May 5, 2016

Meet the Artists Reception

(Ephesus) -- On Saturday, April 30th, Ephesus Public Library held a  "Meet the Artist" reception for artists and twin sisters Annice Sorrells and Janice Cook. A display of their artwork, "Growing Up Country" was shown during the last two weeks of April. The artists are pictured above with good friend Phyllis Wiggins. … [Read more...]

Heard County Chapter 2587 Meeting

Heard County Chapter 2587 Meeting (Franklin) -- The May meeting of Heard County Chapter 2587 will be held at the Heard County Library on Wednesday, May 11 at 1:00 p.m. Newly elected officers for the 2014-2016 term will be inducted. There is one supplemental certificate to be awarded and one new member to be welcomed. All committee reports for the … [Read more...]

Car Show at Pyne Road Park

CAR SHOW (Lagrange, GA) -- On Saturday, May 7th, the Troup County Sheriff’s Office will hold its 7th annual car show benefiting the Georgia Sheriffs’ Youth Home “Pineland”. The event will take place at Pyne Road Park located at 4481 Roanoke Rd. and will begin at 9:00 am lasting until 2:00 pm. Over the years several thousand dollars has been raised and … [Read more...]

2016 Future Braves Wrestling Camp

2016 Future Braves Wrestling Camp June 20-23, 2016 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Heard High School Gymnasium Ages 6 & up $ 40 – 1 child $ 65 – 2 children $ 75 – 3 children Each child will receive a camp T-shirt! Sign up at the Heard County Recreation Department! Any questions please contact the Heard County Recreation Department or contact Heard … [Read more...]

Heard County Chapter 2587 celebrates Confederate Memorial Day

(Franklin) -- Heard County Chapter 2587 will celebrate Confederate Memorial Day on April 26. Confederate Memorial Day, also known as Confederate Decoration Day (Tennessee) and Confederate Heroes Day (Texas), is an official holiday or observance day in a number of states in the Southern United States as a day to honor those who died fighting for the … [Read more...]

Voter Registration Deadline for the General Primary

(Franklin, GA) -- The Registration Deadline for the General Primary is Tuesday April 26, 2016. This is the last day you can register to vote in the General Primary to be held May 24, 2016 and the Primary Runoff to be held July 26, 2016. This is also the last day for name and address changes. Absentee ballots for the General Primary are now available. If a … [Read more...]

A Friend in Need: Celena Smith Brewer

(Franklin, GA) -- I met a mom at school one day who stood out to me. She had a cute little very short haircut. She was with her son, a Pre-Kindergarten student named Will Dan, the most adorable little boy, and she was so full of life, laughing, hugging everyone, and just vivacious. I immediately knew we would become very good friends. I was right. Later I … [Read more...]

‘Growing Up Country’ Exhibit at EPL

Growing Up Country (Ephesus) -- Ephesus Public Library is hosting an art show titled "Growing Up Country" featuring paintings by twin sisters Annice Sorrells and Janice Cook. Several pieces are reflections of their childhood, while others depict family, faith, and favorite things in life. Annice and Janice have over 70 years combined experience teaching … [Read more...]

Gospel Singing with Echoes of Mercy

(Franklin) -- Gospel Singing with Echoes of Mercy will be at High Point Church of God on Sunday, April 24 at 6:00 p.m. Brian Latham, Laura Latham, Ashley Latham, and Kevin Pearson are the members of Echoes of Mercy.  Brian sings lead for the group and his wife Laura sings alto/soprano. They have a daughter, Ashley, who also sings alto with the group. They … [Read more...]

Service Academy Day to be held April 30

(Washington, D.C.) -- On Saturday, April 30, 2016, Representative Lynn Westmoreland will join U.S. Senator Isakson and the members of Georgia’s Congressional Delegation in holding the annual Service Academy Day at Dobbins Air Reserve Base from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Guests may arrive as early as 9:00 a.m. in order to avoid congestion at the entrance gate … [Read more...]