July 31, 2014

Award-Winning Christian Band to Perform at TRUST 2014 Youth Explosion

Big Daddy Weave will play at Callaway Stadium in Lagrange on Saturday, August 9 as part of the TRUST 2014 Youth Explosion Event

(Lagrange, GA) -- Big Daddy Weave, a Dove Award-winning Christian band, will headline the TRUST 2014 Youth Explosion hosted by Teaver Road Baptist Church in Lagrange. The local church is hoping to attract thousands of youth to the event at Callaway Stadium at Lagrange College. The concert will kick off at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 9, 2014. “The goal of … [Read more...]

PUBLIC NOTICE: HCWA to Repair Damaged Water Main


(Franklin) -- On Thursday July 31, 2014, the Heard County Water Authority will be making the permanent repairs on the eight (8) inch water main that was damaged during the flash flood on July 21, 2014. The line is located on HWY 100 South approximately ¼ mile from US 27 South. Repairs should be completed by 5:00 p.m. Thursday. One lane of traffic may be … [Read more...]

Ephesus Library T-Shirt Sale

Library Shirts

(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Library has T-Shirts! Ephesus Library has new t-shirts that are sure to be a hit with library lovers!  For a $10.00 donation, you can receive one of these shirts.  They are gray, with a beautiful drawing of our library, drawn by artist Annice Sorrells.  We have adult sizes and children's sizes. Please come by the library anytime to … [Read more...]

Monument Unveiled at Veterans Memorial Park

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(Franklin) -- The beautiful American Eagle Monument pictured above was unveiled at the Veterans Memorial Park in downtown Franklin on July 4th, 2014 during the Annual Independence Day Celebration. Mr. Taylor Lee worked for several years toward this project and never gave up hope of having this beautiful monument at the park. Heard County would like to … [Read more...]

Former Brave facing medical hardship


Jimmy LeChan "Man Man" Kilby, former resident of Heard County and a 1982 Graduate of Heard County High School is facing a medical hardship. Doctors have diagnosed LeChan with diabetes and he was hospitalized on April 5, 2014 after his foot was severely burned. During this stay in the hospital several toes had to be amputated. He was released  for three … [Read more...]

HCMS Students to Perform in Thanksgiving Day Parade at Disney World

Pictured above (L-R): Tristen Corbin, Tori Manders, Morgan Kay, and Jade Sanchez

(Memphis, TN) – Jade Sanchez, Tristen Corbin, Tori Manders and Morgan Kay from Heard County Middle School are part of a group of more than 500 elementary, junior high and high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the country that will perform in the 2014 UCA/UDA Thanksgiving Tour at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando, Florida. The individuals … [Read more...]

Hospice Volunteers Needed

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Volunteer at VITAS Innovative Hospice Care®  Patients and families in OUR community need YOUR help today!  Become a volunteer and make a difference: Friendly visits, End of Life Review, Sew Memory Bears and comfort items, Pet-Pal Visits, Letter Writing, Veterans Support, Patient Feeding  Call or email now!  Betty A. Edwards, Volunteer Services … [Read more...]

Heard County Parks and Recreation Youth Fishing Tournament


(Franklin) -- Heard County Parks and Recreation will hold its annual Youth Fishing Tournament on Saturday, August 2nd beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the recreation department on Thompson Road. There is no entry fee and prizes will be awarded in three different age groups. For more information see the flyer below or call the recreation department at … [Read more...]

Elim Baptist Church Homecoming

Pictured above (L-R) are Dr. Steve Stewart and Rev. Norm Goss, Pastor at Elim Baptist Church

(Newnan, GA) -- Elim Baptist Church will celebrate Homecoming on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Evangelist, Dr. Steve Stewart will bring the message for the Sunday Homecoming worship service and for Elim's Revival. Revival starts at 7:00 p.m. each night, August 4-6. Everyone come ready to receive a blessing! Dr. Steve Stewart received his Bachelors … [Read more...]

Marching Braves Drumline needs your help!

HCHS Drumline

(Franklin) -- Recently with temperatures into the 90’s Heard County band members stood on the street corners in Franklin collecting funds for a planned trip to Washington, D.C. this November. The Braves drumline had their drums set up and played for the traffic passing through downtown while other members collected funds. Some members were decked out in … [Read more...]