May 30, 2016

America Is My Favorite Country

(Editor's Note: The following was written by our editor's nephew, Wyatt Holt, a 4th-grade student at Ocean Shores Elementary School in Washington State. Wyatt won several awards for his paper and agreed to let us share it here at for Memorial Day.) America Is My Favorite Country America is my favorite country. There are so many wonderful … [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...]

Perfect Attendance at HCMS

(Franklin, GA) -- Pictured above are those Heard County Middle School students that received Perfect Attandance Awards this year after not missing a single day of school. Congrats to the following students for such hard work and effort! 6th Grade Luke Bennett Daniel Burgos-Prado Marisa Cook Amber Elkins Raven Gamble Brooke Milam Mary Moreland Joseph … [Read more...]

Olive Branch Youth Car Wash, Yard and Bake Sales

Olive Branch Youth Car Wash, Yard and Bake Sales (Franklin) -- Pastor Rodney Roquemore and the youth of Olive Branch Baptist Church located at 40 Frolona Rd. in Franklin cordially invite you to join us June 11, 2016 beginning at 7:30 a.m. for our car wash, yard sale and bake sale. Donations will be accepted for all cars washed and all yard and bake sale … [Read more...]

Cardio Dance Fitness Classes

Cardio Dance Fitness (Franklin) -- A total body workout including a Zumba-like dance class with pilates and strength training. Classes are one hour each and are held at the Old Recreation Dept. Gym (by the river) in downtown Franklin on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:00 PM. Beginning June 13, we will also offer 9:30 AM morning classes at Ephesus Gym on … [Read more...]

Super Saturday Carnival at EPL

(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Public Library will have its annual Super Saturday Carnival to kick off the Summer Reading Program on Saturday, June 4th, from 10:00 AM-12 PM. You can sign up for the reading program at this event, plus we'll have the giant Slip-n-Slide, a hula hoop dancer, Hot Dog Eating Contest, baseball pitching contest, snacks and drinks, and … [Read more...]

2016 Future Braves Cheerleading Camp

(Franklin) -- The Heard County High School Cheerleaders are offering a three day cheer camp for girls ages 3-12. This camp will not only provide you with cheers and chants but will give you a chance to shine for our squads. About the Camp -- The camp will be held June 13-15, 2016 and is open to girls ages 3-12. Ages 3-6 will have camp from 10-11 AM each day … [Read more...]

Heard County School System Surplus Auction

Surplus School Buses/Items for Auction Bid Opening May 27, 2016 *PICK UP ANYTIME BEFORE JUNE 3RD, BY APPOINTMENT ONLY AFTER JUNE 3RD Bus # 00-3 2000-lnternational -3800/ 72 Passenger Blue Bird Body/ International T444E-Engine/ Allison 545 Auto Transmission/ Power Steering/ Air Brakes/ 132,550 Miles/ Running Bus # 01-4 2001-lnternational … [Read more...]

Set Them Free International at Prospect Church

(Franklin, GA) -- Set Them Free International will be at Prospect Church on Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 11:00 AM. This ministry believes that every child deserves to be free, no child deserves to be a slave. Come join us to learn more about the fight against child trafficking. If you are interested in joining the efforts to end the sexual exploitation of … [Read more...]

HHS Graduate Earns Master’s Degree at UGA

(Athens, GA) -- Amber Keim, a local graduate of Heard County Comprehensive High School (Class of 2004) and the University of West Georgia (Class of 2009), will graduate from the University of Georgia on Friday, May 13, 2016. Amber will receive a Master's Degree in Middle Grades Education. Amber is the wife of Drew H. Keim and mother to 4-year-old Abigail. … [Read more...]