August 4, 2015

Prospect Church Yard & Bake Sale


(Franklin) -- Prospect Church is having a yard sale/ bake sale on Saturday, August 1, 2015, starting at 8:00 a.m. You can find us across from the Franklin Piggly Wiggly in the Harper Realty parking lot. There will be plenty of baby items, toys, children’s and adult clothing, home goods and décor, furniture, books, games, bric-a-brac and lots, lots … [Read more...]

Ephesus Summer Reading Program


(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Public Library would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for the amazing Summer Reading Program that we had this year! We had 10 programs with almost 400 people in attendance. Thank you to the volunteers who helped to make it all possible, and to the parents and children who came to the events. You really made a … [Read more...]

HHS Classes of 1980-1983 Labor Day Reunion


(Franklin) -- The Heard High School graduating classes of 1980 thru 1983 (or anybody else who wants to come) will be having a class reunion this upcoming Labor Day weekend. Organizers will be having a meeting this Sunday, July 19, 2015 at 4:00 pm at the high school. Everyone who can is asked to please attend this meeting. Planned activities thus far … [Read more...]

HCPR Youth Fishing Tournament (July 23)


(Franklin) -- Heard County Parks and Recreation will hold its annual Youth Fishing Tournament on Thursday, July 23 beginning at 6:30 p.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 706-675-3778. … [Read more...]

HCPR Summer Basketball Camp


(Franklin) -- Heard County Brave alumnus Lamont Emory will be teaching a summer basketball camp at the Heard County Recreation Department this month. The recreation department is located at 2020 Thompson Rd. in Franklin and the dates for the camp are July 13, 14, 16, and 17. Camp will run from 9 AM- 3 PM each day and campers may bring a sack lunch or … [Read more...]

“Murder in Coweta County” Event Planned for July 16-17


(Newnan, GA) -- The Coweta County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau and the Newnan Carnegie Library are collaborating to present a two-night event featuring the movie “Murder in Coweta County." Dick Atkins, the producer of the movie, and the director, Gary Nelson, will discuss their memories of making the made-for-TV movie in and around Coweta County in the … [Read more...]

Vacation Bible School at Prospect Church


(Franklin) -- Prospect Church is excited to announce the dates for our “God is the Highest Power” Vacation Bible School. Join us July 13, 14 and 15 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm as we teach God’s Word to the children in our community. We will enjoy a Bible lesson, music, game time, crafts and a special prize every night for every child. Supper will be … [Read more...]

Career Expo Tuesday in Douglasville


(Douglasville, GA) -- The number of employers expected to participate in this week’s career expo in Douglas County has more than doubled in recent days, providing more opportunities for area job seekers. The expo is co-sponsored by the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) and West Georgia Technical College. It will be held Tuesday, June 23, from 4-7 p.m. at … [Read more...]

BRAG Pedals through Franklin

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(Franklin) -- The Bicycle Ride Across Georgia or BRAG for short is an annual week-long trek across the state. It's not a race but a time to pedal your problems away and explore this great state from the seat of your bike. On June 8th around 500 hundred BRAG riders traveled through Franklin on a 62.4 mile ride from Newnan to Carrollton. BRAG had a rest stop … [Read more...]

Free 4-H Cooking Classes

Baking Class

(Franklin) -- Are you interested in cooking some delicious and healthy meals? Heard County 4-H is hosting a free six-week, hands-on Cooking Matters class series. You will learn how to: Make the most of your food resources Cook nutritious, delicious food Shop defensively at the grocery store Work with foods you've never used … [Read more...]