February 28, 2015

Heard County Chapter 2587 UDC March Meeting


Heard County Chapter 2587 UDC Meeting (Franklin) -- The regular meeting of Heard County Chapter 2587 Daughters of the Confederacy will be held on Wednesday March 11, 2015. The meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. as soon as the library opens and we get set up. Our program is on war trivia. Come see how much you know. Our chapter is responsible for the April … [Read more...]

Ephesus Library Hosting Author of Civil War Novel


(Ephesus) -- How did Stonewall Jackson really die? On Tuesday, March 17th, at 6:00 p.m., you just may find out. Ephesus Public Library will have a visit from Author Skip Tucker. Mr. Tucker's book, Pale Blue Light, is a Civil War Novel, but also full of action and adventure, and a murder mystery to boot. Mr. Tucker will speak about his book, and will have … [Read more...]

2015 Heard County March for Babies Kickoff

Emma Rylee Cothran, 2015 March of Dimes Ambassador Baby

Article: Times~Journal (Franklin) -- March of Dimes had a March for Babies Kickoff Luncheon on Friday, February 20 at Certus Bank Community Room in Franklin, Georgia. Carla Starling, Senior Community Director of March of Dimes welcomed everyone. Bobby Cothran gave the invocation. Carla spoke about her love of working for the March of Dimes and hoped that … [Read more...]

Miss Snowflake Pageant Results

Miss Snowflake (L-R): Kiara Robinson, Kristen Johnson, Nikki Grier, and Victoria Pounds (Photo: Rodney East)

(Franklin) -- On Saturday, January 31st an array of gorgeous dresses adorned the stage at Heard County Middle School as 47 girls from Georgia and Alabama competed in the First Annual Miss Snowflake Pageant. This event was coordinated by Tiana Spearman who worked diligently to make sure the first pageant of this type was one to remember by spectators, the … [Read more...]

Poster Contest Sponsored by West Georgia Soil and Water Conservation District

Pollinator artwork

(Carrollton, GA) -- The West Georgia Soil and Water Conservation District invites all 4th- 6th grade students to participate in their annual Poster Contest this spring! Contact the USDA NRCS office at 770-832-8942 (Ext 3) for entry forms and more information. Posters are due by March 27, 2015! The 2015 Poster Contest theme is "Local Heroes – Your … [Read more...]

Beginners Quilting Seminar


(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Public Library will host a Beginners Quilting Seminar on Saturday, February 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The seminar will be led by Ms. Clenette Todd. The cost of the seminar is $5.00 per person, which includes materials. No lunch will be served. For more information, or to sign up, please call the library at (770) 854-READ, or … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter DAR February Meeting


(Franklin) -- The James Stewart Chapter will be holding its regular business meeting at 9:45 a.m. on Saturday, February 14 at the Heard County Public Library. After the business meeting, there will be an award ceremony at 11:00 a.m. to honor the Heard High Class of 2015 DAR Good Citizen, Cody Norris. … [Read more...]

Dental Center of Carrollton Hosting Free Day of Dentistry


(Carrollton, GA) -- Dr. Betsy Ayers, DMD and Dr. David Forrest, DMD are out to change lives by offering free smiles to anyone who needs dental work, as they host the latest event for Dentistry From The Heart. Dentistry From The Heart (DFTH) is a national non-profit organization with a simple mission – making people smile. Founded in 2001 by a dentist in New … [Read more...]

Newnan Selected for U.S. Navy Band’s Tour


(Newnan, GA) -- America's Navy is coming home to Newnan, Georgia, one of 32 cities in six states to host a performance by the United States Navy Band during its 2015 spring tour -- one of the Navy's signature outreach programs. The United States Navy Concert Band’s performance is scheduled for Feb. 21, 2015, 7 p.m. at the Center for Performing and Visual … [Read more...]

Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting

Economic recovery road sign

(Franklin) -- If you want to drink, that's your business. If you want to stop, we can help. Come to a meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous to hear a solution.  Every Monday starting February 9, 2015 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. an open discussion meeting of AA will be held at the Franklin Church of God located at 12002 GA Hwy 100 in Franklin, GA.  … [Read more...]