January 18, 2018

Student Artist Spotlight (Charles Mixon)

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 Spotlight was designed by Charles Mixon. Charles is a second grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Charles used the technique of symmetrical balance to … [Read more...]

Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings

(Franklin) — If you want to drink, that’s your business. If you want to stop, we can help. Come to a meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous to hear a solution. Every Monday night from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. an open discussion meeting of AA is held at the Franklin Church of God located at 12002 GA Hwy 100 in Franklin, GA. … [Read more...]

Chili Cook Off at HCHS

(Franklin, GA) -- The HCHS National Honor Society and Student Council are joining forces to create an awesome community event! On Saturday, January 20 they will be hosting a Chili Cook Off in the student parking lot at Heard County High School. If you know of anyone who makes a particularly fabulous pot of chili, please urge them to come out and … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Luke Ward)

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 Spotlight is Luke Ward. Luke is a third grade student at Ephesus Elementary School. His project is a winter landscape showing a background and a foreground. … [Read more...]

The Heard Citizen’s Top 17 Good News Stories of 2017

(Franklin) -- With the arrival of the year 2018, the Heard Citizen takes a look back at the best good news stories we reported on locally during the year 2017. This list was comprised based on several factors including number of views, comments, and shares not only at our website but also on our facebook page. We hope our readers enjoy this look back and … [Read more...]

New Year’s Eve Singing at Centralhatchee First Baptist

(Centralhatchee) -- Centralhatchee First Baptist Church will host a New Year's Eve Singing and Supper Celebration at 6:00 p.m. with special musical guest Emmaus Road. Emmaus Road is a young exciting Southern Gospel Quartet that is dedicated to sharing the ministry of Jesus Christ through song and worship. Emmaus Road performs many traditional Southern … [Read more...]

Franklin Primary Healthcare Clinic

(Franklin, GA) -- Franklin Primary Healthcare Clinic, located at 1236 Franklin Parkway is open Monday thru Friday 8:00 AM -4:00 PM by appointments and walk-ins are welcome. The clinic is staffed by Family Nurse Practitioners Ann Hastings and Cherry Toney. Services include, but are not limited to: Women's Health • DOT Physicals • Sick Visits • Sports … [Read more...]

YTH Dentist To Lead Georgia Oral Health Council

(Palmetto, GA) -- YourTown Health is both proud and a bit sad to announce that Adam Barefoot, DMD, MPH, is leaving us after six years to become the Oral Health Director for the state of Georgia. In his capacity as a dentist at YTH, Dr. Barefoot helped hundreds of people in our community to realize healthier smiles. He also assisted in the development of … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Angel Russell)

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 Spotlight was created by Angel Russell. Angel is a fourth grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Angel created her painting of sunset. Her painting … [Read more...]

Heard County UDC presents military award

(Franklin, GA) -- Mr. Barry Grant Reed was bestowed with a medal and certificate for military service at the December meeting of Heard County United Daughters of the Confederacy 2587. The award read: Whereas, Barry Grant Reed of Franklin State of Georgia faithfully and honorably served in the Global War on Terror in Prince Sultan Air Battery, United States … [Read more...]