May 22, 2015

Village Inn Employee Reunion Thank You

Village Inn Employee Reunion

(Franklin) -- For everyone that was able to attend, thank you for coming to our Village Inn Employee Reunion. Over the years, we built so many unforgettable relationships. We consider each of you a part of our family. We enjoyed all the warm welcomes and well wishes, during our fellowship time over lunch. Then we took a walk down memory lane by looking at … [Read more...]

Franklin Health Fair a Success


(Franklin) -- Pruitt Health of Franklin and Peach State Health Plan hosted a fun-filled informational health fair on Saturday May 2, 2015 on the Square in Franklin near the Franklin Police Department from 10:00 a.m - 1:00 pm. The Health Fair had a great turnout, beautiful weather and provided lots of fun for the whole family. Many Franklin residents … [Read more...]

Kayne’s Ride: Benefit Bike Ride (May 17)


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Blue Knights Ride for Troup County CASA

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(Pine Mountain) -- The Blue Knights GA Chapter XVIII sponsored a ride to raise money for the Troup County CASA, (Court Appointed Special Advocate for children) on Saturday April 11, 2015. They raised $2638.00 and had 32 bikes on the 1 hour ride that went from the Elks Lodge on Davis Road to Pine Mountain and back to the Elks Lodge. This was the second … [Read more...]

Spring Book Fair at HCMS


(Franklin) -- Heard County Middle School will host a spring book fair May 4-8 in the media center, with online shopping available Saturday, May 2. To shop online, visit and choose "book fair" from the menu. A book fair preview will be in the media center this Friday for staff, parents and shelf managers. This is the major fundraiser … [Read more...]

Motorcyle Ride for Down Syndrome West Georgia


(Franklin/Carrollton) -- It's once again time for our annual motorcycle ride for Down Syndrome West Georgia on Saturday, May 16, 2015. The ride will begin at Target in Carrollton, GA and end at the Franklin Community Center in Franklin, Ga. The ride will be about 50 miles. We will serve donuts and coffee for breakfast. Shirts will be included with the … [Read more...]

Village Inn Employee Reunion

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(Franklin) -- Please join Virginia Smith for a reunion to celebrate all those that were a part of the Village Inn Family. Over the years, so many of you woke up early, worked double shifts, baked cakes, delivered food, waited tables and fried chicken. It took each of you to make breakfast, lunch and supper a success. We would love to spend the afternoon … [Read more...]

Summer Reading Program at EPL

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(Ephesus) -- Everyone Has A Story! Readers will explore all things pertaining to heroes at this year's library Summer Reading Program! The 2015 Summer Reading Program is open to everyone, toddler to adult. The program will be held at all libraries throughout the region. Registration for Ephesus Public Library's program will be at our "Super Saturday" … [Read more...]

Chattahoochee Riverkeeper presents: The 2nd Annual Art of Water

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(Lagrange, GA) -- In 2014, the first annual Art of Water brought together over 300 people of all ages and backgrounds from the middle Chattahoochee region to celebrate the Chattahoochee River and the works of art it has inspired. Thanks to its overwhelming success last year, we look forward to hosting the 2nd Annual Art of Water in 2015 with the same … [Read more...]

Local DAR Chapter to Offer Genealogy Workshop in May


(Franklin) -- For many it is exciting to learn about their ancestors and the historical period in which they lived. It is so gratifying to uncover nuggets of information about their lives through a variety of sources including census records, history books, county records, photographs, obituaries, bible records, etc. How fulfilling for this ancestor to … [Read more...]