February 22, 2020

Student Artist Spotlight (Caroline Greenway)

Heard County Student Art Spotlight (Franklin, GA) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of a student from Heard County Middle School. This week’s Student Artist Spotlight is by 8th grader Caroline Greenway. Caroline is an advanced art student and created art from a chosen theme. Her theme is art that combines text. Caroline used watercolor and … [Read more...]

Letter To The Editor: Second Amendment Sanctuary

Dear Editor: On February 25, 2020, the Heard County Commissioners will be discussing and voting on making our county a Second Amendment Sanctuary. This will tell the officials of our state where we stand on the second amendment. Some of the liberal states are passing as many anti-gun laws as they can come up with. Semi-automatic bans and red flag law … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Registered Nurses

(Franklin, GA) -- Registered Nurse (RN) positions available. NO nights, NO weekends, and NO holidays. Currently licensed in the State of Georgia w/2 years experience in geriatric, community health, or long-term care. Computer skills are a must. RN will perform in-home assessments for the Elderly and Disabled Waiver Program. Office is in Franklin, … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Program Support

NOW HIRING! FOR OUR CARROLLTON OFFICE PROGRAM SUPPORT (F/T TEMPORARY POSITION) Applicants must have: Good writing and communication skills Basic math skills High School Diploma/GED Pass criminal background check and drug screen To apply: Send resume to Sherry Hendrix, Administrative … [Read more...]

HCES Academic Bowl Team primed for finals

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Elementary School Academic Bowl put together another strong performance at Newnan Crossing last week to land a spot in the West Georgia RESA Division Finals on February 27 at Elm Street Elementary School in Newnan. The HCES team is currently in second place in the division after placing at each of the the first three … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR Installs New Officer

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter is pleased to announce that Tracey Gay Hunt was recently installed as Chapter Secretary. Tracey will take this interim position until May when the chapter will install their new board for 2020-2022. A native of Heard County, Tracey has been enthusiastic about expanding the chapter goals increasing public awareness … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Makenlie Lasseter)

Heard County Student Art Spotlight (Franklin, GA) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of a student from Heard County Middle School. This week’s Student Artist Spotlight is Makenlie Lasseter. Makenlie, a 7th-grader, is an advanced art student and they create art from their chosen theme. Her theme is animals and she used tempera paint. … [Read more...]

Win FREE Roses from Nancy’s Flower Shop!

(Franklin, GA) -- Want to win some FREE roses?!? 🌹🌹 🥰🥰❤️❤️ Contest Rules: Flowers are for local delivery only (Heard County, GA) Visit Nancy's Flower Shop on Facebook for more information on the simple contest! (All you must do is share the pinned post AND tag 3 friends in the comments) Winner will be randomly chosen on February 13th to receive a FREE … [Read more...]

Letter To The Editor: Another Church

To the Heard County Community: I write about a zoning application filed on Notnomis Road. This is concerning a “Church” only. When a Special Use request is submitted, all requests DO NOT have to be approved. I see no problem with the approval of a “Church.” As a Christian, it would be a blessing if every church had standing room only. If other requests … [Read more...]

Nursing home asks for help in spreading Valentine’s Day love to seniors

(Franklin, GA) -- For most people, Valentine’s Day represents a time to celebrate love with romantic partners, friends and family. But for some – especially older adults – many feel lonely across the U.S. around the holiday. According to research from AARP, 1 in 5 older adults in the U.S. feel isolated. Eighty-two percent of older adults say they would … [Read more...]