November 22, 2014

Thank You from the Girl Scouts

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(Franklin) -- The Girl Scouts of Heard County would like to thank everyone who donated can goods this past Saturday at the Piggly Wiggly. The Franklin Food Pantry was very much in need of the can goods we brought them from our can food drive. Mrs Joanne wanted to let everyone know how thankful they are for the donations. If anyone is still wanting to … [Read more...]

World Languages Poetry Recitation

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(Newnan, GA) -- Several Heard High students competed in the World Languages Poetry Recitation competition at East Coweta High School on Saturday. Pictured above left to right are Heaven Jackson, Harlee Rood, Jaime Conlan, Hannah Rogers, Bren Meacham, and Riley Curbow. Congrats to these students! The instructors are Señora Garcés and Señor Burson. … [Read more...]

Girl Scouts of Heard County Food, Toy, and Coat Drive

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(Franklin) -- The Girl Scouts of Heard County will be doing a canned food, toy, and gently used coat drive Saturday, November 15th from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Piggly Wiggly in Franklin. The canned foods and coats will be donated to our local food pantry to help during the holidays and the toys will be donated to the Heard County Sheriff's Department … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: Field of Dreams

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It’s extremely peaceful here. Just thinking of the green beneath me takes me back in time. I loved the breeze, the grass, and the way the sun beamed down, creating tall dancing shadows. My field of dreams wasn’t just any field. It isn’t filled with trees, butterflies, and flowers. In fact, a lot of the time it is very empty, leaving behind only memories of … [Read more...]

Dogs needing adoption at Heard County Animal Control

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(Franklin) -- There are a number of nice dogs currently available at Heard County Animal Control located at 11810 GA HWY 100 in Franklin (next to the Heard County Sheriff's Office/Jail. Some have acquired partial or full sponsorship for adoption to approved adopters. Others need pledges to get them into approved rescues. Available dogs can be viewed on … [Read more...]

Christmas Bazaar at Ephesus Elementary

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(Ephesus) -- Please join us at Ephesus Elementary School for the annual Christmas Bazaar and Winter Festival on December 6, 2014. The Ephesus City Christmas Parade begins at 10:00 a.m. and will feature a parade of beautiful floats. Please plan to join us after the parade in the school gymnasium for lots of holiday shopping, food, fun, and … [Read more...]

Georgia 4-H Cotton Boll

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(Cartersville, GA) -- Recently, Heard County 4-H'ers participated in the Georgia 4-H Cotton Boll & Consumer Judging Contest that was held in Cartersville. They were required to judge and give oral reasons on various  consumer items and also present a public service announcement promoting cotton. The group is pictured above from left to right: Natalie … [Read more...]

CES Book Character Pumpkin Winners

1st Place Gracie Fuller, 2nd Place Daniel Lohr, and 3rd Place (tie) Maddie Wilson and Eli Boyd

(Centralhatchee) -- The annual Book Character Pumpkin Contest was held recently at Centralhatchee Elementary School. There were many excellent entries this year and the judges had a very difficult time making a decision. The Pre-K-1st grade winners were: 1st Place -- Gracie Fuller, 2nd Place -- Daniel Lohr, and 3rd Place (tie) -- Maddie Wilson and Eli … [Read more...]

November Meeting of the Heard County Republican Party

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(Franklin) -- Everyone is invited to participate at the next monthly meeting of the Heard County Republican Party on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. The meeting will take place from 7:00 – 8:00 PM at the Heard County Public Library located at 564 Main Street in Franklin. Bring your friends and relatives. All are invited to attend. … [Read more...]

DAR Chapters Host Luncheon

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(Carrollton, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter joined four other DAR chapters in hosting a luncheon for the new Georgia State Regent Ida Best “Bea” Fischer at the Sunset Hills Country Club in Carrollton on Friday, October 31, 2014. Seven members of the chapter attended the affair. Pictured above are (Back row L-R): Beverly Baker, Marifaythe Whitley, Pam … [Read more...]