April 20, 2014

Trade Day on the Square


City of Franklin “Trade Day on the Square” Saturday, April 19, 2014 From 8:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Vendors set up in the parking spaces in the center (around the circle only) on the square.  Only one space per vendor is available on a “first come first served basis.” Vendors can sell from the back of a pickup truck, a tent or from a detached trailer.  All … [Read more...]

Community Easter Egg Hunt


(Franklin) -- The Heard County Sheriff’s Office held its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Brush Creek Park. Over 5000 pieces of candy, plastic eggs, and prize eggs were hidden throughout the park for the children to find. The Easter Bunny made his appearance again this year by patrol car. “I would like to thank park manager, Steve … [Read more...]

Westmoreland hosts Veterans Workshop

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(Newnan, GA) -- On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, Congressman Lynn Westmoreland will host a Veterans Workshop at the Asa M. Powell Expo Center in Newnan from 9:00am – 12:00pm. There will be representatives from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Georgia Department of Veterans Service to discuss the opportunities and services they provide, as well … [Read more...]

Centralhatchee Elementary Honor Roll (3rd-Nine Weeks)


Centralhatchee Elementary School 3rd 9 Weeks Honor Roll 2013- 2014 A Honor Roll (All grades must be 90 or above) 1st Grade - Maddison Bailey, Aubrey Crockett, Brandon Jones, Vanessa Massey, Jackson Rose, Nathan Allen, Elora Craven, Dagan Dover,  Kobe Garland, Journey Gray, Grace Hiel, Deacon Pope, Caitlyn Shelnutt 2nd Grade - Kyndell Thompson, … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Shadow Boxing

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One of the training methods that professional boxers, or “wanna be” professional boxers, employ is “shadow boxing.” They imagine that their shadow is their opponent and they spend a great deal of time sharpening their reflexes by trying to become quicker than their shadow – which of course – is impossible. Now, while the boxer can train and condition his … [Read more...]

A Love Story: Keaton-Buchanan Engagement

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A Love Story Tammy and Sammy Carroll and Randy Keaton are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Anna Joyce Keaton to Mr. Brandon Kasey Buchanan, son of Mr. Jerry Buchanan. Ms. Anna began school in Centralhatchee in 1999, which was first grade for her. As she began middle school in sixth grade, she met Brandon. And from there, it all … [Read more...]

Kite Day fun at Brush Creek Park

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(Franklin) -- Kite day at Brush Creek was a big success. It was held on March 22 at Brush Creek Park. Many different groups of people showed up throughout the day, some arrived for the American Indian artifact show that began first, followed by grilled hot dogs, baked beans, and chips for a picnic style lunch. Chattahoochee Archaeology Research Team … [Read more...]

Sweet Vidalia Onions are Coming Soon!!!


(Franklin) -- Heard County 4-Hers and Shooting Sports teams are on the streets taking orders for Vidalia onions so be sure and place your order today! This is their main fundraiser to help them raise money so they can compete at the State competition. Delivery for the onions is expected in early May. We will be selling 10 lb. bags for $10.00 and 25 lb. … [Read more...]

Senior Scam Jam Don’t Be Afraid…..


(Franklin) -- A fraud education and protection program for senior citizens will be hosted by Franklin Police Department and Southern Crescent Area Agency on Aging. With a large amount of scams now focusing on seniors, this training is designed to protect you against becoming a victim. Learn about the newest and most common scams targeting seniors, steps to … [Read more...]

Ephesus Library Cake and Rocket Contest Winners

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(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Library had its Cake Cook-Off and Rocket Contest in honor of West Georgia Reads Rocket Boys month on Saturday, March 15th.  Winner of the cake contest was Candice Collier (R), and winner of the rocket contest was Clayton Collier (L), both of Franklin, Georgia. … [Read more...]