September 22, 2014

Heard County Public Library Book Sale

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(Franklin) -- The Heard County Public Library will be hosting a book sale from Tuesday, September 23 - Wednesday, October 8 at the Heard County Public Library located across the street from Heard High School in Franklin.     … [Read more...]

HCMS Book Fair (September 29 — October 3)

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(Franklin) -- The Heard County Middle School Media Center sponsor a Scholastic book fair the first week in October. The fair will begin Monday, Sept. 29 and end Friday, Oct. 3. Parent and faculty previews will be Friday, Sept. 28. The online fair will be available Sept. 20 -- Oct. 10 (Go to http://bravesread.net and choose "book fair" from the menu. Money … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (09/25/14)

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AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING SEPTEMBER 25, 2014 – 6:30 P.M.   I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III.  PRESENTATION OF SERVICE AWARD – MR. PHILLIP SPRADLIN IV.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES V.  AMEND AGENDA VI.  NEW BUSINESS  a. Request from Wireless Hometown Internet Service, LaGrange, Georgia  b. Discuss … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Bus Monitors

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Bus Monitors Needed   The Heard County School System will hire bus monitors for their special needs buses. The routes will be approximately 90 minutes in the A.M. and 90 minutes in the P.M. All applicants will have to complete a background check and fingerprinting. Additional safety training may be required after hiring. For more information … [Read more...]

Steel Framing for 70′ X 100′ Building up for Bids

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Steel Framing for 70' X 100' Building The Heard County School System is taking sealed bids for Steel framing from the old Heard County Elementary School gym. The dimensions are 70 feet by 100 feet and blue prints are available for viewing at the Heard County Schools central office. Bids can be delivered to the Heard County Schools central office at 131 … [Read more...]

Library Fines Forgiven

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(Ephesus) -- Fines Forgiven!  Local public libraries will be forgiving certain fines from Sunday, September 21st, through Tuesday, October 30th. If you have items that are overdue, bring them back to the library during this time period, and your fines for those items will be forgiven! Also, if you want to have an old library card replaced during this time, … [Read more...]

Down Syndrome West Georgia Buddy Walk

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(Carrollton, GA) -- The Down Syndrome West Georgia Buddy Walk will take place on October 18, 2014 in Carrollton. The walk will start at Target and continue onto the Greenbelt. Registration will be from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. followed by the Fun Run ($15) at 10:00 a.m. and the 5K ($25) at 11:00 a.m. The event will feature vendors, kids activities, a band, and a … [Read more...]

Local Singer at Prayze Factor Awards

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(Atlanta, GA) -- Local Heard County teen Ms. Jasmine Posey will be participating in the Prayze Factor People's Choice Awards Grand Finale at the Globe in Stockbridge, GA this weekend. Jasmine is a 15-year-old Christian, Country, and Pop singer/songwriter. To connect with this awesome young indie artist and lend your support for her journey … [Read more...]

Bells Across America

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(Franklin) -- September 17, 2014 begins the national celebration of Constitution Week. The week-long commemoration of America’s most important document is one of our country’s least known official observances. Our Constitution stands as a testament to the tenacity of Americans throughout history to maintain their liberties and freedom, and to ensure those … [Read more...]

Home For Sale in Franklin, GA

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Home For Sale in Franklin, GA 4000 Square Foot Four-Sided Brick Ranch Home Built in 2006. In-law Suite with Full Kitchen in Full Finished Basement on 19 Acres. House + 19 acres $315,000 or  House + 2 Acres $289,000 (Owner Will Finance 17 Acres). Total of Six Bedrooms; Four Bathrooms; Garage and Carport to Accommodate  Four to Six Vehicles. Call Valerie … [Read more...]