May 29, 2017

NSDAR Youth Citizenship Medal awarded to Heard County students

(Franklin, GA) -- DAR Youth Citizenship medals are presented through the National Defense Committee of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR). The James Stewart Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution is pleased to announce four winners of the DAR Youth Citizenship Medal, one eighth grade student and three fifth grade … [Read more...]

Heard County Historical Society Meeting

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting Thursday, June 15, 2017, at 5:30 P.M. at Three Rivers Building in Franklin, GA. We are pleased to announce that Mr. Robert Jones, President of Kennesaw Historical Society and Director of Programs and Education for the Kennesaw Museum Foundation, will be our speaker. His topic … [Read more...]

CES kindergarten class hosts community helper celebration

(Centralhatchee) -- This year at Centralhatchee Elementary, each grade level participated in a community service project. The kindergarten classes of Mrs. Debra Holland and Ms. Becky Miller chose to thank our community helpers by hosting a celebration in their honor. In attendance were representatives from the Heard County Sheriff Department, Franklin … [Read more...]

Baby Announcement: Zoe Rae Armstrong

(Franklin) -- Michael and Laci Armstrong of Riverview road Franklin announce the birth of a 7-pound, 10-oz baby girl. Zoe Rae Armstrong was born at Tanner Medical center in Carrollton on March 27, 2017. Her proud grandparents are Vance and  Hazel Youngblood of Franklin, Randy and Barbara Crawford of Carrollton, and Hugh and the late Ann Armstrong of … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Gracie Brown)

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 Student Artist Spotlight was painted by Gracie Brown. Gracie is a fifth grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Gracie painted a landscape of a house showing emphasis. … [Read more...]

EES students enjoy visit to library

(Ephesus) -- On Tuesday, May 2nd, the Pre-K and Kindergarten students from Ephesus Elementary School came down to Ephesus Library for a special story time with actor, educator, storyteller and writer Barry Stewart Mann. The children were delighted with his story of Arty Barty's Smarty Party. Barry has been delighting audiences for nearly three decades. A … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: Note of Thanks from Sheriff Henry

On behalf of my staff, we would like to thank Chairman Lee Boone, his staff and the Heard County Board of Commissioners for the reception held in honor of my staff to celebrate public service recognition week. Your support and acknowledgement of our service to the community means a lot to our dedicated men and women in uniform. We also want to thank Dr. … [Read more...]

Heard County 4-H State Archery Competition Results

(Eatonton, GA) -- Heard County 4-H Archery Team, recently competed on April 28th, at Rock Eagle 4-H Center for State Archery Competition. Congratulations to each of the participants! Senior Individuals: 158 total Dallas Hand – Score 570 #68 Chase Powell – Score 506 #106 Junior Team: #8 out of 34 teams Cody Hand – Score 652 Landon Holliday – Score … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Audrieann Nachtigall)

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 Student Artist Spotlight was painted by Audrieann Nachtigall. Audrieann is a fifth grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Audrieann painted a landscape of a farm by … [Read more...]

Ferguson to Host Workshop for Third District Seniors

(Washington, D.C.) -- Congressman Drew Ferguson’s (R-Ga.) office will be hosting an upcoming workshop for senior citizens in the Third District. The event will be an opportunity for seniors to learn more about navigating Social Security and Medicare. Representatives from Congressman Ferguson’s office and other government agencies will be available to … [Read more...]