September 26, 2021

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Mary Hines Johnson

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, is pleased to announce that Mary Hines Johnson will be posthumously presented the NSDAR Women in American History Award on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at 10:00 AM, at the 4H Center located at the river on 101 Glover Road in Franklin. Mrs. Johnson was chosen for this recognition because of her notable … [Read more...]

Fall Festival at Heard Elementary School (October 1)

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County Elementary School will be hosting its annual Fall Festival outdoors on Friday, October 1, 2021 from 5:00-8:00 PM. Activities will include BINGO, cake walk, pick-a-duck, putt putt golf and many others! Heard County FFA will also be providing a hayride! Unlimited activity bracelets can be pre-purchased at  HCES for $10 or $15 … [Read more...]

GACD now accepting 2022 scholarship applications

(Franklin, GA) -- Georgia Association of Conservation Districts (GACD) awards an annual scholarship of $1,000 to encourage study and careers in soil and water conservation related fields. Awards will be given to students majoring in, or intending to major in, a soil and water conservation related area. Acceptable areas of study include, but are not limited … [Read more...]

Bingo, coffee, and doughnut night at Ephesus Public Library

(Ephesus, GA) -- On Tuesday, September 28 at 6:00 PM, Ephesus Public Library is planning an adult program, Bingo Night! Coffee and doughnuts will be served. If you would like to attend, please call us to sign up at 770-854-7323. If we don't have enough participation, the program will be canceled. Call us today! Thank you! … [Read more...]

Heard County Gospel Singing Convention at Mt. Pleasant

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Gospel Singing Convention will have a singing Sunday September 26, 2021 at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church (2227 Mt. Pleasant Rd Franklin, GA 30217). The singing will begin at 10:30 AM with lunch to follow. The singing will continue after lunch. All lovers of new book Gospel singing are encouraged to attend and celebrate our … [Read more...]

Heard County’s September 11 Remembrance Program

Article written by David Posey -- photos courtesy of Julia Saint, Faye McIntyre, and Tracey Hunt (Franklin, GA) -- On Saturday, September 11, 2021, the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, hosted an event to mark the 20th anniversary of the attacks on our nation.  This year's memorial is even more meaningful given that this area recently lost a most beloved First … [Read more...]

A Constitution Minute No. 1

(Franklin, GA) -- September will bring us the anniversary of the signing of the Constitution of the United States of America. We have been hearing the Constitution mentioned by many politicians and news reporters quite often recently as we approach another election year. We should all take time to re-read our Constitution and think about just what it means … [Read more...]

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HELP WANTED: Machine Operators

HELP WANTED Entry Level No Experience Required  Machine Operators  2 Shifts  Monday through Friday 6:30 AM to 5:00 PM  Monday Through Friday 5:00 PM to 3:00 AM  *Must have Steel Toed Boots* Please Call 678-673-6828 for more information … [Read more...]

August cut-off date and COVID office procedures at HCWA

August Cut-Off Notice (Franklin, GA) -- To avoid interruption in water service, make your past due payment at the Heard County Water Authority no later than the close of business on Monday, August 30, 2021. Due to an increase in COVID cases, the business office is closed to walk-ins until further notice. Payments should be put in our drop-box located on … [Read more...]