August 27, 2015

HHS Senior participates in Governor’s Honors Program

Heard High School Senior Jaime Conlan

(Valdosta, GA) -- The Governor’s Honors Program is an annual, month-long event held at Valdosta State University that involves Georgia’s most intellectually and artistically gifted students. Accepting only less than one percent of high school students statewide, several notable alumni of this program include Georgia State Senator Tyler Harper, rapper … [Read more...]

Calling All 4th through 6th graders!


(Franklin) -- 4-H Wants You! Heard County 4-H is starting a new group activity called “Clover Kids” and we want you to be a part of the fun! It will be for youth in grades 4th, 5th , & 6th that live in Heard County. Clover Kids will be led by a special group of kids that serve on our Leadership Council. We will meet at the Old River Gym the second … [Read more...]

Ephesus Library Computer Classes


(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Public Library has one-on-one classes for anyone who needs computer instruction. Ms. Diane Langley has graciously volunteered to teach these classes. They can be scheduled at any time during the day. Whether you've never even turned on a computer before, or you're a novice and need a little help with Word, Excel, Powerpoint, or surfing … [Read more...]

Carrollton Career Expo scheduled for Sept. 1


(Atlanta, GA) -- The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will assist several other organizations with a career expo in Carrollton on Tuesday, Sept. 1. The expo will be held from 1-4 p.m. at the Tabernacle Baptist Church located at 150 Tabernacle Drive. The other organizations conducting the expo are the Carrollton Goodwill Career Center, Carrollton Housing … [Read more...]

HHS Athletic Department Honors Volunteer Couple

Friday night's Program Dedication (L-R): Coach Tim Barron, Athletic Director Shane Lasseter, Bonita and James Reed

(Franklin) -- The Braves athletic department honored James and Bonita Reed with the 2015 Program Dedication prior to last week's scrimmage with Alexander. For the last eight years, the couple were a vital part of the HHS athletic program. They started a parent group and ran concessions for baseball and football games. The yearly profit margin tripled after … [Read more...]

Ephesus Baptist Church to Celebrate 125 Years


(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Baptist Church, located on Highway 100 in Ephesus, Georgia, will be celebrating its 125th Anniversary on Sunday, August 30th, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Dinner will be served on the grounds. Fred Cooke, the 22nd pastor of Ephesus Church, will bring the message. If you would like to dress in old-fashioned attire, please feel free to do … [Read more...]

School Board recognizes Governor’s Honors Nominees


(Franklin) -- At Tuesday night's meeting, Heard County School Board members recognized Governor's Honors Program nominees Bren Meacham (Visual Arts), Jaime Conlan (Spanish) and Hannah Rogers (Spanish). Congratulations to these students for their accomplishments. For more school system information visit the Heard County School System facebook page. Pictured … [Read more...]

Heard High Class of 1970 Reunion

Invert Reunion

(Franklin) -- The Heard High School graduating class of 1970 will be having a 45th class reunion at Heard High on October 9, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. If interested in helping organize this reunion, please meet at the Centralhatchee Parkway Baptist Church on August 27th at 6:00 p.m. Please call Randy Chesnut at 706-675-6579 if interested in attending the planning … [Read more...]

Prospect Youth Lunch Plate Fundraiser


PROSPECT CHURCH (Franklin) -- Prospect Youth will be selling lunch plates (hot dogs, baked beans, chips, cookies and drinks) at Flat Rock Campground following the 11:00 a.m. Camp Meeting Service on Sunday, August 16, 2015. The proceeds will be used toward the expenses to attend the Passion 2016 Youth Rally/ Conference. For more information please contact … [Read more...]

‘Back to School Blast’ at Glenloch Baptist Church


(Franklin) -- Glenloch Baptist Church will host a "Back to School Blast" on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at their church located at 2807 Glenloch Rd, off Highway 27 between Carrollton and Franklin. The event will feature games, food water slides and much more. For more information visit or call 770-854-5346. … [Read more...]