July 24, 2014

HCMS Students to Perform in Thanksgiving Day Parade at Disney World

Pictured above (L-R): Tristen Corbin, Tori Manders, Morgan Kay, and Jade Sanchez

(Memphis, TN) – Jade Sanchez, Tristen Corbin, Tori Manders and Morgan Kay from Heard County Middle School are part of a group of more than 500 elementary, junior high and high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the country that will perform in the 2014 UCA/UDA Thanksgiving Tour at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando, Florida. The individuals … [Read more...]

Hospice Volunteers Needed

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Volunteer at VITAS Innovative Hospice Care®  Patients and families in OUR community need YOUR help today!  Become a volunteer and make a difference: Friendly visits, End of Life Review, Sew Memory Bears and comfort items, Pet-Pal Visits, Letter Writing, Veterans Support, Patient Feeding  Call or email now!  Betty A. Edwards, Volunteer Services … [Read more...]

Heard County Parks and Recreation Youth Fishing Tournament

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(Franklin) -- Heard County Parks and Recreation will hold its annual Youth Fishing Tournament on Saturday, August 2nd beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the recreation department on Thompson Road. There is no entry fee and prizes will be awarded in three different age groups. For more information see the flyer below or call the recreation department at … [Read more...]

Elim Baptist Church Homecoming

Pictured above (L-R) are Dr. Steve Stewart and Rev. Norm Goss, Pastor at Elim Baptist Church

(Newnan, GA) -- Elim Baptist Church will celebrate Homecoming on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Evangelist, Dr. Steve Stewart will bring the message for the Sunday Homecoming worship service and for Elim's Revival. Revival starts at 7:00 p.m. each night, August 4-6. Everyone come ready to receive a blessing! Dr. Steve Stewart received his Bachelors … [Read more...]

Marching Braves Drumline needs your help!

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(Franklin) -- Recently with temperatures into the 90’s Heard County band members stood on the street corners in Franklin collecting funds for a planned trip to Washington, D.C. this November. The Braves drumline had their drums set up and played for the traffic passing through downtown while other members collected funds. Some members were decked out in … [Read more...]

Westmoreland Field Representative holds LaGrange Office Hours

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(Newnan, GA) – On Thursday, July 17, 2014, Congressman Lynn Westmoreland’s Field Representative, Theresa Robertson, will hold open office hours from 9:00am until 12:00pm at the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce in LaGrange, Georgia. This will serve as an opportunity for constituents of Georgia’s Third District to ask a member of Congressman … [Read more...]

July Meeting of the Heard County Republican Party

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(Franklin) -- Everyone is invited to participate at the next monthly meeting of the Heard County Republican Party on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. The meeting will take place from 7:00 – 8:00 PM at the Heard County Public Library located at 564 Main Street in Franklin. Bring your friends and relatives. All are invited to attend. … [Read more...]

Ephesus Library Book Club

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(Ephesus) -- Ephesus is proud of its book club, “Between the Covers.” The group meets every month, and has lively discussions about the books it reads.   Everyone brings snacks, and Ephesus Public Library furnishes the meeting room, and the drinks. Everyone gets a fair turn at choosing a book, so the topics are varied and interesting.   We also have … [Read more...]

Franklin City Council Meeting Rescheduled to July 17

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(Franklin) -- According to Franklin City Clerk Myra Braswell, the regular city council meeting that was postponed and re-scheduled for this Thursday, July 10 has been postponed again until next Thursday, July 17 at the regular start time of 6:00 p.m. at Franklin City Hall. … [Read more...]

Meet the Braves set for new location

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(Franklin) -- The annual "Meet the Braves" night will be held on August 21, 2014 at a brand new location this year. Meet the Braves will be held at the covered arena at the corner of Old Field Road and Highway 100 near Heard County Middle School. The event will also be home to the annual softball/baseball cow drop fundraiser in addition to the usual … [Read more...]