September 19, 2017

James Stewart Chapter NSDAR inducts new members

(Franklin) -- The James Stewart Chapter NSDAR inducted four new members at their September meeting: Sandi Allen, Elizabeth Chapmen, Teresa Chapman, and Sarah McCrary. Each of these ladies has proven her direct lineage to someone who fought or provided service in the American Revolution. Once an applicant’s proof documentation is approved, her application … [Read more...]

Southwire Disaster Relief Collection for Hurricane Irma Victims

(Carrollton, GA) -- In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, which leaves a path of devastation and flooding in Florida, Georgia and the surrounding areas, Southwire’s Project GIFT will host a disaster relief collection, beginning on Tuesday, September 19. The collection event will run through Wednesday, September 20. The collection will be held in the parking … [Read more...]

Candidate for Franklin City Council Post 1

My name is Alan Slaughenhaupt, and I am running for City Council Post 1 because I believe I can make a positive impact on the future of our city through my education and experience. I have lived in the City of Franklin for 7+ years, and my family has lived in Heard County for over 20. I love the community of Franklin and want to help it continue to grow and … [Read more...]

Heard County Historical Society Meeting (9/21)

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Historical Society will meet at Three Rivers Commission Building Thursday, September 21 at 5:30. We are delighted to have a representative from the Georgia Battlefields Association present the program. Everyone is invited. Refreshments will be provided. For questions about the program, call Sharon Frost at 770-301-8788. … [Read more...]

Fall Festival returns to Heard Elementary!

(Franklin) -- The Fall Festival returns to Heard County Elementary School on Friday, September 29, 2017 from 5:00-8:00 PM! We are going to have an inflatable slide, inflatable obstacle course, and a bounce house. Games and activities will include BINGO, a cake walk, a coke bottle toss, pick-a-duck, go fish, candy corn bowling, a bean bag toss, putt-putt … [Read more...]

Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings

(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 night from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. an open discussion meeting of AA is held at the Franklin Church of God located at 12002 GA Hwy 100 in Franklin, GA. … [Read more...]

Franklin Primary Healthcare Clinic

(Franklin, GA) -- Franklin Primary Healthcare Clinic, located at 1236 Franklin Parkway is open Monday thru Friday 8:00 AM -4:00 PM by appointments and walk-ins are welcome. The clinic is staffed by Family Nurse Practitioners Ann Hastings and Cherry Toney. Services include, but are not limited to: Women's Health • DOT Physicals • Sick Visits • Sports … [Read more...]

HCMS Media Center Book Fair

(Franklin) -- Heard County Middle School Media Center will host a Scholastic book fair Friday, Sept. 22 through Friday, Sept. 29. Online shopping will be available Sept. 16-29. Support our school by shopping online! Order books for all ages and grades Support your teachers' classroom wish lists Share your wish list with family and … [Read more...]

Revival at Olive Branch Baptist Church

Olive Branch Baptist Church (40 Frolona Rd., Franklin, GA, Pastor Rodney Roquemore) will be holding revival services September 25-27 at 6:30 PM each night with Pastor Jody Mitchell officiating!!! We invite everyone to come out and worship with us as we seek the Lord and believe Him to bring a refreshing to our souls. There will be special singing each … [Read more...]

Tropical Storm Warning Issued for Heard County

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County Fire Chief and local EMA director Steve Wirth is urging local residents to use extreme caution and be prepared as the remnants of Hurricane Irma approach the local area early Monday morning. A tropical storm warning issued Sunday does include the Heard County area as well as most of Georgia. Current forecast models show the … [Read more...]