September 20, 2014

Library Fines Forgiven


(Ephesus) -- Fines Forgiven!  Local public libraries will be forgiving certain fines from Sunday, September 21st, through Tuesday, October 30th. If you have items that are overdue, bring them back to the library during this time period, and your fines for those items will be forgiven! Also, if you want to have an old library card replaced during this time, … [Read more...]

A Constitution Minute IV


On September 17, 1787 the United States Constitution was created. Eleven of the thirteen states sent delegates to the Convention and after many debates the Constitution was voted for favorably. Nine of the thirteen states were required to ratify the document for the Constitution to become the supreme law of the land. By July of 1788 all eleven states … [Read more...]

Local Singer at Prayze Factor Awards

Jasmine Posey

(Atlanta, GA) -- Local Heard County teen Ms. Jasmine Posey will be participating in the Prayze Factor People's Choice Awards Grand Finale at the Globe in Stockbridge, GA this weekend. Jasmine is a 15-year-old Christian, Country, and Pop singer/songwriter. To connect with this awesome young indie artist and lend your support for her journey … [Read more...]

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


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...]

Home For Sale in Franklin, GA


Home For Sale in Franklin, GA 4000 Square Foot Four-Sided Brick Ranch Home Built in 2006. In-law Suite with Full Kitchen in Full Finished Basement on 19 Acres. House + 19 acres $315,000 or  House + 2 Acres $289,000 (Owner Will Finance 17 Acres). Total of Six Bedrooms; Four Bathrooms; Garage and Carport to Accommodate  Four to Six Vehicles. Call Valerie … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Bus Monitors


Bus Monitors Needed   The Heard County School System will hire bus monitors for their special needs buses. The routes will be approximately 90 minutes in the A.M. and 90 minutes in the P.M. All applicants will have to complete a background check and fingerprinting. Additional safety training may be required after hiring. For more information … [Read more...]

Bright-Barnett October Nuptials

Bright Wddding 2

Alissa Michele Barnett and Corey Scott Bright would like to announce their wedding for October 11,2014. The bride is the daughter of George and Kathy Lee, and David McCraney of Newnan, GA. The groom is the son of J.W. and Faye Bright of Franklin, GA. The wedding will be held in Newnan, GA. … [Read more...]

A Constitution Minute III


In September of 1787 a group of men convened a conference in Philadelphia with delegates from eleven of the thirteen colonies to begin debates for establishing a stronger central government. Rhode Island and North Carolina did not send delegates. An interesting note is that most of the delegates present were young men between the ages of 20-40. The few … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter DAR Meeting


The James Stewart Chapter DAR will hold its first meeting of the 2014-2015 year on Saturday, September 13th at the Heard Count Library at 10 am.  Our program will be on the Constitution and we will be inducting 3 new members into our chapter.  All members are urged to come and welcome these new members. … [Read more...]

Community Wide Event on Prayer and Spiritual Renewal

Claude King

(Lagrange, GA) -- Troup Baptist Association will host a community-wide event on prayer and spiritual renewal entitled: Fresh Encounter. Led by Claude King, co-author with Henry Blackaby, of the best-selling book “Experiencing God: Experiencing God’s Power for Spiritual Awakening,” the workshop will be offered twice Sept. 22 and 23. “In the Old Testament, … [Read more...]