March 27, 2015

Heard County Sheriff’s Office Easter Egg Hunt


Heard County Sheriff's Office Easter Egg Hunt Saturday March 28, 2014 12:00 pm BRUSH CREEK PARK (Located at 1328 Brush Creek Park Rd,Franklin, GA 30217) 3 Different Hunting Age Groups If you have any questions contact the Heard County Sheriff's Office at (706) 675-3329 … [Read more...]

Sweet Vidalia Onions are Coming Soon!


(Franklin) -- Heard County 4-Hers and Shooting Sports teams are on the streets taking orders for Vidalia onions so be sure and place your order today! This is their main fundraiser to help them raise money so they can compete at the State competition. Delivery for the onions is expected in early May. We will be selling 10 lb. bags for $11.00 and 25 lb. … [Read more...]

Ephesus Baptist Church Annual Flower Fundraiser


(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Baptist Church annual flower fundraiser is in progress. We are selling ferns, petunias, geraniums, gerbera daisies,and impatiens. Plants are available in a hanging basket for $13 or patio pot for $15. Combo baskets or pots are $15. Large combos are $35. All proceeds benefit our children's camp. Thanks for your support. For more … [Read more...]

A Miracle Of Life

Pastor Debbie Kendrick and her husband Harvey Kendrick

(Article Courtesy of the Times~Journal) (Franklin, GA) -- Miracle is defined in the Webster's dictionary as any wonderful or amazing thing, fact or event; a wonder; an event in the natural world, but out of its established order, possible only by the intervention of divine power. About a year ago on March 14th, 2014 a miracle is what Harvey Kendrick, a … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter Welcomes New Members and Honors Veterans

Hannah Wright, Pam Wright, Tara Neighbors, Nicole Neighbors

(Franklin) -- The James Stewart Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution welcomed four new members at their March meeting. Pam Langley Wright, her daughter Hannah Wright, Tara Langley Neighbors and her daughter Nicole Neighbors have had their lineage verified by the National Society to Samuel Gladney, a documented South Carolina patriot of the American … [Read more...]

FBLA competes at State Leadership Conference

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(Atlanta, GA) -- The Heard County High FBLA Chapter competed at the State Leadership Conference in Atlanta on March 20-22. The 3D Animation team comprised of Chris Shoemake, Tyler Cook and Cameron Long earned 6th Place. Other competitors were Zaria Easter--Electronic Career Portfolio; Caitlin Shelnutt—Sales Presentation; Jayme Middleton—Public Speaking I; … [Read more...]

United States Navy Sea Cadets Open House at HCMS


United States Navy Sea Cadets Open House April 11, 2015  (9:00 – 3:00 pm) Heard County Middle School 269 Old Field Rd Franklin, Ga. 30217 ***The Unit will have Recruiters from respected Service Branches*** Come join in on the Fun! The Cadets will be hosting a Spaghetti & Meatball Dinner Fundraiser 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm $8.00 Adult / $6.00 Kids 5-8 / … [Read more...]

Author visits Ephesus Library

Donna Alvis (L) and "Pale Blue Light" author Skip Tucker

(Ephesus) -- On Tuesday night, March 17th, Ephesus Public Library welcomed author Skip Tucker. Mr. Tucker, a former reporter, editor and publisher for the Jasper, Alabama Daily Mountain Eagle and deputy press secretary for Governor Jim Folsom, did a presentation about his book, Pale Blue Light. A Civil War novel set during Stonewall Jackson's time, the … [Read more...]

4-H Summer Camp Opportunities!


(Franklin) -- The Heard County Extension Office is taking registration for 4-H Summer Camp.  There are five camp opportunities offered to students of all ages. 4-H Camps are offered to all students in the county. Camp Sign-Up has begun but there are spots available.   Register for camps at the Heard County Extension Office located at the Old River Gym which … [Read more...]

HHS Teacher/Student of the Month (February)


(Franklin) — Heard High School announced the teacher and student of the month this week via The Brave Nation facebook page. Congrats to Mr. Johnny Mock (R) and Mr. Bradley Barber (L) for being named Student and Teacher of the Month for February! Like the Brave Nation facebook page for updates on Heard County High School academics, sports, and other … [Read more...]