October 8, 2015

James Stewart Chapter Wins 4 National Awards

(Washington, D.C.) -- Every summer, the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution holds its Continental Congress in Washington, DC. They present awards to Chapters and State Societies for outstanding achievements and accomplishments. The Georgia Society then presents Georgia’s winners their awards at the district workshops in August. Seven … [Read more...]

CES Welcomes New Principal

(Centralhatchee) -- Dr. Dawn Bennett is the daughter of Ned Harman and Karen Marlow. She is the oldest of five children (Luke, Shane, Holly, and Josh), and grew up on a large farm on Bethesda Church Road, near Tyus. She is a graduate of Carrollton High School. Dr. Bennett is married to Tad Bennett of Carrollton and has four children: Barr Wilborn, Dustin … [Read more...]

Lagrange College “Panther Palooza”

PANTHER PALOOZA Friday, October 9, 6–9:30 p.m. Downtown LaGrange (Lagrange, GA) -- Come join this street party sponsored by the Alumni Association and the Downtown Development Authority—and featuring the American Rolling Stones tribute band The U.S. Stones beginning at 7:30. Join the “World’s Greatest Rock and Roll Band” on Bull Street downtown as … [Read more...]

AgSouth Farm Credit Offers Free Financial Training to Young, Beginning and Small (YBS) Farmers

(Statesboro, GA) -- AgSouth Farm Credit recently led a group of approximately 45 young, beginning, and small (YBS) farmers through a series of training aimed at educating them in the many aspects of running a successful agricultural operation. The national award-winning AGAware® Program was created by AgSouth’s Education, Outreach & Special Programs … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Georgia Department of Public Safety

(Lagrange, GA) -- The Georgia Department of Public Safety - Motor Carrier Compliance Division will be hosting a recruiting event on Wednesday, October 28th starting at 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Troup County Weigh Station on I-85 South at MM 23 in LaGrange, Georgia. Motor Carrier Compliance Officers are fully sworn State Peace Officers who specialize in … [Read more...]

Heard County Stars on Broadway Pageant

“Heard County Stars on Broadway” (a pageant for all Heard County girls ages 1 to 18) Sat. Nov. 7th at 4:00 p.m. At Heard Middle School Gym FORMAL WEAR ENTRY FEE - $30.00 FOR THIS PAGEANT, WE HAVE THREE NEW OPTIONAL CATEGORIES, MOST PHOTOGENIC, PEOPLE’S CHOICE AND BEST COSTUME.  TO ENTER EACH ONE OF THESE CATEGORIES, THE FEE IS $5.00 PER … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter DAR Meeting

(Franklin) -- The James Stewart Chapter NSDAR will old its regular monthly meeting on Saturday, October 10th at 10:00 AM at the Heard County Library. … [Read more...]

HHS Freshman Advances to State Tractor Competition

(Fort Valley, GA) -- Heard County High School freshman Justin George placed second at the Area 3 FFA Tractor Operations Competition last week at Camp John Hope in Fort Valley. The competition consisted of three different sections. Part one consisted of operating the tractor through a course designed to challenge driving skills and knowledge of safety and … [Read more...]

Heartsaver CPR, First Aid and AED Training

(Franklin) -- Heard County Fire and Emergency Services will be having Heartsaver CPR, First Aid and AED training on the 3rd Saturday of each month at 9:00 a.m. for anyone interested. The next class will be on Saturday, October 17, 2015. See below for more details: Training Classes WHO: Heard County Fire & Emergency Services WHAT: Heartsaver CPR, … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter Inducts 4 New Members

(Franklin) -- The James Stewart Chapter welcomed four new members on Saturday September 12, 2015. Mindy Hyatt Runyan (Franklin, GA), Kayla Runyan (Franklin, GA), Cindy Hyatt Young (Spring Hill, TN), and Melba Hyatt Templeton (Hogansville, GA) all received their official DAR national numbers on July 5, 2015. All four ladies proved their ancestry to patriot … [Read more...]