August 25, 2016

4-H Halloween Lock-In

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Coweta CASA Justice League 5K/10K

(Senoia, GA) -- Coweta CASA Justice League is promoting a 5K/10K event in Senoia, GA. This event will benefit Coweta Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children. If you're not familiar with Coweta CASA its mission is to recruit, train and support community volunteers to advocate for the best interest of abused and neglected children involved in … [Read more...]

Free Car Seat Inspections in Franklin this Friday

(Franklin) -- The Franklin Police Department, Heard County Fire and Emergency Services, and the Georgia Department of Public Health are teaming up to offer free car seat inspections and installation guidance this Friday between 8-10 AM at the Franklin Community Center. Car seat installations and guidance will be performed by certified technicians at no … [Read more...]

TCSO holds 4th Annual Sheriff’s Academy for Youth

(Lagrange, GA) -- The Troup County Sheriff's Office recently held its fourth annual Sheriff’s Academy for Youth (SAY) Camp during the 2nd and 3rd weeks of July. The first week saw 20 boys and girls ages 9 to 10 and the second week also had 25 campers ages 11 to 12. During the week the campers were exposed to various aspects of the Sheriff's Office … [Read more...]

Voices In Unity For The Community

(Franklin/Times~Journal) -- On Friday, July 29 the community came together to honor all law enforcement, EMT, firemen and our military. The service was held at New Covenant Worship Center in Franklin. Speakers for the evening were Pastor Doddridge, Bishop Christopher Franklin Sr. and Reverend Jerry Ennis. Each spoke words of peace, unity and appreciation … [Read more...]

New local Go-Kart Track races to the finish line

(Franklin, GA) -- A new Go-Kart race track is opening this weekend near the Centralhatchee community in northern Heard County. The very first day races at the 1/5 mile oval dirt track are scheduled for Saturday, August 6 and the owner of the track, Terri Thomaston is excited to see she and her husband's dream come true. According to Thomaston, the process … [Read more...]

Bake Sale at EPL

(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Public Library will hold a Bake Sale on Saturday, August 27th, from 9:00 a.m. until noon. All proceeds from the sale will benefit the library. Anyone willing to donate baked goods or to help with the sale, please contact Phyllis Wiggins at 770-854-8281. … [Read more...]

Heard County’s oldest event slated for August 17-21

(Franklin, GA) -- The Flat Rock Camp Meeting, the longest running event in Heard County history, is once again planned to take place this year from August 17-21. This will be the 140th edition of the camp meeting taking place at the Flat Rock Campgrounds about four miles west of Franklin. The campground was originally built in 1876 and meetings have been … [Read more...]

August Art Display at EPL

(Ephesus) -- Ms. Kelli Cadena, a 17-year-old from Douglasville, Georgia, will have a few of her art pieces on display at the Ephesus Public Library during the month of August. Kelli won the state championship in a competition for advertising and design. Congratulations to Kelli, and we hope everyone will come out to see her artwork! … [Read more...]

Back the Blue Day – August 1

(Franklin, GA) -- The Beautifully Designed Ministry has over 16,000 women from all over the nation in their community. On August 1st they are coming together for “Back the Blue” day. The women and families are committing to go to their Law Enforcement Precincts that day and pray, give cards, bottled water, and pre-packaged snacks. Right now they have … [Read more...]