January 18, 2021

4-H Summer Camp Survey

(Franklin, GA) -- Georgia 4-H wants to hear your thoughts on your child/ren’s participation in 4-H camp this summer, with COVID-19 likely to remain a concern. What you tell us is very important as we gather information to inform our decision-making and communication regarding 4-H camp in 2021. Please follow this … [Read more...]

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Heard County Tax Commissioner

(Franklin, GA) -- The State of Georgia will be undergoing the next stage in it’s DRIVES program in January 2021. The V12 upgrade will include a DRIVES update and DDS will be converting over to our DRIVES system. This implementation will be more complex and will take longer to complete. As a result of this upgrade, our Motor Vehicle program will shut down … [Read more...]

Thursday Night Bingo at American Legion Post 148

(Franklin) -- Thursday Night Bingo returns to the Heard County American Legion this Thursday, January 7! 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. Proceeds support the Heard County American Legion and the work they do for the veterans of … [Read more...]

Heard County Food Pantry open this Wednesday

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Food Pantry will be open to the public this Wednesday, December 23 from 8:30 AM until 12:00 PM for Christmas distribution. Please be sure to bring ID. Pick-up will be drive-thru style at the back of 1191 Franklin Parkway (Health Department Building). … [Read more...]

Heard County 4-H Food Talk Virtual Series

(Franklin, GA) -- Start 2021 in the right direction! Are you ready to make positive changes for your health this new year? If so, here is the series for you! Food Talk is a series of six interactive classes that feature tools and ideas for making healthier food, nutrition, and physical activity choices on a budget. Each 60 minute class features a cooking … [Read more...]

American Legion Bingo nights postponed due to COVID-19

(Franklin) -- Due to COVID-19, Thursday Night Bingo at the Heard County American Legion is being cancelled until January 7, 2021. Proceeds support Post 148 of the Heard County American Legion and the work they do for the veterans of Heard County. Click here for more information and updates from The American Legion Post 148 is located at 3191 Franklin … [Read more...]

Mt. Zion Community Church hosting ham and turkey giveaway

(Franklin, GA) -- Mt. Zion Community church in Franklin will giving 100 hams and 100 turkeys for the holidays in memory of Mother Annie Kate Wilkerson and Sister Janice Wilkerson. The giveaway will be held at the church (9703 Ga. Hwy 34 - west of Franklin) on December 19 beginning at 11:00 AM while they last. There is a limit of one per vehicle. The … [Read more...]

2020 Heard County Christmas Parade and Event Preview

Winterfest in Downtown Franklin The square in downtown Franklin will once again play host to the annual Winterfest celebration on Saturday, December 5, 2020 from 4:00 PM-9:30PM. Admission is FREE and the celebration will feature the Christmas Parade at 6:00 PM, live music by Charlie Hudgins from 7:00-8:00 PM, photos with Santa from 7:00-8:30 PM, Christmas … [Read more...]

Glenloch Community Outreach (Food Pantry)

GLENLOCH COMMUNITY OUTREACH WHAT: Glenloch Food Pantry WHEN: Open each Tuesday 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM ELIGIBILITY: We serve all of Heard County REQUIREMENTS: First time client we will need a valid drivers license plus 1 more proof of address MISSION STATEMENT: The need for food does not stop in a time of crisis; our Food Pantry should be open so no kids … [Read more...]

Brand new Christmas Event debuts December 5 at historic Flat Rock Campground

(Franklin, GA) -- West Georgians and East Alabamians will get the opportunity to experience a brand new Christmas Event this year at Flat Rock Campground located on HWY 34 just a few miles west of Franklin. 'Christmas at the Campground' will take place at the historical venue on Saturday, December 5 from 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM. The all day event will feature … [Read more...]