February 24, 2017

Weekly Arrest Reports (02/24/17)

Franklin Police Chief, Kevin Hannah, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in the city of Franklin and their various charges: Timothy Leonard Bledsoe, 24, Hines Road, LaGrange, GA 30241, arrested on 02/24/2017, charged with Violation of Probation. Heard County Sheriff, Ross Henry, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in … [Read more...]

Alford’s walk-off base hit caps dramatic win at UWG

(Carrollton, GA) -- The Brave baseball team scored a dramatic 11-10 win over the Central Lions Thursday night at the University of West Georgia. The scheduled Brave home game was moved to the collegiate site at UWG due to poor weather and field conditions this week. The barn-burning affair saw several lead changes before the Braves prevailed with the come … [Read more...]

Brave hoop, gridiron stand-outs bound for the next level

(Franklin, GA) — Four senior Heard County High School athletes signed letters of intent to play their respective fall and winter sports at the next level Wednesday morning. Kimberly Harris, Drew Hopkins, DayVin Troy, and Trey Wiggins were each accompanied by family, friends, coaches, and other HHS school officials to celebrate the big day. Senior hoop … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Lilly Horn)

Heard Co. Student Art Spotlight (Franklin) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. This week's Student Artist Spotlight was created by Lilly Horn. Lilly is a third grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Lilly created a landscape showing depth by making objects … [Read more...]

Braves edge Eagles at Alford Field

(Franklin, GA) -- The Braves baseball team earned its first win of the season 8-6 over the Coosa Eagles Monday afternoon in Franklin. The game started early with a 3:00 PM first pitch due to school holidays. A big four run fifth inning keyed the win for the Braves. Senior Auston Wilson earned the victory on the mound after taking over for starter Lee Kay … [Read more...]

Heard County does well at Rome 4-H event

(Rome, GA) -- Thirty-Seven Heard County Cloverleaf 4-H’ers traveled to Rome to participate in District Project Achievement on February 4, 2017. “It took a lot of work and practice for each young person to prepare for this event. I am so proud of each and every one of them," said Head County 4-H director Dinah Rowe. "For most of them, it was their first time … [Read more...]

Move It Mondays Helps Ephesus Couple Improve Health

(Ephesus, GA) -- When Steve and Susan Daniel saw that Tanner Health System’s Get Healthy, Live Well was offering a program to turn walkers into joggers in February 2016, it couldn’t have happened at a better time. Joining Move It Mondays not only provided the Daniels with an opportunity to improve their health, but to also spend even more time with each … [Read more...]

Weekly Arrest Reports (02/17/17)

Franklin Police Chief, Kevin Hannah, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in the city of Franklin and their various charges: Holly Lynn Stubbs, 45, Franklin Parkway, Franklin, GA 30217, arrested on 02/14/17, charged with Violation Of Probation. Gregory Lamar Cheeks Jr., 26, Franklin Parkway, Franklin, GA 30217, arrested on 02/15/17, … [Read more...]

Braves score first state playoff win since 2002

(Franklin, GA) -- The Braves scored a state playoff victory for the first time since 2002 Friday night, defeating the Dade County Wolverines 69-44 in Franklin. Coach Keith Simmons's squad used a big 25-8 third quarter to expand a 32-25 halftime lead and advance to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2002. It was a 79-68 win over Social Circle in Class A … [Read more...]

Lady Braves survive OT thriller to make Sweet 16

(Franklin, GA) -- The Lady Braves came back from a nine point second half deficit to defeat the visiting Pepperell Dragons 42-40 in overtime Friday night in front of a raucous overflow crowd in the Heard County High School gym. It was the second straight season the team needed to scrap and claw for all 32 minutes to survive a first round scare by a gutsy … [Read more...]