June 25, 2016


AUCTION -- Estate of Paul and Elsie Milam Saturday, June 25, 2016 Preview:  8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Begins:  9:00 AM 2683 Glenloch Road Franklin, Georgia 30217 Click here to see list of items and photographs … [Read more...]

Museum Salutes the 20th Anniversary of Olympic Torch in Franklin

(Franklin, GA) -- In the 1989 Heard County History Book, according to long time Franklin resident and businessman, Thomas Lipford, “W.D Lipford constructed a new service station on the northeast corner of the square.” It was a Gulf Station that was added to, changed to different businesses through the years, then saved and renovated by First Georgia Bank in … [Read more...]

Men’s Softball Tournaments

Centralhatchee Men’s One-Pitch Softball Tournaments 185 Nutt Road, Franklin GA  Tournament Dates: June 25th, July 9th, and July 16th Pre-register by emailing Coach Cory Shelnutt at coryshelnutt@gmail.com. On-site Registration starts @ 9 AM First pitch starts @ 10 AM Price: $120/team Proceeds go to The Heard County High School Track & Field … [Read more...]

SummerFEST 2016 – Food, Fun, and Fireworks over the ‘Hooch

(Franklin, GA) -- “The newest go-to venue with more to do than any other venue around is Franklin’s SummerFEST. We have more activities, crafts and vendors than any other event in this area. We’re not just a fireworks show,” said Keri Denney, SummerFEST Committee Chair. Children’s activities include a Water Walker which allows youth to step inside an … [Read more...]

Touchdown Club Color Run

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Touchdown Club will be hosting a Color Run/Walk over a 5K course on July 23, 2016. During the race, participants are doused with color at various color stations ending with one final color celebration at the finish line. The event kicks off at 9 AM at Glenloch Baptist Church. See flyer below for more information. The … [Read more...]

Westmoreland Announces June Mobile Office Hours in Carrollton and Thomaston

(Newnan, GA) -- U.S. Representative Lynn Westmoreland’s staff will be holding mobile office hours on Tuesday, June 21st in Carrollton and Thomaston, Georgia. Representative Westmoreland’s district office is permanently located in Newnan, and the mobile office hours serve as an opportunity for constituents to speak with a representative from his office in a … [Read more...]

Flag Day June 14

Betsy Ross is the seamstress who made our country’s flag. She made George Washington’s clothes and was commissioned by him to make our flag. We, as Americans, should show respect for our flag as a representative of our independence and unity as a nation – one nation under God, indivisible. Our flag has a proud and glorious history, for it is and has been … [Read more...]

Jake’s Ride Fundraiser

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Heard County Democratic Party Meeting

(Franklin, GA) -- A Heard County Democratic Party meeting will be held at the Heard County Public Library on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 6 PM. Please attend if you would like to hold an office on the committee. Kevin Madden the 3rd Congressmen Democratic Chairman will be in attendance as well. For additional information contact B.Poole  at 706-416-0128. … [Read more...]

Kids Exhibit Takes a Hands-on Approach to Health

(Franklin) -- As a part of a new summer health campaign, Tanner Health System’s Get Healthy, Live Well is bringing its interactive Kids Exhibit to the Heard County Library. Get Healthy, Live Well kicked off its #SummerOfHealth campaign earlier this month and is organizing fun, family-friendly activities that encourage community members to lead healthy … [Read more...]