September 1, 2014

Library Card Sign-Up Month

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(Ephesus) -- September is Library Card Signup Month!  Come on out and see what the Ephesus library has to offer!  Get a library card free - it's the smartest card in your wallet!  Come to your local library and sign up today! … [Read more...]

HHS Graduate Studies Abroad in Europe

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~Written by Jessica McQuain I imagine that a baby kangaroo inside of its mother’s pouch must feel the same way I felt while growing up in Heard County. Everything is cozy; everything is familiar. In a small town, you know everyone and everyone knows you. Life is simple, the world is small, and you are rarely outside of your comfort zone. For many people, … [Read more...]

Woman honoring friend and mother by running 5K

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I will be running in a 5K in memory of my mom and in honor of my best friend, Charles Israel, in order to raise money for cancer research. Please help me raise money to fight cancer by supporting research at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. Visit my page on the Winship Win the Fight 5K website and register or donate today. Why I'm … [Read more...]

Hospice Volunteers Needed

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Help Wanted ADMINISTRATIVE VOLUNTEER If you’ve thought about volunteering for hospice but you’re more comfortable at a desk than at a bedside, VITAS is looking for you. VITAS VOLUNTEERS Available immediately to work in busy hospice office and the front desk of inpatient units. Duties may include processing mail, alphabetizing and filing, telephone … [Read more...]

A Constitution Minute

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Constitution Week is commemorated September 17 – 23. Celebrating Constitution Week has been a tradition for many years. In 1955, the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) petitioned Congress to set aside September 17-23 annually to be dedicated to, or the observance of Constitution Week. The resolution was later adopted by the U.S. Congress and signed … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: It’s Not Okay

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Three words:  “It’s not okay.”  On the surface these don’t seem like very powerful words, do they?  But are they powerful words?  Yes!  When spoken and meant they are extremely powerful words.  But note what I said, “‘When spoken’ – ‘and meant’ they are extremely powerful words.” I submit to you today that somehow America seems to have lost her moral voice … [Read more...]

Hospice Volunteers Needed

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Volunteer at VITAS Innovative Hospice Care®  Patients and families in OUR community need YOUR help today!  Become a volunteer and make a difference: Friendly visits, End of Life Review, Sew Memory Bears and comfort items, Pet-Pal Visits, Letter Writing, Veterans Support, Patient Feeding  Call or email now!  Betty A. Edwards, Volunteer Services … [Read more...]

Free Cooking and Nutrition Class

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Cooking Matters - Free Cooking and Nutrition Class Heard County 4-H is hosting a six-week, hands-on Cooking Matters class series.Aug 21 - Sept. 25, 2014Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.(Old Rec Dept. Gym)101 Glover Road, Franklin, GAYou will learn how to:*         Make the most of your food resources*         Cook nutritious, delicious food*         Shop … [Read more...]

Zumbathon for Ginger Stutts

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Zumbathon Fundraiser for Ginger Stutts! Mark your calendars August 23, 2014 from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm at the Centralhatchee Elementary School Gym. Fun for the whole family! Kids corner (jumper/slide, cotton candy, face painting, popcorn, snowcones) we have some awesome raffle and silent auction prizes!!! Vendors (Origami owl, Thirty-one, Doterra … [Read more...]

Cummings and Brooks Wedding Announcement

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Brooks Wedding Mr. Grady Lee Brooks and Ms. Elizabeth Ann Cummings are happy to announce their wedding on August 23,  2014 at Olive Branch Baptist Church at 5:30pm. Please call  678-588-2961 to RSVP. Thank you in advance. … [Read more...]