July 5, 2015

“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

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(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...]

HCPR 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament


HEARD CO. RECREATION 1st ANNUAL 3-ON-3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT  WHEN: JUNE 26th and 27th Age Groups (MALES): 12 to 15, 16-20, 21-27, 28-39, 40 and over Age Groups (FEMALES): 12 to 15, 16-20, 21-27, 28-39, 40 and over COST: $10 PER PLAYER (MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PLAYERS PER TEAM IS 4) AWARDS: (IN EVERY AGE GROUP) 1st Place: T-Shirt and Trophy 2nd Place: … [Read more...]

Future Braves Wrestling Camp


2015 Future Braves Wrestling Camp June 22-25, 2015 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...]

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive a Huge Success

Franklin Postmaster Melanie Spradlin with Denise Harrison

(Franklin) -- To the generous people of Heard County, and to the letter carriers and volunteers who put in long hours hauling sacks of heavy food…THANK YOU! Results are in and this year's 23rd annual Letter Carriers' Food Drive to Stamp out Hunger in our community was a huge success. The NALC conducted its 23rd annual food drive on Saturday, May 9. Letter … [Read more...]

Get Your Amateur Radio License!


Get Your Amateur Radio License! WHEN? Deadline for registration is June 6 Testing will be on June 20th WHERE? Centralhatchee Fire Dept. 16150 Hwy 27 (Joe Cook Rd), Franklin Ga. 30217 WHAT? Technician Class, General Class, Extra Class, WHO? Brian Campbell kj4aad@gmail.com 770-328-9977 Test fees: As established by the ARRL will be … [Read more...]

2015 Little Braves Cheer Camp

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(Franklin) -- Little Girl's Cheer Camp is the Heard County High School Cheerleader's biggest fundraiser of the year. High school cheerleaders and coaches are ready to instruct 3-12 year old girls on the basic fundamentals of cheerleading. All that is left to do at this point is to sign your little girl up. Camp is June 3-5 at the Heard County High School … [Read more...]