August 21, 2019

Franklin Housing Authority residents get help from local church

(Franklin, GA) -- On August 1 and 2, volunteers from First Baptist Church launched 'Operation: Franklin.' One of the project’s goal was to beautify the yards of Franklin Housing Authority residents by planting mulch, removing old lawn furniture and equipment, and helping in whatever small yard projects residents might have. The Housing Authority provided … [Read more...]

Ask-A-Lawyer Day in Lagrange

(Lagrange, GA) – The Columbus Regional Office of the Georgia Legal Services Program, Inc. and the Community Foundation of the Chattahoochee Valley, Inc. are hosting a Free Legal Clinic for Low Income Georgians in civil legal matters only. Attorneys are available to provide assistance with Advance Directives, Child Support, Consumer Disputes, Credit/Debt … [Read more...]

Area residents invited to join 2019 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

(Atlanta, GA) -- The Alzheimer’s Association® is inviting LaGrange and surrounding area residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The Walk will take place on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Vernon Woods Retirement Community in LaGrange. On Walk day, participants will honor those … [Read more...]

Thank you from the Ephesus Library

(Ephesus, GA) -- Ephesus Public Library would like to thank everyone that made the Bake Sale last Saturday so successful! We would like to thank the following people specifically for all their help: Phyllis Wiggins, Paige Harrod, Rhiannon Chandler, Liddie and Brady Wiggins, Luauna Cumming, Karen Rogers, Elaine Howle, Pat Watson, Mary Ellen Wiggins, Cheryl … [Read more...]

The Great Georgia Pollinator Census (August 23-24)

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter NSDAR, and other around Heard County will be participating in The Great Georgia Pollinator Census. This project is an historic initiative where all Georgians can record the numbers and types of pollinators that populate our state during the late summer. This census was designed so that everyone in Heard County … [Read more...]

The Browders in Concert at Ridgeway Baptist Church

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‘Trafficking Hope’ event at Franklin First Baptist Church

(Franklin, GA) -- Franklin First Baptist Church will be hosting a free community event on Saturday, August 17 from 10:00 AM until Noon. Come learn about the realities of human trafficking and how we can stand against these injustices. Guest speakers will include Amy Wagar and Lt. Darren Beams. Amy has been active with her church in fighting sex … [Read more...]

Rebel With A Cause

(Haralson County, GA) -- Despite facing an enormous amount of difficulty in his life, Brandon McClure has never lot his signature smile. Brandon was born several months prematurely and diagnosed with cerebral palsy which has limited him to the confines of his wheelchair for most of his life. The 34-year-old Haralson County native has never let his physical … [Read more...]

2nd Annual Community Fun Day at HCPR

(Franklin, GA) -- Alfred Blunt will present the 2nd Annual 'Community Fun Day' at The Heard County Parks and Recreation Department in Franklin this Saturday, August 3. The FREE event will take place from Noon until 5:00 PM and will offer school supplies, haircuts, food, activities, and more! Everyone is welcome to attend! … [Read more...]

Bake Sale at Ephesus Library

(Ephesus, GA) -- Ms. Phyllis Wiggins is hosting a bake sale to benefit Ephesus Public Library on Saturday, August 10, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00. There will be fried pies, cakes, pies, cookies and more. All proceeds will benefit Ephesus Public Library. Please come out and support us! … [Read more...]