October 27, 2016

3rd Annual ‘Toys for Tots’ Charity Basketball Game

(Franklin) — The 3rd annual charity basketball game benefitting 'Toys For Tots' will take place on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Heard County High School gymnasium. This year’s event will once again feature Franklin and Heard County Public Safety employees versus Heard County school system faculty members and coaches. Admission for this … [Read more...]

Teen Cupcake Wars

(Ephesus) -- On Monday, November 7th, at 3:45 p.m., Ephesus Public Library will host Teen Cupcake Wars! If you are a teen/tween aged 11 and over, please come to the library and decorate a cupcake any way you like. There will be prizes for first, second, and third places. May the best teen win! … [Read more...]

Law enforcement offers Halloween safety reminders

(Franklin) -- It’s that time of the year for all of our little ghosts and goblins to come out and play. “Next to Christmas, Halloween is one our children’s favorite times of the year. Kids love it! They get the chance to dress up and get FREE CANDY!  Chief Hannah and I have discussed different safety issues that we feel are important and we wish to share … [Read more...]

Mt. Pleasant’s 141st Church Anniversary

(Franklin) -- Please join us on October 23, 2016 at 2:00 pm to celebrate Mt. Pleasant's 141st Church Anniversary! Our guest Pastor will be Pastor Ronnie Jones of Mt. Carrie Baptist Church and their wonderful choir. … [Read more...]

Red Ribbon Week at HES

(Franklin) -- Heard County Elementary School will participate in Red Ribbon Week from October 24 - 28. The main theme for Red Ribbon Week this year is 'Respect Yourself and Elect to be Drug Free!' Each day will have a different sub-theme.  Monday, October 24th  Dress for the Day - Twin Day - dress like a friend(s) Theme for Day - "Friends don't let … [Read more...]

Calling all Heard County Veterans

Dear Heard County Veterans, The James Stewart Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution is so pleased to be able to invite our Heard County veterans to lunch on Saturday, November 12th. Thank you for responding to our requests for your contact information. We have identified over 80 local veterans and invitations have been mailed to them.  If you are a … [Read more...]

Fall Festival at Olive Branch Church

(Franklin) -- Olive Branch Baptist Church and Pastor Rodney Roquemore invite everyone to join us in fun and fellowship as we host a Family Fall Festival on Saturday, October 22 from 3-7 p.m. -- Lots of games, candy, and prizes! -- Hot dogs and Dessert Auction beginning at 5 -- Hayride beginning at 6, and a bon fire, too! -- EVERYTHING IS FREE!! except the … [Read more...]

City of Franklin to hold annual Christmas Parade

(Franklin, GA) -- The City of Franklin is pleased to announce their annual Christmas Parade will be held on Friday, December 2, 2016 at 6:00 PM. The parade is open to churches, groups, and businesses to participate. Our theme this year is “The Night Before Christmas.” The parade will start in the parking lot of Heard County High School and continue through … [Read more...]

Benefit For Baby KJ

(Franklin, GA) -- A benefit  for Baby KJ will be held at the Franklin Community Center at 2484 Franklin Parkway on October 15, 2016 from 12 noon-until. Kamdyn Jace was born August 25, 2016 with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalas. Since birth he has been at Scottish Rite in Atlanta and has had three major surgeries, one on his back and two on his brain. By … [Read more...]

Breakfast with Santa

(Franklin) -- The Heard County 4-H program will host a very special 'Breakfast with Santa' event on Saturday morning, December 3, 2016 at the 4-H office (Old Recreation Dept. Gym) in Franklin. Tickets are $5 each but seats are limited. All activities are included in the admission cost. See the flyer below for more information. … [Read more...]