September 26, 2021

Happy 50th Birthday Momma, Nana, and NeeNa!

Happy 50th Birthday Kimberly Fomby!!! Happy 50th Birthday to our Momma, Nana, and NeeNa! You’ve been a lot more to a lot of people in your life. We hope the next 50 are the best 50! Happy Birthday Momma! We love you!  … [Read more...]

Heard County’s Oldest Veteran Celebrates 101st Birthday

(Franklin, GA) -- Friends, family, and some local public safety workers celebrated the 101st birthday of Heard County's oldest Veteran with a drive-by parade last Saturday afternoon in Franklin. Mr. Thomas Lipford, a Veteran of World War II, was born on May 30, 1919. He was surrounded by his family as the parade of law enforcement, public safety, friends, … [Read more...]

Pair of Centennial Celebrations for Local Veterans

(Franklin, GA) -- Local veterans and guests gathered Tuesday evening, April 2 in Franklin to recognize not just one, but two important centennial celebrations. The American Legion organization turned 100 years old last month and one of Post 148's most esteemed members, Mr. Thomas Darden Lipford will also celebrate his 100th birthday in a few weeks on May … [Read more...]

“Miss Irma” Shelnutt to celebrate 90th Birthday

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- Everyone is invited to help celebrate “Miss Irma” Shelnutt’s 90th Birthday at a surprise birthday party on April 6 from 3-5 pm at Centralhatchee Elementary School in the new gym. We would appreciate as many as possible of her former students, friends, family, and acquaintances from her 33 years of teaching and her 60 something years … [Read more...]

Fandemonium as title game tickets go on sale in Heard County

(Franklin, GA) -- There won’t be any problem finding people wearing Brave maroon, gray, and white next week in Atlanta. Tickets for Heard County High School's Class AA State Championship football game in Atlanta next Wednesday went on sale at the school Tuesday morning, and Brave fans quickly snapped up hundreds of them. The Georgia High School … [Read more...]

Happy 92nd Birthday Grandma Winnie

For My Grandma on Her 92nd Birthday Grandma, you most definitely have to know That your spirit in me certainly does show. Your love, your respect, your generosity, Those are the things you gave to me that others can see. Do unto others as you would have them do unto you, That is the main thing you showed me to do. Not through just words but … [Read more...]

Cuttin Crew Customer Turns 100

(Franklin/Times~Journal) -- As the rain fell on Friday May 20, 2016 it didn’t stop Mrs. Lura Walker Fincher from coming to get her hair done at the Cuttin Crew on the Franklin Parkway. Little did she know that a surprise 100th Birthday Party was planned for her at the shop. Upon entering the salon, the entire Cuttin Crew family sang Happy Birthday. They … [Read more...]

Local Resident Celebrates 100th Birthday

Courtesy of The Times~Journal (Franklin) -- Harriet Imogene Miller Bell was born at home in Franklin on July 19, 1915. The home she was born in is now Cartown Auto at the corner of Bevis Road and Highway 34. She has lived her entire life in Heard County. Mrs. Bell celebrated her 100th Birthday at Pruitt Health of Franklin last Friday. She is the daughter; … [Read more...]

Mona Awbrey Gamble Celebrates 90th Birthday

(Franklin) -- Mona Awbrey Gamble had insisted her daughters, Dr. Georgia Evans, Joan Bradfield, and Deborah Gamble, not plan any celebration of her 90th birthday, other than the tradition of the family going to Red Lobster in Newnan.  As it turns out, the partying lasted a week. A little bird had spread the word in the UDC -- send cards to Mona, she's 90 … [Read more...]

Happy 16th Birthday

Happy 16th Birthday We want to wish this handsome young man (Jordan Beard ) a very Happy 16th Birthday. We are so proud of you. You have grown into a fine young man and we love you very much. ~Meemaw and Papaw, Mom and Angel, Dad, Aunt Sam, Aunt Amber, Drew, Brandon, Hannah, Marisa, Isaiah, Addi and Abigail … [Read more...]