October 25, 2016

Heard County Wrestling Boston Butts Fundraiser

(Franklin) -- The Heard High School wrestling team will be selling Boston Butts whole($35) and pulled($40). They will be cooked by Troy Taylor (T-Roy's BBQ) on Saturday November, 19, and will be ready for pick up after 4:00 PM. You can send or bring the money to either Coach Yates at the high school or Coach Yates at Centralhatchee Elementary, whichever is … [Read more...]

Mt. Pleasant’s 141st Church Anniversary

(Franklin) -- Please join us on October 23, 2016 at 2:00 pm to celebrate Mt. Pleasant's 141st Church Anniversary! Our guest Pastor will be Pastor Ronnie Jones of Mt. Carrie Baptist Church and their wonderful choir. … [Read more...]

Red Ribbon Week at HES

(Franklin) -- Heard County Elementary School will participate in Red Ribbon Week from October 24 - 28. The main theme for Red Ribbon Week this year is 'Respect Yourself and Elect to be Drug Free!' Each day will have a different sub-theme.  Monday, October 24th  Dress for the Day - Twin Day - dress like a friend(s) Theme for Day - "Friends don't let … [Read more...]

Calling all Heard County Veterans

Dear Heard County Veterans, The James Stewart Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution is so pleased to be able to invite our Heard County veterans to lunch on Saturday, November 12th. Thank you for responding to our requests for your contact information. We have identified over 80 local veterans and invitations have been mailed to them.  If you are a … [Read more...]

Fall Festival at Olive Branch Church

(Franklin) -- Olive Branch Baptist Church and Pastor Rodney Roquemore invite everyone to join us in fun and fellowship as we host a Family Fall Festival on Saturday, October 22 from 3-7 p.m. -- Lots of games, candy, and prizes! -- Hot dogs and Dessert Auction beginning at 5 -- Hayride beginning at 6, and a bon fire, too! -- EVERYTHING IS FREE!! except the … [Read more...]

Westmoreland Announces October Mobile Office Hours in Franklin

(Newnan, GA) -- U.S. Representative Lynn Westmoreland’s staff will be holding mobile office hours on Tuesday, October 25th in Franklin and Columbus, Georgia. Representative Westmoreland’s district office is permanently located in Newnan, and the mobile office hours serve as an opportunity for constituents to speak with a representative from his office in a … [Read more...]

4-H Shooting Sports Meeting

4-H SHOOTING SPORTS MEETING (For those interested in archery) WHEN: Monday, October 24 WHERE: 4-H Building (Old Recreation Dept.) TIME: 6:00-7:00 PM WHO: Grades 4-12 Boys & Girls and parents WHAT: BB (4th-8th grader) and Shotgun (7th-12th grade) … [Read more...]

City of Franklin to hold annual Christmas Parade

(Franklin, GA) -- The City of Franklin is pleased to announce their annual Christmas Parade will be held on Friday, December 2, 2016 at 6:00 PM. The parade is open to churches, groups, and businesses to participate. Our theme this year is “The Night Before Christmas.” The parade will start in the parking lot of Heard County High School and continue through … [Read more...]

Heard Fire and EMS says check your smoke alarms

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT (Franklin) -- NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm Code®, requires smoke alarms be replaced at least every 10 years, but because the public is generally unaware of this requirement, many homes likely have smoke alarms past their expiration date, putting people at increased risk in the event of a home fire. “Smoke alarms play an … [Read more...]

New Brave Nation Cafe at HES

(Franklin) -- Heard County Elementary School is very pleased to announce the opening of our BRAVE NATION CAFE! A huge THANK YOU to Mr. Brian Long and his construction class students that built three wooden picnic tables for our Brave Nation Cafe - they not only built them but also delivered them! This is a prime example of the Brave Nation family working … [Read more...]