March 2, 2015

Heard County Chapter 2587 UDC March Meeting


Heard County Chapter 2587 UDC Meeting (Franklin) -- The regular meeting of Heard County Chapter 2587 Daughters of the Confederacy will be held on Wednesday March 11, 2015. The meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. as soon as the library opens and we get set up. Our program is on war trivia. Come see how much you know. Our chapter is responsible for the April … [Read more...]

PUBLIC NOTICE: City of Franklin


Invitation to Bid (Franklin) -- The City of Franklin is taking sealed bids for architectural services to include normal structural, mechanical, electrical and civil engineering design drawings for a city hall. Sealed bids will be received until 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at the City of Franklin City Hall, 118 Davis Street, Franklin, Georgia … [Read more...]

Heard Welsey UMC Family and Friends Day


(Franklin) -- You are cordially invited to attend our Annual Family & Friends Day Celebration, at Heard Wesley UMC, Franklin, GA, Sunday March 8, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Our guest speaker will be Rev. DeNorris Brinkley  - Mt. Avery Baptist Church, Whitesburg. We plan to have a great time serving the Lord. Lunch will be served at 2:00 p.m.  See you there! … [Read more...]

Ephesus Library Hosting Author of Civil War Novel


(Ephesus) -- How did Stonewall Jackson really die? On Tuesday, March 17th, at 6:00 p.m., you just may find out. Ephesus Public Library will have a visit from Author Skip Tucker. Mr. Tucker's book, Pale Blue Light, is a Civil War Novel, but also full of action and adventure, and a murder mystery to boot. Mr. Tucker will speak about his book, and will have … [Read more...]

Five Local Students named to Dean’s List at UGA


(Athens, GA) -- The University of Georgia has announced the names of undergraduate students who achieved the dean’s list for the fall semester. Students named to the dean’s list have earned a 3.5 grade point average or higher out of a possible 4.0 while taking at least 14 credit hours and receive no unsatisfactory or incomplete grades. Heard County … [Read more...]

Mona Awbrey Gamble Celebrates 90th Birthday

Sisters Norma Golden, Mona Gamble and Hollis Crockett celebrating Mona’s 90th Birthday

(Franklin) -- Mona Awbrey Gamble had insisted her daughters, Dr. Georgia Evans, Joan Bradfield, and Deborah Gamble, not plan any celebration of her 90th birthday, other than the tradition of the family going to Red Lobster in Newnan.  As it turns out, the partying lasted a week. A little bird had spread the word in the UDC -- send cards to Mona, she's 90 … [Read more...]

HHS Teacher/Student of the Month (January)


(Franklin) — Heard High School announced the teacher and student of the month this week. Congrats to Mr. Shane Lasseter (R) and Mr. Tony Nunley (L) for being named Student and Teacher of the Month for January! … [Read more...]

Heard County Republican Party Meeting

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(Franklin) -- You are invited to attend meetings of the Republican Party of Heard County at the Heard County Public Library, 564 Main St. Franklin, Ga. 3rd Tuesdays. 7PM. 2/17, 3/17, 4/21/,5/19. Guest speaker on 2/17: Jesse Nieto, having lost his son aboard the USS Cole, discusses his personal experience. … [Read more...]

Celebrate Georgia Day!


(Franklin) -- Thursday, February 12th is Georgia Day. The James Stewart Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution invites you all to join us as we wish Georgia a very “Happy Birthday!”  Take time to remember the birth of our great state. The story of how Oglethorpe came to bring colonists across the seas is a fascinating one. Not only did he get … [Read more...]

Heard County PreK and Kindergarten Registration


(Franklin) -- The Heard County School System PreK and K registration is coming soon! Do you have a child who will be 4-years old or 5-years old on or before September 1, 2015? If so make plans to visit the school on the date below for registration. PreK and Kindergarten Registration Dates Heard Elementary - March 10th  (7:00 AM – 4:30 PM) Centralhatchee … [Read more...]