October 2, 2014

2014 Homecoming Court

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(Franklin) -- Pictured above is the full 2014 Heard High School Homecoming Court. All will be featured in Thursday's annual Homecoming Parade through Downtown Franklin at 4:30 PM. Front Row Male Court (L-R): Seniors Cody Norris, Levi Brown, Will Hutchins, Elijah Toney, Zack Stephens, and Duranta Dunson; Junior Diamond Delgado; Sophomore Connor Moon; … [Read more...]

Registration Deadline for the November General Election

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(Franklin) -- This is the last week you can register to vote and still be eligible for the General Election on November 4, 2014. This year’s election includes the two highly publicized races for Governor and United States Senate, as well as state executive offices and other legislative offices. The registration deadline is Monday October 6, 2014. Remember … [Read more...]

Quilting Class

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(Ephesus) -- The Introduction to Quilting Class held at Ephesus Library on Monday, September 29th, was a big success. Ms. Clenette Todd gave the class handouts and went over various methods of quilting, showing examples of quilts, runners, hot pot pads, etc., and the different patterns. She also gave instructions on various tools to use, where to buy … [Read more...]

Steel Framing for 70′ X 100′ Building up for Bids

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Steel Framing for 70' X 100' Building The Heard County School System is taking sealed bids for Steel framing from the old Heard County Elementary School gym. The dimensions are 70 feet by 100 feet and blue prints are available for viewing at the Heard County Schools central office. Bids can be delivered to the Heard County Schools central office at 131 … [Read more...]

Community Church Yard Sale

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(Franklin) -- Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church located on Old Field Road near Heard County Middle School will be holding a Huge Yard Sale October 18th from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Come bring your things and set up for a small fee of $25.00. For any additional information please call the Church at 706-675-6440 or 706-594-3841. … [Read more...]

Smokey the Bear Visits Centralhatchee Elementary

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(Centralhatchee) -- Mrs. Becky’s Pre-K students were happy to meet Smokey the Bear recently. Each year, Smokey visits CES to teach fire safety to our Pre-Kindergarten class and to Mrs. Becky and Mrs. Susan. Thanks Smokey! … [Read more...]

Local Girl Scouts Host Adoption Day

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(Franklin) -- Girl Scout Troop 13324 of Franklin recently hosted an "Adoption Day" at Heard County Animal Control near the Sheriff's Office at 11810 Georgia Hwy 100. The girl scouts were on hand to answer questions and distributed helpful information about the adoption of cats and dogs, as well as providing important information about strays. Pictured … [Read more...]

Introduction to Quilting Class at EPL

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(Ephesus) -- On Monday night, September 29th, at 6:00 p.m., Ephesus Public Library will host an Introduction to Quilting Class, led by Ms. Clenette Todd. In this introductory class, Ms. Todd will show examples of various types of quilting styles, and talk about what students would like to learn in class. Refreshments will be served. For more information or … [Read more...]

Heard County Public Library Book Sale

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(Franklin) -- The Heard County Public Library will be hosting a book sale from Tuesday, September 23 - Wednesday, October 8 at the Heard County Public Library located across the street from Heard High School in Franklin.     … [Read more...]

HCMS Book Fair (September 29 — October 3)

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(Franklin) -- The Heard County Middle School Media Center sponsor a Scholastic book fair the first week in October. The fair will begin Monday, Sept. 29 and end Friday, Oct. 3. Parent and faculty previews will be Friday, Sept. 28. The online fair will be available Sept. 20 -- Oct. 10 (Go to http://bravesread.net and choose "book fair" from the menu. Money … [Read more...]