January 30, 2015

Newnan Selected for U.S. Navy Band’s Tour


(Newnan, GA) -- America's Navy is coming home to Newnan, Georgia, one of 32 cities in six states to host a performance by the United States Navy Band during its 2015 spring tour -- one of the Navy's signature outreach programs. The United States Navy Concert Band’s performance is scheduled for Feb. 21, 2015, 7 p.m. at the Center for Performing and Visual … [Read more...]

Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting

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(Franklin) -- If you want to drink, that's your business. If you want to stop, we can help. Come to a meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous to hear a solution.  Every Monday starting February 9, 2015 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. an open discussion meeting of AA will be held at the Franklin Church of God located at 12002 GA Hwy 100 in Franklin, GA.  … [Read more...]

Changes to Heard BOC Meeting Schedule


(Franklin) -- The Heard County Board of Commissioners Monthly Board Meetings for 2015 have been changed to the FOURTH (4th) TUESDAY of each month beginning February 24, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the Heard County Courthouse. 2015 Heard County BOC Monthly Meeting Schedule February 24, 2015 March 24, 2015 April 28, 2015 May 26, 2015 June 23, 2015 July 28, … [Read more...]

Memorial Service for Mr. Floyd Israel


(Corinth) -- A memorial service for the late Mr. Floyd Lee Israel will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, January 29, 2015 at the Corinth Baptist Church located on HWY 100 in Corinth. All family and friends are invited to attend. Mr. Israel passed away on January 20, 2015. … [Read more...]

Heard County Chapter 2587 UDC February Meeting


Heard County Chapter 2587 UDC Meeting (Franklin) -- Heard County Chapter 2587 will hold its regular meeting on Wednesday, February 11 at 1:00 p.m. at the Heard County Public Library. We will be celebrating Georgia Day.  … [Read more...]

National Freedom Day


National Freedom Day is an observance on February 1 honoring the signing by Abraham Lincoln of a resolution that became the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. President Lincoln signed the Amendment outlawing slavery on February 1, 1865, although it was not ratified by the states until later. Major Richard Wright, Sr., a former slave believed there … [Read more...]

Ashlyn Summerlin named to Dean’s List at UWG


(Carrollton, GA) -- 2014 Heard High School graduate Ms. Ashlyn Summerlin was recently named to the School of Nursing Dean's List for the 2014 fall semester at the University of West Georgia. The School of Nursing Dean's List recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.5 in a minimum of 12 semester hours. Congratulations to Ashyln Summerlin … [Read more...]

Thank You from the Wiggins Family


We would like to take this opportunity to express our grateful appreciation to everyone who said a prayer, sent a card, brought food, made a phone call, sent a flower, or sent a monetary gift to the family of Gary E. Wiggins. Gary lived in Heard County in the Ephesus community for 41 years. He valued education and enjoyed sports. He was an avid reader until … [Read more...]

4-H Cooking Class


(Franklin) -- Are you interested in cooking some delicious and healthy meals? Heard County 4-H is hosting a six-week, hands-on Cooking Matters class series. You will learn how to: Make the most of your food resources Cook nutritious, delicious food Shop defensively at the grocery store Work with foods you've never used … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter DAR Meeting


(Franklin) -- The James Stewart Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will have its regular meeting on Saturday January 19th at 10 AM at the Heard County Library. This will be our yearly business meeting and we will discuss and plan the February meeting, the May workshop, the end of year reports, our partnership with the Vietnam Anniversary … [Read more...]