August 18, 2017

141st Annual Flat Rock Camp Meeting

(Franklin, GA) -- The Flat Rock Camp Meeting, the longest running event in Heard County history, is once again planned to take place this year from August 16-20. This will be the 141st edition of the camp meeting taking place at the Flat Rock Campgrounds about four miles west of Franklin. The campground was originally built in 1876 and meetings have been … [Read more...]

2017 MDA Fill the Boot Fundraising Campaign

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County Fire & Emergency Services will proudly be at the red light in Franklin with boots in hand for this year’s annual MDA Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to help save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle disease. This event will be held on Thursday, August 31, 2017, Friday, September 01, 2017 and Saturday, … [Read more...]

Heard County 4-H Fall Lock-In

(Franklin, GA) — Get ready for a super fun-filled night with Heard County 4-H the night of September 15, 2017 at the Old Recreation Department down by the River in Downtown Franklin! We will have games and relays led by our awesome teen leaders and we will watch some not so scary Halloween movies. We will also enjoy a campfire by the river and will be … [Read more...]

Kick Karol’s Cancer Ride

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Intergenerational Game Day at EPL

(Ephesus) -- On Monday, July 17th, Ephesus Public Library held its first annual Intergenerational Game Day! Visitors from the Franklin Senior Center and from the community of Ephesus gathered together with our teen group to play games and eat lunch. They played games such as Uno, Rummi, Scrabble and Wii Bowling. The winners of the bowling certificates were … [Read more...]

Macedonia Baptist Church Summer Revival

(Franklin) -- Pastor Shane Dawson is pleased to announce the Macedonia Baptist Church Summer Revival. The Revival will take place nightly at from July 31-August 5, 2017 at the church located at 1258 Macedonia Road in Franklin. The Revival will begin at 7:00 PM each night from July 31 - August 4 and will feature a special start time of 5:00 PM on Saturday, … [Read more...]

‘Back To School Bash’ this weekend

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County Community Partnership, a Georgia Family Connection Affiliate, and its’ collaborative partners will hold their annual Back To School Bash Resource Fair this Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 9:00 to 11:00 AM at the Heard County Covered Arena in Franklin. Around 1,000 to 1,200 residents will take advantage of the event to glean a … [Read more...]

2nd Annual Let’s Come Together: Voices in Unity

(Franklin) -- 2nd Annual Let's Come Together: Voices in Unity As A Community Near and Far - To Use Our Voices, To Pray, To Sing, To Promote Peace, and to say Thank You to all those that risk their lives to keep the community safe. This will be a day of appreciation to shine light and Thank God for the GOOD in the community. There will be drawing for prizes … [Read more...]

HES mini-reunion for Mr. Marcus Johnson

(Franklin) -- The collective sixth grade classes of Heard Elementary School taught by Mr. Marcus Johnson are having a "mini reunion." The purpose of this event is for all former students and/or co-workers of Mr. Johnson to come out and personally express their gratitude for the impact Mr. Johnson's foundational teaching had/has on their lives. The reunion … [Read more...]

Huge Yard Sale (Thursday-Saturday)

Huge Yard Sale  Tons of baby girl items, boy items, toys, furniture, and much much more! This Thursday - Saturday (July 20-22) from 10 AM to 4 PM at the old Bill's Dollar Store location just off the square in downtown Franklin, GA. … [Read more...]