October 16, 2018

10th Annual Community Carnival Trunk-or-Treat

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Covered Arena will play host to the 10th Annual Community Carnival and Trunk-or-Treat on Halloween night (Wednesday, October 31) from 6:30-8:00 PM. The event is being presented by the Franklin Police Department, Heard County Sheriff's Office, Heard EMA, The Heard County Commissioners, and Heard High School FFA. The night … [Read more...]

Mt. Pleasant Church Anniversary Celebration

(Franklin, GA) -- Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church (385 Old Field Rd, Franklin, GA 30217) and Rev. Henry Smoke, Sr. Pastor invite you to join us as we celebrate our 143rd Church Anniversary Celebration. We will begin with a Wednesday Night Pre-Anniversary Celebration on October 24, 2018 at 7:00 P.M. featuring “Tag Team Preaching” from Pastor Grady … [Read more...]

Centralhatchee Fall Festival (Oct. 20)

(Centralhatchee) -- Centralhatchee Elementary PTO invites you to attend its Annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 20th, 5:00-7:00 PM. We have several games, including your old favorites, that will be set up in the gym. Delicious food and snacks will also be for sale. Bingo will begin at 6:00 PM. Come on out and bring the entire family! Fun for all … [Read more...]

Heard County Water Authority Promotes Early Detection

(Franklin, GA) -- With the arrival of Autumn many beautiful colors abound during the month of October. The landscape often resembles a mosaic created by fallen leaves, and pink begins to emerge to raise Awareness for Breast Cancer. Unfortunately Beast Cancer affects many people, both women and men. The best protection is early detection. Heard County … [Read more...]

The Kingsmen Quartet at Centralhatchee First Baptist Church

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- The Kingsmen Quartet are coming to Centralhatchee First Baptist Church! For more than a half a century, no group has secured such a far-reaching legacy like that of The Kingsmen Quartet. They've garnered multiple dove awards and numerous Singing News Fan awards including favorite bass vocalist, tenor, baritone, lead, … [Read more...]

4-H Shooting Sports Meeting

4-H SHOOTING SPORTS MEETING (For those interested in archery, BB, and Shotgun) WHEN: Monday, October 29, 2018 WHERE: 4-H Building (Old Recreation Dept.) TIME: 6:30 PM WHO: Grades 4-12 Boys & Girls and parents WHAT: Archery (4th-12th grader) BB (4th-8th grader) Shotgun (7th-12th grade) *Space is limited first-come first-serve basis … [Read more...]

Kiwanis Club News

(Franklin, GA) -- The Kiwanis Club of Heard County is preparing for the first annual “Haunted Hustle” 5K and fun run on October 6. It will be held at the Heard County Recreation Department. The Tot Trot will begin at 8:30 followed by the 5K at 9:00 AM. All revenues generated by this event will be used for the benefit of children in Heard County. It is … [Read more...]

Candlelight Vigil for Mr. Ryan Tatom

(Franklin, GA) -- A candlelight vigil will be held in the Heard County High School parking lot on Sunday, September 30 at 8:00 PM in remembrance of Mr. Ryan Tatom. Ryan, a junior at HCHS, passed away Wednesday from injuries suffered in an automobile accident on Tuesday morning. All of Ryan's friends, classmates, and members of the Brave Nation community … [Read more...]

Upcoming Events at Ephesus Library

(Ephesus, GA) -- On October 16, 2018 at 6:00 p.m., Ephesus Public Library is pleased to welcome author Julie Hedgepeth Williams. Ms. Williams appeared here a couple of years when she did a one-woman play of A Rare Titanic Family: The Caldwells' Story of Survival, the story of Ms. Williams family members who were on the Titanic. Ms. Williams' latest book … [Read more...]

Celebrating Veterans Day 2018

(Franklin, GA) -- On Saturday, November 10th, the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, will honor our local Heard County veterans with a patriotic program, from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm, at the 4H Center of Franklin Parkway. This year, we are pleased to welcome our keynote speaker, Lt. Colonel, US Army (retired) Geoffrey Schmalz. We will be sending out invitations in … [Read more...]