June 24, 2016


AUCTION -- Estate of Paul and Elsie Milam Saturday, June 25, 2016 Preview:  8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Begins:  9:00 AM 2683 Glenloch Road Franklin, Georgia 30217 Click here to see list of items and photographs … [Read more...]

Museum Salutes the 20th Anniversary of Olympic Torch in Franklin

(Franklin, GA) -- In the 1989 Heard County History Book, according to long time Franklin resident and businessman, Thomas Lipford, “W.D Lipford constructed a new service station on the northeast corner of the square.” It was a Gulf Station that was added to, changed to different businesses through the years, then saved and renovated by First Georgia Bank in … [Read more...]

HCSO offers reward for stolen Harley Davidson

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Sheriff's Office is offering a reward for information concerning the May, 2016 theft of a motorcycle. The 1997 Harley Davidson Heritage Classic was allegedly stolen between May 19-21 just off of Joe Stephens road in eastern Heard County. All information will be kept confidential and any leads will have to be verified and … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter Installs New Officers

(Franklin) -- In May, the members of the James Stewart Chapter NSDAR of Franklin held their last meeting of the 2014-2016 term in the community room of the Community & Southern Bank in Franklin. The chapter welcomed new member Joyce McLain and her visitors, her daughter Amy Kent and her granddaughter Kati Kent: held its final business meeting: and … [Read more...]

Men’s Softball Tournaments

Centralhatchee Men’s One-Pitch Softball Tournaments 185 Nutt Road, Franklin GA  Tournament Dates: June 25th, July 9th, and July 16th Pre-register by emailing Coach Cory Shelnutt at coryshelnutt@gmail.com. On-site Registration starts @ 9 AM First pitch starts @ 10 AM Price: $120/team Proceeds go to The Heard County High School Track & Field … [Read more...]

Yard Sale: Friday-Saturday

YARD SALE LOTS of baby girl's clothes, toys, etc. Household items, tools, male and female clothing. Friday and Saturday 7 AM to 3 PM at 12245 HWY 27 in Franklin. … [Read more...]

Local Republican Party Meeting

(Franklin) -- Everyone is invited to participate at the next monthly meeting of the Heard County Republican Party on Monday, June 20, 2016. The meeting will take place from 7:00 - 8:00 PM at the Heard County Public Library located at 564 Main Street in Franklin. Bring your friends and relatives. All are invited to attend. Heard County Republican Party on … [Read more...]

SummerFEST 2016 – Food, Fun, and Fireworks over the ‘Hooch

(Franklin, GA) -- “The newest go-to venue with more to do than any other venue around is Franklin’s SummerFEST. We have more activities, crafts and vendors than any other event in this area. We’re not just a fireworks show,” said Keri Denney, SummerFEST Committee Chair. Children’s activities include a Water Walker which allows youth to step inside an … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter Honors 5 Local Students

(Franklin) -- The James Stewart Chapter NSDAR was pleased to be able to honor five Heard County students this May. The chapter presented its first $100 DAR Good Citizen Contest Winner scholarship to our Class of 2016 DAR Good Citizen Brian Hill at the Heard County High School Awards Program on Tuesday May 3rd. As the 2016 DAR Good Citizen, Brian chose to … [Read more...]

AgSouth Farm Credit Reports Earnings of $39.9 Million Returns $26 Million to Members

Members Served by the Carrollton Branch Receive $581,463 (Statesboro, GA) -- AgSouth Farm Credit CEO Bill Spigener recently announced that the customer-owned cooperative had net earnings of $39.9 million during 2015. He stated that, “The association remained strong in 2015, and we are able to once again announce a healthy return of profits to our … [Read more...]