September 28, 2016

A Public Service Message from Heard Co. Fire and EMS (09/26/16)

*** Heard County Fire and Emergency Servies would like to thank everyone who donated to this year's 2016 MDA boot drive on Labor Day weekend. Thanks to your generous contributions, $4,134.34 was raised. *** Kitchen Cooking Tips Unattended Cooking is the #1 cause of cooking fires, Stay with It. PLEASE DO NOT SEND YOUR CHILDREN TO CHECK IT !!! … [Read more...]

Flowers for sale at HHS

Trailing pansies $3/6-pack (Good for winter baskets) Pansies for fall/spring flower beds $3/6-pack Any questions email or call HHS at 706-675-3656. … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Beck Facility Services

HELP WANTED Beck Facility Services is currently taking applications for General Cleaners in the Heard County area. Please visit to fill out an application. All applicants must pass a drug test and background check prior to hire. … [Read more...]

Learn to Live Well With Free Workshop From Tanner

(Carrollton, GA) -- Living with an ongoing health condition and want to be in better control of your symptoms? Tanner Health System’s Get Healthy, Live Well is offering a free, six-session Living Well Workshop that teaches participants how to manage any health condition, including arthritis, autoimmune conditions, cancer, chronic lung conditions, … [Read more...]

Celebrate Constitution Week

“We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect Union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.” These words, written 229 … [Read more...]

Whitney graduates from National Academy Program

(Lagrange, GA) -- On September 16th, Troup County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Jon Whitney along with 229 other law enforcement executives, graduated from the 265th Session of the FBI National Academy Program in Quantico, Virginia. Included in this graduating class were men and women from 47 states, the District of Columbia, 24 international countries, … [Read more...]

HHS combines art and science to bring kids back to the beginnings of photography

(Franklin) -- Carrie Poole and Laura Barido (Physical Science) and Clint Robinson (Visual Arts) teamed up with physical science students to drive home the understanding of light waves by creating photographs using simple paint cans. Yes, the paint cans you get from the local hardware store. Students got to experience how the simplest form of Photography … [Read more...]

GDOL recruiting Mando America

(Lagrange, GA) -- The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will assist Mando America as the company recruits to fill a number of jobs at its manufacturing facility in Hogansville. The automotive supplier manufactures steering, brakes and suspension systems.  The recruitment will be held Thursday, Sept. 22, from 1-4 p.m. in the Callaway Center at West … [Read more...]

Fall Festival returns to HES

(Franklin) -- The Fall Festival is coming back to Heard County Elementary School on Friday, September 30, 2016 from 5:00-8:00 PM! We are going to have an inflatable slide, inflatable obstacle course, and a CAMO bounce house. Games and activities will include BINGO, a cake walk, a coke bottle toss, pick-a-duck, go fish, candy corn bowling, a bean bag toss, … [Read more...]

HHS Class of 1970 Reunion

(Franklin) -- The Heard County High School Graduating Class of 1970 will be having their 46th class reunion on Friday, October 14, 2016@ 7:00 p.m. Anyone interested in attending or needing more information about the reunion, please contact Randy Chesnut at 706-675-6579. We hope to see everyone there! … [Read more...]