September 15, 2014

James Stewart Chapter DAR Meeting


The James Stewart Chapter DAR will hold its first meeting of the 2014-2015 year on Saturday, September 13th at the Heard Count Library at 10 am.  Our program will be on the Constitution and we will be inducting 3 new members into our chapter.  All members are urged to come and welcome these new members. … [Read more...]

Community Wide Event on Prayer and Spiritual Renewal

Claude King

(Lagrange, GA) -- Troup Baptist Association will host a community-wide event on prayer and spiritual renewal entitled: Fresh Encounter. Led by Claude King, co-author with Henry Blackaby, of the best-selling book “Experiencing God: Experiencing God’s Power for Spiritual Awakening,” the workshop will be offered twice Sept. 22 and 23. “In the Old Testament, … [Read more...]

Sharing Lives


(Ephesus) -- Local author Rebecca S. Carlisle will be at the Ephesus Public Library on September 16, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. She will talk about her latest book, Sharing Lives – The Tale of Two Kidneys. The book is a compilation of true stories of ordinary people both young and old who gave unselfishly to those they loved so they could live. Come and meet some … [Read more...]

Girl Scouts “Adoption Day” at Heard County Animal Control


(Franklin) -- Girl Scout Troop 13324 of Franklin will be hosting an "Adoption Day" at Heard County Animal Control on Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. The girl scouts will be on hand to answer questions and will be giving out helpful information on the adoption of a cat or a dog as well as information about strays. Heard County … [Read more...]

2014 Heard Elementary Fall Pageant


2014 Heard Elementary Fall Pageant Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. Please pick up an entry form at Heard Elem. School or visit the Heard Elem. website to print one. Also, you will find a pageant information sheet on the website. Entry fee is $30 per contestant. Deadline to enter is Tuesday, September 9th Admission tickets will … [Read more...]

Woman honoring friend and mother by running 5K


I will be running in a 5K in memory of my mom and in honor of my best friend, Charles Israel, in order to raise money for cancer research. Please help me raise money to fight cancer by supporting research at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. Visit my page on the Winship Win the Fight 5K website and register or donate today. Why I'm … [Read more...]

Free Cooking and Nutrition Class


Cooking Matters - Free Cooking and Nutrition Class Heard County 4-H is hosting a six-week, hands-on Cooking Matters class series.Aug 21 - Sept. 25, 2014Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.(Old Rec Dept. Gym)101 Glover Road, Franklin, GAYou will learn how to:*         Make the most of your food resources*         Cook nutritious, delicious food*         Shop … [Read more...]

Zumbathon for Ginger Stutts

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Zumbathon Fundraiser for Ginger Stutts! Mark your calendars August 23, 2014 from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm at the Centralhatchee Elementary School Gym. Fun for the whole family! Kids corner (jumper/slide, cotton candy, face painting, popcorn, snowcones) we have some awesome raffle and silent auction prizes!!! Vendors (Origami owl, Thirty-one, Doterra … [Read more...]

Ephesus Library Event Postponed

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(Ephesus) -- The guest presentation by author Frye Gaillard planned for next Tuesday, August 19 at the Ephesus Library has been postponed. The event will be rescheduled next spring. Stay tuned to for further info. … [Read more...]

2014 Zumbathon to Benefit Local School Teacher

Mrs. Ginger Stutts

(Centralhatchee) -- For the last five years, Zumba instructor Danielle Thompson has coordinated an annual "Zumbathon" for a local medical charity. This year she decided to host the event for one of her dear friends, Centralhatchee Elementary teacher Mrs. Ginger Stutts who is currently facing a difficult battle with cancer. The "2014 Zumbathon Shake and … [Read more...]