December 5, 2016

HELP WANTED: Beck Facility Services

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

Student Artist Spotlight (Amelia Fercken)

Heard Co. Student Art Spotlight (Franklin) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. This week’s student artist is Amelia Fercken. Amelia is a 5th grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Amelia created a landscape with a volcano using specific drawing techniques to … [Read more...]

Make your ‘Toys For Tots’ donations in Franklin (Deadline-Dec. 9)

(Franklin) -- The Terry Harper State Farm Insurance office in Franklin is still accepting your 'Toys For Tots' donations at their office for the holidays. Harper Realty and State Farm Insurance is located at 270 E. Court Sq. in downtown Franklin across from the Piggly Wiggly. For more information call (706) 675-3093. The deadline for drop off is Friday, … [Read more...]

Polar Express Party at EPL

(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Public Library invites you to our Polar Express Party, to be held on Saturday, December 10, from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM. Wear your pajamas!  We'll have snacks, a hot chocolate bar, games, and crafts, and Santa himself will be here! Bring your cameras and make your child's picture with Santa! (Photo: Warner Bros.) … [Read more...]

Food Drive at Ephesus Public Library

(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Public Library is having a Food Drive for the Ephesus Food Pantry. Come by the library and donate a canned good or other non-perishable food item to help feed the hungry. This food drive was the brain child of several children in this community. Donations will be taken until December 13th, then the items will be delivered to the food … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Kent Jones)

Heard Co. Student Art Spotlight (Franklin) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. This week’s student artist is Kent Jones. Kent is a 5th grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Kent created a landscape with a volcano for a project on showing depth. Inspiration … [Read more...]

American Indian Heritage Day 2016

Since early in the twentieth century Americans of all heritages have worked together to establish a day that could be put aside to honor Native Americans. Many states have recognized American Indian Day at different times throughout the century.  In 2009, President George W. Bush signed legislation that recognized the Friday after Thanksgiving as Native … [Read more...]

Breakfast with Santa

(Franklin) -- The Heard County 4-H program will host a very special 'Breakfast with Santa' event on Saturday morning, December 3, 2016 at the 4-H office (Old Recreation Dept. Gym) in Franklin. Tickets are $5 each but seats are limited. All activities are included in the admission cost. See the flyer below for more information. … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Faith King)

Heard Co. Student Art Spotlight (Franklin) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. This week’s student artist is Faith King. Faith is a 4th grade student at Heard Elementary School. Faith created a sunset showing depth and using warm colors showing reflection of the colors … [Read more...]

Not so little Rascal…

I was going to write a column about the election. But it would only serve to make half the readers angry, the left half.   And if you are like me, you’re sick of hearing about politics anyway, no matter which side of the political spectrum you find yourself.    So why bother with a political column? The phrase “you raise a valid point and I shall now … [Read more...]