October 1, 2014

2014 Heard County Homecoming Court (Senior Boys)

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(Franklin) -- The Class of 2015 voted last week for the 2014 edition of the Heard County High School Homecoming Court. Homecoming week activities began Monday and will continue through Saturday night including a huge parade through downtown Franklin on Thursday and the first Region 5-AA football game versus Chattahoochee County Friday night. The Homecoming … [Read more...]

Lions Best Braves in Battle of State Softball Powers

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(Franklin) -- The #1 ranked softball team in Class AAA (AJC) in the state of Georgia visited Heard High School Monday evening and proved why they are deserving of the top ranking, knocked off the #3 ranked Class AA (AJC) Lady Braves for the second time this season. The Central Lady Lions earned an 8-5 win in an unusually high scoring affair featuring two of … [Read more...]

Braves Battle Hard in Loss to Bulldogs

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(Franklin) -- The Braves varsity football team put up a strong fight Friday night in a 24-10 loss versus the visiting Macon County Bulldogs at Staples Stadium despite playing the game with a depleted line-up on both sides of the ball due to injuries. Head coach Tim Barron and staff knew last spring when they scheduled five non-region games with some of the … [Read more...]

2014 Heard County Homecoming Court (Senior Girls)

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(Franklin) -- The Class of 2015 voted this week for the 2014 edition of the Heard County High School Homecoming Court. Homecoming week begins next Monday and activities will last through Friday including a huge parade through downtown Franklin on Thursday and the first Region 5-AA football game versus Chattahoochee County Friday night. The homecoming queen … [Read more...]

Sophomore Lady Brave Stays Hot

Hannah Sanders blasted two home runs for the Lady Braves Wednesday

(Temple, GA) -- The Lady Braves softball team moved to 3-0 in Region 5-AA Thursday in Temple where they blasted the Lady Tigers 21-0 in three innings. The story of the game was again sophomore third baseman Hannah Sanders who continued her power surge with two three-run homers. Sanders has now hit seven long balls on the season with six of them coming … [Read more...]

Weekly Arrest Reports (09/26/14)

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Franklin Police Chief, Kevin Hannah, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in the city of Franklin and their various charges: Everett Terrel Reid, Jr., 21, Andrews Ave, Fort Rucker, AL 36362, arrested on 09/19/2014, charged with Driving on Suspended License. Ashley Nicole Rodriguez, 26, Lafayette Ct, LaGrange, GA 30240, arrested on … [Read more...]

Local Author Shares New Book at Ephesus Library

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(Ephesus) -- Tuesday night, September 16th, Ephesus Library had a packed house for Rebecca Carlisle's presentation of her new book, Shared Lives: A Tale of Two Kidneys.  Donors and recipients of kidneys, including Ms. Carlisle and her husband, Richard, shared stories of how their lives were transformed during these procedures. Pictured above from left to … [Read more...]

JV Lady Braves Sink Pirates

The 2014 JV Lady Braves -- (Front Row L-R): Lacey Hindman, Brittany Scarborough, Alexis Nelms. (Back Row L-R): Coach Ryan Duffey, Jayda Holley, Anna Cosper, Shealyn Sumner, Emily Iddins, and Coach Kelley Hadley. (Not pictured: JV/Varsity players Hattie Yarbrough, Aspen Barker, Ally Harris, Katie Minix, and  Sarah Schofield)

(Franklin) -- The junior varsity Lady Braves finished off a strong season at home Wednesday afternoon where they knocked off the visiting Pike County Pirates 2-1 in six innings of play. Sophomore Hattie Yarbrough gave a solid effort on the mound giving up only a single run to the Lady Pirates. On offense the Lady Braves scored two runs in the bottom of the … [Read more...]

Local Girl Scouts Host Adoption Day

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(Franklin) -- Girl Scout Troop 13324 of Franklin recently hosted an "Adoption Day" at Heard County Animal Control near the Sheriff's Office at 11810 Georgia Hwy 100. The girl scouts were on hand to answer questions and distributed helpful information about the adoption of cats and dogs, as well as providing important information about strays. Pictured … [Read more...]

HHS Teacher/Student of the Month (August)

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(Franklin) -- Heard High School recently announced the teacher and student of the month. Congrats to Lee Burson and Brian Hill for being named Teacher and Student of the Month for August !!! … [Read more...]