June 23, 2017

‘Smokey and the Bandit’ caravan descends on Franklin

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County High School played lunch host to a larger than life convoy of 'Smokey and the Bandit' replica vehicles, fans, and Trans-Am owners Wednesday afternoon in Franklin. The annual pilgrimage known as the 'Bandit Run' passed through Heard County en route to this weekend's 40th anniversary celebration of the 1977 film in … [Read more...]

‘Tough for Taylor’ benefit for Taylor Haehnlein

(Bowdon, GA) -- There will be a benefit for 16-year-old Taylor Haehnlein on Saturday, June 24th with a bike ride, registration starts at 9 a.m. and ride at 10 a.m. at Piggly Wiggly in Bowdon and end at Sea Breeze Park in Buchanan, $20.00 for bike, $5.00 passenger, and Boston Butts, $35.00 each. Tickets can be bought at Five Star (Bowdon) in advance or at … [Read more...]

Marching Braves Spirit Nights at Arby’s

(Carrollton) -- Arby's in Carrollton will be holding Spirit Nights for the Heard County Marching Braves on June 15th, 22nd, 29th and July 20th. The Marching Braves will receive 15% of all proceeds from 6-8 p.m. each night. The funds will be used for costs such as competitions, transportation and other expenses during the marching season. Please come out … [Read more...]

Touchdown Club sponsoring Legends Game prior to ‘Midnight Madness’

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Touchdown Club would like to announce 'Midnight Madness' will be held on July 28 starting at 7:30 p.m. As a part of this year's event we are in the process of planning our first legends flag football game. The game will kick off at 7:30 and will feature former Heard County Brave football players. The odd year graduates will … [Read more...]

150th Session of Sacred Harp Singing

(Ephesus) -- You are cordially invited to attend the 150th session of the Sacred Harp singing at Hopewell Primitive Baptist Church on Hopewell Road near Ephesus on Sunday, June 18, 2017.   The church was established right after the Civil War by a Confederate veteran, James A. Denney and his family.   The singing was started in 1868 and is the oldest … [Read more...]

VBS at Franklin First Baptist Church

(Franklin) -- Franklin First Baptist Church will be hosting Vacation Bible School from Monday, June 19-Friday, June 23. Dinner starts at 6:00 PM each night and the program ends at 8:15 PM each night. First Baptist VBS is open for children who have completed Pre-K thru eighth grade. Friday night is family night and this year's theme is 'Egypt: Joseph's … [Read more...]

‘Lazy Donkey’ Spirit Night for the HCHS Cheerleaders

(Carrollton, GA) -- Rising Senior Brave varsity football cheerleader Sara Wiggins is spearheading an effort to raise funds for the purchase of NEW varsity football cheerleading uniforms. The Lazy Donkey is hosting a Heard County varsity cheerleader Spirit Night on Tuesday, June 6 from 5:30-8:00 PM with a portion of all sales from that evening going towards … [Read more...]

The Perrys in concert at Ridgeway Baptist Church

(Frolona) -- The Perrys will be in concert at Ridgeway Baptist Church on Friday, June 2 at 7:00 PM. Ridgeway Baptist is located at 6225 Ridgeway Road in Franklin. Free Admission -- Love Offering. Everyone is welcome! … [Read more...]

VBS at Centralhatchee First Baptist Church

(Centralhatchee) -- Join Centralhatchee First Baptist Church for this year’s Vacation Bible School (VBS) “Colossal Coaster World: Facing Fear, Trusting God” Sunday, June 4th -Thursday, June 8th from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. In our VBS theme park world, participants will be challenged to trust God for the spirit of power, love and sound judgment for any … [Read more...]

Homecoming at Prospect Church

(Franklin) -- Our Prospect Church Family would like to extend a special invitation to you to join us for Homecoming on Sunday, June 4, 2017. We will be celebrating 142 years. This will be an exciting day filled with special music provided by Randy and Sherri Miller, preaching, and lots of fun and fellowship. Bring your favorite covered dish and enjoy lunch … [Read more...]