September 26, 2021

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Mary Hines Johnson

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, is pleased to announce that Mary Hines Johnson will be posthumously presented the NSDAR Women in American History Award on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at 10:00 AM, at the 4H Center located at the river on 101 Glover Road in Franklin. Mrs. Johnson was chosen for this recognition because of her notable … [Read more...]

Fall Festival at Heard Elementary School (October 1)

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County Elementary School will be hosting its annual Fall Festival outdoors on Friday, October 1, 2021 from 5:00-8:00 PM. Activities will include BINGO, cake walk, pick-a-duck, putt putt golf and many others! Heard County FFA will also be providing a hayride! Unlimited activity bracelets can be pre-purchased at  HCES for $10 or $15 … [Read more...]

GACD now accepting 2022 scholarship applications

(Franklin, GA) -- Georgia Association of Conservation Districts (GACD) awards an annual scholarship of $1,000 to encourage study and careers in soil and water conservation related fields. Awards will be given to students majoring in, or intending to major in, a soil and water conservation related area. Acceptable areas of study include, but are not limited … [Read more...]

Michael Maxwell of Heard County named 2021 Conservationist of the Year

(Franklin, GA) -- West Georgia Soil and Water Conservation District held their Annual Banquet on September 11, 2021 at the farm of Mr. Tommy Waldrop in Winston, GA. During this event, the Conservation District announced Mr. Michael Maxwell as their 2021 Conservationist of the Year. The Conservationist of the Year Award is presented to an individual living … [Read more...]

Bingo, coffee, and doughnut night at Ephesus Public Library

(Ephesus, GA) -- On Tuesday, September 28 at 6:00 PM, Ephesus Public Library is planning an adult program, Bingo Night! Coffee and doughnuts will be served. If you would like to attend, please call us to sign up at 770-854-7323. If we don't have enough participation, the program will be canceled. Call us today! Thank you! … [Read more...]

City of Franklin Cemetery Maintenance Notice

City of Franklin Cemetery Maintenance Notice Beginning October 1, 2021, the City of Franklin will begin completing non-routine maintenance on City Cemetery located on College Drive near Heard County High School. The updates include, but are not limited to: Un-maintained or Broken Fence Removal Un-maintained or Broken Chain Removal … [Read more...]

Heard County Gospel Singing Convention at Mt. Pleasant

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Gospel Singing Convention will have a singing Sunday September 26, 2021 at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church (2227 Mt. Pleasant Rd Franklin, GA 30217). The singing will begin at 10:30 AM with lunch to follow. The singing will continue after lunch. All lovers of new book Gospel singing are encouraged to attend and celebrate our … [Read more...]

Local veteran group presented with 4th Honor Ribbon

(Franklin, GA) -- Local America legion Post 148 were honored during their monthly post meeting in Franklin on Tuesday Sep 7, 2021. The post received its fourth 100% Membership Paid Honor Ribbon. Pictured above at the presentation (L-R) are Ronnie Pate, Commander Post 143, Carrollton; Durell Langley, Adjutant Post 148; Theron Levens, Commander Post 148 and … [Read more...]

Franklin City Council Agenda (09/02/21)

CITY OF FRANKLIN AGENDA MAYOR & COUNCIL MEETING, 6:30 PM, CITY HALL COURTROOM Sept. 2, 2021 CALL TO ORDER Welcome, Mayor Kevin Hayes Invocation & Pledge APPROVAL OF MINUTES (Council Meeting August 5, 2021) AMEND THE AGENDA (IF NEEDED) APPROVE THE ORDER OF THE AGENDA DEPARTMENT REPORTS: Finance – Karen Boyd Police Department – Chief … [Read more...]

‘We Will Remember’ Commemoration: The 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks

(Franklin, GA) -- Etched in the bricks at the 9/11 Memorial at Heard County Fire & Emergency Services, are the names of the 343 fire fighters that perished in the line of duty 20 years ago. Heard County citizens are invited to attend a Remembrance Program: Honoring the memory of the thousands of innocent victims that were lost Honoring the heroic … [Read more...]