May 2, 2016

Car Show at Pyne Road Park

CAR SHOW (Lagrange, GA) -- On Saturday, May 7th, the Troup County Sheriff’s Office will hold its 7th annual car show benefiting the Georgia Sheriffs’ Youth Home “Pineland”. The event will take place at Pyne Road Park located at 4481 Roanoke Rd. and will begin at 9:00 am lasting until 2:00 pm. Over the years several thousand dollars has been raised and … [Read more...]

Student Art Spotlight (Gracie Kulanko)

Heard Co. Student Art Spotlight (Franklin) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. This week’s artwork is designed by Gracie Kulanko, a 4th grade student at Heard Elementary School. Gracie drew a self-portrait as part of a class project entitled "Selfies With Attitude." … [Read more...]

Heard FFA holds Annual Banquet

(Franklin, GA) -- The 2016 Heard High Future Farmers of America (FFA) banquet and awards ceremony was conducted in the cafeteria at HHS on Thursday, April 21. The evening left the heart full, with plenty of laughter, food, and a sense of companionship. Guest speakers included David Huddleston, Randy Nix, and Matt Brass. The program was led by FFA Chapter … [Read more...]

JAC Products Celebrates Earth Day

(Franklin/Times~Journal) -- Friday, April 22 was Earth Day, an annual celebration of the planet we live on and the environmental movement to protect it. As the rain fell and replenished the earth, JAC Products in Franklin celebrated their first annual “Earth Day” with a community recycling event at their plant located on Mary Johnson Drive in Franklin. JAC … [Read more...]

Student Art Spotlight (Jason Howard)

Heard Co. Student Art Spotlight (Franklin) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. This week’s artwork is designed by Jason Howard, a 4th grade student at Heard Elementary School. Jason drew a self-portrait as part of project entitled "Selfies With Attitude." … [Read more...]

Heard County Chapter 2587 celebrates Confederate Memorial Day

(Franklin) -- Heard County Chapter 2587 will celebrate Confederate Memorial Day on April 26. Confederate Memorial Day, also known as Confederate Decoration Day (Tennessee) and Confederate Heroes Day (Texas), is an official holiday or observance day in a number of states in the Southern United States as a day to honor those who died fighting for the … [Read more...]

PruittHealth Honors Volunteers At Appreciation Ceremony

(Franklin/Times~Journal) -- A wonderful ceremony and luncheon was held for the many volunteers that give their time to the residents of PruittHealth of Franklin on Thursday, April 14 at 2:30 pm. The ceremony began with prayer led by Sheila Moody, Director of Healthcare Services. Praise-Him Ministries provided music for the event. Guest Speaker for the … [Read more...]

A Friend in Need: Celena Smith Brewer

(Franklin, GA) -- I met a mom at school one day who stood out to me. She had a cute little very short haircut. She was with her son, a Pre-Kindergarten student named Will Dan, the most adorable little boy, and she was so full of life, laughing, hugging everyone, and just vivacious. I immediately knew we would become very good friends. I was right. Later I … [Read more...]

‘Growing Up Country’ Exhibit at EPL

Growing Up Country (Ephesus) -- Ephesus Public Library is hosting an art show titled "Growing Up Country" featuring paintings by twin sisters Annice Sorrells and Janice Cook. Several pieces are reflections of their childhood, while others depict family, faith, and favorite things in life. Annice and Janice have over 70 years combined experience teaching … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Beck Facility Services

HELP WANTED Beck Facility Services is currently taking applications for General Cleaners in the Heard County area. Please visit www.becksupport.com to fill out an application. All applicants must pass a drug test and background check prior to hire. … [Read more...]