January 21, 2017

HELP WANTED: Distribution Crew Member at HCWA

POSITION OPEN: Heard County Water Authority (Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Water Authority is currently taking applications for a Distribution Crew Member. Applicant must have a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate. Salary is based upon experience. Applications may be picked up at the Water Authority office at 11520 Highway 34 West, Franklin, GA. … [Read more...]

‘Silly Selfie’ Challenge for youth

(Ephesus) -- Coming to Ephesus Library this month...we will be having a "Silly Selfie" challenge for youth! You can post your silly selfie on the library's Facebook page, or you can email it to us at donna@wgrl.net. You can also turn a picture in at the library. At the end of January, we will choose a winner based on how silly and unique the selfie … [Read more...]

Baby Brave Reunion

(Franklin, GA) -- The Baby Braves will be holding their first class reunion on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at Heard County Elementary School in Franklin. The event will start at 6:30 PM and feature food, festival games, classroom visits, door prizes and more! Baby Braves are asked to wear their official Baby Brave shirts for the first class photo! The … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Cason Holtzclaw)

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 created by Cason Holtzclaw. Cason is a 2nd grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Cason created a “Cool Penguin” using oil pastels. … [Read more...]

Library Reading Program Allows Kids to DREAM BIG and Earn Circus Tickets!

RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY  - Reading with Ringling Bros.!  (Ephesus) -- Kids, are you interested in reading some cool library books?  Are you interested in earning a circus ticket at the same time?  Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey and area libraries will be hosting some serious fun with 'Reading with Ringling Bros.'  Ephesus Public … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Katelyn Young)

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 created by Katelyn Young. Katelyn is a Kindergarten student at Heard County Elementary School. Using oil pastels, Katelyn has designed a drawing of … [Read more...]

Thank you from the Barido Family

(Franklin) -- The Barido Family would like to thank everyone who helped make Alex's Spirit Night a success. We are truly humbled by how generous our community is, and want everyone to know how much we appreciate their support. We would like to give a special thank you to Molly Engel for organizing the event, to Betty and Sandy Covington for all the work … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (M.J. McLendon)

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 created by M. J. McClendon. M. J. is a third grade student at Heard County Elementary School. M. J. used lines and shapes to design a nutcracker/toy … [Read more...]

New Year’s Resolutions for Pets: The top five for 2017

(Atlanta, GA) -- Your pet’s idea of advance planning is to wait for the next tasty treat to fall from your fingertips. But we humans know 2017 is almost here and that New Year’s is a traditional time to look to the future. So BluePearl Veterinary Partners is offering this short list of New Year’s resolutions, all aimed at preparing you and your pets for … [Read more...]

The Heard Citizen’s Top 16 Good News Stories of 2016

(Franklin) -- With the arrival of the year 2017, the Heard Citizen takes a look back at the best good news stories we reported on locally during the year 2016. This list was comprised based on several factors including number of views, comments, and shares not only at our website but also on our facebook page. We hope our readers enjoy this look back and … [Read more...]