May 20, 2019

Simone Acosta receives Dar Youth Citizenship Medal

(Franklin, GA) -- Members of the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, attended the Awards Night Program at Heard County Middle School on Monday, April 22nd, to announce the 2018-19 recipient of the DAR Youth Citizenship Award. The DAR Youth Citizenship Program began in 1933 with the goal of recognizing the outstanding young people in our community who exhibit the … [Read more...]

Homecoming Concert at Centralhatchee First Baptist

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- Centralhatchee First Baptist Church is honored to announce Eternal Vision, from Knoxville TN, will be in concert with us on Homecoming Sunday, May 5th. Eternal Vision is a multi-talented, Southern gospel group that loves to minister with song, testimony and comedy. They will join us during the 10:00 Memorial service and our 11:00 … [Read more...]

HCHS Senior Chase Powell awarded scholarship from West Georgia non-profit

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County High School senior Chase Powell was recently presented a scholarship from the West Georgia 2 Cylinder club. His parents, Terry and Amanda Bailey, brother( Mason Bailey), Memaw (Sue Chandler), and his FFA teacher Mr. Cliff Collins were all there in support of Chase's hard work and dedication. Chase had to write an essay, … [Read more...]

Baby Brave Reunion at Centralhatchee Park (April 27)

(Franklin, GA) -- The Baby Braves will be getting together for another big "class reunion" on Saturday, April 27 at Centralhatchee Park. Baby Brave members and families are invited out to the park to enjoy free food, giveaways, a train ride, face painting, arts and crafts, and much more. The latest Baby Brave event will take place from 3-5 PM at the park … [Read more...]

Celebrate Earth Day on April 22

(Franklin, GA) -- On Earth Day 2019, enjoy the lovely smell of fresh air, contact with the soil, and companionship with nature! Walk through the woods in search of emerging wildflowers and green moss. Go outside, no matter the weather! Ever wondered how Earth Day started? This observance arose from an interest in gathering national support for … [Read more...]

ALERT: Paving project begins this week in Downtown Franklin

(Franklin, GA) -- The City of Franklin roadway resurfacing project on the square and Davis Street will begin on Monday, April 22nd, resulting in limited parking and street closure. We ask that you pay close attention to the instructional signage that will be present during this time and be patient as progress is made as soon as possible. Thank you for your … [Read more...]

Important updated road closure information for South River Road residents

(Franklin, GA) -- The City of Franklin previously issued a press release regarding the temporary closure of South River Road for a short period of time to complete some necessary sewer upgrades and repairs. After additional inspection and discussion with the project contractor, the originally proposed closure will have to be expanded for safety … [Read more...]

Marching Braves Mattress Fundraiser (May 5)

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County High School Marching Braves band will be hosting its first Mattress Fundraiser from 10AM-5PM on Sunday, May 5 at HCHS. Every purchase benefits the band program. There will be Simmons Beautyrest, Therapedic and Malouf brand products on display. All sizes, all styles and name brand sets are available at up to 50% below … [Read more...]

The ‘Ride for Pamela’ Motorcycle Ride & Car Show (May 11)

(Franklin, GA) -- The family of Pamela Tucker are hosting a benefit motorcycle ride and car show in Pamela's honor on May 11, 2019. Pamela is fighting stage 4 lung cancer. The ride will be from Newnan High School to Heard County High School and the Car Show will be at Heard High. For more information or to register for the event you may call Candi Rogers … [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...]