October 16, 2018

FFA Fruit and Nut Sale

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County FFA is currently putting on a fruit and nut sale. The fruit is coming from Florida Farm Bureau and will be ready to go around December 10th, 2018. The FFA Members are selling the fruits and nuts and there are many different varieties to choose from! The more that a student sells, the more it benefits them, so please find an … [Read more...]

10th Annual Community Carnival Trunk-or-Treat

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Covered Arena will play host to the 10th Annual Community Carnival and Trunk-or-Treat on Halloween night (Wednesday, October 31) from 6:30-8:00 PM. The event is being presented by the Franklin Police Department, Heard County Sheriff's Office, Heard EMA, The Heard County Commissioners, and Heard High School FFA. The night … [Read more...]

Centralhatchee Fall Festival (Oct. 20)

(Centralhatchee) -- Centralhatchee Elementary PTO invites you to attend its Annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 20th, 5:00-7:00 PM. We have several games, including your old favorites, that will be set up in the gym. Delicious food and snacks will also be for sale. Bingo will begin at 6:00 PM. Come on out and bring the entire family! Fun for all … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Addison Crofts)

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 designed by Addison Crofts. Addison is a third student at Heard County Elementary School. In Art class, Addison and her classmates studied about … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Kaden Forbus)

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 designed by Kaden Forbus.  Kaden is a second grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Kaden and his classmates studied about cave art. His … [Read more...]

4-H Shooting Sports Meeting

4-H SHOOTING SPORTS MEETING (For those interested in archery, BB, and Shotgun) WHEN: Monday, October 29, 2018 WHERE: 4-H Building (Old Recreation Dept.) TIME: 6:30 PM WHO: Grades 4-12 Boys & Girls and parents WHAT: Archery (4th-12th grader) BB (4th-8th grader) Shotgun (7th-12th grade) *Space is limited first-come first-serve basis … [Read more...]

OPINION: Time for Georgia to officially recognize recreation on the Chattahoochee

Thanks to large investments by the City and people of Atlanta, the Chattahoochee River downstream of Atlanta is dramatically cleaner than it was two decades ago. Once severely polluted, the stretch of river from Atlanta’s Peachtree Creek down to West Point Lake has dramatically rebounded and riverside communities have taken advantage. Each year, hundreds … [Read more...]

Kiwanis Club News

(Franklin, GA) -- The Kiwanis Club of Heard County is preparing for the first annual “Haunted Hustle” 5K and fun run on October 6. It will be held at the Heard County Recreation Department. The Tot Trot will begin at 8:30 followed by the 5K at 9:00 AM. All revenues generated by this event will be used for the benefit of children in Heard County. It is … [Read more...]

Candlelight Vigil for Mr. Ryan Tatom

(Franklin, GA) -- A candlelight vigil will be held in the Heard County High School parking lot on Sunday, September 30 at 8:00 PM in remembrance of Mr. Ryan Tatom. Ryan, a junior at HCHS, passed away Wednesday from injuries suffered in an automobile accident on Tuesday morning. All of Ryan's friends, classmates, and members of the Brave Nation community … [Read more...]

Upcoming Events at Ephesus Library

(Ephesus, GA) -- On October 16, 2018 at 6:00 p.m., Ephesus Public Library is pleased to welcome author Julie Hedgepeth Williams. Ms. Williams appeared here a couple of years when she did a one-woman play of A Rare Titanic Family: The Caldwells' Story of Survival, the story of Ms. Williams family members who were on the Titanic. Ms. Williams' latest book … [Read more...]