June 16, 2019

NEW Student Registration at HCHS

Heard County High School NEW Student Registration Thursday, July 18 & Friday, July 19, 2019 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. These days are only for NEW students transferring to HCHS (not for students entering 9th grade coming from HCMS). Please bring the following to register your student on either July 18th or 19th: Withdrawal form from previous … [Read more...]

National Flag Day (Friday, June 14)

(Franklin, GA) -- When the American Revolution broke out in 1775, the colonists weren’t fighting under a single flag. Instead, most regiments fighting against the British fought under their own flags. In June of that year, the Second Continental Congress met in Philadelphia to create the Continental Army. This led to the creation of the first “American” … [Read more...]

Miss Stars and Stripes Pageant at HCMS

***** Miss Stars and Stripes***** (a pageant open to all girls ages 1 to 21) Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. Heard County Middle School Gym 7 Divisions (divisions may vary based on participation) Ages 1-4: Itsy Bitsy (may be escorted by one parent) Grades K-1: Tiny Miss Stars and Stripes Grades 2-3: Little Miss Stars and Stripes Grades 4-5: … [Read more...]

Chase Tibbits to perform Free Concert at The Carrollton AMP

(Carrollton, GA) -- Heard County local Chase Tibbitts says “Bring your coolers and lawn chairs and come out for a free concert at The AMP in Carrollton on Friday, July 19 from 7:00 to 10:00 PM.” His shirt says "I stand somewhere between Amazing Grace, Back in Black, and Simple Man" and that couldn't be any more true when you see and hear Chase Tibbitts and … [Read more...]

HCHS Salutatorian receives Tenaska Scholarship

(Franklin, GA) -- Tenaska Georgia Partners, L.P., owner of Tenaska Georgia Generating Station near Franklin, has awarded a $1,500 college scholarship to a deserving Heard County High School senior. Since 2002, Tenaska Georgia Partners has presented 45 scholarships totaling $36,000 to local students. Scholarship recipients must demonstrate good character, … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Registered Nurses

(Franklin, GA) -- Registered Nurse (RN) positions available. NO nights, NO weekends, and NO holidays. Currently licensed in the State of Georgia w/2 years experience in geriatric, community health, or long-term care. Computer skills are a must. RN will perform in-home assessments for the Elderly and Disabled Waiver Program. Office is in Franklin, … [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...]

New Junior Ranger Program gets kids exploring Georgia

(Atlanta, GA) -- Learning and adventure go hand-in-hand with the new Junior Ranger program offered by Georgia’s State Parks. Just in time for summer, the free quest will get kids exploring Georgia’s natural areas and history, earning badges along the way. The new program features activity books specific to 59 state parks and historic sites. After … [Read more...]

Special Church Service in honor of Mr. Edward Potts this Sunday

(Franklin, GA) -- The local community is invited to celebrate and honor Mr. Edward Potts at a special church service this Sunday, June 9 at 2:00 PM at Heard Wesley United Methodist Church. Edward's long-time home church Heard Wesley UMC is located at 19194 HWY 34 in Franklin. Anyone wishing to speak on Edward's behalf or offer a gift can reach out to his … [Read more...]

Georgia Motor Vehicle Division announces new online services up and running

(Atlanta, GA) -- Over Memorial Day weekend, the Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) installed a new state-of-the-art system, Georgia Driver Record and Integrated Vehicle Enterprise System (DRIVES) to upgrade and modernize the vehicle registration and titling functions. Now that the statewide system upgrade has been successfully completed, the Georgia Motor … [Read more...]