October 25, 2016

Deer Hunting, sort of…

Last year my son and I went to get our hunter safety cards. I never had any desire to hunt growing up, but the more I live in the country, and the more I strive to become more self-sufficient, the more I wanted to start hunting. The two of us finished as much as we could complete of the hunter safety process online. We then signed up for the classroom … [Read more...]

Heard County Wrestling Boston Butts Fundraiser

(Franklin) -- The Heard High School wrestling team will be selling Boston Butts whole($35) and pulled($40). They will be cooked by Troy Taylor (T-Roy's BBQ) on Saturday November, 19, and will be ready for pick up after 4:00 PM. You can send or bring the money to either Coach Yates at the high school or Coach Yates at Centralhatchee Elementary, whichever is … [Read more...]

Red Ribbon Week at HES

(Franklin) -- Heard County Elementary School will participate in Red Ribbon Week from October 24 - 28. The main theme for Red Ribbon Week this year is 'Respect Yourself and Elect to be Drug Free!' Each day will have a different sub-theme.  Monday, October 24th  Dress for the Day - Twin Day - dress like a friend(s) Theme for Day - "Friends don't let … [Read more...]

Fall Festival at Olive Branch Church

(Franklin) -- Olive Branch Baptist Church and Pastor Rodney Roquemore invite everyone to join us in fun and fellowship as we host a Family Fall Festival on Saturday, October 22 from 3-7 p.m. -- Lots of games, candy, and prizes! -- Hot dogs and Dessert Auction beginning at 5 -- Hayride beginning at 6, and a bon fire, too! -- EVERYTHING IS FREE!! except the … [Read more...]

4-H Shooting Sports Meeting

4-H SHOOTING SPORTS MEETING (For those interested in archery) WHEN: Monday, October 24 WHERE: 4-H Building (Old Recreation Dept.) TIME: 6:00-7:00 PM WHO: Grades 4-12 Boys & Girls and parents WHAT: BB (4th-8th grader) and Shotgun (7th-12th grade) … [Read more...]

Heard Fire and EMS says check your smoke alarms

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT (Franklin) -- NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm Code®, requires smoke alarms be replaced at least every 10 years, but because the public is generally unaware of this requirement, many homes likely have smoke alarms past their expiration date, putting people at increased risk in the event of a home fire. “Smoke alarms play an … [Read more...]

New Brave Nation Cafe at HES

(Franklin) -- Heard County Elementary School is very pleased to announce the opening of our BRAVE NATION CAFE! A huge THANK YOU to Mr. Brian Long and his construction class students that built three wooden picnic tables for our Brave Nation Cafe - they not only built them but also delivered them! This is a prime example of the Brave Nation family working … [Read more...]

Benefit For Baby KJ

(Franklin, GA) -- A benefit  for Baby KJ will be held at the Franklin Community Center at 2484 Franklin Parkway on October 15, 2016 from 12 noon-until. Kamdyn Jace was born August 25, 2016 with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalas. Since birth he has been at Scottish Rite in Atlanta and has had three major surgeries, one on his back and two on his brain. By … [Read more...]

Guest columnist shares 911 story

(Editor's Note: Guest columnist Mr. Toby Nix is a former 911 employee and current deputy sheriff in Coweta County. We are pleased to announce he has agreed to share some of his writings with HeardCitizen.com readers in future editions.) I hear dead people… well not exactly, what I should say is that I hear people dying. I hear people crying. I hear people … [Read more...]

It’s a Baby Girl!

Novah-Grayce Olyvia Boyd (Franklin, GA) -- Grandmother Tammy Jenkins of Franklin announces the birth of her beautiful granddaughter Ms. Novah-Grayce Olyvia Boyd born October 1, 2016 at 6:29 PM. Novah-Grayce's mother is Tyra Boyd and she entered the world weighing 7-pounds, 5-ounces and measuring 20 inches tall. She is the 5th living generation born into … [Read more...]