [Read more...]

HHS Placed on the College Board’s Annual AP® Honor Roll


(Franklin) -- Heard County School System is one of 547 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 5th Annual AP® District Honor Roll for increasing access to AP course work while simultaneously maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of three or higher on AP Exams. 2014 is a … [Read more...]

Chattahoochee Christmas 2014


(Franklin) -- The square in downtown Franklin will once again play host to the annual Chattahoochee Christmas celebration on December 5, 2014 beginning at 5:00 p.m. The parade will be at 6:30 p.m. and this year's theme is Christmas: Past, Present, and Future. Admission is free and the celebration will feature food, drinks, arts & crafts, and holiday … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter NSDAR Donates Book

Pictured above (L-R) are Carla Brown, Selmah Bowen, and Beverly Baker with the book Cavaliers and Pioneers

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Historical Center and Museum received a book donation recently. The James Stewart Chapter, National Daughters of the American Revolution, in Franklin Georgia, donated 'Cavaliers and Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia Patents and Grants 1623-1666' ,Volume 1, by Nell Marion Nugent. This volume of Cavaliers and Pioneers contains … [Read more...]

Sweet 13! Monster defensive effort leads Braves to State Quarterfinals

Ethan Brant (#15), Matt Brown (#21), and Diamond Delgado (#8) were a huge part of on one of the Braves best defensive efforts in recent memory during Friday night's 28-6 win over Screven County

(Sylvania, GA) -- Near flawless play by the defense Friday night and an explosive second half by the offense and special teams propelled the Heard County football team to the biggest road win in recent history Friday night in Sylvania, Georgia where the Braves upended the Region 3-AA champion Screven County Gamecocks 28-6. A large crowd of Heard County fans … [Read more...]

Weekly Arrest Reports (11/21/14)


Franklin Police Chief, Kevin Hannah, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in the city of Franklin and their various charges: John Horace Hill, 28, Baugh Ave, Hogansville, GA 30230, arrested on 11/14/2014, charged with No Insurance, Driving on Suspended License, Driving While Unlicensed, Obstruction of an Officer and Defective Tires. Heard … [Read more...]

State School Superintendent visits CES

Pictured above are (L-R): Rodney Evans (Blue Bell Ice Cream), Heard County Superintendent Jerry Prince, CES Principal Dr.Carol Thomas, Gary Bane ( Blue Bell Ice Cream), and Georgia State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge, along with several
CES Students who are about to enjoy some celebratory ice cream (Photo: The Rosen Group)

(Centralhatchee) – Georgia State School Superintendent, Dr. John Barge, landed by helicopter at Centralhatchee Elementary School Thursday afternoon to present CES with the National Blue Ribbon School Award for the second time. The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes public and non-public elementary, middle, and high schools where students … [Read more...]

Maroon Braves bring home Kiwanis Trophy

2014 B-Bracket 10U Kiwains Bowl Champions Bottom Row (L-R): Ty Hannah, Noah Cantrell, Rashard Burden, Tristan Harris, Jameer Cook, Kaydon Minix , Ashton Bonner, Eli Dean, Andrew Rogers, Wesley Crabtree, Logan Patterson, Brent Hull, Lance Skinner, Tyler Arnold, Joseph Muller - Cheerleaders (L-R): Cheyenne Burden, Amber Elkins, Asia Burden, Ashton Crabtree, Kaylee Warren, Aubree Warren - Coaches (L-R):

(Carrollton, GA) -- Coach Cain Dean and his 10 under Maroon Braves squad shut out Villa Rica White 24-0 recently in the B-Bracket Kiwanis Bowl Championship game at the Carroll County Recreation Center in Carrollton. Ashton Bonner led a strong rushing attack for the Braves and scored all three touchdowns including one long 75-yard romp in the third … [Read more...]

Middle Braves Open Hoop Season

DJ Emory led the Braves with 8 points Tuesday night

(Franklin, GA) -- The middle Braves basketball team opened the season Tuesday at Heard County Middle School taking on Long Cane Middle School in the opening round of the 4th Annual Turkey Shoot-Out. In a close battle in the boy's game the Braves came up just short falling to Long Cane 25-23. The Braves made a strong comeback after trailing 13-7 at the … [Read more...]

Retiring Pro Wrestler Signs on with the CCSO


Courtesy of Colton Campbell  and the Times-Georgian (Carrollton, GA) -- One of the newest Carroll County Sheriff’s Office deputies will retire from his previous profession in rare fashion — with a wrestling match. Dep. Barry Buchanan, a professional wrestler who’s been known under ring names including Bull Buchanan and Recon, was sworn in as a deputy … [Read more...]