April 23, 2019

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...]

CHATT ART helps the Easter Bunny

(Franklin/Times-Journal) -- Taking a lesson from the Heard County Sheriff’s Office and the great job they do at Christmas with their Toy for Tots and their annual Easter Egg Hunt, CHATT ART starting helping at Easter by donating Easter baskets. Since 2005, CHATT ART has donated approximately 450 baskets to the Heard County Sheriff’s Office and directly to … [Read more...]

The Shepherd Family at High Point Church of God

(Franklin, GA) -- The High Point Church of God is excited to be hosting the Shepherd Family for a singing Friday, April 26th. The singing will begin at 7:00 PM. For more information about the Shepherds visit their website at www.theshepherdsonline.net. High Point Church of God is located at 8485 Frolona Rd in Franklin. … [Read more...]

Local native gives Arbor Day presentation to James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR

(Franklin, GA) -- On Saturday, April 13th, the James Stewart Chapter was honored have Heard County native, Jon Johnson, as their special guest at their monthly meeting. Jon was born in Heard County, moved to Buford and attended the University of Kentucky. After graduating with a degree in Forestry, Jon moved to Florida where he currently holds the position … [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...]

BRAKING MUSE: Big parade planned as Heard County celebrates new state record holders

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County is planning to celebrate a special group of baseball fans with a parade and other festivities after the remarkable folks set an unusual Georgia state record as the largest group of fans ever ejected from a single sporting event. The 47 fans were ejected from the game on April 11 near then end of a doubleheader in Lagrange as … [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...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Trevor Strickland)

Heard County Student Art Spotlight (Franklin, GA) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. This week’s Student Artist Spotlight is Trevor Strickland. Trevor is a second grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Trevor created a seascape showing a horizon line. … [Read more...]

HHS Athletic Department seeks Silent Auction Sponsors

(Franklin) -- Heard County High School is currently seeking sponsors for the 10th Annual Heard County Athletics Silent Auction. The event is scheduled for Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 6:00 pm at Heard County High School. The event includes a wonderful meal and many prizes are given away including a total of $5,000.00 dollars in cash. Tickets are $50.00 each … [Read more...]