April 2, 2015

Heard County Lions Club Special Guest Speaker for April Meeting

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(Franklin) -- On Monday April 13th the Heard County Lions Club will have as its guest speaker Kim Jones, President of the Community Foundation of West Georgia. The Community Foundation of West Georgia partners with local non-profit organizations, individuals and companies to increase opportunities to serve those in need by seeking to beautify and to enhance … [Read more...]

Helping Kayne Make Tracks

6-year-old CES Student Kayne Skinner hopes to raise $15,000 for an Action Trackstander which would change his life

(Franklin) -- A fundraising effort is underway to raise money to help one local child experience life in a whole new way for the first time. 6-year-old Kayne Skinner, a Central Elementary first grader has never been able to walk before due to being born with spina bifida and hydrocephalus. Being confined to a wheelchair has always made it almost … [Read more...]

Board of Education Called Meeting

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The Heard County Board of Education will hold a called meeting on Tuesday March 31, 2015 at 7:00 pm at the Central Office in Franklin. … [Read more...]

Heard County Special Olympics Spring Games

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HEARD COUNTY SPECIAL OLYMPICS LOCAL SPRING GAMES LONG DISTANCE WALKING/RUNNING COMPETITION AT Centralhatchee Park Tuesday, March 31st    10:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. ALL CITIZENS OF THE COMMUNITY ARE INVITED TO ATTEND.   A SPECIAL INVITATION IS EXTENDED TO ALL SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS, BUSINESSES, CORPORATIONS, CIVIC CLUBS, CHURCHES AND MERCHANTS WHO … [Read more...]

Heard County Sheriff’s Office Easter Egg Hunt

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Heard County Sheriff's Office Easter Egg Hunt Saturday March 28, 2014 12:00 pm BRUSH CREEK PARK (Located at 1328 Brush Creek Park Rd,Franklin, GA 30217) 3 Different Hunting Age Groups If you have any questions contact the Heard County Sheriff's Office at (706) 675-3329 … [Read more...]

Sweet Vidalia Onions are Coming Soon!

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(Franklin) -- Heard County 4-Hers and Shooting Sports teams are on the streets taking orders for Vidalia onions so be sure and place your order today! This is their main fundraiser to help them raise money so they can compete at the State competition. Delivery for the onions is expected in early May. We will be selling 10 lb. bags for $11.00 and 25 lb. … [Read more...]

Ephesus Baptist Church Annual Flower Fundraiser

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(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Baptist Church annual flower fundraiser is in progress. We are selling ferns, petunias, geraniums, gerbera daisies,and impatiens. Plants are available in a hanging basket for $13 or patio pot for $15. Combo baskets or pots are $15. Large combos are $35. All proceeds benefit our children's camp. Thanks for your support. For more … [Read more...]

WGTC Men’s Basketball Open Tryouts

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(Carrollton, GA) -- West Georgia Tech men's basketball coach Niki Okolovitch has announced that the program will hold two open tryouts – on April 18 and May 23. The tryouts will be held at Oak Mountain Academy, located at 222 Cross Plains Road in Carrollton. The tryout on April 18 will start at noon, and the tryout on May 23 will begin at 11 a.m. The … [Read more...]

United States Navy Sea Cadets Open House at HCMS

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United States Navy Sea Cadets Open House April 11, 2015  (9:00 – 3:00 pm) Heard County Middle School 269 Old Field Rd Franklin, Ga. 30217 ***The Unit will have Recruiters from respected Service Branches*** Come join in on the Fun! The Cadets will be hosting a Spaghetti & Meatball Dinner Fundraiser 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm $8.00 Adult / $6.00 Kids 5-8 / … [Read more...]

4-H Summer Camp Opportunities!

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(Franklin) -- The Heard County Extension Office is taking registration for 4-H Summer Camp.  There are five camp opportunities offered to students of all ages. 4-H Camps are offered to all students in the county. Camp Sign-Up has begun but there are spots available.   Register for camps at the Heard County Extension Office located at the Old River Gym which … [Read more...]