December 16, 2019

Ally Harris named to Dean’s List at Emmanuel College

(Franklin Springs, GA) -- Ally Harris of Heard County has been named to the Dean's List at Emmanuel College, Franklin Springs, Georgia, for the fall semester of the 2019-20 academic year. To be named to the Dean's List a student must earn a quality point average of 3.60 or higher during a given semester and be enrolled full-time. Earning Dean's List … [Read more...]

Heard UDC donates to Toy Drive

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County UDC Chapter 2587 met at Three Rivers Regional Commission on Saturday, December 7, 2019. President Eve Davenport Holder called the meeting to order and led the group in the ritual and objectives. President Holder gave a very interesting program on Jim Limber Davis, an orphan in the Confederate White House. Members and … [Read more...]

Chief Scott Parrott presented with Service Award

(Franklin, GA) -- At the November Heard County Board of Commissioner's meeting, Chairman Lee Boone presented Battalion Chief Scott Parrott with a 35-year Service Award. The Board of Commissioners recognized and thanked Scott for his 35 years of dedicated Fire & EMS service to the citizens of Heard County. Pictured above (L-R) are Commissioner David … [Read more...]

‘One Night in Bethlehem’ at Glenloch Baptist Church

(Glenloch, GA) --  The 2019 version of “One Night in Bethlehem” will return to Glenloch Baptist Church on December 13-15, 2019 from 6:00-8:30 PM each night. Many months of preparation goes into the re-location and re-creation of this production which is enjoyed annually by the local community. "One Night in Bethlehem" is a live version of the town of … [Read more...]

Local Law Enforcement Issue Holiday Safety Reminders

(Franklin) -- “Well friends, 2019 has almost come and gone with 2020 is 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...]

HELP WANTED: Registered Nurses

(Franklin, GA) -- Registered Nurse (RN) positions available. NO nights, NO weekends, and NO holidays. Currently licensed in the State of Georgia w/2 years experience in geriatric, community health, or long-term care. Computer skills are a must. RN will perform in-home assessments for the Elderly and Disabled Waiver Program. Office is in Franklin, … [Read more...]

2019 Heard County Christmas Parade and Event Guide

(Heard County, GA) -- Several community Christmas events are taking place this weekend and has combined the information for all of these local events below for your convenience. City Christmas Parades and correlated events will take place on Friday and Saturday in Franklin, Centralhatchee, and Ephesus. 2019 Christmas Parade and Event … [Read more...]

Thursday Night Bingo at American Legion Post 148

(Franklin) -- Come out every Thursday night for Bingo at the Heard County American Legion. Doors open at 6:00 pm and game starts at 7:30 pm. Family fun, smoke-free area, and no alcohol served. We look forward to seeing you! $15.00 minimum cash only. Proceeds support the Heard County American Legion and the work they do for the veterans of Heard … [Read more...]

Surplus Item Auction – Heard County School System

Heard County Schools Surplus Item Sale  *PICK UP ANYTIME BY DECEMBER 13, 2019* *APPOINTMENT ONLY* 2 Trailers of Contents and a 250-Gallon Gas Tank Each trailer's contents contains old school furniture, etc. and will be sold as one lot so each bid is for all the contents of that container. All (3) items are sold as is and the bidder is responsible … [Read more...]

Ephesus Neighborhood Closet Holiday Schedule

(Ephesus, GA) -- The Neighborhood Closet in Ephesus, Georgia will change its schedule during the month of December. For December only, the Closet will be open the 2nd Friday of the month. In January, it will revert back to opening the 3rd Friday of the month. The Neighborhood Closet, originally started by the Ephesus Library Book Club, has clothing, … [Read more...]