July 20, 2019

Fireworks: Fun and Dangerous

(Franklin) -- Fireworks can be fun and exciting, but they can also be dangerous if the proper safety precautions are not taken. Agent Terry Harper of State Farm Insurance Agency is teaming up with the Georgia Arson Control Board to remind the citizens of Heard County to make safety a main priority if they choose to handle legal fireworks. According to … [Read more...]

SummerFest 2019 – Food, Fun & Fireworks over the ‘Hooch

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Chamber of Commerce is excited to continue the tradition of SummerFest on the square in downtown Franklin, GA on Saturday, July 6. Folks, young and old, are invited to come out and enjoy great food, good music, a street dance, and some fantastic fireworks. Free Admission. This family-friendly festival will provide a wide … [Read more...]

Heard High School Honor Roll (2nd Semester)

Heard County Comprehensive High School Honor Rolls (2nd Semester) Distinguished Honor Roll (90 or above) Kassidy Hope Baldwin, Trent Ulin Baxter, Haley LeAnn Bennett, Luke Mitchell Bennett, John Dalton Blakley, Jayden Carlyle Bloodsworth, Aidan Randall Boyd, Annette Rose Bradley, Ivey Reese Brant, Maximus Drake Brewer, Samuel Vance Brown, Charles Allen … [Read more...]

Nationally-known comedienne Jeanne Robertson to perform “Fabulously Funny” in Carrollton

(Carrollton, GA) -- Tickets go on sale today for humorist Jeanne Robertson’s “Fabulously Funny” tour coming to Carrollton at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 19, at the Carroll County Schools Performing Arts Center. The show is a fundraising event for the Community Foundation of West Georgia’s Power of the Purse, a women’s giving circle. “Jeanne Robertson … [Read more...]

Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings

(Franklin) — If you want to drink, that’s your business. If you want to stop, we can help. Come to a meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous to hear a solution. Every Monday night from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. an open discussion meeting of AA is held at the Franklin Church of God located at 12002 GA Hwy 100 in Franklin, GA. … [Read more...]

2019 Rogers Family Reunion

(Ephesus, GA) -- To the Descendants of Daniel LaFayette Rogers: The 2019 Rogers Reunion will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 12 noon, Ephesus Baptist Church Fellowship Hall located at 24164 Georgia Highway 100, Roopville, GA 30170. For additional information, contact Linda Rogers at 770-854-8535 or via email at rar1@netzero.net … [Read more...]

Explore Mother Nature with Man’s Best Friend: 5 Tail-Wagging Adventures in Georgia’s State Parks

(Atlanta, GA) -- Leash up and explore Georgia’s State Parks with the four-legged family member this summer. Kickstart the adventure on a hiking trail, camp under the stars, and even join a dog-walking quest. No matter what type of adventure you seek with your pet, summer in Georgia’s State Parks guarantees a wagging good time. Tails on Trails Club – … [Read more...]

Local student awarded WGCD Scholarship

(Tifton, GA) -- Every year, Conservation Districts in Georgia sponsor high school students to attend the Natural Resources Conservation Workshop (NRCW) held annually at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, GA. The five day Workshop allows students to take part in lectures and hands-on activities to boost their knowledge of Georgia’s vital natural … [Read more...]

Heard Elementary student receives DAR Youth Citizenship Medal

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, attended the Awards Program at Heard County Elementary School on Friday, May 24, 2019, to announce their 2018-19 recipient of the DAR Youth Citizenship Award. Kathryn Marie Gray was chosen by the school faculty as the student who best exemplifies the qualities of a good citizen. Those qualities are … [Read more...]

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...]