September 26, 2021

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Mary Hines Johnson

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, is pleased to announce that Mary Hines Johnson will be posthumously presented the NSDAR Women in American History Award on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at 10:00 AM, at the 4H Center located at the river on 101 Glover Road in Franklin. Mrs. Johnson was chosen for this recognition because of her notable … [Read more...]

Fall Festival at Heard Elementary School (October 1)

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County Elementary School will be hosting its annual Fall Festival outdoors on Friday, October 1, 2021 from 5:00-8:00 PM. Activities will include BINGO, cake walk, pick-a-duck, putt putt golf and many others! Heard County FFA will also be providing a hayride! Unlimited activity bracelets can be pre-purchased at  HCES for $10 or $15 … [Read more...]

Bingo, coffee, and doughnut night at Ephesus Public Library

(Ephesus, GA) -- On Tuesday, September 28 at 6:00 PM, Ephesus Public Library is planning an adult program, Bingo Night! Coffee and doughnuts will be served. If you would like to attend, please call us to sign up at 770-854-7323. If we don't have enough participation, the program will be canceled. Call us today! Thank you! … [Read more...]

Heard County Gospel Singing Convention at Mt. Pleasant

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Gospel Singing Convention will have a singing Sunday September 26, 2021 at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church (2227 Mt. Pleasant Rd Franklin, GA 30217). The singing will begin at 10:30 AM with lunch to follow. The singing will continue after lunch. All lovers of new book Gospel singing are encouraged to attend and celebrate our … [Read more...]

Heard County’s September 11 Remembrance Program

Article written by David Posey -- photos courtesy of Julia Saint, Faye McIntyre, and Tracey Hunt (Franklin, GA) -- On Saturday, September 11, 2021, the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, hosted an event to mark the 20th anniversary of the attacks on our nation.  This year's memorial is even more meaningful given that this area recently lost a most beloved First … [Read more...]

A Constitution Minute No. 1

(Franklin, GA) -- September will bring us the anniversary of the signing of the Constitution of the United States of America. We have been hearing the Constitution mentioned by many politicians and news reporters quite often recently as we approach another election year. We should all take time to re-read our Constitution and think about just what it means … [Read more...]

‘We Will Remember’ Commemoration: The 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks

(Franklin, GA) -- Etched in the bricks at the 9/11 Memorial at Heard County Fire & Emergency Services, are the names of the 343 fire fighters that perished in the line of duty 20 years ago. Heard County citizens are invited to attend a Remembrance Program: Honoring the memory of the thousands of innocent victims that were lost Honoring the heroic … [Read more...]

10,000 pounds of FREE food this week in Franklin

FREE FOOD GIVEAWAY (Franklin, GA) -- A FREE food giveaway will take place in Franklin on August 19 from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM. The FREE food giveaway is open to everyone. Glenloch Food Pantry, Heard County Food Pantry and Three Sisters Food Pantry will partner to distribute 10,000 pounds of food to the local community. No proof of income required. Food given … [Read more...]

Let’s get MADD: Local woman remembers friend lost in DUI accident

(Franklin, GA) -- If you have been in Heard County for any amount of time, you’ve heard this story and I’m not going to go into details here. You can read the articles below if need … [Read more...]

Upcoming bake sale cancelled at Ephesus Public Library

(Ephesus, GA) -- Due to unforeseen circumstances, Ephesus Public Library will NOT be having the Bake Sale on August 14th. We will reschedule when circumstances permit. Thanks for your patience! … [Read more...]