April 23, 2019

Celebrate Earth Day on April 22

(Franklin, GA) -- On Earth Day 2019, enjoy the lovely smell of fresh air, contact with the soil, and companionship with nature! Walk through the woods in search of emerging wildflowers and green moss. Go outside, no matter the weather! Ever wondered how Earth Day started? This observance arose from an interest in gathering national support for … [Read more...]

ALERT: Paving project begins this week in Downtown Franklin

(Franklin, GA) -- The City of Franklin roadway resurfacing project on the square and Davis Street will begin on Monday, April 22nd, resulting in limited parking and street closure. We ask that you pay close attention to the instructional signage that will be present during this time and be patient as progress is made as soon as possible. Thank you for your … [Read more...]

Important updated road closure information for South River Road residents

(Franklin, GA) -- The City of Franklin previously issued a press release regarding the temporary closure of South River Road for a short period of time to complete some necessary sewer upgrades and repairs. After additional inspection and discussion with the project contractor, the originally proposed closure will have to be expanded for safety … [Read more...]

Marching Braves Mattress Fundraiser (May 5)

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County High School Marching Braves band will be hosting its first Mattress Fundraiser from 10AM-5PM on Sunday, May 5 at HCHS. Every purchase benefits the band program. There will be Simmons Beautyrest, Therapedic and Malouf brand products on display. All sizes, all styles and name brand sets are available at up to 50% below … [Read more...]

The ‘Ride for Pamela’ Motorcycle Ride & Car Show (May 11)

(Franklin, GA) -- The family of Pamela Tucker are hosting a benefit motorcycle ride and car show in Pamela's honor on May 11, 2019. Pamela is fighting stage 4 lung cancer. The ride will be from Newnan High School to Heard County High School and the Car Show will be at Heard High. For more information or to register for the event you may call Candi Rogers … [Read more...]

2019 Heard County Braves Football Stadium Signs

(Franklin, GA) -- 2019 Heard County Braves football stadium sign contracts are now available. These signs are 4'X6' with the design you choose. Some designs may require extra fees. All signs are displayed along the fence throughout the football season and during playoff games. This is an excellent way for you to support the kids of the community while … [Read more...]

HHS Athletic Department seeks Silent Auction Sponsors

(Franklin) -- Heard County High School is currently seeking sponsors for the 10th Annual Heard County Athletics Silent Auction. The event is scheduled for Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 6:00 pm at Heard County High School. The event includes a wonderful meal and many prizes are given away including a total of $5,000.00 dollars in cash. Tickets are $50.00 each … [Read more...]

Special Called Meeting of the Franklin City Council

(Franklin, GA) -- The Franklin City Council will hold a Special Called Meeting on Tuesday, April 16 at 6:30 PM to vote on the purchase of additional wheelchair access ramps to be installed at the Franklin Housing Authority while the CDBG project is underway. This will be the only item on the meeting agenda. City Council meetings take place at Franklin City … [Read more...]

Community Easter Egg Hunt at Brush Creek Park (April 13)

(Franklin) -- Sheriff Ross Henry and the Heard County Sheriff's Office will host its 22nd Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt at Brush Creek Park beginning at Noon on Saturday, April 13, 2019. The traditional event will feature prize eggs and candy for various age groups in several different hunting areas. Children are encouraged to arrive early as the egg … [Read more...]

Spring Book Sale

(Ephesus, GA) -- The Ephesus Public Library will be having its annual Spring Book Sale, beginning Monday, April 22nd and running through Saturday, May 4th, during normal library hours. We will have all types of books, audiobooks and DVDs for sale. Items will be individually priced, or you can fill up a bag for $5.00, and we furnish the bag! Please come out … [Read more...]