August 31, 2014

Woman honoring friend and mother by running 5K

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I will be running in a 5K in memory of my mom and in honor of my best friend, Charles Israel, in order to raise money for cancer research. Please help me raise money to fight cancer by supporting research at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. Visit my page on the Winship Win the Fight 5K website and register or donate today. Why I'm … [Read more...]

Free Cooking and Nutrition Class

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Cooking Matters - Free Cooking and Nutrition Class Heard County 4-H is hosting a six-week, hands-on Cooking Matters class series.Aug 21 - Sept. 25, 2014Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.(Old Rec Dept. Gym)101 Glover Road, Franklin, GAYou will learn how to:*         Make the most of your food resources*         Cook nutritious, delicious food*         Shop … [Read more...]

Zumbathon for Ginger Stutts

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Zumbathon Fundraiser for Ginger Stutts! Mark your calendars August 23, 2014 from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm at the Centralhatchee Elementary School Gym. Fun for the whole family! Kids corner (jumper/slide, cotton candy, face painting, popcorn, snowcones) we have some awesome raffle and silent auction prizes!!! Vendors (Origami owl, Thirty-one, Doterra … [Read more...]

Ephesus Library Event Postponed

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(Ephesus) -- The guest presentation by author Frye Gaillard planned for next Tuesday, August 19 at the Ephesus Library has been postponed. The event will be rescheduled next spring. Stay tuned to HeardCitizen.com for further info. … [Read more...]

2014 Zumbathon to Benefit Local School Teacher

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(Centralhatchee) -- For the last five years, Zumba instructor Danielle Thompson has coordinated an annual "Zumbathon" for a local medical charity. This year she decided to host the event for one of her dear friends, Centralhatchee Elementary teacher Mrs. Ginger Stutts who is currently facing a difficult battle with cancer. The "2014 Zumbathon Shake and … [Read more...]

Guest Presentations at Ephesus Library

Frye Gaillard will be speaking at the Ephesus Public Library on August 19

(Ephesus) -- On Tuesday night, August 19th, at 6:00 p.m., Ephesus Public Library will have presentations by two authors and journalists, Frye Gaillard and Rheta Grimsley Johnson.  Gaillard wrote the acclaimed book Watermelon Wine: Remembering the Golden Years of Country Music, exploring themes of musical rebels such as Hank Williams, Waylon Jennings, and … [Read more...]

Award-Winning Christian Band to Perform at TRUST 2014 Youth Explosion

Big Daddy Weave will play at Callaway Stadium in Lagrange on Saturday, August 9 as part of the TRUST 2014 Youth Explosion Event

(Lagrange, GA) -- Big Daddy Weave, a Dove Award-winning Christian band, will headline the TRUST 2014 Youth Explosion hosted by Teaver Road Baptist Church in Lagrange. The local church is hoping to attract thousands of youth to the event at Callaway Stadium at Lagrange College. The concert will kick off at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 9, 2014. “The goal of … [Read more...]

Heard County Parks and Recreation Youth Fishing Tournament

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(Franklin) -- Heard County Parks and Recreation will hold its annual Youth Fishing Tournament on Saturday, August 2nd beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the recreation department on Thompson Road. There is no entry fee and prizes will be awarded in three different age groups. For more information see the flyer below or call the recreation department at … [Read more...]

Heard County Brave Alumni Basketball Game

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(Franklin, GA) -- The annual Heard County Braves basketball alumni games will take place tomorrow night, July 5, 2014 at the Heard High School gymnasium beginning at 6:30 p.m. Some of the throwback players will include Willie Bradfield, Tracey Emory, Shaniqua Goss, Candi Rogers, Santez Emory, Reinaldo Reid, Damon Pearson, Shuntavius Swindle, Josh Cooley, … [Read more...]

PCA Sanctioned Rodeo and Fireworks July 4-5

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(Randolph County, AL) -- The Randolph County Sheriff's Office will host its 11th Annual PCA Rodeo on July 4-5 on Hwy 431 just north of Wedowee Building Supplies. Live Music from Wild Knights will be featured on Friday night and Lard Bucket Band will take the stage on Saturday night. Fireworks will also be a part of Friday night's festivities. For more … [Read more...]