November 23, 2017

Christmas Musical at Centralhatchee First Baptist

(Centralhatchee) -- Centralhatchee First Baptist Church will perform their Christmas musical 'The Story of Christmas' on Sunday, Dec. 10th at 6:00 PM. 'The Story of Christmas' has something for everyone and is packed full of high-energy celebration songs, warm heartfelt moments, seasonal favorites, and meaningful worship moments. Make plans to join us. We … [Read more...]

Historical Society Christmas Dinner RSVP


Hardee’s donates $8,000 to James Stewart Chapter

Courtesy of Pam Lyle/The News and Banner (Franklin, GA) -- Over 3000 Hardee's locations nationwide raised almost $1 million dollars in their 'Stars for Heroes' fundraiser. This annual fundraiser benefits various charities that serve veterans and veteran families. Hardee's reports that 50 percent of these donated funds go to national charity beneficiaries … [Read more...]

Local Law Enforcement Issue Holiday Safety Reminders

(Franklin) -- “Well friends, 2017 has almost come and gone with 2018 just around the corner. I hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving planned and will be able to enjoy time with family and friends and remember to be thankful for all your blessings,” states Sheriff Ross Henry. “This is the time of year when many of us will be taking trips to visit … [Read more...]

Spirit Night for Caden Raines

(Franklin, GA) -- Hometown Pizza in Franklin will be hosting a 'Spirit Night' for Caden Raines this Monday night, November 13. Caden, a Heard County sophomore baseball player, has been hospitalized at Children' Healthcare of Atlanta since late October. He was diagnosed with a rare disorder known as Stevens–Johnson syndrome. It is believed the condition … [Read more...]

2017 Franklin Christmas Parade

(Franklin) -- The City of Franklin invites the community to come out and participate in Winter Fest 2017 on the Square and watch our amazing Christmas Parade on Friday, December 1st.  The activities will begin at 5:00 p.m. and the Christmas Parade starts at 6:00 p.m.  Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive at the end of the parade. Come out and start your … [Read more...]

Historical Society November Meeting

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Historical Society will have its monthly meeting on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at Three Rivers Commission Building at 5:30 P.M. Our member, Mr. Vernon Abbott, will have the program on "A Missionary's Journey". Mr. Abbott has been to Uganda, Africa several times and he will describe the hardships and triumphs of the children … [Read more...]

Georgia’s State Parks Open on Holidays

(Atlanta, GA) -- This holiday season, walk off that extra slice of pie with a heart-pumping hike. All of Georgia’s state parks are open Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day for visitors to enjoy peaceful scenery and active outings. State parks are a great way to showcase Georgia’s natural beauty to out-of-town visitors as well.  For just $5 parking, … [Read more...]

Town of Centralhatchee Christmas Parade

(Centralhatchee) -- Please join the Town of Centralhatchee to kick off this year's holiday season with its Annual Christmas Parade. Citizens, friends and families are encouraged to line the streets of Centralhatchee Parkway and enjoy the parade on Saturday, December 2nd at 4:30 p.m. Following the parade, everyone is invited for the lighting of the … [Read more...]

Turkey Shoot this Saturday

Turkey Shoot (Frolona) -- High Point Church Of God is hosting a Turkey Shoot on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 10:00 AM. $3.00 per shot. High Point Church of God is located at 8511 Frolona Rd. in Franklin, GA. … [Read more...]