February 8, 2016

HHS Athletic Department seeks Silent Auction Sponsors

(Franklin) -- We are currently seeking sponsors for the 8th Annual Heard County Athletics Silent Auction. The event is scheduled for April 16, 2016 at 6:00 pm at Heard County High School. The event includes a wonderful meal and many prizes are given away including a total of $5,000.00 dollars in cash. Tickets are $50.00 each and may be purchased from any … [Read more...]

Position Open at Heard County Water Authority

POSITION OPEN AT THE Heard County Water Authority The Heard County Water Authority is currently taking applications for a Distribution Crew Member. Applicant must have a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate. Salary is based upon experience. Applications may be picked up at the Water Authority office at 11520 Highway 34 West, Franklin, GA. The … [Read more...]

Student Art Spotlight (Jayden Moreland)

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 holiday piece was created by 2nd grader Jayden Moreland from HES. Jayden created this oil pastel snow storm using water colors and salt. … [Read more...]

United States Postal Service Jobs

U.S. Post Office Jobs -- Newnan, Franklin, Hogansville, and Lagrange Post Offices now hiring RCA's (Rural Carrier Associates) -- Apply Online @ www.usps.com -- Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on "Careers" -- Click on "Search Jobs Online" -- Enter search criteria By State of Georgia -- Click Start -- CLICK ON RURAL CARRIER … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: Franklin Childcare

Dear Editor: I am writing to express my concern about the state of my daughters’ daycare. It is at risk of closing and I feel that’s only because no one knows it’s open! Community Action For Improvement's child care center is a wonderful place for children to LEARN, not just be babysat. My daughter is three years old and can say her A-B-C's, count to 30, … [Read more...]

Thursday night Bingo at American Legion Post 148

(Franklin) -- Come out every Thursday night for Bingo at the American Legion. Doors open at 6:00 pm and game starts at 7:30 pm. Family fun, smoke-free area, and no alcohol served. We look forward to seeing you! $15.00 minimum cash only. All proceeds go to support the American Legion. Facility is located at 3191 Franklin Parkway just north of Franklin. … [Read more...]

HCPR Spring Sports Registration Info

HCPR Spring Sports Registration (Franklin) -- The Heard County Recreation Department will be finishing up registration for baseball, softball, coach pitch, and t-ball next Friday Feb. 6th. Late registration will start that Sat Feb. 7th and will go through the 12th which will add a $10.00 fee. Registration Fees without a late fee are: Ages 3-6 -- … [Read more...]

Art Display at EPL

(Ephesus) -- Ms. Julia Thornton Wilson, an artist from Carrollton, Georgia, has graciously agreed to display her art in the display case at the Ephesus Public Library during the month of February. A mix of still life paintings, mixed media, and aged looks are just a few of the items she has on display. All items are for sale. Please come by our library and … [Read more...]

Benefit Singing for the late Calvin Bentley

(Carrollton, GA) -- Lowell Congregational Holiness Church in Carrollton will be hosting a benefit singing for the late Calvin Bentley on March 5, 2016 at 6 pm. The church is located at 1725 Lowell Road in Carrollton. Proceeds from this event will be put towards the funeral expenses of the late Calvin Bentley who passed away on November 8, 2015. Born on … [Read more...]

Student Art Spotlight (Bryce Davis)

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 holiday piece was created by 3rd grader Bryce Davis from HES. Bryce's artwork demonstrates the use of tints and shades of complimentary colors. … [Read more...]