October 31, 2014

Weekly Arrest Reports (10/31/14)


Franklin Police Chief, Kevin Hannah, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in the city of Franklin and their various charges: No Arrests in Franklin this week. Heard County Sheriff, Ross Henry, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in Heard County including their various charges: Jason Alan Lewis, 39, Notnomis Road, … [Read more...]

Author visits Ephesus Public Library


(Ephesus) -- Tuesday night, October 21st, at 6:30 p.m., author Cheryl Pollard came to Ephesus Public Library to present her latest book, Love Lifted Me, the story of an African-American woman born in the Depression-era south. Ms. Pollard is also the author of Fording and Sunrise. Her books have sold all over the United States, as well as Canada and … [Read more...]

Turn Your Clocks Back This Sunday


(Franklin) -- Clocks in Heard County will turn back an hour at 2 a.m. this Sunday, marking the beginning of regular standard time for the next few months. This means that this fall weekend will be one hour longer than normal and it will get dark one hour earlier in the coming evenings. Standard time will be used through March 8, when clocks will "spring" … [Read more...]

Centralhatchee Elementary Honor Roll (1st-Nine Weeks)


Centralhatchee Elementary School 4th 9 Weeks Honor Roll 2013- 2014 A Honor Roll (All grades must be 90 or above) 1st Grade-  Derrick Cook, Kassi  Hannah, Wyatt Hendrix, Luke Miller, Emma Shelnutt, Maddie Wilson, Coleton Annas, Eli Boyd, Lera Craven, Daniel Lohr, Jeremy Norton, Cassidy Prince, Abigayle Rowland, Will Smith, Keyrie Whitlock 2nd Grade- … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter Welcomes 4 New Members

Pictured above (L-R): Bonnie Baker, Sharon Frost, Pam Rogers, Hollis Crockett, Carla Brown

(Franklin) -- The James Stewart Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution is pleased to welcome four new members into the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution and into our chapter. Mary Wirth was verified by the National Society on May 5th, Sharon Denney Frost and Pam Denney Rogers were both verified by the National Society on August 5th … [Read more...]

Local Toddler Waiting for Transplant

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(Franklin, GA) -- 3-year-old Malik Jones of Franklin is at the top of child organ donor lists in both Pennsylvania and Ohio awaiting a liver and small intestine transplant. Malik was born June 24, 2011 at Atlanta Medical Center at only 26 weeks, and two weeks after his birth he developed a hole in his small intestine and was rushed to Scottish Rite … [Read more...]

Deal issues new policy for travelers from Ebola-affected countries

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More aggressive monitoring procedures will help state manage risks of disease, protect citizens (Atlanta, GA) -- Gov. Nathan Deal yesterday announced that Georgia will increase Ebola monitoring for all in-bound travelers from affected countries. “We are taking every necessary precaution to ensure that Georgia stands prepared to manage the risks associated … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter NSDAR Announces Good Citizen Award Winner

James Stewart Chapter Regent Carla Brown and the Heard High Class of 2015 DAR Good Citizen Award Winner Cody Norris

(Franklin) -- The James Stewart Chapter National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution is pleased to announce that Cody Norris has been selected as the DAR Good Citizen Award Recipient by the Heard County Class of 2015. Cody is the son of Allen Norris and Carolyn Olinger, both of Franklin, GA. The student selected as the school’s DAR Good … [Read more...]

Sheriff Ross Henry and Chief Kevin Hannah offer Halloween safety tips

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(Franklin) -- It’s that time of the year for all of our little ghosts and goblins to come out and play. “Next to Christmas, Halloween is one our children’s favorite times of the year. Kids love it!!  They get the chance to dress up and get FREE CANDY!  Chief Hannah and I have discussed different safety issues that we feel are important and we wish to share … [Read more...]

FFA attends Sunbelt Ag Expo


(Moultrie, GA) -- The Heard County FFA attended the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie Georgia. Even after a long bus ride, a one hour traffic jam and twice the number of people because of the rain delay on Tuesday every student had a great time. The students made use of every available minute to see as many exhibits and explore all of the venues that time … [Read more...]