April 25, 2018

Winter band groups growing in numbers

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County High School recently took the Indoor Winds group to the Championships in Cumming, GA on April 14. The Braves earned the silver medal in the Georgia Indoor Percussion Association Championships and the Bronze Medal at the Winterguard International Southeast Regional Contest. They competed in the Winds Scholastic A … [Read more...]

Local agencies assist at highly publicized Newnan rally

(Newnan, GA) -- Several law enforcement officers and other emergency personnel from the City of Franklin and Heard County traveled to Newnan on Saturday to aid Newnan and Coweta County during a rally staged by the National Socialist Movement. About 25-30 members of the Neo-Nazi group rallied at Greenville Street Park in downtown Newnan. In addition to the … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Conner Clark)

Heard Co. Student Art Spotlight (Franklin) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. The artwork for this week’s Student Artist Spotlight was designed by Connor Clark. Connor is a third grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Connor learned how to make coils of … [Read more...]

HHS students participate in mock interviews, job fair

(Franklin, GA) -- On Tuesday, April 10th, Heard County High School students were put to the test as they participated in mock interviews. Juniors, seniors and Work-based Learning students were invited to participate in this valuable experience. Approximately 60 students participated in the mock interviews with community and business leaders. The … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (03/27/18)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING April 24, 2018 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III.  PUBLIC HEARINGS a.  Special Use Application – Klaus & Katharina Huenermann, 1463 Welcome Road, Roopville, GA 30170 IV.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES – March 27, 2018 V.  AMEND AGENDA   VI.  NEW BUSINESS a.  … [Read more...]

Weekly Arrest Reports (04/20/18)

Franklin Police Chief, Kevin Hannah, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in the city of Franklin and their various charges: Charlie Anthony Jennings, 56, Liberty Church Road, Bremen, GA 30110, arrested on 04/14/2018, charged with DUI, DUI Less Safe, Driving on Suspended License, Driving While Unlicensed and Open Container. Andy Wayne … [Read more...]

Brave track athletes advance to State Sectionals

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard High hosted the Region 5-AA Track Championships at HCMS this week and several Braves earned spots at next weekend's GHSA Class AA State Sectionals. The two-day event began on Tuesday with field events and closed out Thursday with the majority of the running events. The Lady Braves finished as Region 5-AA runner-ups for the second … [Read more...]

Brave tennis teams advance to Sweet 16

(Franklin, GA) -- The male and female Brave tennis teams are each heading to the Sweet 16 round of the GHSA Class AA State Playoffs following round one wins versus Region 6-AA yesterday in Franklin. The Lady Braves advanced via forfeit when the No. 4 seed from Region 6-AA South Atlanta did not make the trip to Heard High for the scheduled round one … [Read more...]

Pinwheel Garden recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Month

(Franklin/Times~Journal) -- This year we celebrated the 35th Anniversary of our national awareness month as April was first designated as Child Abuse Prevention Month by President Ronald Reagan in 1983. It’s the time of the year again we recommit to giving every child a chance to succeed and to ensuring that every child grows up in a safe, stable, and … [Read more...]

Braves power past Handley on Senior Night

(Franklin, GA) -- The Braves went back to work in non-region play Tuesday and scored an impressive 13-4 win over Handley in Franklin. It was Senior Night at the ballpark and Coach Trent Bianco's seniors certainly delivered including starting pitcher A.J. Head who got the win in his first start of the season. The Brave offense equaled its highest run output … [Read more...]